Style your work-wears with fabriclore!!
Work-place holds utmost importance in our life because it is a place where we spend most of our waking hours. When we are so keen to flaunt our style at any place we go and even at home, then why compromise with the work-wear look? We agree there are so many offices which have a strict formal attire code but you can still make a style statement with the formal wears also.
And with so many fashion designers experimenting with formal looks today, why not ditch the same trousers and pants and add variety to your work-wear wardrobe also just like your other clothing. The interesting part is you can even create these swanky looks by all the hand loom fabrics that are easily available.
With this blog, we give you some hand-picked ideas to not only flaunt your style at your work-place but to even add comfort in your work wear clothing.
Flair up your work trousers
Perfect for all seasons, flared trousers are definitely back in trend this season. If you want to flaunt your waist curves, then flared trousers is definitely your pick. For summers, you can simply pair any contrasting top with these trousers and the look is complete. And these trousers would do wonders in many fabrics – cotton, woolen, khadi.
For Winters, cover up the look with an overcoat or simply a quilted jacket. These trousers can also be a perfect replacement to denims as these look great in both printed and solid woolen fabric.
If you are heading for a formal meeting, simply tuck in your shirts with the high waisted flared trousers and cover it up with a blazer. Carry a statement bag with this look to make an ever-lasting impression.
A comfortable formal look
As it is said, Comfort comes first. For those of you who still feel forma trousers can never give you the same comfort as your denims, then we have the perfect work wear look for you.
Simply pair your dark colored denims – maybe dark blue or black with a classic top and a contrasting blazer. And this would give you the same formal look as a business suit would. You also have a chance of experimenting with different foot-wears with this look. Stilettos, shoes, and even your favorite pencil heels would go perfectly with this look.
The Traditional Printed Blazers with contemporary look
Something that might interest you are the kind of blazers. Gone are the days of wearing just black blazers. Because of the huge variety of fabrics available today and specially the hand-looms, you can create infinite different styles of work-wear blazers.
Check out this Ikat blazer you can easily create with any cotton Ikat print fabric. And pair it with any plain colored top. This look would definitely make you stand out.
Not only blazers, long Georgette jackets with prints like Ikat and Batik would go perfectly for an office wear.
Check out the beauty of this Shibori indigo Jacket:
If you have a fondness towards Checks, do check out this style of matching your pants with the blazer. And this can be easily created by any cotton printed fabric.
The authentic Kurtas
A kurta with palazzos/pants/churidaars is a perfect contemporary and not so ethnic look for the modern working women. There are times when you are in a mood to wear ethnic to your work-place but finds it difficult to handle dupatta for 9 to 5 working hours. Try out this look.
With so many different prints and fabric available today, add variety to your wardrobe with Long flowy kurtas, straight long kurtas, long shirt style kurta, short kurta etc. Go for prints that would suit your personality. Indigo prints are so much in vogue this season and there are thousands of indigo prints you can choose from that can paired up with your denims also.
Not So ethnic
If a complete ethnic look does not appeal to you, try out these not-so-ethnic look for your work wear. This Indigo Dabu printed Chandei Kurta by Jaypore is definitely making a style statement in itself. The beauty of this flowy kurta is in its overall design. You can wear this with your regular blue denims/black pants/ cotton palazzo/pants etc.
PC: Indigo Dabu Chanderi Kurta by Jaypore/Pinterest
And if you want to add just a pinch of ethnic to your work-wear, try this look. Pair any indigo printed jacket with your formal pants and a plain shirt. Doesn’t this sound interesting?
Black and white is one look that can never go wrong for any occasion. No matter it’s a party you are heading to or a work meeting. The Black trousers - white shirt look is so versatile that it still looks as graceful as it did 50 years back. The key is how to make it contemporary. Play with different fabrics for designing your white shirt – be it crepe, cotton, georgette, satin, woollen etc. And the different styling of necks and buttons.
Check out how alluring this no button white top looks with narrow black pants.
If you are someone who likes to experiment with fashion, try the monochromatic geometric print blazer. Pair it with any colour shirt and black pants. These blazers would not only be a staple for your work-wear but also your formal/casual night out parties.
These monochromes are not just restricted to blazers, try them in sweaters, blazers, jackets etc. They would all make a perfect work wear clothing.
Modish quilted jackets
Quilted jackets are something we have been wearing since ages. And this season, fashion designers have been playing around with different prints in quilted jackets.
The monochrome Ikat print is definitely so much in trend this winter season. And what makes it versatile is that you can even wear it to your workplace and it looks good on all Indian fabrics also. It is how you style it. Pair it up with your black trousers and a contrasting shirt.
Quilted jackets also do wonders with formal pencil skirts. Just be careful with the color. Black, grey and olive would be the perfect choice for a work wear quilted jacket.
Accessorize your office wear
No matter how simple the outfit is, accessories can add a sense of embellishment to any look. But you need to be very careful in choosing the right accessories for your work-wear. Of course, sometimes we do want to be decked up even for our work-place but ladies be careful. As much as they can do wonders for your work-wear look, they can also make you look a bit dressed-up.
Subtle accessories should be your pick for a work-wear look. Simple bracelet and fainted necklaces would look great with a contrasting blazer and trousers.
Here are few ideas to accessorize your workplace look:
Also, watches could be a perfect replacement to any other accessories. So, if you believe in minimal look, watches are something you can carry with any work-place look. And they not only make you swanky but you can also create your own style statement with statement watches.
We hope these quick and contemporary work wear looks will help you add variety to your wardrobe. You can also let us know if you have ladies have any more work clothing ideas with your comments.