Building a fab work wardrobe isn't easy. A closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear? Yeah, we've been there before. Here are a few pieces you need to dress like a boss. There are around 260 work days in the year and it is important to dress decent for work to make a good impression that might even nudge you for a promotion.A few tips to get your closet right includes 1. Choosing your color palette, 2. Check for good proportions, 3. Choose conservative hemlines, 4. Go for the best fit possible, 5. Accessorize with personality!


Items needed:

  • six shirts
  • five bottoms
  • two jackets
  • two dresses
  • two bags
  • six pairs of shoes


This is the minimum to keep your outfits mixing, of course, more is definitely better and gives you more variety and choices to choose from. When choosing the pieces, it is important to stick within your colour palette. If you have items from colours outside of your palette, the mix n’ match would be all over the place. Here are some colour palettes to consider:

Outfit ideas:

Classic Black & White

  1. H&M Stretch Shirt, 2. Lauren Merkin Large Tassel Calf Pouch, 3. Joseph Super 100 Skirt

All White Everything

1.Topshop Premium Suit Jacket, 2. Zara Mini City Bag, 3. French Connection Penny Cap Sleeve, 4. Topshop Premium Suit Trousers, 5. ASOS Head Light Heeled Sandals

Business Casual ft. Jeans

  1. Theory Stretch-Crepe Blazer, 2. Joe Fresh Slim Skirt Shirt, 3. J Brand 811 Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans, 4. Topshop Leather Shoulder Bag, 5. Zara Leather High Heel Sandal


Also check out these super cute Polyvore put-together perfect for spring: