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Work it: How to stay stylish at the office

Jan 19, 2016

by Alice Young

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

Never underestimate the importance of a super-slick workwear wardrobe. Incorporating the freshest office trends, such as tailored capes, smart jumpsuits and crisp-collared shirts will give you that extra kick of pizzazz.

We’ve rounded up some of our fave handmade and vintage workwear so you can dress like a boss…


 

Denim skirt, £65, Riyka

One of the greatest lessons learnt from the fashion world last year: denim doesn’t have to be casj. Opt for dark blue hues in a-line shapes.
Denim skirt, £65, Riyka

Houndstooth dress, £249, Rumour London

There’ll be no more shivering at your desk with this merino wool turtleneck dress. Over-sized houndstooth revives a classic look.
Houndstooth dress, £249, Rumour London

Collared cape, £20, Megz Fashion

An effortless way to communicate that you’re a totally *cape*-able career woman.
Collared cape, £20, Megz Fashion

Monochrome co-ord, £45, Bird on a Wire Vintage

Add some wool tights for a fun but polished winter look.
Monochrome co-ord, £45, Bird on a Wire Vintage

Cropped white shirt, £48, Sunna Naseer Fashion

When you find the perfect white shirt, the outfit variations are limitless. Pair it with a wool blazer and high waisted trousers to survive the chilly months.
Cropped white shirt, £48, Sunna Naseer Fashion

Komana Lookbook 2015 by Nadia Ryder

Organic, fair trade and utterly chic, this textured silk shirt with mother-of-pearl buttons will make you stand out in the rat race.
Silk shirt, £59, Komana

Striped playsuit, £23, Penny Blu Boutique

If you’re seeking a bold and powerful work outfit, you can’t go far wrong with stripes. Layer up this promotion-worthy playsuit with a black turtleneck top underneath.
Striped playsuit, £23, Penny Blu Boutique

Khaki pussybow blouse, £19, Ethel and Mo

Try contrasting dainty pussy-bow blouses with the more masculine-style of cigarette trousers.
Khaki pussybow blouse, £19, Ethel and Mo

Grey jumpsuit, £90, Le Mouton Bleu Shop

You’ll be up for employee of the month in this dapper number, fo sho.
Grey jumpsuit, £90, Le Mouton Bleu Shop

We wanna hear from all you power (shouldered) peeps: Drop us a tweet @EtsyUK or leave us a comment below telling us what you’d wear to work.


 

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