Shimmery fabrics for day are the frosted eye shadow and gold lip gloss of the fashion world: not for everyone. While MORE readers are not averse to a little glitz, your idea of real professional polish is a suit, a good bag, great jewelry, and finished makeup. That edgy platinum jacket? You might wear it — but not the whole outfit — to the office.
"The classic look is who I truly am. Whenever I try to dress in a contemporary or cool way, I just don’t feel like me. I’ve decided tailored and elegant is the way to go — and I’m sticking to it."— Melba Oren / 54 / Beauty Consultant
Reem Acra beaded chiffon top ($1,715). CH Carolina Herrera silk skirt ($520). Jimmy Choo pumps ($455). Marc Jacobs bag ($995). Roxanne Assoulin for Lee Angel bracelet. Roberta Chiarella earrings.