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What I Wear to Work: WaPo’s Fashion Scout Loves a Good Blazer
Her fresh styling tricks are great for freshly graduated first-time professionals.
Who: Dominique Vu, 23
Editor/producer of the Washington Post’s DC Scout
What she does: DC Scout is the Washington Post’s twice-weekly newsletter focused on shopping, deals, events, and beauty and style tips. I handle everything from writing and managing social media to producing content and designing creative for the newsletter. I also seek out and coordinate sponsorships and partnerships for DC Scout with fashion events and stores around town.
Describe your work style: Sophisticated and trendy. I like to mix business-casual looks with more of-the-moment pieces. I consider myself quite short, so fun high heels are my go-to for adding a bit of pizzazz to any and all office outfits. Statement necklaces and fun bracelets can also turn a basic outfit from drab to fab.
Typical Day at the Office
Banana Republic seersucker blazer, Forever 21 tank, Nordstrom skirt, Sam Edelman wedges, Cole Haan bag, and jewelry from Forever 21 and Lord & Taylor.
Lilly Pulitzer lace dress, Lord & Taylor necklace, Cole Haan sandals, bracelets from Bloomingdale’s, and Forever 21 ring.
Milly dress, Forever 21 jewelry, and Oscar de la Renta slingback pumps from Sassanova.
Aqua blazer, Forever 21 top, Guess skinny jeans, Forever 21 jewelry, and Michael Kors sandals.
All photographs by Kate Warren.
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