How to style a silk blouse

How to Style a Silk Blouse

When the weather takes a cooler turn in autumn, it’s time to switch the camis and sleeveless tops for long-sleeved blouses and thin-knit jumpers. If you’re a professional businesswoman looking for fashionable fall office attire, the silk blouse is perfect for autumn. Unsure how to style it? We’ll give you styling tips on how to wear a silk blouse to the office.

Why silk?

You might be wondering why a silk blouse, rather than a cotton shirt or another fabric choice?

Well, silk is perfect for autumn because of its natural thermo-regulating properties, which make it cool in warmer weather but cosy in cold weather. It’s ideal for layering to create extra warmth, without becoming bulky. It’s also extremely comfortable against the skin, as it’s hypoallergic and breathable. This makes it ideal for those walks into the office on cold autumn mornings, and the sunny afternoons on your way home from work.

If you’re a professional businesswoman looking for fashionable fall office attire, the silk blouse is perfect for autumn.

How do I wear a silk blouse?

Now you know how amazing silk is, you’re probably wondering what kind of silk blouse to choose?

For autumn, opt for a brightly-coloured warm-toned blouse that mirrors the beautiful fall colours—such as red, mustard, or orange. Choose a long-sleeved style with a high neckline to suit the weather.

Styling suggestions

So how do you style a silk blouse to create the perfect office outfit for autumn?

As the days are cooler, switch the short skirts for midi lengths or oversized trousers, and swap the strappy heels for high-heeled boots. For a romantic look, tuck it into a floaty, midi skirt with ankle boots. For an edgy or bohemian feel, go for wide-leg trousers and peep-toe boots instead.

The trousers

With such a delicate, feminine blouse, you can create a bohemian workplace look with over-sized, wide-leg dark trousers. On warmer days, go for wide-leg cropped trousers to show off your boots.

When it’s chilly, Isabel Marant’s “Mexi” high-waisted trousers are right on trend.

The bag

Complete the fall look with a soft suede bag in midnight blue. Chloé’s “Nile” bag is ideal, with a gold bracelet handle and hardware that perfectly reflects autumn’s leaf fall.The saddle design adds a bohemian edge, with a detachable strap. It’s big enough for your office essentials and translates wonderfully for after-work drinks.

The shoes

Autumn is the time to show off your new boots—but there’s no need to wrap up in cosy styles just yet. Choose a peep-toe lace-up style to stay cool.These Gianvito Rossi “Marie” leather ankle boots are ideal, with a stiletto heel and lace-up front, they add a sultry touch to your outfit.

For more autumn styling suggestions for workplace luxury fashion, stay tuned!

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