How To Make Jeans Appropriate For The Office—According To Reese Witherspoon

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Reese Witherspoon is a busy lady. As the founder of lifestyle brand Draper James, mom of three kids and an award-winning actress who is currently filming the second season of Big Little Lies—trying to contain our excitement here—Reese is not fussy with her wardrobe. Relying on staples she can count on, the star prefers to mix and match sleek and casual pieces for a preppy yet down-to-earth look.

Consider the latest outfit she wore while out in Los Angeles: An adorable pair of scallop hem jeans that are roomy at the ankle teamed with a double-breasted blazer and printed blouse, the formula is the easiest way to elevate denim for times when you need to appear more polished, especially at work. For shoes, Reese reached for black leather platform heels as we all know they’re a petite’s best friend. Sunnies rendered in a classic shape is an essential she never leaves the house without, along with a practical bag to stow all her belongings. Shop similar finds below to emulate her look.

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Reese Witherspoon In Balmin Blazer, Red Valentino Jeans, Gianvito Rossi Shoes and Draper James Accessories

In Los Angeles, April 2018

Double-Breasted Blazer

A navy blue double-breasted blazer with peaked lapels and buttons is a timeless piece that dresses up any look.

Printed Blouse

A summery floral printed blouse is pretty when worn alone or under a jacket.

Cropped Jeans

A clean design in a dark wash with little to no distressing is ideal for the office.

Platform Heels

Platform sandals are fantastic for height, but make sure to choose a modest color so it's not too flashy for 9 to 5.

Practical Tote

We love this scalloped leather tote that's roomy enough to store all our must-have items. Plus, it's the same one Reese is carrying from her line Draper James.

Classic Sunglasses

Specs rendered in flattering, simple frames does the job and complement any outfit.