Work might be a drab you don’t have to be
Building a work wardrobe can be hard — we totally get it. Workwear has always been a pressing debate among women. As more women stepped into professional roles, their wardrobes took on new dimensions. It’s hard to strike a balance between stylish and classy all while slaying boardroom meetings. Sure, adhering to the company's specific dress code is important. But if you ask us being the trendy one at the office never gets old.
The margin between work and play used to be clearly defined, in both life and in wardrobe but we can see that line slowly fading. So, our workwear also has to function as after work-wear as well. Since the work and life balance has undeniably gotten better –our comfy weekend culottes are now work-appropriate, we wear chic blazers outside of the office and blocky heels are the to go choice for those fabulous parties. We're officially in a new era of workwear and it's looking particularly chic.
So if you're on duty or off, it’s important to have a commanding presence around the clock. Here are some tasteful office looks to try out this season.
The Plaid Files
Bring some retro glam to your office space with a colourful turtleneck layered under a printed tunic. Plaid is undeniably the coolest print and pulls an outfit together for any formal occasion and works well for a sit-down dinner too.
Knit Top by Koovs
Plaid Tunic by Pero at Cinnamon
Pants by Brasstacks
The Tier Manager
A dream for the girl who’s working round the clock and chooses comfort but also wants to be chic. Monochrome layering with a slight Indian twist with a knitted top positioned under a cotton kurta.
Pullover by Koovs
Tunic by Roots at Cinnamon
Don’t be afraid to layer dresses over the other for the chicest office look yet. Also, this look works well for the after work party, and when in doubt, you could always strip off one dress, yep we're keeping it civil.
White dress (Worn Underneath) THREE by Pallavi Dhyani
Ruffled Shirt Dress by The Summer House
Block heels and a slinky tie –need we say more? This one is definitely our favourite look! Dress like the boss girl you are and own that office space. Also, who says you can’t rock this look at the bar too?
Tie-Up Collar Shirt by Cinnamon
Pinstriped Kurta by BIAS
Shoes by ZARA
The Chic CEO
Stock up on some formal pants and laid-back dresses or tunics, which means your workwear won't just get taken care of but your weekend wear will, too.
Dress by The Summer House
Pants by BIAS
Wooden Ring by Cinnamon
Shoes by ZARA
The Color Company
Don’t be afraid of wearing some bright hues at those board meetings. A bright ruffled top paired with a long contrasting skirt is the way to go. No doubt, you’ll also feel like the life of the party (and office) in this outfit.
Khadi by Eleven Eleven at NNNOW
Skirt by Brasstacks
Photographer: Pranidhi Gupta
Fashion : Niyati Hirani
Hair & Make-Up : Nashra Aziz
Talent : Diana at TFM Models
Fashion Assistant : Shraddhaa Shetty