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Office wear: outfits to help take the stress out of back-to-work

What does one wear to the office? It's the question on everyone’s lips as a return to the workplace edges ever closer.


by Sarah Finnan
31st Aug 2021

Devil Wears Prada

Office wear: outfits to help take the stress out of back-to-work

The office may be but a foreign concept to us nowadays, but it’s time to dust those long-forgotten memories off because a return to our pre-Covid workplaces is imminent (or so we’re told). 

Word on the street is that we could all be back in the office as soon as October time. Exciting as that prospect is though, the past 19 months have moulded how we work and being back in a formal setting will take some getting used to. We won’t be able to log on from bed, for one. We’ll probably have to make more of an effort clothes-wise, for another. 

“Broken” laptop cameras afforded us a certain sense of freedom when it came to our appearances but the time has come to pack the loungewear away. If you think we’ll be shimmying into anything tight or restrictive, you’re dead wrong though… comfy slacks and oversized poplin shirts all the way. 

Shop our edit of the best back-to-work office wear below. 

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Shirts

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