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Workwear Essentials

Have you always aspired to be the most chic lady in the office? Now is your chance. September is all about moving into a different season. Shift your mind-set away from the summer holiday vibes, into a more serious, work orientated mood. This is the perfect time to update your workwear.

Let’s start with the BASICS

We all need a ‘wear with anything’ basic top. This season we’ve injected a touch of femininity to our tops to ensure the basic still has an edge. A flute sleeve with a ruffle finish or double layer for a flattering fit are perfect to wear with trousers, skirts or jeans.

Gone are the days of formal workwear. Whilst we still want to maintain a certain elegance at work, now anything goes. Fluid lines and natural fabrics makes this seasons edit easy to wear from day time elegance to night time sophistication.

Top of The TOPS

This season go for a knit in a bold vibrant colour to brighten up the darker winter months to come. Puff sleeves and the high neck line makes this season’s jumper an on-trend style statement. Feeling the love? The jumper of the season, emblazoned with LOVE in golden yellow and jet black, a wide roll neck and sleeve puts style in line with comfort. Ensure your desk to dinner outfit hits all the right notes.

Attention grabbing sleeves are stealing all the spotlight. So, to make sure that you’re not left in the dark, we’ve upped the ante on the classic cotton shirt. Puffed at the shoulder with a wide cuff, this will be a go-to wardrobe staple to see you through the season and safeguard your position at the top of the boardroom table.

The Trusted TROUSER

Super soft suede, high waist, gathered, belted, wide leg, button detail and the classic slim fit, means is something for everyone. Combining the return of corduroy with a contemporary gathered high waist and flared finish is testimony to the cutting edge direction this season is heading. Paired with the matching corduroy jacket, this suit will empower the most reserved.

Well-dressed DRESSES

Autumnal florals, checks, python, corduroy…take your pick. Floating, flowing midis or straight fit knee length dresses, so long as the fit is Italian tailored you can’t go wrong. The mandarin collar corduroy A-line dress is serious enough to wear to work but cool enough when worn with trainers or flats for weekend wear. The classic, heavy fabricated pocket black midi is ideal for a day-to-night look. Finished in leather, added with metal details on the front pockets, this is our go-to dress for every occasion. Finally, for a game changer the pinstripe is perfect. The sleeveless dress paired with a bright knit and matching jacket will set the bar at record heights.

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