5 Classic Spring Work Outfits

Week of Spring Work Outfits

I wanted to share another installment of work outfit ideas that are easy to recreate using staple pieces! This might be my favorite set of looks yet, as each individual outfit is very much my style and feels effortless yet classic. One tip I’ve shared before is to stick with a mix of 3 colors for each look. For spring easing into summer, I worked with lots of soft neutrals like shades of beige, cream, and taupe while using black or navy as an anchor in each outfit.

I also wanted to mention again how much I’ve been appreciating both my Sam Edelman loafers AND heels (sold at Saks and Nordstrom)! These have been the perfect duo – a comfortable flat shoe and classic nude pump that finish pretty much any outfit. Both styles were also recently restocked in pretty much all sizes!

1. Navy, Ivory + Beige

petite navy blazer white pants summer work outfit

Express pants 00 short, Banana Republic blazer 00P, AT tank (similar), Ann Taylor pumps 5, Chanel bag

One of my favorite, lightweight drapey trousers from last year were just restocked in a rainbow of colors! Short and Petite sizing fit almost the same, so I can fit either. Also see them styled on me here and here.

2. Black, Cream + Stripes

striped shirt smart casual work outfit

Everlane shirt 00, Express jeans (very similar), Everlane cardigan xxs, SE pumps 5, TDE bag (similar)

My favorite button-down that I have in both solid white and this light grey/white stripe. I love the light weighted-ness and the slouchy, just oversized enough fit. These high rise black straight jeans I love are from last year but Express just came out with the same cut again.

3. Taupe, Black + White

spring summer office outfits with a skirt

Ann Taylor top (very similar), Edited Pieces skirt xxs (coming soon), Polene bag c/o, Sarah Flint pumps 5.5 c/o (SARAHFLINT-JEAN50 for $50 off)

4. Camel, Black + White

smart casual spring office outfit

Express top (similar) and jeans (very similar), J.Crew sweater blazer (current version, similar), SE loafers 5.5, EP necklace

5. Taupe, Beige + White

soft neutral work outfits

Ann Taylor pants 00P and blouse (similar), Sarah Flint pumps 5.5 c/o, Polene bag c/o

Which look here was your favorite?

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7 Comments

  1. Miracle Face wrote:

    Love the Chanel bag for the outfit!

    Posted 5.16.22 Reply
  2. Sue wrote:

    Hi Jean! Just tried to use your code at Sarah Flint but it’s invalid. Did I miss my opportunity? =(

    Posted 5.13.22 Reply
    • Jean | Extra Petite wrote:

      Hi Sue, I just reached out the brand and my code has been reactivated!

      Posted 5.16.22 Reply
  3. Jessica wrote:

    Can you share the color and size of that Chanel
    Bag? I’m in the market and love that piece. Thanks!

    Posted 5.13.22 Reply
    • Jean | Extra Petite wrote:

      Hi Jessica, my bag is a medium flap in beige Claire!

      Posted 5.13.22 Reply
  4. Laura wrote:

    Is there a release date for the skirt? I don’t want to miss it. Thanks!

    Posted 5.11.22 Reply
    • Jean | Extra Petite wrote:

      Hi Laura, thank you so much for your interest in the skirt! We plan to launch it this month, but at the moment I don’t have a more specific date I can share

      Posted 5.11.22 Reply

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