What’s Your Work Style Personality?

workwear tribes

by Lucy Morris |
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As we near the end of summer and the new season creeps in, it’s time to consider who and where you want to be this autumn. It doesn’t matter how old we are, or how lauded, it turns out that dreaded back-to-school feeling never leaves you. Strip away the panic by hitting restart on your career and your coordinating wardrobe. Make new Monday mantras and lifestyle goals. Say yes, you can do lunchtime meal prep on a Sunday night and yes can make it to pilates at 6 am. OK, let’s not get ahead of ourselves, we’re not Superwoman. But, you can refresh your 9-to-5 rotation. The question is, which workwear tribe are you part of?


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Executive Realness

A white shirt for work? So original. But, actually, it can be. Take authority of your basics by upgrading them with innovative, original update.

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16Arlington, Tie-Detailed Crepe Top, £425, Net-A-Porter

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Finery, Oliver Navy Peg Leg Trousers, £59

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Neous, Opus Shoe, £395

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One-Piece Wonder

The boiler suit obviously has it's practical appeal, but when it comes to fashion its credentialed are finally in check too.

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Ganni, Gallery Bag, £300

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Zara, Jumpsuit With Contrasting Topstiching, £49.99

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Zara, Leather Rounded-Heel Mules, £69.99

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Jacked Up

Channel the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton - a devoted fan of the dress coat. Not only will it show you can keep cool even when the office heating is on full blast but it is an easy way to look sophisticated when the weather is transitioning.

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Rejina Pyo, Madison Trench Dress, £551.31, Intermix

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Danse Lente, Mini Phoebe Leather Shoulder Bag, £335, Selfridges

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ASOS Design, Sherry Bow Kitten Heels, £30, ASOS

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The Match-Maker

Clashing with colleagues is not OK, but clashing your prints and palette is a sure fire way to promote your wardrobe.

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Rixo, Bunched Daisy Maxi Spot Button Down Dress, £245

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M.i.h Jeans, Cult Jeans, £174.24, Shopbop

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Topshop, Fable Strappy Sandals, £46

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Double Dose

The newest lesson in layering? Double up for impact. Insulate a pair of punchy trousers with coordinating heels and handbag.

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Twiggy For M&S Collection, Checked Double Breasted Blazer, £79

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Weekend Max Mara, Cropped Cotton-Corduroy Trousers, £168, Matchesfashion.com

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Miss Selfridge, Pointed Court Shoe In Burgundy, £32, ASOS

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The Cycle To Work Crew

Maximize your office's cycle-to-work scheme with a power suit that won't get trapped in your breaks. Roll up your trousers for a touch of styling and practicality.

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Reiss, Nuria Tailored Blazer Rust, £275

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Reiss, Nuria Tailored Wide Leg Trousers Rust, £155

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Stuart Weitzman, The Leigh 70 Pump, £355

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