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INSPIRATION AND ADVICE

How to do post-grad life in style

By Spencer Cain, July 17, 2017

So you've just graduated — and hopefully had a lil' time to relax before your transition to the real world (ugh). Along with finding that full-time gig, there's another hurdle coming up: how to dress when you finally land it. Our former ASOS Student Insider and blogger Maricia Josephs knows how to serve a masterclass in every sitch, so we've rounded up some of her strongest #AsSeenOnMe looks for all your inspo...
Maricia ASOS Student Insider

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Monday

"I work for a fashion showroom and consultancy firm that represents the chicest emerging jewelry and accessory brands. I'm the PR coordinator," Maricia said. With a fashionable job comes expectations — and she more than rises to the occasion, effortlessly mixing the stripe and ruffles trend. 

 

ASOS WHITE stripe pleat hem top, $95
ASOS Florence authentic straight leg jeans in light mid-wash, $48
ASOS ring detail saddle cross-body bag, $32

Maricia ASOS Student Insider

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Tuesday

A white shirt dress is always the boss move — and a statement jacket is the ideal way to flex your own style. Pro-tip: go for outerwear that's easily removable, in case the weather continues to throw shade (and not in a good way). 

 

ASOS jacket in floral jacquard, $103
ASOS shirt dress with puff sleeve, $45

Maricia ASOS Student Insider

Picture: Andre Gray

Wednesday

Keeping it black and white is a strong choice, but don't be afraid to go bold. "Add a piece (or three) or statement jewelry — I'm a fan of maximalism," Maricia noted. 

 

ASOS WHITE satin and poplin decon shirt, $103
ASOS mix & match high waist cigarette pants, $45
ASOS pouch clutch bag, $29

Maricia ASOS Student Insider

Picture: Andre Gray

Thursday

Need something inspired for your first week? Maricia's making a strong case for summer suiting — and we're here for it.  

 

ASOS crop jacket in mini check, $60.90 
ASOS A-line mini skirt in check, $39.20
ASOS Liquorice pom pom ballet flats, $32

Maricia ASOS Student Insider

Picture: Andre Gray

Friday

If your workplace embraces a casj Friday, don't take it for granted. "My office dress code is pretty casual, which allows for you to express yourself any way you'd like sartorially. I definitely take advantage of that."

 

ASOS Future print sweat dress with tulle detail, $72

 

Pictures by Andre Gray

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