How to make a shorts suit look cool, courtesy of Lauren Conrad

Sep 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET
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Remember when Lauren Conrad wore this adorable shorts suit earlier this year? She has come a long way from her Laguna Beach days and has evolved into quite the style trendsetter.

Why we're obsessed

Whether she's rocking girly street style or sophisticated event attire, Lauren Conrad never disappoints us. Here, she looks polished and summery in a shorts suit and orange top that has us rethinking our go-to work outfits.

Lauren Conrad shorts suit

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How to style the look

If you're rocking this look at the office, proportion is key. In other words, make sure your shorts aren't too short, ladies. A colorful top, some neutral sandals and a cute blowout are enough to get you some major style cred from your boss.

Get the look: Lauren Conrad

  1. BCBGMAXAZRIA Abree Open Front Blazer (, $125)
  2. Tommy Hilfiger Chino Shorts in Shore Khaki (Macy's, $40)
  3. Susan Graver Essentials Scoop Neck Smoothing Tank in Orange (, $36)
  4. Yosi Samra Cambelle Flat Sandal in Biscotti/White (Nordstrom, $130) 
  5. J. Jill White Sands Stone Drop Earrings (J. Jill, $39) 
  6. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face & Body Stick SPF 70 (Walgreens, $8) 

More get the look

Kate Hudson's cute leather skirt
Ashley Greene's gym style
Lucy Hale's adorable romper