How to dress for work: good labels to look for

There is so many clothes out there that is a given, but there are specific makes and brands that tailor and make clothes to fit specific events and for specific requirements.

AT THE EXPENSIVE END Alexander McQueen does a selection of suits and jackets very sexy but appropriate too for work.

Chloe – blouses and dresses to take out a mortgage for.

Paul Smith for suits and dresses

Stella Mccartney specialises in tailoring and she seems to becoming into her rather fabulous prime.

Joseph – not exactly a label but a shop that understands the need to combine proper grown-up clothes with a good dollop of fashionable fizz. its rocker trousers are a staple in many a working woman’s wardrobe.


Betty Jackson knows how to cut a jacket so that its feminine, easy to wear and slots into the working wardrobe.

Diane von Furstenberg’s dresses may be a bit ubiquitous, but she keeps ringing the changes with fabrics and colours.

Anna Sui does great dresses, some brilliantly demure in a kind of sexy nanny way. P

hillip Lim is a label stocked by that I love and that is reasonable priced for what he offers.

MaxMara usually has great coats, jackets and dresses.

Sara Berman does brilliantly wearable versions of hot fashion trends.





Zara – for dresses, jackets and coats

Marks and Spencers – for good trousers and jackets. Check our the Limited Collection and Autograph.


Dorothy Perkins

hope you enjoyed reading this.

– Meru xo


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