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Business Casual: The Maxi!

Hello lovelies! When I was starting my new job at Kohls it was the first job I had where I didn’t have a uniform or could basically wear pajamas. The dress code for Kohls is business casual and although I had black slacks/dress pants, they were super cheap and had ended up falling apart at the bottom. I ended up having to go shopping for work clothes with my first paycheck because I had like nothing! Business casual means you’re not allowed to wear jeans which was sort of an issue for me since I wear jeans quite frequently. After about a week of work I had found out that I could wear my colored jeggings as long as they had pockets & weren’t jean colored! PERFECT?! As many of you know I love my black pair and my baby blue pair are pretty easy to style as well.

Regardless of that fact though I did have to find other outfits to wear because I can’t wear the same thing everyday! I work in the juniors department so it is literally perfect for me to put together outfits in my mind and also scout out what I want for when we do go shopping. I had spotted this maxi dress and knew I had to have it. I mean come on, it’s black and white, striped, and it’s long enough that I don’t have to have freshly shaved legs. That may be a little TMI, but if you’re a girl, you feel the pain of having to shave everyday during the summer. Plus I get super cold easily so my leg hair is already starting to grow back by the time the day is over, so annoying!

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After wearing this maxi dress for the first time I had fallen in love with it. It’s super easy to style, wear, it’s incredibly comfortable, and it’s super cute. It has a slit in the back so you’re legs do peak through, but no one is ever going to be close enough to my legs to notice I don’t have freshly shaved legs, haha! I paired it with my black booties because it is a little long for me since I’m pretty short so the booties keep it from dragging the ground and ruining the bottom. Also, because Kohls does have a business casual dress code I would normally wear a cardigan/sweater over it, but I couldn’t find it when I was looking for it today. So just imagine it’s there and keep it in mind if you’re starting a new job with a business casual dress code.

When I first started I was so nervous about what to wear because I had no idea what business casual was and I knew I didn’t want to wear black slacks every single day. That’s just not who I am, obviously, if you follow this blog you know that. I think I’ve finally mastered the business casual thing & I hope this ends up helping at least one person who has an interview or a new job. I know this was really helpful for me when I started. If you guys would like to see more of these business casual looks just let me know in the comments below or even email me!

Come back soon!

SmallTownBeeeauty♥

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