Weekday Chic

When I have a last minute meeting and don’t have time to think about my outfit, I throw on a button down and pencil skirt.  This chambray shirt + leather pencil skirt has been a go-to outfit for me.  It’s put together, but not too formal so it easily transitions from day to night.  I’m loving this black leather pencil skirt from Nordstrom paired with my favorite simple nude heels.  I wear these heels with everything (I honestly can’t recommend them enough.)  Nordstrom carries them in a variety of colors and textures – I’m torn between the red and leopard!

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Rails LA shirt c/o (similar)  |  DVF skirt (similar)
Stuart Weitzman heels  |  Clare Vivier clutch (similar)
Celine sunglasses (similar)  |  Dogeared necklace
Special thanks to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post.
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  • Quinn says:

    This is a perfect spring work outfit!


    April 7, 2015
  • Natali says:

    Classy, feminine and chic! This is a fantastic outfit!


    April 7, 2015
  • Red Reticule says:

    I love, love an effortless look that is still chic and polished. Gorgeous lady!
    Red Reticule | Three Faces of a Woman

    April 7, 2015
  • Christina Storm says:

    This look is incredible, Kat! Has to be one of my favorites! Love it!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

    April 7, 2015
  • Andrea says:

    Beautiful!! I love that skirt! Especially the color. :)
    xo Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

    April 7, 2015
  • Luise says:

    I love this outfit – you look amazing <3

    Luise | http://www.just-myself.com

    April 7, 2015
  • Caro says:

    Such a beautiful outfit. I love that it’s casual and chic at the same time due to the combination of the pencil skirt and the loose fitting button down.

    April 7, 2015
  • Preeti says:

    one of my favorite looks on you ever!

    xoxo, Preeti

    April 7, 2015
  • Katy says:

    LOVE this look Kat!! Definitely my kind of outfit :)

    xo, Katy

    April 7, 2015
  • Audrey says:

    Gorgeous look, Kat! Love the color of that skirt and you can never go wrong with Chambray! xx

    Audrey | http://www.keygypsy.com

    April 7, 2015
  • rebecca says:

    I love this outfit! Both the red and leopard sandals are gorgeous, I vote for both ;) ❤

    April 7, 2015
  • Erin @ Her Heartland Soul says:

    Super cute! I love blue + tan together!

    Her Heartland Soul

    April 7, 2015
  • Marjorie says:

    Gorgeous look! Very feminine and sexy but not too much! LOVE it!


    April 7, 2015
  • Ann-Louise says:

    Great outfit! Like the skirt!


    April 7, 2015
  • sasa says:

    So in love with your skirt<3

    Shall We Sasa

    April 7, 2015
  • vera sawicki says:

    You look beautiful. This is the perfect outfit!


    April 7, 2015
  • Paola says:

    I love pencil skirts, they are really effortless chic

    April 7, 2015
  • Martina says:

    Amazing pencil skirt!! I always see them in black but these one is absolutel amazing for the day.
    Martina L.


    April 7, 2015
  • Rach says:

    Such a perfect look!


    April 7, 2015
  • Huong says:

    Another great look, Kat! I’d wear this look in a heartbeat! I’ve been eyeing SWs in nude for a long time myself! If I had to pick for you, I’d do red since you seem to have lots of leopard in your closet already. Can’t wait to see what you pick!

    April 7, 2015
  • Sarah says:

    Love the DVF skirt! Very chic.

    x Sarah

    April 7, 2015
  • Tailored and true says:

    Super cute look! I love how simple it is!


    April 7, 2015
  • Adrienne says:

    Super cute look!!
    So casual and yet super stylish and chic!
    I adore it!
    -Adrienne. xo

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    April 7, 2015
  • carly says:

    Such a cute laid back professional look!
    Dresses & Denim

    April 7, 2015
  • kendall says:

    gorgeous look! love how polished & effortless this look is! x

    dipped in yellow

    April 7, 2015
  • Rae says:

    This is such a lovely look! I like how it is sophisticated, yet casual


    April 7, 2015
  • eclética and chic says:

    So chic!


    April 7, 2015
  • Diana says:

    Beautiful outfit, love your outfit!

    || D I A N A ||

    April 7, 2015
  • C's Collection says:

    I love the leather pencil skirt! Chambray shirts are always my go-to… I want to add a few more shades to my wardrobe!


    April 7, 2015
  • Alina Ermilova says:

    I absolutely love this look, so feminine & elegant! Pencil skirt is amust in every woman’s closet, it can instantly create a really polished & sophisticated look. I also own a pair of nude sandals & they’re my go-to shoes for every occasion!



