Casual or Dressy? Find Your Perfect Look at Kohl’s!

Which is your preferred style, casual or dressy? Most of the time, I’m in casual clothing. However, there are times when casual styles just won’t work, so I also keep several dressy outfits on hand. Today, I’m styling two looks and showing you how to find your perfect look at Kohl’s.

You might be wondering if you can be dressy and casual at the same time, and the answer is YES! You can take a casual outfit and elevate the look by adding a few key pieces as I have in this outfit.

Find Your Perfect Look at Kohl’s – Elevated Casual

I’m sure all of us have a pair of jeans and a tank top in our closets. Those pieces are the basis of today’s elevated casual look. The items you choose to add to the look will determine the overall vibe of the outfit.

I want my outfits to look elevated, but I also want to be comfortable. Adding this Camel Sweater Blazer elevates the look of the outfit, and the sweater material allows me to move about the day in comfort. Neutrals, like camel, can be worn with almost anything, and allows you to update lots of outfits. This sweater blazer is also available in black and navy. I’m wearing a medium, and it fits perfectly.

Straight-leg jeans are a classic style that you can wear for years. These are a great medium color and will look great with any top. To keep this outfit elevated, I added pointy-toe Slingback Pumps in camel and black. These help to elongate your legs and will also look great with pants and dresses. I also added this black Vegan Leather Triple Compartment Satchel, and this is one of the nicest vegan leather bags I’ve ever purchased. It looks and feels great, and the size is perfect for all your essentials.

Find Your Perfect Look at Kohl’s – Dressy but Comfy

Dressy outfits are a must in everyone’s closet. If you are in a work environment that calls for a professional style, or if you have a meeting that calls for a dressier look, this outfit is perfect for you.

The basic pieces for this outfit are a gorgeous Raglan Blouson Top that can be worn alone or as a layering piece and a pair of comfy Stretch Pull-On Straight-Leg Pants.

The Raglan Blouson Top is so pretty, and I love the textured material, which adds a lot of visual interest. The blouse has sheer sleeves with elastic so you can create a blouson look. It hits me at hip level and can be worn tucked or untucked. This blouse is also available in other colors and in a couple of prints.

Adding the black and white check Boucle Blazer is what makes the outfit dressy looking. You could wear this blazer with almost any color, and it also would look great with jeans. Switching out the camel sweater blazer in the first outfit for this Boucle blazer would work also, and give you the same elevated casual look.

The key to a great outfit is to make sure it is also comfortable. If you look great but are uncomfortable, then the outfit needs tweaking. These Stretch Pull-On Straight-Leg Pants not only look fabulous, but they are also comfy for wearing all day long. Because I wanted a comfortable/dressy look, I added a pair of Black Wedge Heels. They look dressy, and a wedge heel is the most comfortable heel you can wear.

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  1. Kathleen Ognibene says:

    Oh, I am jumping on that camel sweater blazer! Thanks for featuring it. It will be so nice with white jeans this spring.

    1. I’m glad you like it. It is a great neutral color.

  2. You have helped me get dressed so much, appreciate everything. Need to order the camel sweater blazer.

  3. Janice Nagle says:

    Nice outfits from Kohls. I like the quality as well.

  4. Diane southard says:

    my husband’s favorite ice cream is buttered pecan also and my dad used to eat ice cream with cereal for breakfast, lol

  5. sue ann koren says:

    Never would guess the blazer is from Kohls!

  6. sue koren says:

    THe blazer is really sharp looking

  7. Susan Weston says:

    I love the sweater blazer! Really cute!

  8. The boucle blazer really elevates the different looks!

  9. Connie Nunn says:

    Nice looking outfits.

  10. I absolutely love this post! I always want to elevate my look, but I need comfort! As I get up there in years, it has become much more important for me! Thank you for sharing!

  11. I really need to go in kohls more. Cute stuff!!

  12. I haven’t shopped at Kohls regularly but I love everything you showed us. That sweater blazer is wonderful. Love love everything

  13. Janice Gleisner says:

    These outfits are right up my alley I will be making a visit to Kohls, especially for that boucle blazer and pants set!

  14. I need to make a trip to Kohls, looks like they have a nice selection. Thanks for sharing the best.

  15. Again nice dressy options

  16. Janet Rector Bryant says:

    Nice selections. I can tell you spent a lot of time selecting these items and putting them together. Thank you for making shopping easier for the working women.

  17. I enjoy seeing how you style things. I see so many cute clothes but I’ve always struggled with knowing how to put them together. So, thank you! Kohls is one of my go to stores. 🙂 Have you ever heard of Maurices? I’d love to see how you’d style some of their clothes!

    1. I have. I used to buy jeans there, but it has been a long time since I shopped there.

      1. Appreciate your reply! 🙂

  18. I like both outfits, you look great.

  19. Phyllis Martin says:

    Spring signs are everywhere but watch out March is unpredictable so don’t pack away your coats.

  20. Love these…so much so that I ordered the sweater blazer, tank, and shoes…plus a couple other things from Kohls. Thanks for the fun outfit inspo!

  21. Pam Bowling says:

    I love all of the looks. That is how I like to dress. You look great in each option.

