Work after the summer can be demotivating and stressful as your heart and head are still in summer mode. For some September is the beginning of a new year, it helps us reflect on the past year and gives us the opportunity to improve. As summer 2016 ends, we refresh our brains from the hectic year and prepare for another cold winter. Here is guide for those of you who are having holiday blues and stuck in a wardrobe full of clothes with nothing to wear for work this autumn.
Over the knee boots
Over the knee boots are a must have in the winter and are always a great statement piece in every collection. Zara’s newest autumn/winter collections uses classy over the knee boots in dark brown leather and will give you the professional yet classic elegant work style necessary for any career.
Every working girl needs a blouse, it’s a must have when it comes to the working environment – after all presentation is everything. Mango’s new work wear line includes their classic flowy blouse, which comes in white, pink and black. Combine with slim jeans and a trench coat for casual Fridays at the office.
After a refreshing vacation, it’s essential for every girl to have a new bag. Remember that you always have to have a reasonable sized bag for work; you need to be prepared for the long hours. Whistles’ new collection embraces the art of the tote bags with a mixture of vibrant colors in variety of leathers, perfect to lift any dull working outfit into a fabulous one.
Cigarette trousers are usually the first item of clothing women associate with work wear. Sometimes work trousers can feel dull and boring, however, you can turn the dull black trousers you’ve been dreading this summer into a sexy, sophisticated outfit! ASOS’s work wear collection includes a pair of cigarette trousers in burgundy perfect for this seasons dark color pallet.
Little Black Dress
The little black dress is a timeless classic that has been around for decades and has helped women to feel confident and professional in the work environment. This season’s twist on the little black dress mixes A-line styles with Jacquard prints in black; this refined style can be found in Zara’s newest collection. Match with this season’s red leather ankle boots and oversized biker coats to create an outstanding outfit perfect for any work event this autumn.
Words: Lucia Burns