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Calling All Women - 3 Style Staples for Your First Job

By Angeli King on May 5, 2015

The weather in the Philippines can be extremely confusing. It can be hot one day and it can be pouring rain the next. This can make deciding what to wear go from simple to complicated really quick. If you're a fresh graduate and starting a new job soon, it becomes difficult to decide what to wear with this weather in mind as well as your office environment.

To help with that problem, it's important to keep staple pieces in your wardrobe that can transition easily from warm to cold as well as work and outside of work. Here are some items that will keep you looking fashionable and professional at the same time.

1) Light Cardigan or Blazer

Women, a light cardigan and blazer is a must! It allows you to wear a sleeveless blouse or dress underneath, keeps you warm despite your office's air-conditioning, and makes sure you still look work appropriate. Plus once you're done with work, you can take it off to flaunt your gorgeous outfit underneath. You can even dress it up by picking printed or colorful cardigans and blazers! Here are some ways to style them:

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2) A button down shirt

Ladies, a button down shirt isn't just for men! Classic chambray or bold polka dot prints make for a fun yet clean office look. Need some inspiration on how to style them? Look no further:

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3) Midi skirt

Time for the bottoms! Skirts are a great alternative to pants when it's getting warm. But to keep it work appropriate, watch the hemline. Midi skirts are extremely fashionable and professional looking when styled properly. These ladies show you how to do just that:

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These staples can go from work to weekend wear with just a quick change of accessories so they're extremely versatile. It's important to stay true to your own style but to always keep your office's dress code in mind still. We hope this serves as inspiration to put together your work outfit and join our giveaway! If you're a fresh graduate, you can win a P50,000 shopping spree to buy these items for your closet (Click the photo below for more info!). With these staples in your wardrobe, you're sure to look fashionable in and out of work. Not only that, but during work, you'll definitely be dressing for success.

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*Featured photo from Camille Co