Are you going out after work, with no time to go home and get changed? You need a quick and easy way to take your work outfit from office chic to glam gal. The good news is that you can quickly transform your outfit with a few simple tips and tricks, all without the need for a new face of makeup or complete outfit change.
With just the right accessories, you can pull off an amazing and almost instantaneous transformation in no time at all. Are you in need of some inspiration for turning your office workwear into something a little more glamorous? Let’s take a look at a few handy tips!
Switch Your Bag
Nothing can change your outfit almost as quickly as a bag change can. If you’re heading for a post work drink, then switch your usual work bag or tote for a cute crossbody or bold clutch. If you prefer a bag with a strap, then choosing the right one is vital. You can dress up your look in just a few seconds with a studded or chain-link strap bag. When you’re looking to just change your bag in a hurry, try to keep your outfit simple and elegant, such as a black midi dress with a chic pair of flats.
Go From Casual To Business With A Change Of Shoes
We all have a pair of shoes that we feel fantastic in and, chances are, that they are not your go-to comfy pumps you wear to commute in every day. After all, there’s nothing worse than having to run for a train in a pair of heels! If you know you’re going out for drinks after work, then bring a pair of your favourite heels to get changed into and instantly take your outfit to dizzying heights. If you need to wear neutral colours for work, then opt for a bold colour heel to make your outfit pop.
Chunky Chains and Bold Jewellery
Many women have a jewellery box that is almost bursting at the seams with beautiful bold jewellery pieces, from statement earrings to chunky chains. But, many women simply have nowhere to wear such pieces, meaning they often go unworn. But, adding a bold piece of jewellery to your outfit can instantly take it from day to night. Even the most basic white tee can be transformed to be dance-floor ready with the addition of the perfect necklace!
A sleeveless top hidden beneath a smart blazer can soon turn into the perfect going out option. When getting dressed in the morning, choose a tank tee that’s smart enough for work when worn under a blazer, jacket or cardigan, but still is perfect for casual bars after work. A number of womens crop tops are just long enough to be worn with the right pair of high-waisted work trousers that looks professional enough for board meetings, but is fun enough for a karaoke bar at midnight with your besties!
Refresh Your Makeup
Most women wear fairly conservative makeup when heading into the office. Usually this is a dab of foundation, slick of lipstick and mascara, but it’s unlikely that you wear a full face look.
If you know you’re heading out straight from work, bring your makeup bag and spend a few minutes refreshing your day look or completely changing your style from soft daytime to statement evening.
Replace a neutral eyeshadow shade with something that has a little more colour, add a slick eyeliner flick or use a highlight kit to contour and lift the face. If you don’t have the room to bring your whole makeup bag, pack the essentials instead, such as your favourite lipstick and blusher.