    April 7, 2015
  • Shae says:

    LOVE this skirt, especially paired with this chambray! Super cute!

    Shae @ Current Habits

    April 7, 2015
  • Fashionandcash says:

    Lovely look ☺

    April 7, 2015
  • Jessica What To Style says:

    Amazing look! Very chic, loving the pop of leopard! :)

    Jessica from What To Style

    April 7, 2015
  • Laura says:

    That skirt is gorgeous! Love that you paired it with a chambray!

    April 7, 2015
  • Caitlin Morton says:

    I love that look! The pencil skirt is major and those shoes! I want this whole look!! Xo

    April 7, 2015
  • Kate {Taffeta and Tulips} says:

    Obsessed with this look!! So understated and chic!! Love the pop of leopard!!

    Taffeta & Tulips

    April 7, 2015
  • Soraya Pena says:

    such a beautiful timeless outfit! Love the nude pencil color skirt, so chic. Thanks for sharing — Soraya

    April 7, 2015
  • Rachael Thomas says:

    I love this outfit, Kat! Polished yet a little relaxed. Really loving that Rails top.
    xo Rachael

    April 7, 2015
  • megan golden says:

    kat, this look is SO killer!



    April 7, 2015
  • Izabela says:

    I love that look. It’s so effortless yet chic.


    April 8, 2015
  • Mónica Sors says:

    Skirt is amazing ;)


    April 8, 2015
  • Kathleen says:

    You are such a chic! I’ll look for the pencil skirt in Orchard to replicate your style. Thanks for the inspiration, girl. Lovin’ your style.

    April 8, 2015
  • Jeany says:

    Such a beautiful and chic look! You look amazing! <3

    April 8, 2015
  • Brooke says:

    Love your pencil skirt– such a great wardrobe staple!

    Brooke du jour

    April 8, 2015
  • Sarah Lagen says:

    This is a perfect office/ meeting look!! Thank you for sharing!

    April 8, 2015
  • minau says:

    In love with this look!!

    April 8, 2015
  • Wishes & Reality says:

    So chic and timeless! Love this spring outfit!


    April 8, 2015
  • Ashley says:

    Love the look! Especially the clutch. xo Ash

    The Yellow Petunia

    April 8, 2015
  • Iris says:

    Gorgeous outfit!


    April 9, 2015
  • Olivia Rodriguez says:

    This outfit is SO gorgeous!!! I’m so obsessed!!

    xx Olivia


    April 9, 2015
  • basically blonde says:

    you can never go wrong with classics…so easy on the eye.


    April 9, 2015
  • Angie Wilson says:

    this look is gorgeous!

    xx Angie | http://www.thefashionfuse.com/

    April 9, 2015
  • kelsey says:

    loving this! :)
    ladies in navy

    April 9, 2015
  • the Italian Glam says:

    love matching denim with leather (is leather or faux leather)?
    really great

    April 10, 2015
  • Maria Marques says:

    This look is beautiful!

    Love, Maria

    April 10, 2015
  • Ola says:

    you look great!

    April 10, 2015
  • Fashion illustrations by mc says:

    beautiful casual look, you look flawless as usual!

    April 13, 2015
  • emily says:

    this is one of my favorite looks of yours! so great! xo


    April 22, 2015
  • Preet says:

    i love everything about this look! Dainty jewellry, Jean shirt for a casual chic feel. Love it:)


    April 23, 2015
  • Alexandra says:

    I just discovered your blog, it’s so amazing. I love all of your submissions, keep with the good job and know you’re amazing :)

    April 26, 2015
  • kim says:

    I love the Rails shirt but the link you provided is a different shirt than the one you’re modeling. Yours doesn’t have buttons. Do you know where I can find the cambray shirt you’re wearing in the pic? Thanks.

    April 26, 2015
  • Nicole says:

    This look is utterly gorgeous. It’s so simple, yet perfectly put together. I love this look for spring in the office and it would easily transition to cocktails with the girls!


    April 27, 2015
  • Danielle Mone says:

    Absolutely love this look. They way you paired such a casual piece like a denim button up with the DVF leather skirt is genius! So classy and chic yet still fun


    June 11, 2015
  • Bailey says:

    drooling <3

    August 9, 2015
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  • Sarah says:

    wow…your are looking amazing in this skirt, and the colour is also too good. leather skirt is always eye catching. i like the way of your fashion.

    March 30, 2017
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  • Subrosis says:

    Absolutely stunning! A very original, beautiful and simple look!

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