Fashion: Work it - 9 to 5 style hits

By Michiko Hylands

Combat the back-to-work blues by investing in a fabulous new season wardrobe.
Combat the back-to-work blues by investing in a fabulous new season wardrobe.

Combat the back-to-work blues by investing in a fabulous new season wardrobe. If you work in a corporate environment, smart, tailored pieces are your go-to staples. If you're a creative, feel free to throw the rulebook out the window and make a bold statement.

Weilam tank in ivory $79
Cabrillo skirt in Railway Stripe $209
Both from Gregory

Keep that summer feeling going and opt for a cool, cotton skirt. The pleated design suits pear-shaped ladies. Define the waist by cinching in with the self-tie belt.

Cuff Detail shirt $179
Technical leggings $179
Dora Crossbody bag $279
Natalie heels $209
All from Country Road

Monochrome looks are chic and classic. Add a patent belt and tie your hair back for extra polish.

Jones top $49
Rainer skirt $99
Both from Liam

Add a pop of colour with a matte red lip and team with brightly-hued tote bag.

Prudence shirt $365
Transition pants $430
Vikto Lace Ups $395
Moonwalk sunglasses $409
All from Karen Walker

Borrow from the boys by stealing one of their signature looks. Tall, athletic figures suit this long, clean silhouette.

Lightening shirt $359
Alter Ego pants $269
Both from Andrea Moore

If your work environment is more relaxed, try a white leather sneaker for true sports-luxe appeal.

For him

Country Road Modern Tailored Micro Crosses jacket $499
Dermalogica Shave skin set $76
Dune London Rookie $230
Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette 60ml $130
Barkers Commuter leather satchel in tan $280
R.M. Williams Birregurra belt in russett $145

For her

Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Dry Oil Spray $118
Katherine Daniels Urban Shield Concentrate $84
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Gel $69
MAC Caitlyn Jenner Lipstick in Rockit! $42
Mellow Brow Pomade in caramel $19.50
Eithne Curran Restore Treatment $55, Shampoo $46, Restore Conditioner $48

- Spy.co.nz

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