Working hard, looking forward to the day when I’ll be wearing my own work uniform as I’ll be my own boss. Until then though, I gotta fit in the “smart casual” dress code when it comes to work. So in today’s post, I want to give you some ideas on how to look presentable yet stylish in your workplace, too.
1) Cropped pants are a big YES this season.
It’s incredible how much somebody’s taste can change over time. Just a few years ago (and you’ll know if you’ve read my blog since the beginning), I was a proper hater when it came to cropped pants/culottes, or anything “cropped” in general. My argument would be that the eye stops where the pant leg ends and gives the impression your legs stop there too. However, what I didn’t consider at the time was how important it is to find the right length and cut. I’m so pleased I got my hands on those Dorothy Perkins suit trousers. After, literally months of looking for the perfect pair, I finally managed to find the best ones. Comfy, yet classy, not making my bum looking flat (as most of the others do) and (very important for me) good value for money. Even though I work in Hugo Boss and see everyday customers spending thousands of pounds on expensive suits, I still just can’t justify this kind of investment. I mean, if I had 2 grand to spend, I’d much rather go on a fancy holiday. Wouldn’t you?!
2) Shoes can make or break the look.
As important as choosing the best length and cut for your body shape is picking the right pair of shoes. I’m not an expert myself, but when it comes to black cropped pants, I’d personally go for black shoes too. This way, I play safe and prevent “the eye stopping where the pant leg ends”. Another piece of advice I’d give is to make sure you keep the top of your foot as open as possible. Yes, it’s quite trendy now to style cropped pants with ankle boots, but I personally don’t think it works. If you do though, please be welcome to prove me wrong in the comments form below.
3) Blush pink jacket.
It’s finally summer. Let’s add some colors! There’s nothing wrong with a classy matching black suit, but what’s not to love about a pretty girly suit jacket in blush pink? I’d say it’s a great addition not only to work trousers but jeans, skirts and even smart shorts too!
4) The accessories matter.
I’m not a big fan of over accessorizing myself, but a pair of cool sunglasses is not only needed in that weather but can boost your fashion game to another lever. Agree or disagree?
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below and WELCOME BACK to my blog! Hope you like my new design as much as I do.
Have a great Tuesday! x