We all know shopping can be both fun yet also daunting. Just as you're about to walk in your favorite shop, you come to a sudden realization: how else can I spice up my usual workwear uniform? When did looking professional mean having to pull off the same look every day? Work shouldn’t have to stop you from looking like a drab. And you’re right, it shouldn’t.
Need the inspiration to build your new and improved nine-to-six closet? You’ve come to the right place. Here are fourteen pieces that will revive the style icon in you!
The classic stripe never goes out of style and will always look good on anyone. It is the most versatile of patterns, which means you can wear them with almost everything! Replace your usual basic shirts with striped ones or layer on a striped blazer, and you’re good to go!
We’ve seen old fashion trends come back in style, and among these are houndstooth and corduroy. Not only are they vintage, but they're also sturdy and soft, giving it a relaxed and structured fit. Now you can even skip out on the ironing!
If you're going for a more preppy and vintage outfit, then checked pieces are the way to go! They are a huge statement piece by themselves, so all you need to do is pair it with a simple top or bottom for that perfect smart-casual look.
Basics are great and all, but sometimes you just have to change things up a bit. An easy and fun way to add a bit of individuality to your usual look is to wear shirts with subtle prints.
Get out of your comfort zone and don't shy away from color! Start choosing pieces that mix complementary bright and dark colors. Our tip: wear these colorful pieces over a simple black top or bottom to give it a classy finish.
Get in on the athleisure trend minus the jogging pants! Pick easy-to-wear pull-up trousers to go with your solid tees, or replace your stiff blazers with these color block parkas as a lightweight alternative to keeping warm in the cold office.