When dressing for the office, it is important to look professional at all times. It is possible to look professional while also adding a touch of style to workwear to make it not only look more personal, but to also stay on par with many of the latest trends of 2012. When dressing to impress in a workplace, it is best to use traditional and classic pieces mixed with trendy pieces for a standout look.
A pantsuit is a classic item that always looks great in the workplace. Fitted jackets are very stylish, as opposed to the oversized bulky jackets with shoulder pads that were popular in decades past. A suit jacket that fits without being overly tight gives a sleek and professional look to anyone that wears it. Pairing bold and colorful jewelry, a beautiful scarf or a brightly colored blouse can add extra style to a traditional look.
For 2012 trends in workwear, a pencil skirt is a versatile piece that looks great on anyone. A basic black pencil skirt can be worn with neutral colors for a toned down look, or paired with a fun blouse or jewelry to pep it up for the office. Even tops with a little bit of shimmer, such as with beads, rhinestones or sequins, can be paired with a black pencil skirt for a stylish look.
Safety shoes and bags are also a great way to add style to a work wardrobe. A great leather handbag can add style and sophistication to any outfit, while shoes can add a touch of fun to anything. Booties, stilettos in bright colors or platforms can be added to an outfit for a touch of flair.
A great coat or jacket can also be worn over work attire. A classic trench coat that is fitted to the wearer’s body looks great over skirts, pants, suits and other office appropriate clothing. Neutral colors are always in style, but brighter colors can also be incorporated for a cool look for 2012.
By adding small details that can brighten up an outfit, anyone can perk up their work attire in 2012. The key is to keep the basic look simple, elegant and classic, while adding color, fun accessories and trendy shoes or other pieces in order to keep the outfit office appropriate, but adding some style for 2012.
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