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5 fashion staples every boss should have – For him and her


Fashion is so much more than the clothes you put on your back - it’s about self-expression and identity and sometimes that means taking style risks and adding some extra flavour.

The saying by Austin Kleon, ‘Dress for the job you want,’ has been around for a long time and still has an impact on what many people choose to wear to work each day. However, the workplace is evolving.

With more and more start-ups and tech giants infiltrating the jobs market, office attire is no longer just about the simple shirt and tie or a classic skirt and heels.

Business-fashion reflects the up and coming generation of leaders who are taking their place in the world. Every leader needs a powerful wardrobe, so show them whose boss in 2019 with these fashion staples.

Statement coats

The great thing about fashion is that it means different things to different people. A statement coat is not only perfect for completing an outfit, it is also a great way to show off your own individual style and personality. From burnt-orange teddy coats that are as snug as they are stylish to sharp-cut slim blazers, a statement coat can take your look from standard to stand out in seconds.


If Paris fashion week is anything to go by, Khaki will be THE shade of 2019 for menswear.

A smart coat can instantly take an outfit from casual to fashionable.


Combine your textures to really make your outfit pop

Don’t be afraid to bring casual-chic into the office. Teddy coats are great for the cold weather and also look super stylish with a pair of sleek skinny jeans and ankle boots.

A selection of smart tops

With most important meetings taking place seated and around a table, what you wear on your top half deserves a little extra focus.


A classic white blouse is a versatile and perfect foundation for the rest of your outfit.

Knitted jumpers and blouses offer both comfort and texture, an ideal option for a chill day in and out of the office.

Bold prints

Rocking some bold prints says ‘I’m here and I’m not afraid to stand out’. They are a playful way to add some punch to your wardrobe. Pair them with solid colours for a contrast that isn’t too over-powering.


It’s all about the statement socks fellas! Whatever you do, do not turn up sockless to the office.


Brighten up the office with your fashion choices and don’t be afraid of some bold patterns.



Use your every-day accessories to spice up your office attire. Printed frames, such as these Hugo HG 10 are both office-friendly while also being a little bit daring.


Vintage-style shirts come in all types of retro patterns and are an easy way to introduce print into your wardrobe.


Finishing off an outfit is something of an art when done correctly. Taking a simple item and adding it to your look can take it from ‘nice’ to ‘WOW’. Dare to be different and choose items that make you stand out from the crowd.


With office culture changing, casual shoes are no longer unusual to see in the work-place. Tip: have a couple of pairs that are for work only. That way you can keep them clean and presentable for longer.


Get ready for the summer with a pair of HUGO HG SUN RX 02.


Who says handbags need to blend in? Why not use yours as an opportunity to make a fashion statement.


Think the work week has no place for statement jewellery? Think again! A strong piece of jewellery can give an otherwise simple outfit a whole new lease of life.

However you choose to dress, remember that you have a unique style and your fashion choices will let you show that to the world.

Get the look with Specsavers

If you want a pair of stylish glasses to complete any office look, Specsavers has you covered. Hugo are merging their four brands into two – HUGO Boss and Boss.

Created with the modern man and woman in mind, Specsavers has unveiled a new contemporary Hugo eyewear collection. The range features 23 modern urban styles in sharp metal and bold acetate, reflective of the brand’s clean cur sartorial offering. Looking like a boss has never been easier.

The new HUGO eyewear range are in Specsavers stores now. Two for one from €199.

Check out the full collection on the Specsavers website.

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