With changes in office culture over the past two years, workwear has also shifted to softer options with more stretch. Retailers such as Lululemon and Athleta offer workwear on their websites to support the macro trend of ‘business comfort’.
The days of suits, ties, heels and A-line dresses are on hiatus, at least for now. So what exactly is trending in the workforce? You may notice a combination of extremes. The perfect example is using an existing work blazer with a graphic cotton t-shirt, silk skirt and trendy sneakers. Modern workwear today is 50 percent professional and 50 percent casual. Below are some essential workwear basics.
Jersey knit and linen blazer
Becca Bland is Marketing Director for Outlets at Tejon. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and has a diverse background in the fashion world, including Elle PR and designer brands such as Citizens of Humanity and Ted Baker.