Monday, 19 September 2016

A day at the office | Work OOTD

I've been dying to wear this outfit since I bought it during the summer holidays, but the weather has been too nice to wear trousers up until now (very rare for this country!). So, today with a cloudy forecast looming, it seemed like the right time for its first outing.

I think I've mentioned before that being a teacher, I often find it hard to find decent work wear. The shops have some great clothes, but sometimes for one reason or another they just aren't appropriate for school. 

H&M, blouse, tie neck, Miss Selfridge, wide leg trousers

The blouse for me was love at first site. Such a lovely material; really soft and luxurious feeling, sleeveless, just off white with a smart black tie. It was a complete bargain from H&M at only £14.99.

H&M, blouse, tie neck

I decided to style the blouse with some black wide leg trousers which are going to be huge during AW16. This pair are from Miss Selfridge, they cost £30, but I think I had a 20% off email code from them. (I thoroughly recommend that you sign up to the Miss Selfridge mailing list as they regularly send out discount codes.)

ASOS, shaken, heels, block heel,
Picture from ASOS

Finally for the shoes. I'm on my feet a lot during the day and I also walk to work, so comfortable shoes are a must. I do have some nice loafers, but sometimes you just want some height. These are the ASOS Shaken heels which are currently on sale for £24 (RRP £32). The heel height is perfect but they are hurting my big toes, so I may have to send them back if I can't stretch them out.

What is your favourite place to shop for work wear?


  1. Hi Emma, any nail posts coming soon? I always struggle in this department and would love to know some good colours for my fingers and toes x I saw you said you would have some pedicure posts soon but I haven't found any here! Thanks in advance,

    Jenny x

    1. Hi Jenny

      Yes! Nail post on the way next week of my new favourite nail polish, so keep your eyes peeled.

      Emma x

    2. Hi Emma,

      That's great to hear! Can't wait to read the post! It would be great if you could show how it looks on both fingers and toes because I can never find a colour that I like on both!

      Jenny x


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