For The Office Workwear Basics
Finding versatile and flattering pieces to pair with your jeans, pants, and skirts can sometimes feel like a struggle. But thanks to New Zealand women’s workwear clothing label, French Freddie, the search for affordable, stylish workwear is officially over. Taking design cues from the French capital, the brand specialises in beautiful, high-quality shirts made from predominantly natural fibres, and bold pieces, so you can sharpen up your work wardrobe without breaking the bank. Rock your office style and shop here.
Jac + Jack
Every good work wardrobe needs the staples—from classic white t-shirts to long-sleeved button-up shirts—which is where Jac + Jack comes in. With a relaxed sensibility, each piece from this local label is versatile with elevated detailing made from the highest quality fabrics.
Launched in 2019 by THE ICONIC, AERE has become an unsung hero for luxe-looking basics that are sustainably crafted. From soft knits to their cult loose linen dresses, the brand has perfect work options that can double for weekend wear, see a full review here.
When searching for affordable workwear, you can’t go past Zara. From dresses perfect for the office (and outside the office) to button-down shirts and comfortable work heels, the mega-retailer will have you looking your best for that next IRL or virtual meeting.
Founded by Deborah Sams and Mary Lou Ryan in 2006, bassike has stuck to its vision of creating luxurious and wearable everyday pieces that meld effortlessly into the modern woman's wardrobe. Their now cult heritage scoop t-shirts are a must when searching for pieces that transcend seasons that you'll be wearing to the office year-round.
From neutral knits to striped button-down shirts, any work wardrobe isn't complete without some Uniqlo pieces. The best part, the designs are high-quality and won't break the bank.
For Statement Pieces
While the Australian label might be known for its show-stopping dresses, it also stocks a range of essentials that are easy additions into a work wardrobe that needs to pack a punch.
To put it simply, St Agni takes classic work wardrobe pieces and elevates them in a way that’s sophisticated, stylish and on-trend.
Having a series of go-to and casual workwear pieces is great, but it's always a good idea to add some statement pieces into the mix as well. Cos is renowned for its chic, wearable designs that will make your work wardrobe pop.
For elevated staples like statement-making smock dresses, look no further than Nice Martin. Founded on the premise of bringing authentic designs, quality, and comfort, all with a proactive approach to slower fashion the local label produces small runs of their collections, finished off with 100 per cent environmentally friendly packaging.