The corporate look rarely strays away from shirt and tie, a stiff blazer or suit jacket, and a black skirt or pants. Now, imagine if you have plans to, say, meet up with friends after work, your formal work attire might look a bit out of place, no?
But don’t worry: slipping in some cool touches and pieces into your work wardrobe isn’t that hard. And below, we have some of the best, most-proven tips...
Add a splash of bright colors to your office look. One particularly bold option: a red suit.
Obviously, yellow also works. A nice vest and pants combination (or vest and skirt) in yellow over your usual white shirt can look as smart or as casual as you need it to be.
A shift dress in black, grey, or bark blue plus a formal jacket is a great combination: It looks really formal and businesslike, and is also great (minus the jacket) for a quick, after-office trip to the mall on Friday night.
Speaking of casual-but-still-businesslike, here’s yet another colorful alternative you might want to try out: a suede dress in a cool but eye-catching color like peach. Oh, and to maintain the professional-look with this outfit, take it easy on the accessories. A small leather belt with a contrasting color (in other words: black) is all you need...
ferli / 123RF Stock Photo
estudiomatros / 123RF Stock Photo