Last week, a news article popped up in my feed about Spotify’s decision to allow employees to work wherever they do their best thinking and creating. Spotify is just one of many companies that have reworked how their employees can do their jobs now that the pandemic has proven you don’t always have to be in-office to get the job done.
While more employees may be opting for the work-from-home life, this year’s version is much different than last’s. Last year, we were all cloistered with nowhere to go after our lives changed overnight. Nobody could justify putting much of an effort forth. Outside of work, our lives were greatly reduced to grocery and drugstore visits. This year, we are working from home and we have lives. We’re back out in the world and, let’s face it if you’re not sick to death of joggers by this point, there is something seriously wrong with you.
WORK FROM HOME LOOKS NOW THAT THE WORLD HAS STARTED TO OPEN UP AGAIN
If you are someone whose life will continue to be work-from-home or a hybrid of both in-office and some days at work, I have put together five work from home looks that are comfortable enough for working from your home office but lovely enough that when you step outside to actually do things you will also feel great.
This outfit is both comfortable and chic, plus it looks great on camera. You could easily take a break from work to meet a friend for a quick lunch or run some errands in the middle of the workday. I styled this Eileen Fisher open front vest with a pair of slim ankle slouchy pants, also from Eileen Fisher. Under the vest, I added this slim short sleeve t-shirt from Theory and finished the look with bronze espadrilles from Toni Pons and a mother-of-pearl necklace from Chico’s.
I own this popover shirt from Madewell and I love it for its ability to make me look done without much effort. It can be half-tucked or worn untucked equally well. It’s just easy. I styled it for a day of working from home with pull-on pants from Everlane, and a pair of gold Birkenstock Gizehs that effortlessly add some finish to the outfit.
Jumpsuits are another go-to of mine in the summer when I want to look pulled together and comfortable at the same time. I styled this floral jumpsuit from Mango with a sage green linen & cotton cardigan from Caslon and finished the outfit with flat blush slides from Schutz and semi-precious blush stud earrings.
For a sportier look on those warm days where you will be running around and working from home, this cute skirt style is a step up from shorts. I styled this red Boden skirt with a navy and white striped t-shirt from Frame and finished the look with Soludos sneakers and cobalt Lele Sadoughi studded hoops.
Even thought we’re seeing signs of the way the world once was, the pandemic has permanently changed much of how we live in it and as we all adapt to new ways of working, I hope these wardrobe ideas will inspire you work-from-home wardrobe.
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