How to Dress for the Office When It’s 90 Degrees Outside

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Carven blazer-
An unlined blazer is another option to counterbalance the whimsy of a summer dress. Market Editor Jessica Sailer suggests going short (in the sleeve, not the ... more 
Photo by: thecorner.com
Carven blazer-
An unlined blazer is another option to counterbalance the whimsy of a summer dress. Market Editor Jessica Sailer suggests going short (in the sleeve, not the hemline) and has found her Céline cargo jacket indispensable. “I still feel covered and protected that way,” she says. “And it works with a more casual Friday look just as well as it does thrown over a cocktail dress.”

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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 7:11 PM EST
By Chioma Nnadi, Vogue magazine



Most of us end up throwing on that tried-and-tested pashmina in a moment of sweaty, goose-bump-raised desperation. It's not that carrying a scarf is inherently a bad idea, it just might be time to update the pastel cashmere shawl that's been languishing in the filing cabinet since last summer. Fashion News Editor Emily Holt favors her periwinkle-blue wrap of Indian silk from ABC Carpet & Home as a larger but lighter alternative. "I say the bigger the better," she says. "I love throwing a beautiful oversize scarf around my neck, especially if I'm going into a meeting. I feel about a scarf the way Linus feels about his blanket."