Get Dressed

Get Dressed STRIPE

For those who know me, my affinity for dresses should come as no surprise. As we roll into spring, so too will Cocoa & Lace roll out a new feature – Get Dressed – honoring my favorite frocks of the season in all the trends you’ll love.

Happy Saturday!

xx Cocoa & Lace

1 / Kate Spade

2 / Club Monaco

3 / J. Crew

4 / French Connection

5 / ModCloth

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Weekender: Exotic Print

LaGarconne.com, Steven Alan, Irina Coat

ClubMonaco.com, Avery Cashmere Sweater in Camel Heather

ClubMonaco.com. Sonica Botanical Skinny Cord in Botanical Garden Print

Zara.com, Studded Envelop Bag with Tassels

Heels.com, Michael Antonio “McKile” in brown

Happy Weekend!

xx Cocoa & Lace

Work Week Wardrobe: Fall into Autumn

Celebrate a new week and a new season this Monday with a classic office-ready outfit. This chic pencil skirt and blazer in autumnal colors get a boost from fun embellished pumps and a patent leather bag. Add your own twist to timeless cuts with extras like a jeweled headband or bright belt and you’ll step seamlessly into fall.

Have a great day!

xx Cocoa & Lace

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Work Week Wardrobe: Color Me Purple

Happy Monday! As you might have noticed, I’m not the only one with a new look this week. Cocoa & Lace is modeling a new layout, designed to showcase each post’s content in a more clean, elegant manner.

Similarly, this week’s office attire starts with a simple foundation in order to highlight the main attraction: the color purple. Nude heels keep the look grounded in neutrality while ensuring that the purple peplum dress gets all the attention. The addition of a green bag compliments the bold color palate and plays up the fun factor without overdoing it. Rich tonal jewelry adds the perfect finishing touch for a dazzling week ahead.

Have a great day!

xx Cocoa & Lace

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Work Week Wardrobe: Tailored & Timeless

Happy Monday! Keep it simple this week with a classic look that combines flattering cuts and wardrobe staples. Try out some wide-leg trousers, a crisp blouse and a patent leather belt for a tailored yet modern vibe that’s perfect for the office. Add a pop of color with a vintage-inspired satchel and slip on a pair of pumps for an elongated silhouette. Have some fun with ladylike accessories such as an adorned headband and pearls for a finishing touch on a perfectly professional ensemble.

Here’s to a productive start to the week!

xx cocoa & lace

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