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Workchic: Your Guide to Office Cool




12.7.2012

Girl wearing pink wrap


Wrap


A little colour play makes for a wonderful working day! Wouldn’t you agree? Amy looking pretty in pink...what shade are you rocking?

    Pimms drink

Drink


In 1840 the owner of a London oyster bar, James Pimm, first invented and sold his thirst-quenching cocktail, (the original Gin-Sling). Using gin, quinine, and a secret mixture of herbs and botanicals.

Traditionally a summer drink...add some brandy for a delicious after 4, Friday winter treat!


What our clients are thinking...

“Trending here for the ladies is more smart casual, definitely not suits – for meeting clients – polished but
not OTT, trendy scarves, bangles etc, just above the knee length for skirts and dresses with boots or heels.
For the guys – open necked shirts, coloured trousers. However for meeting clients definitely smarter suit attire and sometimes a tie depending on the type of meeting/client. Generally though, smart pants with jacket”.

“Oh and, always dress down Friday!”
- Michelle Callingham, PA, Brannigans, Executive Recruiters

 

Coco Chanel Perfume

Smell

 

Coco Mademoiselle was introduced in 2001 and is marketed to women in their 20s and 30s. Top notes: orange, bergamot, mandarin, Tunisian curaƧao.
“Amazing perfume, lasts all day. Beautiful, luxurious bottle and is my staple signature everyday scent - perfect for work!” – Julie
 

     knee high boots

Walk

 

The right pair of shoes can make all the difference when it comes to completing a look and every woman should own a great pair of boots!

“These boots have proven to be timeless”, says Selma, “6 years later and still going strong...”
 

basecamp

Carry

 

Stylish and practical. “This makes bringing lunch from home, fun!” – Rachel
 

  Black and white shell bracelets

Adorn

 

Bedrock Bones started in 2009 with a collaboration with Kate Sylvester on her Summer collection “Take a Hike” at the RAFW Show in Sydney. Bedrock is inspired by the Flintstones (duh!), childhood memories, Tokyo girls, and everything cute.

“Black and white are the power couple of fashion”. – Emma
 


 

What our clients are thinking...

“I think that blocks of black and white/cream are definitely big - so white shirts with black collars for example. Pleats in skirts/dresses, and as we move closer to winter, patterned stockings!

Hayley Parkin, Recruitment Advisor, Christchurch City Council

Written by Emma Wilson.



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