It’s Time To Appreciate A Business Casual Capsule Wardrobe For The Warmer Days Ahead
Business Casual dress is less formal than Business Smart.
In many offices and work places today, a Business Casual style has become ‘the norm’.
Nevertheless, wearing Business Casual still needs to communicate professionalism and a businesslike appearance.
CWC style tip: The phrase Business Casual still starts with the word Business.
Indeed when it comes to comfort, you’ll find that once the temperature rises, natural fibres such as silk, cotton and linens come to the fore.
They take precedence and feel cooler, if not kinder, on the skin.
Linen is like marmite!
Yes this is the time of year when linen resurfaces.
It’s rather like marmite: you either love it or hate it.
I happen to love both!
Those of you living in warmer climes will no doubt appreciate the purity of linens, cottons and silks in comparison to synthetic fibres.
Those of us living in cooler climes often have some hesitation towards linen but typically have a choice of pure fabrics or can take advantage of some wonderful fabric blends.
Linen is frequently mixed with silk, cotton or viscose which makes it feel more drapey, look more sophisticated and is easier to wear (and indeed to iron. Ahem!)
7-Piece Business Casual Capsule Wardrobe
This easy Business Casual capsule wardrobe consists of 7 pieces plus accessories.
I’ve chosen Summer fabrics of linen, linen blends, silk and cotton mixes.
It’s Business Casual dressing with comfort and style.
I’ve chosen a colour palette of navy, grey and ivory with pops of energy from spot yellow ochre and a splash of silver grey.
9 Outfits To Choose From
Wear this navy floral silk dress Business Smart of Business Casual.
It will even take you into the weekend whether you’re going out or chilling at home.
Nothing says Summer faster than a cotton-blend striped dress.
Wear with the navy linen blazer for smarter days and if you like to cover your arms.
You can even turn it into a skirt by wearing the silk-cotton knit closed as a jumper.
Roll the sleeves up of the linen blazer over the linen trousers for a relaxed look.
Wear tops in keeping with Business Casual and natural fabrics with this ivory linen T and silver grey linen top.
Ring the changes with the accessories.
CWC style tip: You can easily stretch this capsule wardrobe by adding in another spot colour.
If you’re not sure about how to pull off Business Casual with style, just get in touch.
You don’t want others to read your Business Casual is Casual at best.
Or Haven’t-really-bothered’ at worst!