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04.08.2015

CHARLENE BARTON

Womenswear editor

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BUSINESS

This is the traditional time of year to start upping your look for work. With a nod to the hottest catwalk trends for autumn/winter 2015, here’s how to look chic, whatever job you do

RETRO LUXE

The Seventies trend is still big for autumn, which is why it’s a brilliant investment. It may not be an obvious office look, but a work-appropriate nod to the decade – from a rollneck top to wide-leg trousers – is guaranteed to make an impact

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WRAP IT UP
For a chic alternative to the blazer, cover up
in a wrap. It’s ultra-stylish and a clever way
to ward off chilly office air-conditioning

Swap standard office courts for
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WEAR THE TROUSERS

Wide-leg pants and a soft-knit
rollneck are a relaxed alternative to
tailoring. If your office is too smart
for trainers, wear with power heels

A bold bag is a brilliant way to add
a punch of colour to any outfit
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THE FINER DETAILS

Accessories matter. Give your look an
edge with a cool leather rucksack (ideal
for your commute), and complete with
statement earrings for added polish

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SEEING RED

Black may be the traditional office choice, but this season
designers have issued a code red. Channel pioneers of
‘power red’ from Cindy Crawford to Hillary Clinton and
wear it head-to-toe, or embrace the colour-block trend

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IT TAKES TWO

Red and pink are hot
favourites for summer and
beyond. Embrace the clash
and pair them together –
poodle optional


JUMP TO IT

A tailored jumpsuit takes you
from desk to drinks in style.
Work it with a denim trench
for serious fashion points

SLEEK AND CHIC

Worried jeans aren’t smart enough for work? Add a
vibrant jacket and your outfit has an instant edge

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3. MIX IT UP

Here’s a look for the ultra-modern woman. Whether
you’re starting your career or are chair of the board,
forget the rules of office wear – this is about unexpected
pairings that exude surprising sophistication

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TEXTURE CLASH

You expect to see a silk blouse
paired with sharp tailoring, but
team it with denim and you strike
the perfect smart-casual balance

Photography: Ben Morris / Styling: Niki Brodie / Hair: Kenna at Art Department
Make-up: Fredrik Stambro at Streeters / Model: Laura Julie at Le Management

COSY CO-ORDS

Meet next season’s star duo: the
knitted two-piece. Comfortable
and super-luxurious, wear as a
pair or mix and match

MAXIMUM IMPACT

Forget the maxi’s bohemian
overtones and style it with a
structured bag and overcoat

From commute to desk
to after-work drinks,
trainers are now
everywhere-appropriate
– even in many officesShop now

Add a luxe touch to your
look with a sleek pair of
aviators
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