2017 begins with new plans and opportunities for your career. Give yourself a fresh outlook on work and be ready for any occasion with corporate looks that are stylish and flattering.
We share our top picks for work attire that will take you from desk to dinner with ease and seriously strengthen your wardrobe when it comes to going back to work this year.
A good pair of black pants cannot be underestimated. When you find a pair that is tailored to fit, do not let them go. Teamed with a simple shirt and a pair of pumps, you’re ready to meet the board then head for drinks with your girlfriends. Similarly, a tailored suit jacket is a must have for every woman. Leave on your chair in the event of an unexpected meeting or a last minute social occasion.
Carla Zampatti Black Crepe Slim Leg Pant – $439
Carla Zampatti Black Crepe Camille Jacket – $869
Modern and fresh, a block colour or print midi-length dress is a good way to boost the black in your work wear wardrobe. Versatile enough to team with a jacket and pumps, this style will keep you looking feminine and current but will stay in style year after year.
CUE Stripe Crepe Swing Dress, now $209.30
A quality blouse will never go out of style. Perfect with skirts, pants and under jackets and capes, invest in blouses with a soft, breathable fabric that won’t require rigorous steaming. Once it comes to clocking off, trade your work skirt or pants for jeans, undo the top button or readjust the bow on the way out the door for Friday afternoon drinks with the team.
Veronika Maine Stretch Crepe Wrap Hem Blouse, now $99.50
Cue Rosewood Satin Top – $169
A printed shirt dress is the perfect way to boost your working wardrobe without too much effort. A subtle print is ideal for the office and perfect for any after work catch ups you have planned. Team with statement jewellery and pumps and you’re ready for AM to PM.
Morrison Sia Shirt Dress $499
Culottes paired with an asymmetrical top and heels gives your work attire edge. Be comfortable and stylish from 9 to 5 with these flattering wide leg cut style culottes and step out after hours with a silk top and lipstick for any engagement.
Country Road Print Side Pleat Culotte $179
Lastly, the work wear staple. Keep a pair of nude pumps under your desk for emergency meetings, impromptu social occasions and out of the blue dates. Guaranteed to match every outfit, they will see you through most situations. For Summer, make sure you have a pair of comfortable staple sandals to pair with a flowy dress.
Nine West Martina Pumps – $149.95
Saba Lana Heels, now $183.20