Bell Sleeve Top for Work

The fourth and final January featured item is this adorable bell-sleeve top. You saw it here nearly one year ago, and I’ve since had it tailored (you’ll note the shorter hem length since the last post). I purchased it last year from Shopbop–certainly an investment–but I love the sturdy, high-quality fabric, and the defined shape of the sleeves. With a piece like this, my general rule of thumb is: if the tailoring costs more than the garment, it’s not worth it. Not the case with this particular item. The hem was much needed to flatter my petite frame, and the cost of alterations was suitable for an investment such as this.

Styling for work

With this much volume on top, it’s all about keeping things fitted on the bottom–you’ll notice this in all three of this week’s stylings. For work, I chose a pair of straight black pants, a classic pump, and neutral wool coat. I like the addition of a pair of pearls to add some texture against the plan white top–a “just enough” touch for work.

Tomorrow, I’ll be styling it for the weekend and tune in on Wednesday for a special blogger link-up.

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