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Tank Top: Forever 21, Cardigan: Forever 21, Skirt: Ann Taylor, Tights: Target, Shoes: Kenneth Cole Outlet, Necklace: Oh, Hello Friend

Whew!  I had quite the busy week last week.  I’m sitting here in the Vegas airport waiting to head home, thankful that there’s free internet as my flight is delayed.  Traveling is fun for me because I get to visit friends and family all over the world, but the ACT of traveling can be super tiring, ya know?  I had an amazing time with my family in California and my nephew is just growing up soo fast!  He knows so many words in English, Chinese, and Korean and really had a fun and cute personality!  We even did a nephew + auntie photo shoot this morning and I can’t wait to share those pictures later!

But for now, it’s been a few weeks since my first Cubicle Chic, so I figured it was about time for another, after all, even though I did travel this week for work, I did end up working in a cubicle for part of the time on the client site, HA!  My favorite thing about this wardrobe is the mustard tank and how it matches the flowers in my cardigan, because in my mind, mustard is totally the color of the year (in blog world).  I bought those shoes a few years ago at an outlet in Vegas (which is kind of ironic because that’s where I’ am blogging from as we speak), and I definitely don’t wear them enough as I should but I think it’s because I don’t have as many brown toned clothing in my wardrobe.  So usually when I pack for business trips, it’s the black/grey toned pants and shoes and tops to go with that!

Do you have more brown tones or black/grey tones in your wardrobe?


65 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Laura
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:26 pm

    In college I would only wear black, but now I wear brown tones almost every day. I have a pair of black glasses and brown glasses and my black ones hardly ever get worn.

    And I agree, mustard is totally in this year!

  2. ChantaleP
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:33 pm

    I am absolutely ashamed that lately, my wardrobe at work has been sweat shirts and jeans.. but at least I’ve paired it up with my Superga runners! lol. Darnit but this is super chic to me. Love love those shoes.. you are really photogenic.. If you can make an effort looking this good while traveling, honestly.. there is no excuse for me right?

  3. jillian
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:34 pm

    LOVE that cardigan! it’s soo pretty. i have more black than brown in my closet. xoxo jcd
    http://cornflakedreams.blogspot.com/

  4. Rachel @ a la Modest
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:34 pm

    That cardi and skirt are super cute! Whoever doesn’t like mustard yellow is odd. It’s a really pretty color; although, I don’t think I’d have the same excitement with the actual condiment! Egh..

    Your hair wavy looks nice!

  5. Trinity
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:39 pm

    I love your outfit! For awhile I was going more black/grey but lately I have been liking brown!! I guess I’d be considered undecided hehehe

  6. Lelan @ Good Gravy!
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:40 pm

    I heart mustard yellow, too! :)

  7. {av}
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:47 pm

    how lovely are you! this combination is quite lovely :) I’m a big fan of grey tones, myself…have a wonderful week, my dear! xoxo {av}

  8. Lori
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:47 pm

    Love this outfit! I love the color mustard but afraid it doesn’t love me back as much. ;-) so I try to add it in my wardrobe in pops of color sometimes. :-) I tend to wear more black/grey but I really need to expand and add more brown tones. I love this series!

  9. Miss Kinsey
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:48 pm

    Love! That color, the mustard yellow, looks great on you. That’s actually one of my favorite colors. So pretty. :]

    xo.

  10. Krysten
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:57 pm

    I have a mix of both I think. And I’d totally love to steal those shoes from you!

  11. Emily
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 8:57 pm

    Hope you get home soon! Cute outfit! :) As a musician, I definitely have way more black in my wardrobe…

  12. jacqui
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 11:36 pm

    i used to wear a lot of brown but lately it’s been gray, gray, grey {the way i spell it when i’m feeling fancy!}
    your outfit is adorable!

  13. Whimsy Being
    Jan 30, 2011 @ 11:39 pm

    you look great! i love the mustard! your right it’s totally the IT color of the blog moment. i love mustard yellow along with pea green :) very cubicle chic indeed!

  14. Michelle Huynh
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:31 am

    I am definitely a more gray/black kind of person. Now that it is spring, I feel like I need more camel, browns, and nudes in my closet. I am loving your skirt!! ^___^

  15. Kate
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:41 am

    I would say it’s 50/50 for me. I used to love, love the brown tones but then I switched to blacks and grays and just never got rid of any of the brown stuff :)
    Even though I’m now a stay at home mama I still always try and dress nicely, even if it’s just for a trip to the store. And, I’ve been diggin’ on the mustard color forEVER and I’m so glad that it’s considered “in style” now!

  16. Michelle
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 1:32 am

    i am a monochrome girl, loads and blacks and greys. and also some navy blue. i know it’s boring but it makes it easier to pair stuff up when i am still groggy from just waking up!

