NYC Workwear

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Photos by Christina Emilie

iClothing Print Trousers // iClothing Faux Fur Jacket // Primark Heels (Similar) // ROC Sunglasses (Similar)

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“The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present,
and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.” – Audrey Hepburn
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As you might know from one of my posts last week, I recently started a brand new job here in New York. I’ve mentioned a few times before that my visa requires me to work full-time while I’m living here in the US, so I was delighted to finally secure a job that I love. I’m now three weeks in and as well as learning lots of new skills, I’ve also been getting back into the swing of ‘dressing up’ & styling workwear outfits every morning. The people I work with are super stylish, so I’ve definitely noticed myself experimenting with new styles & outfit ideas – which I’m very excited about! I feel like I had gone through a phase where I was feeling a little uninspired by my style, so it’s good to be back to normal again. At the end of the day, fashion shouldn’t be anything but fun!

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These printed trousers are perfect for day in the office/meetings and add a little life to an otherwise all-black outfit. I also love that they’re slightly high-waisted. As free time is quite rare nowadays, I find myself sticking to simple but chic looks. I work until about 7pm every evening & then it’s usually straight home to catch up on my emails & work on upcoming blog posts. Things are busy, to say the least, but I’m so happy to be finally finding a routine that’s working for me. I love the new job so far and then I  genuinely look forward to coming home in the evenings to get stuck into all my Retro Flame work. I have to admit, I was a little (a.k.a 110%) worried to see if I would actually have time for everything, but what I’m learning is that if you want something bad enough, you’ll always find a way.

Hope you’re all having a fantastic week so far!

Stylishly Yours,
Erika x


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  1. Absolutely loving those trousers, Erika. The print is just gorgeous. And it’s inspiring to see how committed you are to your blog too; what you’re doing is definitely no mean feat! So pleased you’re enjoying your new job and NYC. I keep reading all these NYC related blogs and the city is going further and further up my to visit list by the day! x

  2. Prudence Yeo

    11 March

    Really chic monochrome look in a stylish printed pants and gorgeous fur jacket! Beautiful!

    Prudence
    http://www.prudencepetitestyle.com

  3. Siobhan

    11 March

    So chic! Love this look Siobhan xx

  4. Maria

    11 March

    I love those trousers! You can always rely on a good print to make an outfit work, Congratulations on your new job and already finding a routine that works for you x
    http://www.looking-glass.ca

  5. Diana Cloudlet

    12 March

    I’m in love
    with your blog! Impressed by your beautiful photos and interesting posts! It’s
    great job! I’ll be happy to know your opinion about my blog!)

    Diana
    Cloudlet

    http://www.dianacloudlet.com/

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