Have you reached the point where your favourite work pants have been in your rotation for so long they’re not quite “black” anymore? Maybe you’re looking for a pencil skirt that does work and brunch all in one? Or heck, maybe you’re bored and you need an excuse to spend your Tax Return. Either way, now is the perfect time to make a few key purchases to revamp your entire work look this winter.
1. TREND ALERT: Animal Print –
This stunning skirt from C/MEO Collective boasts a flattering bias cut and a silky feel which makes for a very comfortable look. It’s going to add another dimension to your office wardrobe and you’ll be the envy of the brunch crew when you bust it out on the weekend.
You’ll find this skirt at The Corporate Collective and other stockists of C/MEO Collective. For a cheaper option, shop the look at Kmart or Temt.
2. Check is back and better than ever.
You’re going to want to add some check pieces to your wardrobe in whatever way you can. This trend has taken a classic look and given it a contemporary spin with designers not afraid to add a splash of colour to their pieces.
|These levels pants are indicative of the classic tailoring,cut and on-trend colour of C/MEO Collective.||This classic take on suiting in a mustard check from C/MEO Collective is definitely one of our favourites.|
Take your office look down a notch with these light weight pants from the Fifth Label.
|They’ll work really well with a tee and sneakers on the weekend too.|
You might even want to try spicing up the rotation of your tops with these stunning pieces from Keepsake.
|For an added bonus, you’ll also be able to wear them with your favourite jeans for a cute date night look.|
3. Colour palette: Soft & Cute
This is a trend that everyone can get behind. It’s simple and only requires a key piece here and there.
For an easy, light weight look – try this blouse from The Fifth. The silky look and feel will allow for versatility and plenty of wear.
For a simple addition to your wardrobe, try this Mesmerize Shirt which can be paired with black jeans for a bold, evening look (or work pants for an element of difference in the office). If you’re feeling brave, try the Halo Skirt with the top for a fun, whimsical experience.
4. Khaki, Copper and all things Spice.
Are you brave enough for a warmer winter palette? There are no many wonderful options, the biggest issue you’ll have is deciding when to stop.
|Copper Pants from Finders Keepers the Label. Wear for a night out on the town or to work - your choice.||These stunning pants from Ministry of Style are perfect for dressing up or down.|
|Khaki Pants from The Fifth are sure to amp up your casual and workwear style.||Gathered Skirt from Friend of Audrey - the stunning colour on this skirt will be the envy of the office. Easily dressed down as well for a casual look.|
5. The Power Suit
This is definitely a trend you don’t want to overlook. A power suit has all the potential for a #bosslady look in whatever situation you might find yourself in – work or play. Take note of the stunning colours and the ability to mix and match each piece for multiple looks for the price of one.
Here are some of our favourites:-
|This spicy suit from C/MEO is the perfect colour for this season - warm and lush.||A classic black suit with a twist, sexy, Keepsake the Label does it again. Wear for work or pleasure - your choice.|
|This stunning Estate set is sure to brighten the whole office. For an added bonus - you'll be able to wear it to the Races (and Christmas if you're so bold).||Sarah Czarnuch wears this Vera Suit so well it's almost unfair. Be bold and bright this season.|
6. The Clash of Florals & Patterns
Haven’t you heard? All fashion rules are out the window! A stand-out trend that has carried through this entire year - florals and clashing patterns - is set to continue through winter and into spring. Don’t be afraid to mix and match and have a little fun, you really can’t go wrong.
|This stunning little blouse is perfect over jeans or your favourite black work pants. An added bonus - perfect with white, pink, blue and everything in between.||Stunning florals, pastel colours and lace - what more could a girl want? Wear with nude, pearls and your favourite headband for a sweet look.|
These pants are silky, comfortable and perfectly patterned to match this stunning Sage top.
|Elliatt have got it so right with this pattern. Wear this lovely number of jeans or pants for a look that takes you everywhere.|
7. High Waists are definitely here to stay.
High waists definitely stand the test of time and thank goodness for that. They’re flattering on every shape and add an element of class to every outfit. Some key pieces to watch out for include paper bag pants/skirts and wide leg or flared pants.
|High waists, blush and slim, sleek looks - the perfect combo.||Rose, highwaisted ivory pants and exquisite tailoring - what more could a woman wish for?|
|C/MEO Collective is pure magic with these check pants and luxe navy top.||Keepsake the Label is casual, cool and luxe with these stunning forest green pants.|
If you’re loving these looks, want to add to your workwear rotation, or, you’re simply after a new pair of trusty black pants – take a look at The Corporate Collective (www.thecorporatecollective.com.au). You’ll find all your workwear in one convenient location with a point of difference – fierce, feminine and fashionable styles.