Stylist Note: On the Road Again!

Posted by Carl Abad on

Heading back to the office can also mean getting  back on the road. Packing for business trips needs to be efficient and stress-free; I am here to help! With six pieces from our collection and a few from your closet, I create all the outfits you need  for a 4-day work trip, including travel, work days, and a night out.


Travel Day

You want to be comfortable and relaxed while traveling, and this is where your favourite pair of jeans come in. I paired them with our Amelia Tank and Emma Vest. Our vest/dress is the perfect travel companion, with enough coverage to keep you comfortable on the flight and pockets that fit your phone and passport.


Day 1

Walk into your first day of meetings feeling polished and confident, wearing the Ashley Dress and Violet Blazer. Both are made from our signature stretch fabric to help you power through your day.


Day 2

Another day of intense meetings calls for a second round of complete comfort, so I paired our famous Dolly Flare Pants, Amelia Tank, and Violet Blazer. The Amelia Tank is perfect for those “roll up your sleeve” moments, bearing your shoulders while remaining professional. 


Day 3

A day of cab rides to meetings across town? The Dolly Flare Pants, Peggy Sweater and Emma Vest are great for the unpredictable weather. Our Peggy Sweater is made from a cashmere and merino wool blend. Lightweight enough to cut the chill but not overheat.


Day 4

The last day of work and you’re almost ready to go home! Keeping with absolute comfort, I paired the Ashley Dress and the Merino Cashmere Peggy Sweater. I love this pairing because it converts the dress to look like a pencil skirt giving the Ashley Dress a second look  on the trip.


Work Dinner

There’s always an evening dinner with the client. Our Emma Vest converts into a dress, on point with this season’s deconstructed trench trend. I always suggest that clients switch out our  belt with one that  contrasts. It helps redefine your waist and keeps you from looking boxy and overwhelmed by the dress.

With the Emma Dress/Vest, Amelia Tank, Ashley Dress, Violet Blazer, Dolly Flare Pants, and the Merino Cashmere Peggy Sweater from the Sophie Grace collection, along with a couple of items from your own wardrobe, you’ll have everything you need to look professional and feel completely comfortable on your next business trip.

❤️ Carl

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