The crossover between work and weekend wear can be confusing to master, but the main rule of thumb? Stick with classic pieces that work equally well at the desk or waiting in line for a cocktail. At a recent Topshop event in Los Angeles, Mandy Moore wore the kind of slick outfit that's easy to copy — and if you want to get superspecific, you can score all of her clothes online right now!
The singer paired a lilac sweater with a black leather-looking pencil skirt, putting a modern spin on pieces your grandmother would still recognize (an easy rule of thumb for pulling together professional outfits). As with most looks, Mandy had a final fashion touch thanks to a killer accessory. She picked a pair of black and white booties from the high-street retailer that were formal-feeling thanks to a pointed toe and kitten heel. The low height keeps the shoes comfy for a long day of trekking around meetings (or, alternately, a long night). Like the look? See our shopping suggestions below, including the same pieces Mandy's wearing.