As summer gets in to full hot sticky swing your professional obligations unfortunately still apply. Networking events, work and meetings will need to be attended and you will need to be fresh and ready. So how you can look and stay cool?
- The Tapered / Cigarette Trouser
The easiest way to look stylish in the summer would be to throw on a cropped version; Jigsaw has some great ones! The sharp tapering keeps it really smart and paired with some kitten heels you’ll look like you mean business.
- The V-Neck Collarless Shirt
Keep cool in this summer classic. Elegant in style, the collarless design allows fluidity of movement without looking too casual. It is best to wear these in soft cotton or a similar natural fibre to allow the skin to breathe in the heat. The V-neck line, as long as this isn’t low cut, is also flattering for the larger bust whilst still maintaining an elegant office style which looks fantastic with a boxy cropped thin blazer.
- The Midi Skirt
So here I mean a modest office ready piece that flares out from the waist and sits just below the knee. Again it’s all about fluidity. Knife pleats break up the fabric affording texture whilst maintaining a formal edge. Pair with a statement shirt if the skirt is of one block colour or a flattering cap sleeved ivory shirt looks fantastic with a crisp floral skirt.
- The Shift Dress
My personal favourite as it’s so easy to wear. Choose smooth silks or rayon and cinch in at the waist with a vintage leather belt particularly if you choose the looser shift dress styles as the belt will create structure to keep it more formal. Add a boxy jacket to
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