Amal Clooney Just Wore The Classic Dress Every Work Wardrobe Needs


A human rights barrister and bonafide trendsetter on the side, Amal Clooney is the total package. Nobody has mastered the balance between smart and stylish better than this celebrity lawyer and the outfit she just wore to a UN meeting is a case in point. Amal Clooney's black midi dress is everything work fashion should be packaged up in a single piece.

On Tues., the 41-year-old defended the rights of women who have been victimized by ISIS in front of the United Nations Security Council like the justice-seeking powerhouse she is.

An undertaking like that requires a pretty good outfit, as you can imagine. Something modest, yet chic, that demands respect and portrays professionality. Clooney had just the thing.

She wore a pencil-cut, button-front LDB à la Jackie Kennedy with nude pumps and a leather tote that looked like it was on the verge of being a briefcase. It was the perfect look for a day of serious peace talk.

Clooney's dress is sophisticated and stylish at the same time — a combination that's sometimes hard to come by. Her sleek black midi was a subtle enough pick to not demand too much attention while still showing off the barrister's impeccable fashion sense.

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Shirt-style buttons up the front give its simple silhouette — form-fitting and hitting just below the knee — a trend-forward touch. Reminiscent of the classic little black dresses that Jackie O used to wear, you could call this office-ready piece retro with a contemporary flair.

That describes Clooney's style to a T. The British-Lebanese lawyer's looks are always so sophisticated, super feminine, and a little bit vintage. Her outfits have been compared to the late first lady's a few times before.

Adopt Clooney's approach to officewear with a polished LBD this spring. A few work-ready dresses similar to hers, ahead.

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