5 Essential Office Outfits You Need for this Spring

The rules for how to dress in the office and in the world of work have changed as much as new professions and careers have emerged. For men, the classic work uniform of a suit and tie has practically disappeared. The menswear look is more informal, influenced by the style of tech billionaires, as seen in the TV series Succession. The office look has also evolved for women, becoming informal but chic. For example, the navy slim-fit suit worn with a white shirt and high-heeled pumps can be relegated to the back of your wardrobe. Even if we borrow from the men’s wardrobe, the suit is now more relaxed, with oversized pants and blazers. However, when choosing the 5 essential office outfits for Spring 2023, we took into account another important factor. We considered that in the last quarter of 2023, the search for Quiet Luxury has increased by more than 600% on Google search. And according to the fashion data platform, The Lyst, the hottest products of the quarter reflect this trend, with more classic and timeless clothes and accessories.

So, based on this information, we searched for the essential office outfits for you to create a perfect work capsule wardrobe.

1- White Jeans + White Jacket

French girl Lison Sebellin put together a must-have look for this spring that is perfect for the office. We have already talked about how to make your white jeans look expensive, and one trick is choosing a straight and relaxed cut. The other is to pair the white jeans with a beige piece. And here Lison Sebellin made the perfect choice of a short cream tweed jacket from the Scandinavian brand Meotine. She paired it with ballerinas, which is another must-have for this season, and a soft cognac leather bag.

2- All Leather Outfit

Andrijana Savic is very chic, and her work outfit is ideal for the still chilly days of spring. Adrijana paired the black leather dress from The Row with a beige Nobuk jacket from Loewe and Mary-Jane shoes from Maison Alaia, which went viral among the princesses of Quiet Luxury. The mix of leather, the shoes, and the style of sunglasses are the keys to this look.

3- Bermuda Shorts

A tailored Bermuda short is a super chic option to replace a skirt in the office. We love the leather version from Instagram Collette and Lili. The colour combination is on point. The caramel Bermuda, with the black T-shirt, black sunglasses with orange lenses, everything is perfect. As for shoes, you can also wear ballerinas, Mary-Janes, or slingback pumps with kitten heels. Whatever your job is, home office or office, knee-length Bermuda is the essential office outfit. Check at COS, they have beautiful tailoring Bermudas.

4- Pleated Skirt

We love the Instagram a_typelist because it’s a mood board of timeless and classic looks with a twist. This cotton pleated skirt from Miu Miu is a dream, right? But the way it is styled is brilliant. The mix of colours is super modern; black, brown, and beige. The brown shirt worn as a jacket adds a super relaxed air to the skirt. It’s a classic office look but not boring.

5- Blue Button-Down 

Any decent wardrobe must have a blue button-down shirt. And here, Florence M, a stylist consultant, highlighted it. A blue button-down is one of the most essential office outfits ever. Paired with Denim and a trench coat is a fresh and professional look. Accessories like the Gucci belt and Mini Hermès bag elevate the look. Make sure the proportions match your body type, but try the oversized shirt anyway.

Featured Image @COS Spring/Summer 2023