Return To Work And Flex Your Personal Style.
Yes, it’s that’s back-to-school feeling as September rolls in.
And it’s exactly the right time to renew your image, rebrand yourself and return to work flexing your style to re-present the multi-faceted woman you are.
Perhaps it’s even more important because so many of us have not been in the office for months, let alone absent for a mere 2-week Summer holiday to recharge the batteries.
Think back to all those weeks in lockdown when you adopted a weekend casual style for everyday.
And then throughout the Summer, you’ve probably mostly worn sneakers, sandals or no shoes at all!
Now heading back to the office, it feels somewhat daunting, doesn’t it?
A capsule wardrobe is the perfect solution for any wardrobe.
From an edited selection of garments, a variety of looks and outfits can easily be combined.
With post-lockdown and a return to work, a capsule wardrobe is still the perfect solution.
Not least because it will save you time planning outfits to suit your diary.
It’s sustainable fashion. And it ensures you look effortlessly turned out.
Are You Ready To Flex Your Personal Style?
Some of my clients have admitted to me that they don’t like being too casual, even when working from home.
Wearing more business-style clothing enabled them to be more business focused.
Equally they prefer to wear a light make-up, in order to be ready for any unscheduled Zoom call or sudden request to come into the office at short notice.
There’s something about being ‘dressed for work’ and wanting to feel more business-oriented whether working from home, going into the office a couple of times a week or returning full time.
There’s No Time Like Now To Flex Your Wardrobe
Instead of having Work clothes and Off-duty clothes with perhaps a few pieces that stretch both ends of the spectrum, build a flexi wardrobe that lets you flex your personal style whatever day of the week.
9-Piece Capsule Wardrobe: Flex Your Personal Style
I’ve chosen 9 pieces with minimal accessories.
With different combinations of the pieces, you’ll have some 16 outfits taking you from Business Smart to Business Casual and onto the Weekend and Socialising.
These pieces come from the High Street and higher labels, giving you the quality and comfort to flex your personal style from day to night.
You can find out where to buy these pieces lower down.
Find a dress that allows you to flex your personal style.
You’ll want a dress that takes you from Business Smart with a jacket, to chic without a jacket and low-key with a knit.
CWC style tip: invest in a pair of knee length leather or suede boots for colder days ahead.
Wear A Seasonal Skirt For The Office Or Home-Working.
Flex your personal style: business smart with a jacket, business casual with a silk satin blouse and at home with a relaxed blouse and knit.
Trousers To Take You From The Office To Off-Duty
Keep your look smart with a jacket.
For off-duty, up the ante with satin trousers and a silk satin top. The sheen makes your look special.
Adding a knit adds more textural interest. As does a pair of leather ankle boots as shown.
Flex Your Personal Style With Your Own Capsule Wardrobe
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Dress, Dries van Noten
Suede trimmed cashmere blazer, Purdey
Tobacco silk satin sleeveless top, Max Mara
Floral print viscose blouse, Samsoe Samsoe
Floral silk satin blouse, Dries van Noten
Petrol wool fit to flare skirt, Joseph
Camel cropped trousers, Joseph
High rise silk satin trousers, Dries van Noten
Cream cotton blend short cardigan
Plum crystal shoes, Jimmy Choo
Caramel shoulder bag, Coccinelle
Square heel ankle boots, Joseph
Dijon cone heel leather ankle boots, Joseph
Rose houndstooth cashmere scarf, Brora