double button ups| j.crew factory (gingham plaid) denim vest| american eagle (sold out online. similar)skirt|h&m (similarbag|marc by marc jacobs(similarheels| zigi soho(old) sunglasses|karen walker  belt|gap

After being at work all day, I rarely want to wear the same outfit when I go to meet friends out after work especially with the warmer weather.   The key is to choose versatile items that you can style multiple ways.  So from this work outfit to this casual outfit I only changed/added 3 pieces to get a more casual look:
bottom| shoes| bag

When going from work-to-play it is really important to pick a piece that you can dress up and down easily (I choose my tops).  By keeping all of my accessories the same(except for my bag) it really reduces the extra things you have to carry around with you.  Because I had a more preppy appearance for my tops and necklaces I wanted to tone that down so I added the vest.  A summer shoe will just add to the fun of the outfit.  

I hope this shows you how easy it is to change the vibe of your outfit from office ready to happy hour ready.  

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