It’s time for a new work wardrobe that’s comfortable, stylish and professional.
So I turned to my friends from Rent the track to get an idea of what’s trending for the summer months.
Blaire Walshstyling director at Rent The Runway explained it all.
“The main trends we see in the office environment are colorful suits, trench dresses, printed midi skirts, the new wrap dress and the reimagined floral top,” Walsh said.
Another trend she sees is colorful heels and denim coming back to the office, especially high-waisted, wide-leg jeans.
“Renting is a sustainable and fashionable way to dress these days,” Walsh said. “Women have access to the ultimate designer wardrobe with Rent the Runway and you don’t have to commit to this trendy piece.” And I completely agree.
Rent The Runway is the perfect way to try out the latest trend, show off a exclusive designer piece (from a list of hundreds of creators) or even try a bold color at a fair price (check out their diet options).
However, you still need a few essential pieces in your wardrobe, so here is a list to start your work wardrobe.
1. A black trench dress
This sleeveless will keep you cool and comfortable while looking stylish and professional. The belt helps sync your waist for a flattering look and it even has pockets!
2. An oversized white blazer
Versatile to enhance any outfit. This single-breasted design is perfect for layering over a dress or wearing with jeans!
3. A golden link necklace
No more stacking or untangling…this necklace combines delicacy and boldness in one trendy necklace to complete any outfit!
4. 90s-style high-waisted high-waisted jeans
They’ve made a comeback and seem to be universally flattering, especially with a nipped-waist look. They are a darker blue to maintain a more professional look in the office. Pro tip: Stay away from ripped jeans and lightly washed looks.
5. A pair of no-frills black jeans
Turn a sleeveless top and heeled sandals into a cool and comfortable office look. This slim, wide leg pair will also come in handy when transitioning into the colder months.
6. Fun Colorful Heels
These braided heeled sandals are sleek, stylish, and most importantly, comfortable with a block heel. Go for a fun pop of color like this lavender pair or check out their variety of neutral options.
7. A handbag that doubles as an accessory
This mini clutch has a chain strap that looks like a bracelet. When commuting, there’s a shoulder strap to keep your hands free for coffee!
8. White Button Down Long Sleeve Shirt
Does it get more classic? This satin material makes it easy to tuck in or tie and pair with pants or a skirt.
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