When it comes to fashion, it’s a proven fact that certain staples are always going to stick around. Love’em or hate’em, they are the ones that add that element of surprise for your style and wardrobe. Fair warning though, try not to be too overdramatic with these formal dos as they can even spoil your look. Trust our instincts and own them before its too late!
1. Striped shirt
When it comes to boardroom meetings or outings with your colleagues, an outfit that’s stylish yet on point is a must. Wearing a striped shirt will do that deed for you. Vouch for it and notice your office wear upgrade its tune every now and then. Incorporate this collared striped shirt with a blazer and cropped pants. Wear stilettos and small stud earrings to go with it.
2. Midi skirt
A wrap top is infused with modern yet elegant charm. That said, a midi skirt with a wrap top should be your ideal staple and also go-to for your formal flair. Make this power pair work from desk to dinner. Wear your high heels. Do minimal pink. Stick to light hue colour palette and not very dark and bright colours.
3. Cropped pants
Cropped pants are a true game changer. Their unique injection for a formal-ness can take your outfit to new heights. These pants will continue adding their versatility in 2018 as well. All the fashion fanatics, don’t miss out on this capsule staple. Choose to wear them with your printed shirts and lace-up heels. Tie a bun and add bright red lip shade with it.
4. Nude pumps
Nude pumps seem to have taken a full-time refuge for our workwear closet. They might be overused, over consumed but indulging in different shapes and heel size is a real fail-safe way to complete your repertoire. Let this beloved trend inspire you for the upcoming season. Club them with your high neck top and pleated pants. Maintain the harmony of your formal outfit with a tote bag.
5. Structured bag
There are ways to add those final touches to any outfit. That can be done with bags or accessories. For a more fashion statement, even while you are at work, stick to structured bags. Let it flatter your blazers, shirts and your basic black trousers as well. Fall out of the rut and see your style raise the bar
6. Pearl necklace
Make no mistake with this jewellery piece that has some elegance attached to it. FYI, the best way to make them stand out is to appear unkempt. It’s time you step up your office OOTD game by choosing this timeless piece. Get ahead of the style curve by wearing it with your lace or casual tops at work.
Yes, we know how much you love your royal blue or greyish blazers. It’s time to put them aside in this year for good. We say you try out colours in bold and brighter hues. If you are fortunate enough, this trend won’t be frowned upon at your workplace. If it does, you can always experiment with your top silhouettes and type of heels.
Now, go ahead and mix match these silhouettes in your ensemble. Be a fashionista at your workplace, inspire others and steer clear of the normcore.