No, You Don’t Have to Look Like Your Mom at the Office this Summer

With summer in full swing, it’s the season of jobs for us collegiates – whether that’s a big girl job (#adulting) or a nannying gig with a local family or anything in between, one of the biggest struggles is figuring out what to wear. I know when I got my job offer for my internship this summer, I was totally clueless as to what to wear on my first day. My mom and I went shopping literally hours after I got the phone call, and what do you know – I ended up buying way too many clothes that were way too formal for my office requires. I showed up the first day looking and feeling great, but I kid you not, literally every girl in my office made it a point to tell me jeans were A-OK for the next day. I was SO confused – having grown up with an attorney for a mother who wore pantsuits literally every day to the office, I had never heard of such a thing. Jeans? In the office? My natural next move was to do some scoping on Pinterest – but even that failed me. All of the outfit ideas I found were SO impractical, and honestly, most of them were not even that cute. After some serious online shopping, I eventually figured out the do’s and don’ts of what to wear in my office. So, here it is ladies! A comprehensive guide to office style at every budget – look good, feel good, and absolutely rock it at work this summer.

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