We talked to some of our most fashionable sources to get tips on what they're wearing for Spring and how they'll make it work for the office. See their picks among this season's collections and check out the business-appropriate trendsetters we spotted in Dallas recently.
Kristin Gray has great office-worthy style in a dress by Gap and wedges by Jimmy Choo, making the case for high-low dressing this Spring.
Contributors Alexandra Lucie and Annemarie Dillard recommended these stylish pieces for great Springtime office style. Clockwise from top left: 'Lopex' chiffon top, Buffalo, $79; 'Rexa' woven pump, Vince Camuto, $110; linen blazer and pants and floral tank, Chelsea & Violet, $68 - $98; 'Lark Rise' lace dress, French Connection, $288; gathered anorak, BCBGeneration, $119.26; brushed gold-finish bangles, Kenneth Cole, $48 (set of three); all items available at Dillard's.
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Two of Dallas' most stylish women show off their Spring looks. At left, Nadia Dabbakeh poses while on the job for PinkMemo at Neiman Marcus, and at right, Allison Edwards rocks a vintage, Spring frock at a recent party in Dallas.
Forever 21, Ylang23, Henri Bendel, Archive Vintage
Both Nadia Dabbakeh and Lisa Petty rely on accessories to make their Spring wardrobe shine at work. Clockwise from top left: faux-turquoise ring, $3.80, Forever 21; 'Thoroughbred Status' woven bracelet, $118, Henri Bendel; gothic cross necklace, Napier, $125, Archive Vintage; woven wide belt, $6.80, Forever 21; 'Birds of Paradise' earrings, Annette Ferdinandsen, $135, Ylang23
Spotted on the street: Dallas girl Crystal Iverson's maxi-dress is just right for work with the smart addition of a cardigan; Iverson said she purchased the dress at a boutique on Lovers Lane.
J.Crew and Splendid
Style star Mollie Spicer relies on cardigans like these from Splendid and J. Crew to turn her Spring looks into a work wardrobe. Left: short-sleeve wrap, Splendid, $72, Neiman Marcus Right: featherweight cardigan, J. Crew, $62, J. Crew
Dallas girl and non-profit maven Keely Waltana rocks great office style; of her Spring work wardrobe, she said she relies on great basics from J. Crew.
NBCDFW correspondent Annie Potazniak advises against anything sleeveless or sheer for on camera appearances, and true to her word, she rocks perfect office-appropriate style in this cap-sleeve frock while on The Scene for NBCDFW.
Office-appropriate shift dresses like these from The Limited are top choices for fashionistas Allison Edwards and Leigh Anne Gullett. Left: green ruffled shirt dress, $53.94, The Limited Right: combination dress, $70.80, The Limited
Annemarie Dillard poses in a work-worthy Spring dress at a recent event with Vince Camuto (center) at Dillard's.
We love navy, and this Dallas resident worked it well in her cropped pea coat by Ann Taylor. We also admired her statement necklace, which she told us is a piece of family jewelry.