Workwear edit

After a relaxing holiday, its time to kick start the New Year with a smart capsule wardrobe for the office. Invest in quality basics, a sexy camisole, a figure-hugging dress and killer heels. Style director Louise Hilsz edits the best in stores now.



The foundation garment for any capsule working wardrobe is a camisole. Under a blazer for the office, add a statement necklace, and then your set for work and after five.

Country Road Soft Touch cami, $90. Liam Weirldy camisole, $119. Moochi Frontier cami, $200. Diane Von Furstenburg striped cami, $270.



This summer the working skirt is all about the midi. Go for a neutral-coloured pencil skirt or a bold stripe in a pleated option - then team it with your favourite heels.

Witchery Zip Utility skirt, $150. MSGM Striped skirt, $665. Ted Baker Alliee Rowing skirt, $389. Camilla and Marc Magnolia skirt, $269.



This classic sleeved dress will see you through any seasonal weather change. The cinched-in waist detail is a great way to tailor your look and hide any bulges after the festive season.

Palmer Harding April dress, $665. Storm waist float dress, $249. Theirry Colson Sasha dress, $1070. Zimmermann Kali dress, $620. 



After a summer of wearing sneakers and jandals it's time dust off your heels. Take advantage of time spent sitting at your desk and go for a sexy stiletto with a statement heel. 

Kathryn Wilson Challis heel, $349. Christian Louboutin Crissos pumps, $895. Valentino Rockstud pumps, $830.  Mi Piaci Sinclair heels, $260.



The New Year is the perfect time to invest in a a new bag for the office. Choose one big enough to carry your essentials, and choose neutral colours so you can make use of it every day.

Deadly Ponies Mr Gator Twist bag, $720. Loewe Puzzle bag, $2525. Bottega Veneta Piazza bag, $5090. Saben Gita Croc bag, $489.