WHAT TO WEAR IN THE OFFICE THIS SUMMER: THE MAYFAIR MUSINGS WOMENSWEAR EDIT
1.) Emilia Wickstead Virginia Silk-blend Organza Dress | Matches Fashion | £3,250
A black piped trim brings a graphic slant to the elegant composition of Emilia Wickstead's ivory silk-blend organza Virginia dress. The second look to grace the designer's SS18 runway, this Italian-made piece features a neat point collar and softly voluminous balloon sleeves, then falls into a sweeping midi skirt that showcases the subtle pinstripes in full. Define your waist with the accompanying belt before styling it with stiletto heels.
2.) Prada Black PVC Logo Tote | Ssense | £720
Structured tote bag in transparent vinyl and black textile. Twin buffed leather carry handles at top. Logo printed in black at face. Magnetic fastening at throat. Tonal zippered pouch on detachable leather strap featuring lanyard clasp and post-stud fastening at interior. Silver-tone hardware. Tonal stitching.
3.) Me&Thee 'Nauru' Jumpsuit | Wolf & Badger | £150
The NAURU metalic crepe cropped jumpsuit is a go to piece for many occasions. This style is the ultimate in cool and comfort whilst delivering class and an understated silhouette. The clever draped neck line and Italian gold lurex zip add to the drama. A triple French crepe is used to ensure maximum fluidity and structure at the same time. All our styles are limited edition and made in the UK.
4.) Eliott Collection | Sinclair London
Sinclair London is a British luxury fashion house specialising in fine tailoring and ultra-feminine corporate wear for the female business elites. Each garment is cut, made and finished by skilled craftsmen in their own UK factory. Last month, Sinclair launched its second capsule collection – “Eliott” at a private London Fashion Week Breakfast inspired by 1920’s golden era of tailoring and couture. Simply put, Sinclair London is revolutionising and refreshing women's tailoring!
5.) Hillier Bartley Pussy-Bow Silk-Satin Dress | Net-A-Porter | £950
This New Romantic pussy-bow silk-satin mini dress is perfect for summer meetings and alfresco dining. Drawn to both the classical and the irreverent, Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley have often brought touches of New Romanticism to their brand. A refined take on '80s shirt dresses, this piece is cut from liquid-like silk-satin. It has pussy-bow neck ties and voluminous blouson sleeves.
6.) Marianna Déri WrapTop Bella in Linden Green | Wolf & Badger | £109
The wrap top is suitable for elegant occasions as well as everyday wear. The belt can be tied up in many ways and therefore enables very diverse looks. The soft fabric guarantees extremely comfortable wearing. The fabric remains free of peeling regardless how often the top has been washed.
7.) Cropped Pleated Trousers White | Loewe | £525
Loewe, S.A. is a Spanish luxury fashion house based in Madrid and owned by the LVMH Group, founded in 1846. These beautiful cropped pleated trousers in white wool and polyester are Italian made, light-weight and perfect for summer. Dress them up with coloured heels or keep it clean with with monochrome.
8.) Sunset Ring | Lara Heems | £175
Founded in 2014, Lara Heems is fast becoming a leading fashion jeweller based in London. The company set out to offer designs that combine timeless elegance with contemporary influences at affordable prices. Lara Heems jewellery prides itself on every day, every occasion wearability. This ring is made with 925 sterling silver and cubic zirconia stones. It is perfect for the sunnier months!
9.) Nicholas Kirkwood Eva Sandals | Farfetch | £595
Nicholas Kirkwood’s collections focus on the curvature of the foot, with architectural designs and sculptured shapes creating elegant and refined silhouettes that fuse the traditional with the contemporary. These black and white nappa leather Eva sandals from Nicholas Kirkwood feature an open toe, a panelled colour block design, an ankle strap with a side buckle fastening and a high block heel.
10.) DIAVOLINO Shoulder Bag | LOES VRIJ X VLISCO | €945
LOES VRIJ X VLISCO presents a unique and exciting line of handbags that is the offspring of a special collaboration between Dutch designer LOES VRIJ and iconic Dutch textile company VLISCO. DIAVOLINO – A shoulder bag, named after the devil, breaths a mix of rock-chic elegance that appeals to many women. It has little devil “ears” on top. Handcrafted in Florence, Italy, with the use of traditional skills and craftsmanship.