September not only means a news school year, it also heralds in a new hiring season. Looking to make a move and need a killer interview outfit? We say: Stick with black.
The basic looks professional, and it also serves as a no-fail canvas for more inventive accessories, like a brightly-colored necklace or pair of shoes.
For something different from the typical blazer, consider
Need a go-to bag?
Need something to wear under that blazer? ALC makes great knit dresses that transition beautifully to evening when you pile on the jewelry.
If you are indeed in the market for a pair of sturdy heels, consider Stuart Weitzman's "Tiebow" bootie. The oxford style adds a menswear slant, and the generous platform keeps them comfortable.
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