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I Ditched My Jeans for Dresses This Week, and Dare I Say My ‘Fits Were Fire

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Welcome to Weekday Wardrobe, a series in which one Who What Wear editor or staffer will snap a pic of their 9-to-5 look each day and break down where you can shop it all to inspire your own everyday style.

Do you ever do something just to prove to yourself that you can? That’s precisely what happened to me this past week when I put myself up to the challenge of wearing dresses—and only dresses—for an entire week straight. I decided enough was enough: I’d only worn sweatpants and the occasional pair of denim for the past month or more and it was time to switch things up for my sanity. I’ll let you be the judge, but I’m pretty sure my seven ‘fits were fire. I’d 100% wear each of these again (and plan to!).

I came in hot this Monday with a full look, ready for a long day of video meetings. Leather and faux leather is having such a huge moment right now and I’m 100% here for it. My favorite part about this particular long sleeve dress isn’t the material and it isn’t even that rich olive color; it’s the built in belt which cinches in at the waist quite nicely if I do say so myself. I wore a turtleneck bodysuit underneath, which by the way is my most worn basic this time of year, because it was a little chilly.
If you don’t believe that what you wear doesn’t affect your mood, then I recommend you buy this dress. I couldn’t not be happy all day while wearing it thanks to that really fun fall floral print. Throwing a cozy sweater around my shoulders is my-go to move lately when I’m running outside for a quick walk around my neighborhood. It looks cute but is also really practical.
I technically lied before when I said I didn’t wear denim all week as exhibited by this denim mini dress. I couldn’t help but throw this one on with a plaid blazer for an easy, polished mid-week look. Pro tip: wearing a blazer and loafers while WFH, even if not a single person sees you, will make you feel like a boss.

Next, here’s six simple outfits I think everyone will want to wear this winter.

I’m a big proponent of a head-to-toe black and white look regardless of the season. Here’s an example of how I’m wearing the chic color combo right now—a printed mini dress, a black faux leather blazer (invest in one ASAP) and black lug-sole boots with white stitching. 
I’m not going to lie, I saw this dress so many times on Instagram that I was really excited to finally own it myself. It can easily be styled with sneakers, but for something a bit more elevated (at home date night anyone?), tights and heeled leather boots are the way to go.
This is one of my favorite short sleeve summer dresses, styled here for winter (an LA winter that is). This cropped denim jacket surprisingly gets so much use in my closet because I love the way it looks paired over just about any maxi dress. And because of the weekend, you know I’m wearing my favorite Converse high-tops.

This ultra-soft sweater dress is the closest thing to wearing sweatpants without actually wearing sweatpants. It’s arguably even more comfortable because of that whole not having an elastic waistband thing. Although I wore mostly socks this day (because hello, Sunday) I styled the dress with western-style ankle boots for a quick jaunt to Whole Foods.

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