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4 Ways To Wake Up Your Work Outfit With Accessories

Liven up your 9 to 5.

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There is only one way to alleviate the stress of fall arriving and the inevitable return to your office (even if you only left it when you were daydreaming at your desk on sunny afternoons): refilling your workwear closet with some seriously stylish new pieces for the new season. Take a leaf out of CHARLES & KEITH's look book by taking inspiration from the ideas, aesthetics and values of pop-culture and postmodern films: we're talking about takes on a modern-retro aesthetic, like classic loafers in contemporary cuts and sculptural, form-focused accessories. 

We can’t vouch for your workplace uniform regulations, but what we can tell you that even the most strict, pared-back office outfit can be brought to life with the perfect shoes and bags. 

From the subtlest of stitching detail on a sleek slip-on mule to a standout, statement tote to show you mean business, we’ve pulled together some sartorial inspo along with a selection of accessories to amp up every office outfit: 

All-Pink Everything


While there are some bold color palettes trending among the fashion set right now, there is nothing like a pop of pink to liven up your 9 to 5. A chic, dusty rose mule may prove to be just what you need to get you through to happy hour – and a coordinating laptop case with gold detailing will brighten up your desk space no end. 

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CHARLES & KEITH Pointed Mules - $39
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CHARLES & KEITH Basic Laptop Case - $69
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CHARLES & KEITH Buckle Flat Mules - $39
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Every Week is fashion week


For some, a dress code is a burden. For others, it’s a challenge that they’re willing to accept: bend the rules with stylish (but chic) pieces for the work place that might just get you street style snapped on your commute. 

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CHARLES & KEITH Curved Base Tote Bag - $69
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CHARLES & KEITH Knitted Textured Boots - $79
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CHARLES & KEITH Boxy Cube Slingbag - $49
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'90s Throwback

 
Something in the air is making everyone golden-age dream lately: we love breezy, relaxed ‘70s pieces for the weekend, but it’s the chunky school uniform style of the ‘90s that wins for the workplace. 

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CHARLES & KEITH Sling Back Loafers - $49
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CHARLES & KEITH Grey Furry Bucket Bag - $49
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CHARLES & KEITH Chunky Mary Janes - $49
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serious business


Make sure everyone knows how much of a no-nonsense girl boss you are by picking out accessories with architectural details that are sharp enough to cut to the chase. While an all-black office look exudes elegance, a color update in the form of a splash of rich burgundy or unique shade of forest green could elevate your ensemble to seriously chic new heights. 

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CHARLES & KEITH Fitted Calf Boots - $59
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CHARLES & KEITH Slouchy Hobo Bag - $59
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CHARLES & KEITH Pointed Ankle Boots - $59
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This post was sponsored by CHARLES & KEITH. 
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