What to wear to work this summer

Jul 20 2017 by
Categories : Trends

Summer is a great time for fashion—breezy dresses, slip-on-and-go shoes, floppy hats. But if you spend your sunny days behind a desk, it can be difficult to balance that carefree mood with a professional look. We rounded up the best street style ensembles to inspire a professional, yet summery workwear wardrobe.

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    A belted shirtdress is the ultimate no-brainer. Pair yours with slides for a look that can go from nine to five and beyond. 
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    Take cues from Oliva Palermo and wear a patterned blouse under a patterned suit (make sure the scales of the patterns are different enough so the look won't make your cubicle neighbours dizzy). If you're feeling extra bold, add a snazzy embellished loafer. 
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    You can get away with wearing a t-shirt at almost any office as long as you pair it with a crisp high-waisted trouser. Also key: tuck the shirt in. 
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    For a denim-friendly office (or casual Friday) follow model Arizona Muse's lead and wear a pair of high-waisted denim with a white blazer, flat brogues, and the moment the clock strikes five, a floppy hat. Also: find a patio. 
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    A white button-down is a year-round wardrobe staple. Make it feel summery with a shorter skirt, lace-up heels and statement earrings.
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    A white shirt also looks good with a pleated midi (preferably with a bold pattern like this one) and bold accessories. 
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    If it's too hot for a full suit, opt for a pair of skinny trousers and an oversized blouse. 
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    Leave the oversized shirt untucked with a looser pant for a slouchier look that's still professional. 
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    If you're feeling bold (and your office AC is set to "Arctic") you can wear a suit in a memorable colour. This marigold shade is a top pick for this season. 
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