1. Go To Great Lengths
Need a quick idea on what to wear to the office? Throw a light duster coat over a T-shirt and you’re ready to roll.
Earrings, $90, from Bimba Y Lola. Coat, $136; and pants, $106, both from Topshop. T-shirt, $24.90, from Zara. Bracelet, $299, from Atelier Swarovski.
Tip: Longer coats are also great for women with curvier figures, as it helps you appear slimmer and taller.
2. Knit Wit
Stay warm in the office while it’s pouring outside by slipping a cosy knit over a swishy skirt.
Peter Pilotto earrings, $699, from Atelier Swarovski. Jumper, $385, from Bimba Y Lola. Victoria Beckham skirt, $940, from THE OUTNET.
Tip: If you’re afraid that a chunky sweater will drown you, then opt for a knit that’s clingier and simpler.
3. Sheer Joy
A see-through trench coat makes total sense for our climate, and provides you with an added layering option.
Mary Katrantzou earrings, $999, from Atelier Swarovski. LIE coat, $938, from Society A. Studio t-shirt, $53.90, from H&M. Jeans, $49.90, from Uniqlo. Shoes, Alli’s own.
Tip: Statement earrings help draw the eyes up, and gives you a slimmer-looking jawline.
4. Blushing Beauty
Ground a blush pink kimono with hints of red and blue denim.
Earrings, $225, from Bimba Y Lola. Kimono, $169, from Topshop. T-shirt from Sandro. Jeans, $49.90, from Uniqlo. Shoes from Charles & Keith.
Tip: Girlfriend-cut jeans are more flattering, because they’re fitted a bit closer to your body without forgoing comfort. Plus, most girlfriend jeans also feature a higher rise, so your legs look longer.
5. Tough City
Pairing denim and leather gives your outfit a tough, modern spin.
Earrings, $289, from Misaki. Jacket, $545, from Maryling. Rye top, $55, from TANGS at Tang Plaza. Skirt from Moss Copenhagen. Cuff, $899, from Atelier Swarovski.
Tip: An oversized jacket is a hot item for the season, but to avoid looking like you’re swimming in fabric, choose one that features a cropped hemline.