News flash, ladies: your work wardrobe doesn't have to boring. You can still look stylish even with a strict dress code in the office. Swing with the latest in fashion with these pieces that you can replace your staple attires with. Scroll down and see how you can spice up your work wardrobe with these new basics.
Suits and trousers also come in different colors! You can still look professional in hues other than black.
IMAGE Mango, Topshop
Mango Printed structured blazer, P3995, and trousers, P2295, SM Megamall; Mango Check trousers P2995, and check suit blazer, P3995, Glorietta 1; Topshop Tailored suit jacket and trousers, P3480, Greenbelt 3
You may wear heels and try to combat the pain with nothing but happy thoughts, but we'd like to remind you that there are other options. Switch your heels with patent loafers instead of plain flats.
IMAGE Aldo, Charles and Keith, Zalora
Aldo Beatris in Bordeaux, P2400, aldo.com; Charles & Keith Slip on loafers, P2199, SM Megamall; Mango Patent loafers, P1995, zalora.com.ph
Amp up the most basic looks with a blouse that is a conversation starter. Choose tops that are in solid and neutral color to keep it office appropriate.
IMAGE H&M, Zalora, Seek the Uniq
H&M Ruffle blouse, P1490; SM Megamall; Sesura Fluttery allure reversible top, P1499, zalora.com.ph; Seek the Uniq Elisa Bishop sleeves cotton top, P1490, seektheuniq.com;
Office skirts don't have to be restricting or too plain. Play up with the little details that will make a huge difference!
IMAGE Stradivarius, Topshop
Stradivarius Button down leather midi skirt, P1990, Shangri-La Plaza Mall; Topshop Leather Pencil Skirt, Greenbelt 3; Topshop Buckle Drape Skirt, P3745, Greenbelt 3
Get into the sports luxe trend and incorporate some athleisure into your outfit.
IMAGE Copper, Zalora, Zara
Copper Jetsetter trousers, P495, shopcopper.com; River Island Marcus soft trousers, P3150, zalora.com.ph; Zara Cropped trousers with side stripe details, P995, Greenbelt 5