The Hottest Corporate Style Trend for Autumn 2018

Hi Everyone,

Lets face it most of us working women know the dilemma of wanting to be dressed on trend and yet taken seriously all in one. The suit being your classic corporate look but what about those days you feel like venturing out a little…

In some ways it seems like the Autumn 2018 trends have been designed just for those occasions. The mixing of patterns with tartan and houndstooth featuring high on the hot trend list. Go one step further and simply mix and match a couple of your tartan or houndstooth pieces. They don’t have to be identical to still look like a purposefully put together outfit.

For those of you not in the corporate world – this can also be turned into a great going out, meeting the “gals” type of outfit!

Keep reading to see and example of the hottest corporate style trend for Autumn 2018.


The Hottest Corporate Style Trend for Autumn 2018

Lets start with the houndstooth/tartan (argh can’t decide which it really is), coat. I know I just featured a lovely Burgundy and blue one here  and you might think one of these in your wardrobe is enough… but this one is lighter weight, has different colour nuances and is slightly shorter. To cut a long story short, I decided my wardrobe needs both.

The great thing about houndstooth is that you can team it up with another type of houndstooth still achieving that corporate suit look but with a bit of an edge.

Gone with simple black pumps – can’t go wrong with these. This season the higher the heel the better. In honour of maintaining feet sanity this may mean wearing sneakers to work, changing into heels once inside.

The good news is that it’s really, as in REALLY OK to ditch the white shirt and replace it with a flimsy floaty top. depending on your skin tone silver grey is a great colour to go for. Black or Burgundy are other colours you might like to try for a bit of a bolder statement.

Outfit details:

You can find these items either in the catalog Jelmoli Versand or online.

Check out their great selection of 24/7 shopping on

Trousers: c/o Vera Moda (available here)

Top:  c/o Zabaione (available here)

Coat: c/o Bruno Banani (available here)

Heels: Bought in Como

Bag: Louis Vuitton (7 years old)


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Wishing you fun preparing for Autumn!

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