A corporate outfit does not necessitate boring black and white ensembles of daggy skirts and blouses.
The great thing about a corporate wardrobe is that it only requires only a few classic editions to create endless combinations that will make you look totally chic and sophisticated that will wow the office.
The key point is to invest in quality and classic garments that will stand the test of time as well as having the ability to be worn with different pieces. The color and patterns of the fabric also plays a role in defining the look.
Lastly, remember to choose patterns and cuts that will compliment your body shape without compromising on your personal style. This will ensure you maximize your investment as well as look ravishing chic.
Here is our LookBook inspiration:
Here are 5 staple items that should be in every corporate wardrobe:
1. Blouse/Button Down Top/Crisp shirt
A must have piece, that is also ultra versatile is a crisp white blouse button down shirt. This item goes with any pants, mid or long length skirt. This is a must have investment piece which not only is practical, versatile but also classically stylish.
2. Tailored, fitted jacket
A well fitted jacket is a hands down winner piece to not only make you look great but also feel great. It makes a flattering addition to any corporate ensemble of a skirt or pants. With the right prints and fabrics, you can take the jacket wear beyond the office and mix it up with denim jeans, experiment with different tops for a combination of chic looks.
3. Fitted bottoms/skirt
A great pair of tailored business pants or skirt will create a slimmer silhouette and enhance your shape fabulously. It is a good idea to invest in a good pair of fitted black pants and skirt that will enhance your figure, one that is comfortable and in some cases, can be taken to other occasions beyond the office. A pencil skirt is one of the most flattering and chic styles that not only channels corporate chic but it can also be sexy chic by night. So you can leverage the versatility of the pencil skirt by mixing and matching your top to your desired look by day to night.
4. Point toe shoes/pumps
While keeping your clothing attire conservative, switching up your shoes is a great way to add an edge and switch up your look.
The black point toe pumps is a classic for a crispy, corporate look but there are so many variations of the classic pumps so why not switch it up and add an extra pizzazz to your outfit?
CAMILLA | Pointed Toe Suede Slingback Heels $54.95
GRACE | Pointed Toe Black & Clear Side Pumps $59.95
NICOLE | Studded Patent Point Toe Pumps $59.95
Experiment with different accessories such as a bold necklace and bangles to liven your outfit up.
What are your thoughts? Do you have a specific office look? Do let us know! 🙂