Office fashion rarely sets the world alight, but with the influx of plaid blazers, buttery leather, and retro 1970s-style pieces into shops this season, we've been rethinking our approach to boardroom dressing.
While many rules still ring true - your professional attire should make you look the part after all - there are plenty of ways to up the ante when it comes to 9-to-5 power dressing. Unexpected fabrics (like these knit wool track-pants from River Island below and Topshop's honey-hued relaxed-fit velvet blazer) and new takes on established silhouettes (cropped corduroy trousers and blazers with built-in wide waist belts) are hard-working additions to your wardrobe.
When you're making the whole 'work thing' look this easy - who needs interns?
Crinkle Velvet Jacket, €68, Topshop
Saint Stripe Lexi Trouser, €89, Ghost
Lilac Cord Suit, from €82, ASOS
Knit Side Stripe Varsity Trousers, €55, River Island
Belted Pinstripe Blazer, €129, & Other Stories
Leather Midi Shirt Dress, €286.35, Warehouse
Zoe Dress in Mustard, €69.95, iClothing
Stripe Shirt in Cheetah Print, €34.56, ASOS
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