Step Up Your Workwear Style With A Capsule Wardrobe

Step Up Your Workwear Style With A Capsule Wardrobe

Coming up with practical and stylish workwear outfit ideas isn’t always easy but by carefully cultivating a capsule wardrobe, you can ensure you’re always dressed to impress.

Using a selection of just 21 pieces of clothing, you can create over 120 outfit combinations, which will help make dressing for work a breeze.

Here at McElhinneys, we have everything you need to make your workwear wardrobe work smarter.

We’ve put together a simple guide of key pieces to add to your workwear wardrobe to help step up your style and make things easier when you’re in a rush to get ready.


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Opting for a blazer is the perfect way to add a touch of professionalism to any outfit. Here we have three blazer options to freshen up your workday style.

This classic and cool blazer from Bariloche (€239.00) is the ideal addition to your workwear wardrobe.

Another great option is this chic camel-coloured blazer from Glamorous (€62.95) and this very wearable oversized black piece from Vero Moda ( €64.75).


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Dresses are one of the most versatile additions to your work wardrobe, especially if you’re looking for something grown-up and stylish.

Using these three dress styles, you will be able to put together plenty of chic outfit options.

First, we have this gorgeous white linen dress from Moutaki (€139), another option is this fabulous print dress from Rant & Rave (€74.95), alongside this black midi dress from Fransa (€69.95).


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A crisp and clean blouse perfectly compliments a workwear outfit, and we’ve pulled together a selection of great choices to elevate your daytime attire.

This monochrome bow neck blouse from Seventy1 (€49.95)  is ideal for a workwear refresh or this on-trend collared white blouse from Ichi (€49.95), while another great option is this blue herringbone shirt from Cecil (€49.95).

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Another great white blouse option is this long shirt from Noisy May (€34.95), or why not opt for a pop of colour with this rust-hued blouse from Fransa (€49.95), or keep it classic with this chic black shirt from Second Female (€95.00).


When it comes to trousers, comfort is key, but that doesn’t mean you need to compromise on style with these classic combinations.

These cropped beige trousers from Gerry Weber (€99.95) are ideal for mixing and matching with different combinations to create unique looks, or for a more dressed-down approach, we have these skinny fit jeans in black from Tommy Jeans (€99.90) alongside these stylish slim fit grey trousers from Robell (€64.95).

These pinstripe navy trousers from Second Female (€109) offer another option for mixing up your style, or if you’re looking for a classic white trouser, this straight-leg style from Badoo (€135) is the perfect fit.

Another great option for work-appropriate trousers is this classic zip detail black ankle grazer from Robell (€72.95).


No workwear capsule wardrobe would be complete without some fabulous skirts to add more variety to your outfit options.

This stunning linen skirt in brown from Moutaki (€99.50) is the ideal addition to your day-time outfits, while this navy print skirt from Second Female (€125.00) teams comfort with style and can be paired with a blouse or cute top to create plenty of workwear outfit choices.

Everyone should have a classic black pencil skirt in their workwear wardrobe, and this knit option from Vila (€34.95) will work with a variety of different looks.

Mixing and matching these fabulous styles in countless combinations in your capsule wardrobe will ensure you always have something to wear no matter how busy your day will be.

For more fashion advice and helpful hints, be sure to keep up to date with all our latest blog entries!

Until next time,

Hannah x

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