How to Dress Like a CEO

Last week, I had the chance to meet McDonalds CEO Jan Fields. I knew she was awesome from the moment she walked in the room and grabbed my friend Loralee's gorgeous red tote!

(Loralee, incidentally, found that tote at a Utah boutique for just $70. LUCKY.)

Anyway, the bag matched Jan's fabulous red patent shoes. Jan was joined by two other top executives from McDonald's (both female) and one of them also was wearing red patent heels, which leads me to the conclusion that ...


It really is a great way to spice up a boring business suit. Here are some heels that'll give you CEO style, even if you're working with a temp's budget!






For the money, it's hard to beat this Chinese Laundry Milage Patent Pump (DSW, $29.94). Added bonus with this buy: Red is one of the hottest colors of fall/winter 2010, so you're good with these for the next year!


red pumpsThese Calvin Klein Kinsey Patent Leather Open-toe Pumps (Lord and Taylor, $99) are so classy, I can't stand it.


Red HeelsDigging Ms. Fields' platform look? Try these BCBGeneration 'Tinas' Platform Pumps (Nordstrom, $89.90). You'll look haute, baby!

What do you think of Jan Fields' red shoes (not to mention her 'power red' lipstick)? Would you wear them in the workplace?


Images (top to bottom): SuburbanTurmoil/Flickr; DSW; Lord & Taylor

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