  22. I really love all the clothes you modeled from Kohls, especially love the straight pull on pants that look dressy but you say are so comfy. Unfortunately my local Kohls doesn’t have the pants in stock and I am between sizes.

  23. Great memories with your dad!

  24. Donna Rodman says:

    Really nice blouse. Thanks for keeping me in the know.!!

  25. Lynda Brown says:

    I always go elevated casual for doctor and dentist appointments. My dear mother would go full out dressy. Suit and pearls up to age 88. Lol! For her last 7 years, my sister and I talked her into nice jogging outfits. I miss her.
    Love the camel blazer outfit! Sweet pic of your handsome Dad.

  26. Jane Martin says:

    I like the Kohl’s outfits especially the boucle jacket. I have always loved boucle. I had a dark red wrap winter coat once in boucle that looked very stylish.
    I’ll check these items out at Kohl’s.

  27. Love the camel blazer. Kohl’s is one of my favorite stores.

  28. I like the look with the camel sweater blazer. The shoes you pair with it look great, but I tend to be even more casual than that, and usually wear shoes I can comfortably walk in for a long time. Any suggestions? Thanks!

    1. Jean, shoes are hard since everyone has different needs. You have to try on a lot of different ones before you find out what works best for you.

  29. I really like the camel sweater blazer. The entire outfit is so elegant looking with such simple pieces. I also liked the light green cardigan in you color mint blog.

  30. Jenniffer Groski says:

    I can picture the scene with you and your dad-so precious!! Really like the elevated casual look.

  31. Louise Logan says:

    Love that Blouson sleeve blouse!!

  32. I really like the camel sweater blazer. I put it in my shopping bag! The entire outfit is very elegant looking and you look great in it. I also liked the light green cardigan from your color green post.

  33. Lori Gorenflo says:

    Kohl’s is one of my go to stores. Love the camel sweater blazer. Definitely going to have to get one of those.

  34. Tania, you crack me up! I’ve always said that to my grandson. He was born funny. One day when he was about two, I said that to him. And he responded,
    “Like an egg, Kitty?” So now you can’t say one comment without the other. At least you are entertaining Joe😂
    I’m going to Kohl’s tomorrow. I love the shoes.

  35. Laura Garrett says:

    Love all the blazer looks today. Happy Friday!

  36. Aaaaw, your Dad is a cutie— what a great smile! (My Dad had a similar comb-over…hey, it was the style 😁) Thanks for sharing!! 💗

  37. I loved the sweater blazer so much I clicked the link and added to cart before reading the rest of the post. I want all three colors! :'(

  38. Very cute outfits. I love the camel sweater blazer. Reminds me of my camel sweater blazer from JCrew factory. My blazer is longer though. I’m going to check out the black toe slingbacks.

  39. Linda Shearer says:

    I love these outfits. I love the pants I have 3 pairs. Will have to add the boulce blouse and jacket to my pants!

  40. Ginger hiller says:

    You look very nice in both of these great and versatile outfits. It looks like I need to use my Kohls app!

  41. Love your style and all your fashion finds

  42. I love seeing how to elevate a casual look. Like a lot of women, I seem to have to wardrobe extremes. Workout clothes and business attire- no in-between. Thanks for the tips!

  43. Patti Jewell says:

    I love everything about the first outfit; camel blazer, black top, jeans, and shoes. I really enjoy the personal stories in your blog. Your spunky, fun personality shines and is very heartfelt and interesting. I don’t comment often, but I do look forward to your daily blog. I always check out the styles and links. Keep doing what you’re doing! Thanks, Patti

    1. Aww, thanks, Patti! You have no idea how much I loved this comment. 🥰

  44. All of these styles are perfect. I am ordering a pair of those pants from Kohls!

    1. I hope you like them. I thought they fit great.

  45. Paulette Weed says:

    Love the blouse!

  46. Paulette Weed says:

    These items are just my style. I’ll be heading over to Kohl’s this weekend. I hope they look as good on me as they do on you!

  47. I just love Kohl’s !!

  48. Kohl’s is not somewhere I usually shop. I find that when I go into the store, it just doesn’t look as good as in posts. Maybe I will try again. Love the dressy blouses.

  49. You can’t beat Kohls for affordable work wear!

  50. Kim Linnstaedter says:

    Love these looks! Thank you

  51. Your cute story this morning validates your fun personality!!
    I am loving the first outfit with the camel blazer. It looks comfortable yet classy.

  52. Love these styles! I wear a lot of jeans, always looking for ideas to dress them up. Thank you!

  53. I own the Kohl’s camel sweater blazer and love it. I may have to purchase the Draper James cropped blazer as well. Both of these outfits are very sliming on you.

    Happy healing to Joe.

  54. So so pretty, love many of these looks! Keep them coming, tired of winter! Ha!

    1. I’m tired of winter too, and these spring styles are helping alot.

  55. Lovely, just my style!

  56. I absolutely love a dressier look! This is my style! Thank you for another great post! God Bless you still praying for Joe and your brother

  57. Susan Mckenzie says:

    Nice selections!! And, especially great choices for early Spring!!!