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Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof I Got Dressed this Morning

Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof I Got Dressed this Morning

After The Teen’s eight day hospitalization (she went home today, yay!), I was so tired this morning I stood in front of my closet, and genuinely couldn’t figure out how to get dressed for work. This made the idea of cataloging one’s own clothes and creating ensemble ideas in advance suddenly seem very appealing.

So I went with what the less-prepared among us would-be budget career fashionistas are stuck with: beige. Even beige tights. To hide the chill bumps on my pale legs. What is with this freaky weather?

Adrienne Vittadini sheath dress (@$11 from Steinmart Red Dot clearance last year); Chico’s shirt (thrifted); Etienne Aigner Mary Janes (Ross last year); We Love Colors tights; Owl pendant (thrifted)
I look startled to be awake, which I am. Also, we haven’t used those binders in years.
Love the darts on this sheath dress. Also, you’d be surprised how many people grab your jewelry when you’re wearing an owl.

Thanks to all of you for your kind words and well wishes during The Teen’s hospital stay, and a special shout-out to my paralegal friend, Lori, who graciously shared her Nook library with her 16-year old’s books with my 15-year old daughter.

11 Responses to Paralegal Career Dressing: Proof I Got Dressed this Morning

  1. Love the seaming on that dress. Those are the type of details I really look for when shopping. Congrats on your girl coming home! I hope she's feeling a bit better and her recovery continues.

    I actually got stuck wearing tights today if that tells you anything about how bizarre the weather is. I've been wearing sleeveless dresses and sandals for a couple of weeks now, so this is just weird.

  2. So glad to hear she's home! Hospital time takes SUCH a toll on your emotional well-being. Also glad she had a new-to-her library to peruse!

    I love this look, tired or not. The orange + beige + burgundy of the heels is perfect together.

  3. Oh I am so glad that the Teen is home! I hope you both get some rest and stay well! You are right–we would have been separated at birth paralegal twins with our sheath dresses! Cute!

  4. It's such a relief to know that the teen is back at home. I think you look remarkably put together for all that you have been through…having those neutrals is important.

  5. Just now finding out about The Teen's hospital stay. I'm glad she's home and hope her pain is gone or at least much better. She's a beautiful young lady and you're a sweetheart to take the time to comment on my blog.

  6. Hospital moments are really as boring as ever but with paralegal friends around that will change the settings. 🙂 I really love how you dress up yourself. You look so amazing! 🙂

  7. I'm so glad she's home!! I can't even imagine what a hard time you've been having.

    I love the orange and beige together! You don't look a bit sleepy. =)

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