A Busy Girl’s Guide To Desk To Bar Dressing

Hero Clarks

by Grazia |

Sponsored by Clarks.

Five o’ clock has (finally!) rolled around. After a tonne of meetings, emails and deadlines, you’re definitely in need of a wind-down, in the way of a drink with workmates. But, first you need to fix up the flyaway hair and desk grease situation, (oh the horror!) A spruce me up is in order, as well as a slight wardrobe change, to transport your style seamlessly from the office to drinks. Remember, you don’t need a whole outfit redo, just a few tweaks are all it takes. We’ve teamed up with Clarks, which has introduced its new Black Edit Collection this season, to show you how to take your look from the desk to the bar.

A Trusty Block Heel

Block Heel
Block Heel

A block heel will take you from a board-meeting, straight to the gastro-pub for afters. It’s stability and comfort with the added height factor, make them the perfect transitional shoe. Pair these Kendra Sienna's from Clarks with a swish fitted dress for the office, but take them out with your fave skinnies and blouse for after work drinks with the crew.

Stilettos. (And A Date)

Stilletos
Stilletos

Wearing stilettoes during the day will only be a success-story if you’re a fictional goddess like Carrie Bradshaw or the entire cast of The Devil Wears Prada. In real life… most stilletos arn't as wearable in the way of comfort. But luckily, Clarks has you sorted with the most comfortable and durable stiletos avaiable. Also, it’s Friday, and you desperately want to add an extra something your date night ensemble. As soon as it hits 5, you’re in that office bathroom with hairspray, perfume and a make-up bag in hand. Ditch those Friday trainers for the flawless Dinah Keer Stilettos from Clarks, and just watch your office wear turn into something much more sophisticated. No matter which bar you two love birds hit up, you’ll be looking #flawless.

Boots, Glorious Boots

Boots
Boots

Boots shall always belong prominently in our shoe rotation. They never fail to take us all the way through an action-packed day, 7am to 10pm. Pair these Dinah Pixie boots from Clarks with a smart blazer for work, but shake it up for after-hours-cocktails with an edgy biker jacket and statement necklace.

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