2017 Fashion Trends You Can Wear to Work

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Last week I did a post on the popular trends in jewelry for 2017. This post was so popular, that I thought I would also share a post with you on the 2017 fashion trends - but as a wear-to-work style blogger I wanted to put my spin on it, and share with you 2017 trends that are work appropriate. Move over corsets, glitter and other 2017 trends that should probably stay away from the office. These five trends are all perfect for your office day / business casual style.

1. Bankers Stripes

Stripes are a fashion staple every season. This year we are seeing a number of designers bring back the menswear inspired "bankers stripes". The great thing about this trend is it was based in work-appropriate attire (albeit 1980's menswear, but still). You can add bankers stripes to work day wardrobe with ease. And as bonus? There are so many chic, feminine bankers stripes shirts that can do double duty as work day wear under a blazer, and after work drinks wear without. Fashion win. 



2. White Shirt Dresses

This is my personal favorite professional looking trend for this year. I love the classic look of a white dress and the combination of masculine/feminine with the dress shirt style on a dress, is right up my alley. This is a great trend to wear to work this summer. 
  


3. Bold Stripes


I told you stripes were loved in the world of fashion! In addition to the understated bankers stripe, bold stripes will also be trending this year. Bold meaning bright colors, or different sized stripes mixed together.





4. Khaki 

To be honest with you, this is the trend I am most wary about. Probably because it gives me traumatic flashbacks to the horrible khaki pants I wore circa 1998 *shudders*. However, the khaki textile was huge in designer's spring collections - from Stella McCartney to Balenciaga. I'm willing to give it a try - especially as a work skirt.



5. Bow Detailing
Bows adorning everything from tops, to handbags to shoes, will be huge this year. Especially as we enter spring and summer of this year. Get a head start on your spring/summer work wardrobe and pick up some of these gorgeous bow items
 


What do you think about this year's trends? Which is your favorite trend for work day style? 
 

Burgundy & Leopard Print

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business casual burgundy dress
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I am a sucker for a good wear-to-work dress. I was drawn to this one not only because of the rich wine colour, but because of the pattern of the fabric, which is only really noticable up close. It's a beautiful heavy, soft fabric, making it perfect for a chilly work day. It's so soft and comfortable. Not to mention the beautiful detailing of the neckline!

Because the  dress is a simple, classic piece I wanted to add some flare with my shoes. Leopard print with burgundy is a no brainer, so I figured these pumps were the perfect way to style this dress so that it the outfit is professional, without being boring.

And that's pretty much it! This may be the easiest outfit I have shared on LLB to date - 2 items and your look is complete! Perfect for the end of this longggggg work week. This week was nuts for me, with a couple of big trials. Luckily, I have some fun plans with friends this weekend & I intend to catch up on tv. I have to admit, I am sucker for dramatic shows and so I love Grey's Anatomy, The Fosters & Chicago PD. I'm weeks behind on all of them so getting a binge watch in this weekend will be so fun. What do you guys have going on this weekend?


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Wednesday Wants - Best of the JCrew SALE!

 Happy Wednesday! This week I decided to forgo the usual "one work outfit / one weekend outfit" post, because the JCrew winter sale started yesterday and it is just too good to not talk about! I want to make sure you guys don't miss out on the great deals / awesome work appropriate (but still cute!) items that they have on sale.

So; today I've rounded up my top picks from the JCrew sale. The sale is on now until Monday and all final sale items are an added 40% off with the code 'GETSHOPPING'. Happy shopping friends! Get these items ASAP as the sales tend to go quickly. Many of these items will likely sell out by the end of the day - so shop immediately if at all possible :)

PS. Now is an extra great time to buy from JCrew because Ebates currently is offering 8% cash back on JCrew purchases. Ie. if you buy a $50 shirt, you'll get $4 back! If you haven't heard about Ebates yet head over to my instagram story for today (Jan 24th) as I made a quick story about Ebates!




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Top Jewelry Trends for 2017



If you've been following me for a while, you know that I am a die hard jewelry lover. Working in a corporate environment and having limitations on ones style & self-expression when it comes to fashion can be tough. I love that jewelry can be used to take an outfit (in my case a boring black suit haha) and make it more stylish. 

Now that 2017 is well upon us, I wanted to round up the top 5 trends for jewelry for this year. Let's get to it! 

