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There’s no better time than now to declutter your wardrobe and make way for a wardrobe that will set you apart in the office this year. It’s out with the old and in with the new this season.
Your new season wardrobe should inspire you to tackle the year ahead head like a boss.
Here are our three key must-haves to take your Monday to Friday workwear up a notch.
BLAZE INTO A NEW WARDROBE
Yes, it’s summer, but a lightweight blazer can bring your work look from zero to hero in an instant second. You’ll be hard pressed to find another wardrobe item that looks and feels more professional and sophisticated than a blazer.
Our tip? It’s all about the fit. Find a jacket that works with your neckline and body shape to create a silhouette that makes you feel confident and comfortable.
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
While the days of the uniform black suit and white shirt will never fade, a spectrum of colour in the work place is here to stay.
A monochromatic look exudes a bold confidence in the office that not only commands attention but speaks volumes of your personality.
The trick to keeping bright hues work appropriate is to focus on elegant cuts – such as a high neckline, midi-length or peplum.
Pare it back with some black leather heels and a hand bag and don’t be afraid to test the waters with new palettes. Summer is the perfect time to experiment and be creative with your wardrobe.
SILK INTO SUMMER IN STYLE
Lastly, your best friend for summer workwear is a silk shirt. Lightweight, breathable and oh so smooth, this fabric will be your go-to in the heat.
Perfect paired with neutral bottoms, this is your chance to inject some pastels in your work wardrobe. To maintain your professional edge, our tip is to choose a shirt with exaggerated lapels.
Bonus? You can also sport this staple on the weekend for a relaxed chic look. We suggest pairing it with blue jeans, mules and some statement sunnies.