With the rising temperatures outside and the chilling air conditioning inside, dressing for work in the summer can be tricky. It’s hot then it’s cold then it’s uncomfortable, and when the weather reaches its peak of unbearable temperatures, your blazer can sometimes feel as thick as a wool sweater. However, going too bare can get risky.
Although we’re no longer restricted to the all-business-all-the-time era, when it comes to workplace attire, not everyone gets to wear whatever he or she wants. Whether you are in the trendy public relations profession or formal finance department, here are some inspiring celebrity looks to help you keep your cool all season long and conform to your corporate dress code while still being fashionable. —Vicki Valery
1. Zoe Saldana
Paired a pretty puff-sleeve top with a printed pencil skirt for a look that’s feminine and sleek. Peep-toes are a summery finishing touch.
2. Michelle Obama
The First Lady demonstrated how to make the metallic office-friendly, pairing a shimmering gold crew neck with a pastel skirt.
3. Rashida Jones
Get dressed in one step with a jumpsuit. Finish the look with trendy specs and a major statement necklace.
The ruffled shirtdress is a perfect combo of a formal and flirty–perfect for summer. Combine with a large purse in pink, yellow or red for a POP of color!