.Guest Post from Jenny MacLean | Office Fashion.

Work Wear Sussed

“Knowing what to wear to the office can be a daunting task at the best of times and one that often requires you to rise at an early hour to get ready. Sometimes, you probably feel like the office is something like a fashion runway which means dressing to impress is imperative, but with these tips you’re sure to be the star of the show.


From Day To Night

A hectic schedule often means socialising is something that occurs directly after work. This leaves little or no time for an outfit change.

Thankfully there are a few ways to spruce up an ensemble without having to alter it too much. Such tips involve updating your makeup with a brighter lip shade, swapping the flat ballet pumps for heels and leaving your cardigan behind in favour of a tailored jacket.

Investing in a larger tote bag is a good idea too as you’ll be able to carry a spare pair of shoes to and from work with ease.


Summer Style

Casual dresses are a wardrobe must-have and can be tailored to both day and night with the right accessories. Adding a belt will not only cinch you in the waist, it will also add structure to your day dress.

High heels or court shoes will work to lengthen legs and jewellery will add interest. Patterned styles require fewer accessories and this season’s prints have been seen on both dresses and trousers.

For a polished, on-trend office look, team a pair of statement trousers, such as the super chic Hobbs monochrome Victoria Trousers with a white sleeveless shirt and heels.


On-trend For 2013

After viewing this season’s catwalk styles, block colours are very much in. Adding a red, blue or fuchsia dress to your wardrobe will introduce an instant colour pop – perfect for the summer months.

The beauty of the humble dress is the fact it’s so easy to pull on and you spend little time debating over what tops to combine with which skirts. As we all know, decisions like this can sometimes take up far too much of our time!”

I hope that’s helped inspire you lovely office dwelling ladies! A big thank you to Jenny Maclean for some great tips and ideas!