WHAT TO WEAR FOR WORK NOW

Summer workwear wardrobe looking a bit lacklustre? Read on for the lowdown on what to wear to the office now the weather is warmer…

Fashion Editor Jane Keltner de Valle nails spring workwear
Fashion Editor Jane Keltner de Valle nails spring workwear.

Hurrah, it’s summer! So you’ve stocked up your off-duty wardrobe with Bardot tops, floral dresses and cropped trousers, but what about your 9-5 outfit arsenal? The arrival of sunny days and warmer temperatures can throw even the savviest dresser off-kilter when it comes to office-appropriate attire, which is where we come in. Meet the 5 hero pieces that will give your on-duty look a summer-ready refresh…

A chic shirtdress is the perfect spring workwear piece
A chic shirtdress is the perfect spring workwear piece.

1. THE SHIRTDRESS

A classic shirtdress is the epitome of ‘throw-on-and-go’, making it a summer work wardrobe must. Whether you go for bright coral or luxe ivory lace, our shirtdresses are smart enough for meetings and chic enough for after-work drinks.

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Update your go-to work shirts with a striped style this spring.
Update your go-to work shirts with a striped style this spring.

2. THE STRIPED SHIRT

Banker-inspired striped shirts are huge news this season. The star embroidery on ours adds interest to an otherwise simple workwear regular. For office-friendly fashion edge, roll up the sleeves, tuck it into a brightly coloured skirt and add your favourite court shoes.

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Going sleeve-free gives the classic LBD a spring overhaul
Going sleeve-free gives the classic LBD a spring overhaul for the office.

3. THE SPRING LBD

Rarely seen out of black between 9-5? Summer needn’t always call for bold shades – simply going sleeve-free will lighten up your look. Style it with a block-heeled sandal or our snake print wedges.

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Turn heads in the office in a statement red lace skirt.
Turn heads in the at work in a statement red lace skirt.

4. THE LACE SKIRT

A head-turning hero buy for now and next season thanks to autumn’s obsession with all things red. Guaranteed to get all the compliments, just add your go-to white shirt.

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Bring your tailoring into spring with a cropped cut and on-trend cobalt hue.
Bring your tailoring into spring with a cropped cut and on-trend cobalt hue.

5. THE BRIGHT CROPPED TROUSERS

Break free from the confines of full-length trousers with our cobalt blue crops. This season’s hot hue looks great with black, even better with clashing bright colours. Great for showing off some killer shoes too.

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