"It’s a stylish layering piece that completes most every outfit."
"Dresses are my go-to outfit choice—especially ones with colorful patterns and prints!"
"Tights look great and get me through cold months in NYC."
"I don’t wear a ton of make up, but a touch of bright pink lipstick is an everyday essential for me!"
"White tops are one of the most versatile items in your closet."
"I love the cropped look in bold and bright colors."
"Our office is always buzzing with new ideas. I keep a notebook handy at all times to write down everything!"
"Another way to showcase your personal style at work (while sticking to a budget) is with your favorite nail polish. Ballet Slippers is a go-to!"
"Nude pumps are perfect for the office, since they go with almost everything. Just make sure they're comfortable!"
StyleList guest editor Alexa von Tobel decided to start LearnVest in 2006 while a student at Harvard Business School. Alexa wanted to make personal finance easy to understand and attainable for men and women. This meant dropping out of Harvard to focus on her business and in turn, she embarked on an incredible journey. Fast forward eight years, and LearnVest is a digital leader in financial planning while Alexa continues to push herself and her business forward.
While success took hard work and determination, Alexa knew that looking the part was an integral part of her business. This meant finding key pieces in her wardrobe that reflected her ambitious startup mentality.
Click through the gallery above to see Alexa's picks for the perfect startup style essentials.