savvy styling by Annie Probert

Monday, October 12, 2015


When I see smart/casual as a dress code, I immediately dread the excess amount of outfits I know I'll try on. 
We spend forever rummaging through our wardrobes in an attempt to get the smart:casual ratio right.
 But fret no more, here comes the saviour of relaxed tailoring.

Go for clean-lined key separates in matching colours - e.g. trousers & duster coat // culottes & sleeveless jacket.
Then tone it down by adding the casual element - make a statement by using a slogan tee rather than a shirt or trainers instead of boots. 
It doesn't need to be complicated by adding lots of accessories or prints, keep the look simple and as though it was effortless.

I hope this makes things easier when you next see the term smart/casual!

links are provided where possible for you 

- Duster Coat - Primark £17
- Cropped 3/4 tee - River Island £10 (sold out but similar from boohoo in link)
- D-Ring Belted Trousers - F+F at Tesco £18
- Adidas Pointed Court Trainers - Selfridges £75

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