Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Office

Posted On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
Filed Under: Cubicle Chic, Fab Under $50, shopping, Style Guide, trends for less

Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Workplace

As winter {finally!} comes to an end, it’s time to freshen up your work wardrobe – with chic shades of pastel. Trade in your drab winter greys for stylish hues of mint, lavender, blush and powder blue.

Check out three style options to rock this trend in a professional, affordable way.

Cubicle Chic: How to Wear Pastels to Work

Blazer / Shirt / Necklace / Pants / Heels

The great thing about pastels is how well they pair together. And this mint blazer and blue shirt make a very chic couple. Add white pants and a gold necklace for a luxurious look and watch the heads turn as you breeze by. Have fun trying out some different color combinations, but keep your look luxe with a white bottom and gold accessories.

Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Office

Dress / Earrings / Bracelet / Heels

The simplest way to incorporate pastels in your wardrobe is by adding just one piece, like this fab solid colored dress. And another great color combination to try is mint and blush. As complementary hues, wearing them together makes the other stand out. Just rock tamer accessories such as nude heels as to not overwhelm the outfit.

Cubicle Chic: Trendy, Professional Pastels for the Office

Blouse / Necklace / Skirt / Heels

If those two outfits are a bit much for your style {or your office} try adding a subtle hint of pastel in your spring outfit. Keep it simple with a basic black top and graphic skirt with pastel details. Couple with a classic pearl necklace for a clean look.

How will you be adding pastel to your work wardrobe? What hues of pastels do you tend to gravitate towards {blue, pink, mint, etc.}? 

About the author: Antoinette Childs is a Baltimore native and recent Howard University grad with a lifelong love of art and fashion. She enjoys thrifting, professional football, Japanese cuisine and old Hollywood glamour. You can check out her blog at, follow her on TwitterPinterest and Instagram. Also, like Mademoiselle Antoinette on Facebook.

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One thought on “Cubicle Chic: 3 Pastel Looks for the Office

  1. Those powder blue heels are just the cutest! I love how you styled everything, especially the mint dress. You are right, pastels are so fun because they pair together so well!

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