Ultimate Guide To Dressing Properly For Work

Posted by March 1, 2017 - How to walk in these trends, LIFESTYLE, Things We L@VE, We L@VE Shoes

Dressing for work can be quite stressful in the mornings, specially if you are a late wake-uper. A whole bunch of questions may arise while planning our work-proof outfits. So to make your toast and coffee moment more enjoyable, let us grant you with a very useful guide that is going to solve all your pre-coffee doubts and speed up your early work-day process a lot more. These tips may obviously vary from person to person, since your job may require different looks but if you are mostly required to be in a cool office, this guide will definitely give you some morning peace.  


Business Professional Occasion

  • Stick to long or ¾ sleeves. They will keep the elegance intact at all times and you shold not worry about any wardrobe fails.
  • Dresses should stay underneath the knees and should not be very tight. Tight garments should totally be left for a night out or the weekend.
  • Avoid cleavage by all means, this a thing that could very easily go wrong and we do not want to distract our client with a “too much skin showing” situation.
  • Jumpsuits or two-piece garments a a great solution for this type of working situations.
  • Your colour palate should stay within the grey, black, white and brown hues. Less is more!



Peter Kaiser Saris  /  Unisa Pump  /  Högl Pump  /  Peter Kaiser Limba

Business Casual Situation

  • Now you can loose the jacket and go for just the shirt. This will automatically bring the professionalism down and making it a very cool business casual situation.
  • You can now be more liberal about colours, without going very crazy of course. You can now calmly add some colour to the look.
  • Dresses should still stay loose and up to the knee length. Stick to classic shaped dresses and you will not go wrong.
  • Shoes should generally be open and under the ankle length. This makes the look even more classy.



Lazzarini Ballerina  /  Donna Piu  /  Kate Gray Ballerina  /  Pat Calvin

Smart Casual Case

  • Our favourite by far, but the jewellery should still stay minimal and not too over the top since it can easily look overwhelming and out of situation.
  • Shoes can now be more casual. Slippers and ballerinas become a great option and they can very easily be combined with shirts and blazers.
  • Yes to jeans, BUT. Huge “but” here, because not every denim trouser is welcome into a smart casual working situation. No ripped, patterned or bleached jeans should be within your option. So dark blue or black would be just perfect for this.


Vagabond Camille  /  Lazzarini Pump  /  Kate Gray Slipper  /  Peter Kaiser Dakota


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