Saturday, 22 August 2015

ANIMAL PRINT PENCIL SKIRT|WHITE SHIRT|BLACK JACKET FOR A BUSINESS LUNCH|I WILL WEAR WHAT I LIKE

My husband and I were invited to a business lunch organised by a leading bank the other day.  Since my husband is involved in merchant banking, he attends such affairs on a regular basis and usually on his own but this time the invite was for both of us and it was important for my man so I was left with no choice but to join him.
leopard print pencil skirt
Jacket:  Zara
Shirt:  Uniqlo
Skirt:  Witchery
Shoes:  DVF
Bag: Bulgari
Business lunches are quite boring events where people just pretend that they are interested in what you do but in fact the only thing they do care about is giving away as many business cards as possible that in turn will generate as much business. 
leopard print pencil skirt

leopard print pencil skirt

leopard print pencil skirt
Anyhow, I was faced with the dilemma of what I clothes should wear.  Black and white combo would be expected for such a sombre affair but I wanted to wear something playful, something that would reflect my creative nature and would convey the message that I am not taking this event too seriously.  Luckily for me, just a few days ago I bought a lovely pencil skirt in a leopard print from a Witchery store that paired with a black jacket and a white crisp shirt underneath would be exactly the outfit I was looking for.

leopard print pencil skirt
The black or a dark navy classic-cut jacket is one of the staples that every woman should have hanging in her closet.  Its timeless shape and colour suggests endless variations and combinations that will help you cover almost every possible occasion and always look smart, fashionable and chic. 
 leopard print pencil skirt
A white blouse or a button-up shirt is another staple that should not be underestimated nor overlooked.  Not only does it go well with almost anything from a tuxedo to denim dungarees, the white colour complements your face tone making it look young and radiant which is very important at our age.

As for accessories, a string of pearls was quite an obvious choice.  A pair of low heel nude pumps completed the look.  
With a bunch of business cards tucked into my Bulgari hand bag (one of the many generous gifts received from my husband, this was for our wedding anniversary) I was ready to learn more about mergers and acquisitions.

Today I am linking up with Tania on Wednesday’s Wardrobe, Michelle's Pa(i)ge