Outfit of the Week: A Summer-Friendly Suit

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Photo: Prakash Shroff

Dressing for work in the summer can be tricky, especially in a corporate setting. If your office has a strict dress code but you still want to look stylish, splurge on a versatile suit. This navy one by Joseph features a blazer with a subtle black satin lapel — a nice personal touch among the sea of gray and black found in any typical office. We paired it with fancy accessories like a rich burgundy bag and sleek nude suede pumps, but feel free to incorporate similar items you already own. To make the most of your purchase, wear it now with a cream sleeveless double-breasted blouse (you'll stay cool during your commute), and then swap for a traditional long sleeve shirt in the colder months.

Joseph Wool Blazer, $895 at Joseph; & Other Stories Double-Breasted Silk Blouse, $100 at & Other Stories; Joseph Smoking Trouser, $415 at Joseph; Jimmy Choo Darilyn Pumps, $695 at Jimmy Choo: Salvatore Ferragamo Bag, $2,500 for similar at Salvatore Ferragamo: David Yurman Cable Classics Bangles, $325 (each) at David Yurman.

Photo: Prakash Shroff

Photographer: Prakash Shroff; Styling by Diana Tsui; Model: Brooke Durrant at Muse Management; Makeup by William Scott; Hair by Takashi Ashizawa using Oribe Hair Care; Photo Editor: Emily Shornick; Photo Assistant: Brian Bee.