Find yourself staring at your wardrobe in your underwear every morning? Preach! Luckily, to help you out, we, together with J.C. Le Roux, have put together the ultimate list of workwear items you need to look polished at the office. We can’t promise you’ll stop checking the time every five minutes during that meeting – but at least getting dressed in the morning will be easier and way more exciting.
1 A Statement Coat
For colder months, you’ll need a coat that shows you’re in charge. Wear this over a fitted suit or a SFW LBD for a business lunch or a much-needed coffee break.
2 A Power High-heel
Playing it too safe with your 9-5 footwear? Every girl boss needs a pair of sick stilettoes that seriously mean business. These always-trending pointy high-heel pumps are a cult favourite among fashionistas.
3 A Smart Work Dress
Look professional, feminine and chic with a sophisticated office dress like this khaki green, belted, flared number. Pop this on for work and no one will ever know you were at happy hour last night.
4 A Tailored Jumpsuit
White shouldn’t be restricted to the summer months. A clean, tailored white jumpsuit is the perfect piece to liven up your workwear routine. Switch things up by wearing a turtleneck underneath.
5 A Crisp White Shirt
There are few wardrobe staples that we lean on as much as the classic white button-down shirt. Its tailored shape adds elegance to suiting, skirts and trousers alike.
6 A Midi Skirt
A classic ladylike silhouette—the full pleated skirt—adds a modern and rich feel in a red metallic hue. Pair it with a bold printed sweater and kitten heels for the ultimate feminine chic look.
7 A Double-Breasted Blazer
A crisp and clean blazer, like one in this transitional grey colour, pulls together any kind of outfit. Pair with black cigarette pants and some statement stilettos and take your seat at the head of the boardroom table.
8 A Slip-on Loafer
No-nonsense flats are not only a great alternative to heels, but they also offer endless versatility. Pair these round toe dandy slip-ons with an oxblood leather pencil skirt and a striped nautical sweater for a surprisingly chic combo.
9 A Cropped Trouser
Don’t underestimate the power of a well-tailored cropped trouser. Wear these tapered pants with a white collared top, block heels and chunky diamante studs ̶ perfect for desk to dinner glam.
10 A Stylish Block Heel
Block heels are a gift sent from the shoe gods. Desk-to-dinner, or 9-9 dressing, require comfortable shoes like these stylish block heels which give you the added height you desire, without the pain.