For two years, I navigated the fashion world in New York City full of glitzy celeb-studded events and impeccably dressed editors that helped me develop a sense of style appropriate for what my job entailed. Then I decided it was time for a change, and I moved to Washington, D.C., to work in politics. Nothing could have prepared me for the challenging task of switching professional fields and dress codes while trying to stay true to myself.
Scroll down to find out how I tailored my personal style to a completely new work environment.
3.1 Phillip Lim Raw-Edged Ruffled Silk Blouse ($595)
Stella McCartney Jasmine Wool-Twill Wide-Leg Pants ($595)