Does your work wardrobe need a bit of a revamp? Wearing the same old thing to the office might be convenient, but it sure gets tiresome after awhile and can even make you look dowdy. To refresh your everyday outfits with pieces that will make you look and feel good at the office, turn to Marks & Spencer’s new Autumn 2019 range that features classic, simple-yet-chic pieces that you can comfortably wear everyday.
The renowned UK brand is beloved for delivering comfort and style at wallet-friendly prices, perfect for hardworking and busy women like yourself. In fact, the new collection boasts new lower prices, while maintaining the quality you deserve. Get ready to fall in love with a versatile array of gorgeous wearable prints, from gingham to florals, as well as warm neutrals with thoughtful details that will elevate your style effortlessly. See, dressing for work doesn’t need to take a lot of time and effort once you have pieces that have already done all the heavy lifting for you.
And that’s not all — we’re also putting the spotlight on Marks & Spencer’s Britain’s Best Loved Denim jeans that have been updated with improved fits, making it easier than ever to find your perfect pair of figure-flattering jeans. Plus, as of this year, 100 per cent of the cotton used in making the jeans will come from more sustainable sources under the brand’s BCI (Better Cotton Initiate) initiative. A win for you and the environment!
Check out 10 effortlessly easy ways to refresh your work wardrobe, featuring our top picks from Marks & Spencer:
A boldly patterned shirt works to brighten up your business look in an instant. To keep your look smart and professional, opt for a button-down shirt with a collared neckline and long sleeves with button cuffs. You can tone down the print simply by throwing on a blazer or jacket too.
Printed Button Detailed Shirt, $59.90, from Marks & Spencer.
Got an after-work event to head to? No problem — an understated yet elegant top with a delicate satin sheen will easily take you from office desk to dinner party. Simply put on some earrings or a statement necklace, switch to a pair of heels and you’re good to go. This piece by Marks & Spencer gives the classic button-down a romantic spin with flared cuffs.
Satin Flared Cuff Shirt, $79.90, from Marks & Spencer.
A smart yet stylish blazer is a wardrobe essential for every professional working woman. Opt for a statement-making double breasted piece with details like notched lapels and flap pockets that will make you look more refined. Perfect to throw on for last-minute meetings or events!
Double Breasted Blazer, $209.90, from Marks & Spencer.
Shift dresses are beloved for their comfort and versatility. Wear it on its own or cinch with a belt to create a flattering waistline. Bonus: Save even more time in the morning with this pretty paisley number by Marks & Spencer made with crepe material that you don’t have to iron. It comes in an office-appropriate knee length and three-quarter sleeves.
Crepe Paisley Print Shift Dress, $52.90, from Marks & Spencer.
A bodycon dress in a checked print is equal parts sleek and sophisticated. Pick one with figure-flattering details like front darts and added stretch that hugs your body at all the right places, while ensuring you feel comfortable. Short sleeves and a round neckline keep things corporate-friendly.
Checked Knee Length Bodycon Dress, $129.90, from Marks & Spencer.
Another chic way to wear prints to the office? Don a checked pencil skirt. Its fitted shape sits high on your waist and helps enhance your figure, especially when paired with a neutral-coloured top. This gorgeous gingham number from Marks & Spencer even comes with a matching chunky belt and buckle!
Gingham Pencil Skirt, $104.90, from Marks & Spencer.
For added flair, consider a contemporary midi skirt featuring a bold geometric chevron print. The wrap shape and swishy pleats help create curves in all the right places. Anchor the look with a satin top (see point 2) that exudes elegance.
Geometric Print Pleated Wrap Midi Skirt, $104.90, from Marks & Spencer.
High-waisted trousers are the trick to look slimmer and make your legs appear longer. Opt for one with a wide leg that’s not just super comfortable for everyday wear, but also gives your outfit a trendy vintage twist. Dress it up with your favourite pair of heels or wedges, and add some sparkly jewellery.
High Waist Wide Leg Trousers, $104.90, from Marks & Spencer.
Modest, comfortable and stylish, a midi dress with a flowing shape and ruffled hemline is just what you need to look effortlessly put-together. We love this textured number from Marks & Spencer that features a jacquard print and chevron-inspired pattern — all you need are simple accessories to complete your look.
Jacquard Print Relaxed Midi Dress, $149.90, from Marks & Spencer.
A comfortable, high quality pair of denims are a must-have for dress-down Fridays and weekends. This pair of slim leg jeans from Marks & Spencer’s Britain’s Best Loved Denim range is crafted with a super soft, stretchy and sustainable cotton blend that sits comfortably on your hips.
Lily Slim Leg Jeans, $49.90, from Marks & Spencer. Available in five shades (Light Indigo, Black, Ecru, Dark Indigo and Dark Indigo Mix).
Disclaimer: Product and colour availability may vary in-store and online.
For a limited period, receive a $20 gift voucher with minimum nett spend of $120, or a $50 gift voucher with minimum nett spend of $200. Nett spend excludes food and wine. Vouchers’ terms and conditions apply. Promotion is subject to change without prior notice, check in-store for details.
Marks & Spencer’s Autumn 2019 collection will be available online and at Marks & Spencer stores from 12 September 2019. The Britain’s Best Loved Denim range is available online and in stores. Go here for the full list of stores.
A Marks & Spencer special, created by The Singapore Women’s Weekly