5 Ways to Spice up Your Office Attire
Owing to the COVID-19, a lot of us are cooped up at home and you know what that means, we don’t get to dress up as much since there’s almost always nowhere to go. With lots of people working from home, talking about office attire at the moment might seem a little off, but it really isn’t. Why? You may ask. Well, the answer is simple really.
As has always been the case with fashion, shopping a season earlier for pieces is best. You can do it calmly, take advantage of some amazing deals and get yourself unique pieces right before everyone jumps at them. That is why this quarantine/isolation period is a season, a great time to declutter and reorganize your closet. It’s a great time to think of how you will be strutting into the office everyday after it’s finally behind us.
Here are 5 ways to spice up your office attire
1. Go for embellished sleeves
When it comes to office-wear lots of people have either a preference for the simplest, classic looks or a strict dress code they can do nothing about. It can be rather boring when the colors you are allowed to wear are restricted in number. That’s why going for embellished sleeves such as flared or ruffled ones goes a long way in making that otherwise very boring little black, grey or navy dress stand out. When working with such sleeves, keep the rest of the dress simple and go for either a knee-length or midi length so that the sleeves are the highlight of your look.
2.Go bold with color
For many, dull colors are a go-to for the office perhaps owing to traditional work-wear norms. However, you do not need to stick to those unless there’s an actual rule at work that says so. Adding some bold, bright colors is another great way to spice up your office wardrobe. Don’t shy away from yellows, reds, pinks and the likes. However, remember it’s all about balance. When you’re wearing bright clothes, keep everything else toned down. Go for a darker bag, dark colored shoes and simple accessories so that your outfit is not screaming in the premises.
3. Choose asymmetrical hemlines
Asymmetrical silhouettes are very stylish and have grown in popularity. The best part is. You can
incorporate this fashion trend into your work wardrobe. An asymmetrical hemline will spice up your work wear by making those dresses, pants and even skirts look so fashion forward. These asymmetrical hemlines come in a variety of styles. The biggest tip however should you choose to go for an asymmetrically hemmed dress is to pick the right footwear for it.
4. Add some prints
Why would you want to blend in with everyone else at the office when you can stand out? Again, we are so used to plain pieces but that does not mean you have to stayaway from prints Beautiful florals, stripes, polka dots, among other prints can also be incorporated into your office attire. Wear such pieces and go low and easy on accessories so that you only have one focal point on your outfit,otherwise you risk being inappropriately dressed.Learn to tone it down too if it feels a bit too much for the office. If it's a dress for exampie, throw a plain black blazer over it and you will be just fine.
5.Play with textures
Another great and underrated way to spice up your office outfit is playing with textures. Instead of usual ones, go for some lace, tweed, corduroy, velvet and the likes. They will instantly give you a new look without you having to put in too much work. They also allow you to stick to your actual style.
There you go! Five fun ways to spice up your office attire and wow everyone the next time you show up at your office. Just remember quality remains key. Buy your clothes from reliable sites and shops.
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