1. Geometric Jewelry


One trend that is popular across all jewelry pieces this year (rings, necklaces, earrings) is geometric shapes. The runways were filled with designers from Stella McCartney to Kate Spade showcasing geometric items. Below are some of my current favorites.










2. Victorian Inspired

The victorian era inspired so many designers collections at fashion week this year, and jewelry is no exception to the victorian-themed obsession. Think lace, filigree design & pearls. Below are my favorites.
 




3. Matching Bracelets

I personally found this to be the most unexpected trend of in jewelry this year; and I love it. The trend, in case the title isn't clear, is essentially wearing two of the same bracelet- one on each wrist. We've seen this trend in years past with large cuff bracelets, but this year it's popular not only in cuffs but in dainty bracelets as well. Below are my favorites that would like great worn as a 'set'.






4. Functional Jewelry
 

It's no surprise that in our busy, multi-tasking culture that women are turning to jewelry that does more than just sit and look pretty. The most interesting jewelry trend of 2017, in my opinion, is the emergence of 'functional' jewelry. For example, Maria Shireen has beautiful looking bracelets that are actually hair elastic holders. This way you can have a hair tie on your wrist without it digging into you, and while adding a piece of beautiful jewelry. Other functional jewelry that is popular this year are watches (they are making a comeback!) & fitbit bracelets.




5. 80's Earrings

Fashion cycles through decades all the time. I have loved a lot of the 90s fashion that has been back on trend this year. For 2017 though, we're bringing it back another decade - at least as far as earrings are concerned. The trend in earrings this year is full on 80s - bright colors, big hoops & clip-ons will all be popular. Shop some great 80s style earrings below. 



What's your Favorite 2017 Jewelry Trend?! 
 
Ps. Check out last year's post on the top jewelry trends here. Are you still loving some of these trends? What will you be continuing to wear into 2016? I, for one, cannot let go of brooches. I will definitely still be wearing them on my blazers and jackets this year!

Leopard Print, Stripes & a Bow (the style trifecta)


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You guys. I have three words for you: custom. made. pants. These pants are custom fit by EShakti (you can check them out on facebook, twitter & pinterest). I have ordered items from EShakti in the past (see this post) but so far, I have only ordered dresses. I didn't know until recently that they also offer custom fit pants. 

I knew I wanted these pants the moment I saw them because of the bow tie waist. I love that I was able to give my exact measurements because these fit like a glove and are now on my list of most comfortable pants (score!). 

When deciding what I wanted to wear with these to showcase the bow, I knew I needed a tight fitting top. Since you can never go wrong with stripes, I went for this longsleeve striped top. I added in leopard print heels to get my personal fashion trifecta - leopard print, stripes & bows. This outfit is officially one of my favorite casual work day outfits.

Do you have a "fashion trifecta"?! What is it? My 'close second' would be plaid, camel & glitter. 

ps. If you haven't yet, I would LOVE if you could take 2 minutes to fill out this survey to let me know what YOU want to see more/less of on LegalLee Blonde this year. Thank you!! 

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Wednesday Wants




Stripe Peplum Tee // Side Split Ankle Boots // Cuffed Distressed Skinny Jeans // XO Necklace // "Champagne is Always a Good Idea" Phone Case

Happy Wednesday everyone! It may still be January, but I am already getting into spring colors, textures and prints. I *love* this geometric dress. It is perfect for the winter (wear it with a cute navy wool coat) but also great for the spring, paired with peach accents. The peach stone ring is my new 'must-have' ring. I also love the geometric floral earrings - they would be great for any work look, but I think they pair especially well with the geometric dress.

For this week's weekend outfit, I am so craving stripes. This peplum striped top is (according to the reviews) so soft, and I just think it would be perfect for weekend brunch, running earrands, even just relaxing at home. I've been looking for a new delicate necklace and I think I have found the winner with this XO one. Too cute. These two classic pieces paired with distressed skinny jeans and the cutest ankle boots make for a perfect relaxed outfit.

In other news, I am currently planning a mini-vacation (woohoo!) Maybe that is why I am already thinking about spring fashion? Anyway, I'm going away with my best friend for a long weekend in March and cannot wait to get some sun and relaxation!! I'll be sharing more details on the blog in the next couple of weeks! Hope you all have a great day ahead of you!


 
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