This post is sponsored by M.M.LaFleur and ShopStyle.
There’s been quite a buzz building about M.M.LaFleur, a brand launched in 2013 with the goal “to take the work out of dressing for work.” The storyline is likely a familiar one to working women everywhere: the founders (three women) were sick of a closet full of boring pantsuits, and wanted something more…inspired.
And, since they’re women, they also included little details like ‘machine-washable’ and ‘wrinkle-resistant’ to the pieces and BOOM.
On behalf of women everywhere, I’d like to offer up a slow-clap.
M.M.LaFleur: A Work-To-Weekend Capsule Wardrobe For Women
So when M.M.LaFleur recently reached out, asking if we’d like to work together, I was thrilled. I quickly pulled together an outfit that is basically an upgrade of my go-to look from my Lockheed Martin days: all black, with a cozy topper and killer heels.
Breaking news: I’m obsessed with this CARDIGAN. M.M.LaFleur describes this Morandi Sweater as being a perfect “desk cardigan” — the one you just leave at work and throw on over everything when you’re cold.
I get it. It really would look amazing over everything.
I love that the look is more wrap-coat than cardigan, yet the feels are alllll cardi. Read: completely cozy and comfy to wear. This piece would be amazing on a plane, too, in place of a jacket (especially on an overnight flight). It comes in a ton of colors – I’m wearing the ‘almond’ (size XS/S).
The pants are another easy win. I’m wearing M.M.LaFleur’s Foster Pant, and, like the cardigan, they’re machine-washable and wrinkle-resistant.
They’re cropped, obviously, but they have inner buttons sewed alone the seam, so you can wear them two different lengths:
Lastly, because I’m such a sucker for the long-short proportion play, I paired the cropped trousers with The Ronda, a shell that can be worn out (thanks to the high-low hemline) or tucked. (And it has internal snaps to keep bra straps in place…but I didn’t need them.)
cardigan: Morandi Sweater (size XS/S) in almond – one of my favorite things right now. Comes in a bunch of additional colors (stone melange is also gorgeous), and plus sizes are available.
top: Ronda Top (size xs) in black – This top is perfectly cut — there’s absolutely no risk to bending over. Perfect for work or school functions. Not available in plus sizes, but the Peggy top would be similar.
pants: Foster Pants (size 2) in black – I literally just found these balled up on my floor…shook ’em out, back in business. My kind of pants. These come in a ton of colors, and are also available in plus sizes.
Shop My Top Picks For An M.M.LaFleur Capsule Wardrobe
One of the areas where M.M.LaFleur really shines is the styling assistance. I especially appreciate the well-edited selection for nursing moms, as well as bump-friendly styles.
But my favorite way to peruse the M.M.LaFleur website is via their capsule collection page. So just for fun, if I were to put together my own personal capsule collection…it would be these pieces:
My Top M.M.LaFleur Plus-Size Picks
M.M.LaFleur has a really decent selection of plus sizes, too. Not everything I picked (above) has a plus-size equivalent, however, so I pulled together my own plus-size capsule wardrobe.
A huge thank you to M.M.LaFleur and Shopstyle for sponsoring this post! I love the mission of M.M.LaFleur, and was thrilled to be asked to share it with our little corner of the world. As always, all thoughts, opinions, and product choices are my own. And readers, thank you for your continuing support. It doesn’t go unnoticed, and is so very much appreciated!