Dressing for the office and translating your outfit to an evening appropriate look may pose to be a conundrum, but it needn’t be with a little bit of forward planning. Choosing versatile pieces that can be dressed up or down, and making good friends with the right accessories, are the easiest ways to help transition your look for after-work drinks or a party.
Dresses are an effortless option for a day in the office and a great canvas to work around. By day, you may opt to pair this gorgeous Kate Sylvester dress with a pair of closed toe pumps as pictured, come night; simply swap your footwear out for a statement strappy style like these gorgeous heels by Kathryn Wilson and it will instantly add a glamorous touch to your look. A little black dress is considered a great staple for all wardrobes and this number from Farmers is fetching with its asymmetric neckline. Consider adding a cropped jacket, a belt like this studded design from Moochi, or a pair of statement earrings such as this amazing pair by Zoe and Morgan for a whole new dimension to your outfit.
From Beginning to End Lariat $199 from Silk & Steel (left), Volare Camisole $139 from Ruby (centre), Taco Clutch $180 from Georgia Jay (right).
Top and skirt combinations are popular office wear and again really versatile in the aspect of layering and being able to spruce up. This Ingrid Starnes outfit is so lovely and elegant, for an evening soiree; consider a jazzier heel, a statement necklace such as this chain design by Silk & Steele or statement earrings-one or the other though, never both! The outfit on the right by Liam is a really great modern work outfit with the fit of the blouse and the drape of the sleeve, to make it evening appropriate you could change into this sweet blush pink camisole by Ruby and carry your essentials in this charming wristlet clutch by Georgia Jay.
With a shirt and pant combination such as this outfit from Max, you could consider rolling the shirt sleeves up or swapping out the shirt entirely for an off shoulder blouse like this stylish maroon top also from Max. The skinny cut black pants are a really versatile addition to any wardrobe and suitable for so many occasions. We love Juliette Hogan’s take on contemporary work wear and this outfit exemplifies why-the skinny lapel on the blazer! The cut of the pant! Again here you may opt to roll the blazer sleeves up, or to simply drape the jacket over your shoulders for night-time appeal. Swap out your briefcase or tote bag for a clutch, such as this Deadly Ponies design, add a pair of metallic heels and voila, an (almost) effortless evening outfit!