Statement Sleeves for the Office

February 3, 2017

Workwear can be boring. One fun way infuse personality is to wear statement sleeves for the office. When I saw this great top (only $17!), I loved the button back, shoulder detail, and tie cuffs. I could envision it with denim just as easily as I could with a pencil skirt or culottes like I wore it today. Since I haven’t finished my maternity leave yet, I haven’t worn this exact look in real life yet. I plan to wear it as soon as I go back to work though. It’s nice to already have an outfit planned as I am sure mornings will be a little more chaotic now. How do you make work outfits show your personality?

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Statement Sleeves for the Office

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  • Reply Michelle Orsi February 18, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    These sleeves are all sorts of heart eyes!

  • Reply The Sunday Mode February 14, 2017 at 1:21 am

    Ah I love this look and I love the sleeves, that colour blue suits you really well too.

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

  • Reply ADA February 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    What a beautiful blouse, coming or going. Pairing it with those bold colorblocked booties was so brilliant and unexpected!

  • Reply Abby February 7, 2017 at 4:42 am

    What a stunner! I really love the high neck, along with the statement sleeves. So mod chic!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  • Reply Katherine Tran February 5, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    You look amazing!

  • Reply Simply Avalon February 5, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    Seriously love your shoes! Such a cute pairing.

    – Avalon from

  • Reply Simply Avalon February 5, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    I seriously love our shoes!! Such a cute pairing.

  • Reply PLAYING WITH APPAREL February 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Wow what a gorgeously chic look, I love this

    Filipa xxx | Instagram

  • Reply She talks Glam February 5, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    What a gorgeous statement blouse, and paired up with those boots it’s just a killer office outfit! Absolutely love it!

    Saida | She talks Glam

  • Reply Izabela Nair February 5, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    I love this workwear outfit. That blouse is so pretty.

  • Reply Rosa Larissa Klara K. February 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    This is such a cool look Amy! I really like the blouse but I LOVE those pants. I will definetly keep my eyes on a pair like this. Thank you a lot for your last comment on my blog : )
    Sending much love!
    Rosa Larissa Klara

    conscious lifestyle of mine

  • Reply Jacqueline Rendine February 5, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    This top looks fabulous on you! Loving the color and the detail!
    Stylin In St. Louis

  • Reply LoveLaughExplore February 5, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    love those back buttons!


  • Reply Jackie February 5, 2017 at 10:35 am

    This top is killer! And so is the price point too. Love the way you styled it with those funky patchwork booties??Such a fun top for work or off duty!

    xo, jackie

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