Lumka Nofemele
2 minute read
16 Oct 2018
12:26 pm

How to plan your summer work wardrobe

Lumka Nofemele

As it gets hotter, your summer work wardrobe has to switch up a little but still be appropriate for work. Here's how to rule the office this summer.

As the mercury rises it's time to update your wardrobe

Here’s how to rule the office – and keep cool this summer.

Dressing up for work can be a bit tricky. You don’t want to be too casual or overdressed. And then what do you do when summer comes along and heats things up?

With the weather getting hotter, your work wardrobe is going to need an overhaul, which may not be the best news because you can’t exactly wear a crop top and short shorts to the office (but if you can get away with that, great).

We surfed Zando and found a few amazing items for your work wardrobe to look absolutely fabulous while keeping cool this summer.

The shirt dress

A shirt dress with a pair of elegant pumps makes for an effortless, no-fail outfit combo that will carry you through work the whole summer. Wear with flats or court heels.

Red and white multi striped shirt dress R799

Tie front shirt dress R289

The midi-skirt

The perfect classic skirt for work is the midi. Whatever kind of job you do, this skirt is perfect for you – wear with a button-down shirt or t-shirt and a pair of heels or flats. A midi skirt is the perfect blank canvas to start off any outfit.

Navy woven skirt R799
Grey pleated skirt R899

Free ‘n easy

Loose and airy fabric is perfect for summer and wide leg trousers provide all the ease of movement and breathable fabric you need. These trousers allow you to cover up and stay cool. Wear with literally any style of top and you will be the coolest lady at the office this summer (literally).

Striped navy pants R989
Charcoal tie waist trousers R349

Open toe shoes

Sandals may seem casual, but it really depends what you wear them with. Sandals can be formal and open-toe heels are always an option for the hotter months. Just make sure your pedicure is on point

Black block heels R579
Tan block heels R579

The light blazer

Throw on a lightweight blazer this summer. Light fabrics and ¾ sleeves make for a great professional but practically weightless blazer. Throw it over literally any outfit and you’re good to go.

Orange blazer R399
Striped belted blazer R579

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