  17. jacqueline
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 2:29 am

    Dearest sweet sandy, you are soo beautiful and i adore your outfit lots. I think i have more black/grey in my wardrobe. Have a lovely merry happy time with your family and friends! Love to you!

  18. Lindsay
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 2:36 am

    That cardigan is adorable! And I definitely have more black and gray tones in my wardrobe, so much so that it’s starting to look a little dreary!

  19. Helena - A Diary of Lovely
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 5:13 am

    you look adorable Sandy!

  20. Ashley
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 6:57 am

    Very cute! I love the skirt and heels. I have more blacks/grays in both work/casual, but some browns in casual. I try to get more brown in my work outfits, but all my separates coordinate with black, so it takes time.

  21. Lady Grey
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 7:22 am

    I love your outfit, especially the shoes : )
    oxo

  22. Jacky {The Sweetest Petunia}
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:13 am

    Love this outfit! You’re always so cute, Sandy. ;)

    I definitely have a lot more black/grey…I just seem to gravitate towards that more than brown!

  23. Candice
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:21 am

    Sandy, I love your outfit! The colors are fabulous with your skin and hair tones! :)

  24. beth
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:24 am

    more brown, but i’ve been adding a lot more grey lately!
    love your outfit :)

  25. postcards and pretties
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:34 am

    black/grey tones is currently overtaking my closet. btw you look totally adorable Sandy!

  26. Collette Osuna
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:00 am

    Wow…loving mustard alot this season too…I actually have a mustard sweater in my 30by 30 remix items….the shoes…ahhhh the shoes…love the plaid pattern…you are really rocking this feature on your blog….Love it:)

    Stop by and say Hello:)
    Check out my 30×30 Remix….Let’s do this!♥

  27. Alyson
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:10 am

    Totally cute outfit, and am sooo trying to work in a mustard item thanks to you and other bloggers(namely @muchloveilly! hehe). :)
    xo
    Alyson
    http://www.theaveragegirlsguide.com

  28. Sarah
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:27 am

    I love the whole outfit, but especially the shoes! You look adorable and have really good taste in clothes. Please dress me! lol

  29. Katie P
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:47 am

    LOVE the cardigan! I’m so jealous!

    I’m WAY more of a grey person. And you know what? I’ve been shopping for new couches, trying to find grey microfiber, and it’s IMPOSSIBLE to find!! Every couch only comes in brown tones!!

  30. Ms. Megan
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 9:55 am

    I LOVE this outfit!! You are so beautiful!! I want that cardigan!! ;)
    I am so glad that you had a wonderful weekend!! Im sorry that we couldn’t meet up too, but it sounds like you had a lovely weekend spending time with your family!!!
    PS I have more gray in my wardrobe than brown/black!!
    lol. Love you hon!!
    xoxoxo

  31. Dawn {The Alternative Wife}
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 10:00 am

    Love this! And love the mustard…it actually brings me back to how I used to dress. Now it’s much more black based but I used to be a big time brown girl who loved mustard :)

  32. Jihee
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 11:18 am

    Oh my gosh Sandy you are wearing my favorite color combo of the year! I’m in love with mustard and gray together! Really love the touch of accessories as well! You look sooo beautiful as usual! haha

  33. Maddy
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 11:24 am

    I wish I looked this put-together for the work place! I’m usually running out the door in the mornings, so as long as I look modestly dressed, I don’t give it much thought! I also have to agree on your love for mustard things! I’ve had a crush on mustard for quite some time :)

  34. kileen
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

    this cardigan is so lovely and i love how it adds a feminine touch to the standard office attire. great look!

    cute and little
    come join the Color Brigade!

  35. Kristin Marie
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:07 pm

    LOVE the outfit!
    I need to dress like this in my cubicle job ;)
    i am with the black / grey tones for sure…but have been trying to get away from that!

    xo

  36. Sarah
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:10 pm

    All my foundational pieces are black/grey. I own two brown tops. That’s the extent of brown in my wardrobe.

  37. angie
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:24 pm

    i loveeeee your heels!! and i definitely have more grey/black tones than brown.

  38. Michelle
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:25 pm

    Ow Ow!!! LOVE the outfit!!! I am crushing on Mustard yellow! The cardigan is so lovely <3

  39. Brooke @ Bright Wishes
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:48 pm

    LOVE THIS!

  40. JOZEN
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 12:53 pm

    AWE! you look so cute sandy! i definitely have more grey in my wardrobe… and i LOVE mustard, actually i love any shade of yellow !

  41. Becky
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 1:18 pm

    Black/grey — I keep buying grey tops. I had to stop myself the other day and force myself to buy a blouse I really liked in royal purple — and I’m so glad I did!

