Style Suite: Five Chic Pieces for Polished Casual Fridays

From classic tees to daytime sequins, give dress-down days some flair

A sequin blouse like this one from Victoria's Secret can give your Casual Friday look a boost. (Image: Victoria's Secret)

Your Casual Fridays don’t have to be a monotonous string of jeans and button-downs. Step it up a few notches with these key casual pieces. (Check out how to style them here)

SEQUIN SKIRT: When topped with a lengthy turtle neck or a button blouse and tights this sequin skirt, from Modcloth, $49.99—typically reserved for off hours—will also work during office hours.

SEQUIN BLOUSE: This gem, from Victoria’s Secret, $98, is both pretty and professional and won’t steal the shine of your performance when paired with a suit or skirt.

SWEATSHIRT: The lady- like detail of this sweatshirt, from BCBGMaxazria, 76.80, makes it nice and sweet for both work and the weekend.
LOUNGE PANTS: Styles like these, from Metropark, $59, can be paired with heels or cute flats and a top that extends to your hip and no one will ever know these are your weekend errand pants.
T-SHIRT: Weekend-wear turns work wear with this classic white t-shirt. Buy quality shirts, like this one from Lacoste, $65, that will retain shape and be sharp and bright for endless wear.

Kéla Walker is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated producer and TV host, who has contributed lifestyle and entertainment content for outlets including NBC’s LXTV, Getty Images, YRB Magazine, Madame Noire, and RTL Germany. She also has a passion for fashion and offers the latest in fab fashion trends and consumer deals with KelasKloset.com. Her chic style and trendsetting blog has been lauded by sites including Essence.com and Huffington Post Black Voices.

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