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7 Quick Ways to Inject Colour Into Your Workwear Wardrobe

Who says you have to wear black, grey or navy to look professional at work?



Getting dressed for the office is never an easy task. Working Monday to Friday, nine to five, it takes a shed load of inspiration to always look on-point in a professional environment. While black is the easy-go-to when we’re lost for what to wear, switching up your colour palette when it comes to your office wardrobe is a great way to bring versatility to your work wear. You can gradually build your way up to a bolder look with brighter colours – no need to jump in head first.

If shying away from black and dark colours is a challenge, start with neutral, brighter hues first. Camels and beiges are a good place to start for a timeless look. You can gradually inject more colour with bright shirts, blouses and accessories.

The Gaggler tip: Go for shades that match your natural skin, hair and eye colour.

THE NEUTRAL DRESS

A dusty pink or caramel dress is easy to wear to the office. Accessorise with a belt and pumps to get that professional look.

DRESS 1: Seden snake-print midi dress

Wear with… Schutz Analira pumps

Snake Printed Long Sleeve Midi Shirt Dress – Brown

aed 99 Seden

Analira Pumps

aed 470 Schutz

DRESS 2: Trendyol belted dress

Wear with… Guess snake-print leather pumps

Brown Button Detailed Belted Dress

aed 149 Trendyol

Brystol Snake Print Leather Slingback Pumps

aed 495 Guess

DRESS 3: Reiss tailored wrap front dress

Wear with… New Look court shoes

Tailored Wrap Front Dress

aed 1285.55 Myra

Court Shoes In Tan

aed 106.21 New Look

THE BRIGHT BLOUSE

Instantly inject a bit of life into your outfit with a colourful printed blouse. Keep the rest of the look neutral so you don’t look like a Christmas decoration.

BLOUSE 1: Dorothy Perkins gathered printed top

Wear with… Quiz navy paper bag trousers and Zara soft tassel loafers

Gathered Neck Detail Printed Top

aed 125 Dorothy Perkins

Navy Woven Belted Paper Bag Trousers ON SALE

aed 67.85 Quiz
aed104 36

Soft Tassel Loafers

aed 199 Zara Collection

BLOUSE 2: Pieces long-sleeved blouse

Wear with… H&M A-line skirt and crocodile-pattern ankle boots

Long Sleeved Tieband Blouse Victoria Blue ON SALE

aed 55 Pieces
aed85 35

A-line skirt

aed 199 H&M

Crocodile Pattern Ankle Boots

aed 249 H&M

THE COLOURFUL SUIT

If you mean business, you don a suit – but you can keep things light by choosing either an adventurous pattern or a bright block colour.

SUIT 1: Elisabetta Franchi monogram two-piece suit

Wear with… Kurt Geiger Alyx faux patent leather courts

Monogram Two-Piece Suit

aed 2460.98 Elisabetta Franchi

Alyx Faux Patent-Leather Courts

aed 242.42 Kurt Geiger London

SUIT 2: Zara tuxedo blazer and trousers

Wear with… Next slingbacks

Tuxedo Collar Blazer

aed 369 Zara Collection

Tuxedo Trouser with Side Trim Detail

aed 199 Zara Collection

High Cut Slingbacks

aed 121 Next

Looking for more ideas? Here’s how to update your office style.

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