    I like the mustard top – although I’m always worried about how good yellows look on my skin tone, but this one looks great on you!

  42. Lena
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 1:58 pm

    Love, love, love this look (and your divine blog)! I must admit, there are mostly blacks in my wardrobe-as someone who spends lots of time in a theatre, it’s just more practical!

  43. Caroline
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 4:22 pm

    CUTE outfit, Sandy!

  44. danni / hello friend
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 5:38 pm

    you are so so cute, LOVE the color combo here.. you know I’m a sucker for mustard yellow ;) xo, danni

  45. Ramsey
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 5:50 pm

    Completely love this look! And mustard…I just got a new mustard watch and I’m pretty psyched about it!

  46. shawni marie
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 5:57 pm

    I LOVE YOUR CARDIGAN!
    you are so stinking cute honey.
    can’t wait to be in Arizona and meet you and Ilene!!
    <33333

  47. Shea
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 6:02 pm

    Yay for another gorgeous cubicle chic look–and I love the pop of mustard! I wear more grays and blacks too, but I try to add some browns in from time to time.

  48. Jilly
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 6:16 pm

    Oh I love your cardi, and I too am LOVING mustard right now. I bought the cutest mustard dress from Asos yesterday, I cant wait for it to arrive :D

    Jilly <3

  49. alely
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 7:28 pm

    the color mustard is actually growing on me ; ). looks great on you!

  50. Meagan
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 7:35 pm

    I have a lot more browns in my casual wardrobe than I ever had in my business casual wardrobe. I kind of felt like a tree stump in my brown dress pants so I tended to shy away from it when shopping! Your outfit totally rocks though. I’m really into mustard colored things right now, I even knit myself a scarf in the color. So keep sporting it. :) Hope your travels were safe!

  51. Sydney
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:26 pm

    I love the outfit! It’s just so fresh and making me long for spring! And I have to say I have more black and gray tones all around. honestly, I suppose I own only three or four brown items. Sad, isn’t it??

  52. Melissa
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:50 pm

    I agree mustard is the it color an di am out of the loop because I own nothing in mustard

  53. meghan
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 8:57 pm

    I wear so many black and grey tones. It’s terrible!! I need to bring in more color. I’m doing the 30 for 30 and incorporated a few things I’m not always the most comfortable with to get outside the box. Are you doing 30for30?

  54. sooki
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 11:41 pm

    mustard is definitely YOUR color! so flattering on you. i own a lot of brown pieces, but would say the greys are out numbering them. love grey/black, but i am ready for spring colors! can’t wait to see your cali pics!!

  55. Elisse
    Jan 31, 2011 @ 11:44 pm

    Sandy – your outfit photos just keep getting better!! Props to hubby!

    And way to work the mustard yellow! Looks great on ya!

  56. rachel!
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 1:57 am

    ohhh, girl. you look so good!! you are a babe in that fancy cardigan.

  57. allyn | allthingsami
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 7:19 am

    mustard is my favorite color! it’s just ridiculous how much of it i have in my wardrobe.

    your shoes are adorable.

    as a cubicle chica, i sport a lot of grey + black. i pair the grey with mustard constantly! : )

  58. stephanie
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 12:20 pm

    I’m totally a brown tone girl! LOVE that cardigan! Hawtness!

  59. ilene
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 2:14 pm

    you look so gorgeous – and puh-leeze you look so great (so teeny-tiny – hehe!!) and dont tell me that its because i saw you last summer. seriously, you look goooood! and i just love the whole look. :) love ya!!

  60. Ivana | Love Ardently
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 3:03 pm

    mustard is one of my favorite color! i love that pop of mustard amongst the brown/greyish tone of the whole outfit.

  61. steph
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 6:50 pm

    Cute!

    Much more grey/black although I did go through a brown streak and like it :)

  62. Sharon
    Feb 01, 2011 @ 7:20 pm

    I definitely have lots of blacks and greys in my wardrobe. TONS! ;) But I’m slowly adding a bit more brown, but I prefer brown in shoes and bags, rather than in clothing.

    You are so chic Sandy. Definitely a polished look. You are so lucky you get to travel a lot (for you job), but I totally agree that the ACT of travelling is no fun at all.. unless you’re in first class. hee hee.

    Hope you are well honey!

    xx Love & Aloha

  63. Emily
    Feb 03, 2011 @ 9:26 am

    I love cubicle chic, you pick the cutest outfits and always look so adorable. I have to say I love your shoes the most in this outfit :)

  64. Dandelion & Grey
    Feb 09, 2011 @ 12:24 am

    Sandy! I have that sweater!!! I never wear it, but now I want to! It looks great worn this way :)

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