Friday, 21 April 2017

Work Wardrobe Staples

 In January I started a new job that doesn't have a work uniform which initially filled me with dread at the thought of having to daily choose my own outfits. Surprisingly though, it's been a breeze and there hasn't been one day which I have struggled to find something to wear! It's down to having some work wardrobe staples which I can work and turn to make plenty of different outfits.


The Print Trouser

My absolute faves are a gorgeous navy blue pair from Warehouse with squiggles on them. I picked them up in the January sales, not being entirely sure about them, but knowing I would need a work wardrobe soon. They are my ultimate staple; so comfortable but also looking smart for office wear. I'm yet to find a pair I love as much as these!

The High Neck Jumper

I love a high neck item of clothing, and a black high neck jumper is a staple for wearing with printed trousers. It's comfortable, warm but also perfect for the office as well. I don't have many skirts for work, but this is definitely something I could wear with a skirt for work too!

The Little Black Dress

My little black dress for work is a Zara t-shirt dress that my Mum picked up for me in the sale for a bargain £5.99. It's an appropriate length, and is definitely smart enough when you pair it with the right accessories. I've never been much of a jewellery person but since working in an office, I have been wearing them daily to jazz up a plainer outfit and make the same outfit look different!

The Patterned Dress

I really do love a good pattern; especially for work. I think that they are a great way to brighten up your clothes and can also look really smart too. I have picked up a couple of these dresses now, and they all make great additions to my work wardrobe, especially when I fancy wearing something a bit brighter.

What are your work wardrobe staples?

2 comments:

  1. I can't believe I forgot about your new job! I hope you're enjoying it and have gotten used to the non-uniform life.

    My work is quite casual and we can wear jeans etc but sometimes I like to dress up a bit. I tend to just wear black skinny jeans with a blouse or a dress. I LOVE patterned trousers, especially floral ones (Asda are great if you want patterned trousers!) xx

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    1. I'm loving it! That's still nice though and you have to choose everyday so I'm sure you have some "staples"! OOh, that's good thank you. I will have to have a look at them because whilst I love patterned trousers, I find it very hard to find ones that fit properly!! xxx

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