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Alison Brie Shows Us How to Dress for Work in the Summer

Alison Brie from Mad Men looks chic for summer in a black and white print pencil skirt.
Alison Brie showed off her summer style in NYC as she was seen leaving an apartment building in a black sleeveless top, black and white patterned skirt, and purple suede pumps.

When temperatures soar, I think this is the perfect outfit formula for the office.

Also, I just realized that every celebrity look this week has featured a black and white color palette! First, we had Sarah Hyland in a gingham dress and moto jacket, then Kylie Jenner in striped pants and white sneakers, and now 'Mad Men' star Alison Brie in a print pencil skirt and sleeveless black top.

Black and white is always a good choice, and while I usually associate it with the fall and winter seasons, it's just as easy to wear in the summer. You can always add a pop of color like Alison has done here with her shoes, or mix things up with a colorful top or bag.

To get this look for less, I recommend spending a bit more than usual for some pieces I found at Ann Taylor - they're all on sale, making these worthwhile purchases you'll wear next season, too!

MORE: See how Reese Witherspoon styles her print pencil skirt for summer.

Alison Brie from Mad Men looks chic for summer in a black and white print pencil skirt.

Shop the Look for Less:

SKIRT: Ann Taylor Pencil Skirt
TOP: Ann Taylor Cotton Sateen Shell
SHOES: Cole Haan 'Eliza' Pump (half off!)
BAG: Zara Chain Bag
EARRINGS: Tory Burch Logo Studs

Alison Brie Photo Credit: Teach / Moryc Welt / BACKGRID

Links of the Day:

For a limited time, all full-price dresses are just $75 at Ann Taylor. Use code DRESS75. This is where I found a dress for my last summer wedding, so pretty and flattering. They're my new go-to when I need something nice!

College Fashion rounds up some fun Fourth of July finds. Yes, it's almost here!