Ladylike Leather and Silk


You know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but at one time or another, you’ve probably formed a quick opinion about someone based on how they looked.That’s one of the take-aways of this week’s Secrets To Your Success on Yahoo! Shine, as host Kathryn Eisman talks with branding expert Kyla Latrice about projecting the image you want, and being conscious that life is not a dress rehearsal.Kathryn EismanFor her part, Kathryn chose a ladylike yet current look for this interview. If this sensibility speaks to your “brand”, here are pieces to consider snapping up.(All styles found via Shop It To Me.)On KathrynValentino Blouse (sold out), Anne Klein skirt ($247.50), Sergio Rossi pumps ($299.94)Kathryn’s style tips:1.Wearing leather to the office can be a challenge. By mixing the sexy leather skirt with an ultra delicate paper silk top and ladylike heels it creates a refreshing yet still office appropriate look.2. Rather than teaming bold color, like this purple skirt, with a boring neutral, experiment with a colored blouse and shoes in a cooler shade within the same color family.Check out these similar styles we found:Similar ItemsFrom left to right: Anne Klein ($59), French Connection ($56.99), BCBGeneration ($58)Similar ItemsFrom left to right: Vince ($246.90), Yves Saint Laurent ($1795), 3.1 Phillip Lim ($665)Similar ItemsFrom left to right: Pelle Moda ($80), Gucci ($468), Pour La Victoire ($185.50)Enhanced by Zemanta