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How to wear plaid to the office- 9 to 5 Style

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Welcome to 9 to 5 Style! The third  Monday of every month Jennie of A Pocketful of Polka Dots and I will showcase a theme featuring our individual takes on a professional look. Our aim is to inspire and show professional style does not have to mean boring and without personality. We hope you enjoy our 9 to 5 Style!

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It’s my favorite Monday of the month- 9 to 5 Style with Jennie at A Pocketful of Polka Dots. This month we chose plaid as our theme.

Plaid can be a little tricky for a conservative office like mine. Most plaid shirts would be frowned upon at my work, so I have to stick to skirts, pants and shirt dresses in a more traditional subtle pattern.

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Blazer- JCrew Factory

Plaid Shirt Dress- Macy’s (old)  option  option  option  option

shoes- Payless  option  option

tote- Old Navy  option

necklace- Lucky Brand

earrings- Lucky Brand

When styling a plaid shirt dress for the office, choose one that is a straight cut, belted and mind the length. You don’t want it to be too short. Throw on a blazer and pumps with your plaid shirt dress and you are set for your day at the office.

Add some accessories. A long pendant necklace works nicely with an outfit like this one. I recently saw this necklace on Jo-lynne Shane and liked it but really didn’t need to spend the money. Columbus Day sales rolled around and I snagged it for $12. I normally don’t go for the matching earrings, but I did this time. These tri tone earrings will also work well with some of my rose gold necklaces that I have been having a hard time matching earrings too.

Don’t forget to check out how Jennie is wearing plaid today. 

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