The Professional Dress Slacks

Hello Fashionistas! Dress slacks are a modern-day staple of the working woman's closet. Paired with a sweater, a matching jacket, or a fitted blouse, dress slacks provide a professional, no fuss look. 

Here are some tips to keep in mind when shopping for the perfect pair of slacks.

Tip# 1: Pleated slacks are rarely flattering, so opt for flat-front slacks. Dress slacks should have pockets that are on the seam to create a streamlined look. Pockets on the back should be small and unobtrusive.
Tip #2: Opt for a wide leg versus a tapered one, as they are more versatile and will be timeless from season to season. The wide-leg pant will help create height and hide a myriad figure issues. 
Tip #3: Be sure that  they are the right length-near the floor with your average work heels on. The wrong length will make your legs look choppy and make the pants look cheap. 
Tip #4: Purchase the best dress slacks you can afford. Lightweight wool is three-season. Heavier wool or flannel keeps you warm in the winter. 
Tip #5: Think dark colors to avoid having to dry clean as often. Plus a good pair of dark, well fitting dress slacks will be the perfect staple piece to add color and texture. 

Enjoy a few pics I took with my professional dress slacks  

Outfit: Ralph Lauren Collection and Black Label
Accessories: JCrew


  1. gorgeous and looking at your outfits I can definitely SEE the quality!!! Amazing!!

  2. Very nice look! I love the bag!!


  3. This professional look is right on the money. Thanks for the very helpful tips as well.


  4. The colour looks so good on you!

  5. I really love those slacks!
    The fit looks beautiful on you

    Kenneillia M.
    The Style Vow

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  7. hi dear ..thank you for the follow ..i am following you now too

  8. Good tips! You look great. I love that you advised to go for flat front slacks instead of pleats. Pleats don't look good on anyone.

    Kate from Clear the Way

  9. OMG! You're looks are so amazing!!!!!!! Can you PLEASE tell me how you did this to your hair??????? I'm in luv!