‘New year, new you?’ Perhaps a little cliché, but why not spice up your work wear wardrobe for the New Year? The usual smart pencil skirt and blouse or the trousers and shirt is of course a classic go-to for work. But the in-between season that is Resort (2015) has shifted the classic work attire and has directed its attention to the seventies, moving us towards a trim silhouette that will wow your workplace with defined waists and lean tailoring.
For a one-piece outfit, Diane von Furstenberg is a no brainer. Go for the DVF renowned wrap dress, and you can bring a bit of sass and class to the office, and this season. DVF has provided plenty to select from. If you prefer a more contemporary look, add a belt on a fit, see Balmain’s collection where the pieces are cinched in with a belt.
Since 2012, suits have been popular on the runway and the high street (Zara being the most popular among them all. This season designers are concentrating on long, slim lines and defined waists, a new class of tailoring is introduced this season, whether it maybe the clean sharp suited look as seen at Antonio Berardi and Altuzarra. There are various styles to choose from, see Temperly London, Maiyet and Max Mara for suits in grey. Considering the 70s trend, look for belted jackets and immaculately-cut flared pants, as seen at the likes of Balmain, Derek Lam and Louis Vuitton
Replace your classic pencil skirt, with a pair of well-tailored culottes. Initial thought of culottes would be how to style them. Look no further than Adeam, Monique L’huillier or Vivienne Tam. A bit daring so if you really want to master the office look with a 70’s twist, go for the reliable pussy bow blouse, Alexander McQueen have some great choices. If skirts are more of your thing, add a little subtle sauciness to your pencil skirt with a slit, see Max Mara and Altuzarra for the ultimate pencil skirt.
So why not alter you work wardrobe to something chic and sophisticated with timeless 70’s pieces that will last you all year.