The way you dress at work can make a statement about who you are and how serious you are about your job, but finding the right clothes can often be difficult. If you’re tired of shopping at the same old chain stores for your office attire, consider some Orange County clothing boutiques that offer chic and comfortable office wear for the fashionable working professional. Here are five stores in Orange County that will help you dress for success.
2425 Park Ave.
Tustin, CA 92782
This contemporary women’s clothing boutique located at The District in Tustin offers feminine and sophisticated outfits for work and for play. You’ll find surprisingly affordable pieces with a sprinkling of high-end brands. Shop here for fashionable dresses, skirts, tops and an array of accessories and jewelry. The sales representatives are nice and helpful, making for a pleasant and convenient shopping experience.
3333 Bristol St., Suite 1219
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Fashionable and professional men’s clothing is hard to find in a market saturated with women’s clothing stores. John Varvatos in Costa Mesa is a rare find with high-quality men’s clothes, shoes and accessories. You’ll find suits, sports coats, leather jackets, sweaters and pants all at one shop for reasonable prices. Complete your professional look with a scarf, brand-name eye wear, ties, belts and even a collection of men’s fragrances.
Laurenly Clothing Boutique
142 N. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
If your company strives to maintain an edgy and hip image, you’ll want to pick up your office wear at Laurenly Clothing Boutique. This fashion boutique specializes in trendy clothes and lots of fun jewelry and accessories. Find bangles of all shapes and sizes, triangle necklaces, heart-shaped bracelets and dresses that can be worn to work and out on the town. Laurenly is located in Old Towne Orange and is well situated for the OC shopper in need of some retail therapy. If you’re not sure what to look for, the sales representatives are always friendly and helpful.
95 Fortune Drive, Suite 611
Irvine, CA 92618
If you’re a regular shopper at the Irvine Spectrum, you’ll recognize this women’s clothing boutique. The selection of styles ranges from comfortable and colorful to dressy and sophisticated. Shop for tops, bottoms, outerwear, shoes and jewelry, all in one store. From silk blouses to knit sweaters, you’re sure to find something you love at Kaitlyn. Check out the Kaitlyn Clothing website for sales, gift cards and all of the new arrivals.
138 S. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
Vintage and urban styles have made a major comeback in the workplace, thanks to the fashion trends of Hollywood celebrities. The Spotted Moth is a boutique offering chic, urban clothes and accessories for women. Many of the styles are loose and comfortable with feminine lace and floral patterns. The vintage-style dresses are knee-length and appropriate for the casual or professional office.
Truc Dever is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.