Work style: 5 essential office basics


 Its officially  back to work and the struggles of putting together a outfit have begun. We have compiled a list of 5 items that should always be in your wardrobe to help you create an office appropriate outfit for the day.

  1. The pencil skirt
The pencil skirt is very versatile item of clothing and can be worn with a simple t-shirt, a blouse or a crisp shirt.  2. A crisp white shirt This is a must have for every working woman's wardrobe. You can pair it with virtually anything, a pair of jeans, cigarette pants or a pencil skirt. You can also have fun accessories.  3. Black or nude court heels Court heels are great for those days when you are looking for the perfect heels to complete your outfit but can't find the right one to wear. Black or nude court heels go with most outfit combinations and add a touch of elegance to your outfit. 4. A shift dress or LBD  The little black dress or a shift is perfect for when you need an outfit to take you from the office and straight to afterwork drinks. The key is to accessorise well and keep your day makeup neutral enough to update with a red hot lip and a cute pair of heels for a sultry evening look. 5. A Black blazer A black blazer is a staple that will take through all of the seasons. The key is to invest in a good quality blazer that maybe a bit pricey but will be worth it in the long run.   
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