Sunday, July 10, 2011

How to: Transition from day to night

Not enough time to change from work/school before heading off to a trendy event?  I've had a few instances where I would end work at 5 and need to be somewhere by 6.  Add in travel time, and that's not a bunch of time to get ready.  I also have a pet peeve of changing in a washroom. The chance of my dress touching something in a cramped stall?  No thanks.

So instead of changing, I've been simply modifying my outfit from casual to classy with a few piece adjustments in seconds.

In the day: Blazers definitely help give a more professional look with its cut and coverage.  Likewise, a cardigan can make an outfit more casual, especially with colourful daytime tones.  Also, be minimalistic with accessories.  And make sure that your awesome heels are still work/school appropriate- classic pumps and wedges would suffice.

In the night:  Take away the daytime pieces, add on some bling, and you're ready for a night out on the town.  Extra touches of makeup (smokey eyes, red lips, etc.) are also going to make the night look.
How to: Transition from day to night

One aspect that has me on the fence is what to do with your hair.  It's probably a personal preference thing since both hair up and hair down can be a casual and classy statement.  What's your opinion on this?


  1. These are really good, straight-forward tips for going day-to-night. I think a good way to transition hair would be a bun for work/school and take it down into waves for the evening :)

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  2. Hi Sabrina! Very helpful post, and your blog is lovely :)

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  3. This is such a helpful post, I wish more people would read it.. Outfits can be so versatile, people don't need to freak out about time and what to wear ^-^
    I normally keep my hair the same going out or at work..

  4. Hmmm... Well, I have short hair, so I usually have to wear it down (or I will pin just one side back). I think hair looks pretty pulled back loosely for work in a loose, low ponytail or a pretty braid. xx

  5. blazer's a staple, especially if it's white too :)

  6. Your blog is such a great read. I usually side braid my hair to the side, it's so quick and convenient for me.

    Blazer's are always a must for me!


  7. YES!! I hate changing! And then you have to worry about your clothes being all wrinkled. It's better to layer. I do this all the time

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