Stylish work outfits

Successful Work Outfits

Get through any day with stylish work outfits. Balance professionalism and personality. Create a personal style that highlights your strengths.

Soft Blouse

Gentle blouses can be comfortable feminine versions of the structured shirt. Blouses could have a pussy bow, frills or other details. It could be sheer or less see through. The most versatile blouses will be long enough to tuck in if wanted. People in cooler places might prefer long-sleeved blouses. A short-sleeve or sleeveless blouse can be comfy in the Aussie heat. Shorter sleeves can stay professional when layered under a jacket or other outerwear. The obvious choice is to layer a blouse with pants or a skirt. Blouses could even be layered over dresses, if they fit together.

Elegant young fashion woman walking outside

Full length portrait of an elegant young fashion woman walking outside.
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Versatile Dress

Every work wardrobe needs a dress that is equally suitable for the office and social occasions. There will be days when gatherings are hosted right after work hours. A versatile dress will keep the day fuss-free, when going from the desk or boardroom to then after-work drinks or even a cocktail function. Consider business-appropriate hemlines and necklines when selecting the staple frock. Acceptable styles will depend on the corporate culture and dress code. Relaxed organisations, especially small businesses, could even be fine with a sensible mini dress. Otherwise, a midi around the knee will be fine everywhere. The best dresses will impress everyone.

The young successful woman wearing a fashionable shift dress in the city.

The young successful woman wearing a fashionable shift dress in the city.
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Statement Blazer Jacket

Blazer jackets can be the solution to everything. A diverse wardrobe will have a few options. The fitted blazer is best when being fitted on the arms and worn open with an oversized outfit. Larger jackets will bring attention away from outfits that feel too fitted for work. Any blazer that fastens generously around the middle will be ideal in colder weather. Pick one fitted and one baggy version in black, grey and perhaps white.

Quality blazer jackets can be investment pieces to wear with everything. It will cover the shoulders when wearing a dress. A blazer can be layered over ‘casual Friday’ clothes to say you mean business. The right blazer jacket could last years.

Confident business woman walking in a modern city and wearing a white jacket with a black dress.

Confident business woman walking in a modern city and wearing a white jacket with a black dress.
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Mix essentials with exciting trendy pieces

These are some essential items to include in every work wardrobe. Outfits can be built upon these classic style staples. Anyone can add a personal individual twist on timeless clothing for professional work outfits.