Finding a classic, simple and yet elegant style of clothing for your work wardrobe is a fine art. With a few essential items, any wardrobe can be altered to suit your itinerary and your clothing needs.
The Pencil Skirt
The pencil skirt is a straight skirt, where the hem meets either above or just below the knee. It can be extremely flattering when matched with a crisp shirt and waist length jacket. The pencil skirt is highly versatile. If you need to dress it down, you can do so by switching the shirt for a jumper. Alternatively, you can switch heels for boots, depending on the weather. The pencil skirt is of the most flattering items your wardrobe can possess.
The Shift Dress
The shift dress comes in many styles and colors. If you manage to coordinate the color of your dress with a well fitted jacket and cardigan then you will have lots of interchangeable looks for day or night wear. The ability to add a scarf can add a nice touch and also a splash of color.
The White Shirt
There is something very professional looking about a crisp white shirt. Of course, many colors are available and you will probably have a variation of many in your wardrobe. However, none of them will be as versatile as the white shirt. It can be worn under a shift dress, with a pencil skirt, with trousers, under a tank top or with a cardigan. If ironed to perfection, this item will go with pretty much everything you own. The white shirt is often underestimated in its simplicity, yet is probably the most used item in your wardrobe. White shirts can be found almost everywhere on the high street, however for a range of ladies shirts of guaranteed quality, visit Crew Clothing or Reiss.
The jacket is the complimentary item of an outfit. Designed to keep you warm and looking professional it, if selected right, can be fully functional for both. With many types of jacket available to buy you will be spoilt for choice. The waist length jacket will flatter the curves of the waist allowing you freedom to move. The waist length jacket is fully adaptable and should match any pencil skirt and shift dress of similar color. No wardrobe is complete without an office jacket of some description. Retailers such as Topshop and Jack Wills offer a variety of jackets.
The cardigan has a multi-purpose office use. On the one hand, it keeps you warm. On the other hand, if selected right, your cardigan can truly compliment your overall look. It can enable you to dress up or down, depending on the style and color that you choose. Many women have a selection of cardigans in their wardrobe of differing hues to match all of their outfits.
The working woman’s wardrobe is a delicate operation to assemble. It is finding the right combination between comfort ability and professionalism. Just a few essential clothing items, varied with a scarf or piece of jewelry, can transform your look to adapt from office wear to night wear in just a few short minutes!