5 Tops Every Back-To-Work Wardrobe Needs

January 24, 2022

5 Tops Every Back-To-Work Wardrobe Needs

It's the start of the new year and now is the opportunity to revamp your workwear wardrobe with inspiring new pieces. Our latest drop of Mela Purdie has provided us with the must-have styles for your new workwear wardrobe. Thinking classic and understated pieces that will have you feeling sophisticated and chic as you walk through your office doors.

With a dreamy muted colour palette and easy-wearing silhouette you'll not only be wearing these styles to work but also on your weekend and nights out because there is nothing basic about these styles. You'll be loving them. So, let's take at look at the 5 tops every workwear wardrobe needs...

The Harvest Blouse

Crafted from Mela Purdie's fluid Mache, the Harvest Blouse is cut relaxed through the body with full length exaggerated sleeves and cuffed wrist hems. The blouse is finished with an elegant stand collar and double soft patch pockets, all detailed with antique brass studs.

Style it with white, soft sages, camels or prints. You can easily dress this up or down depending on your work schedule. Accessories are also a great way of completing an outfit, paired with a leather tan bag and sandals. The Harvest Bouse will be a staple for you year round as it can be layered with a gorgeous winter coat and trousers.

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The Relaxed Boat Neck

Cut from Mela's Fondant Stripe in Matte Jersey, this knit will elevate and bring structure to any outfit. The classic Relaxed Boat Neck features a slightly relaxed 3/4 length sleeve and relaxed body finishing just below the waist line. This style also comes in a gorgeous caramel and white stripe.

This is an easy-wearing and comfortable style and offers classic styling when paired with minimal and monochramtic bottoms. Opt for a sleek pencil skirt or a culotte for a classic chic style, accessorising it with a leather tote.

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The Mirror Blouse


The Mirror Blouse is cut for a slightly loose fit that is comfortable and figure flattering, detailing is elegant and kept to a minimum with a subtle V-neckline and a soft flutter overlay. Crafted from Mela Purdie's famous fluid Mache fabric which has a great drape and look.

The Mirror Blouse is a statement piece that will see you going from the office to afterwork drinks and then to dinner. It's a gorgeous top which styles back with blacks and nuetral colours as well as prints. Dont forget this top could be worn on your weekend with denim. It's the perfect trans-seasonal top.

The Snood Shell Top

The Snood Shell is crafted from Mela Purdie's fluid Mache, features a pull on, snood cowl neckline with relaxed, dropped shoulders falling to a capped sleeve and a flattering curved hem.This style also comes in 3 other colourways, Mellow, Ink, and Black.

Style this piece with pops of colour or go monochramatic for a minimal look. Tan leather handbags are always a vesatile option and will work well with the rest of your wardrobe.

The Soft Shirt Swirl

Silk Crepe De Chine is Mela's luxuriously lightweight printed Silk, boasting a sumptuous soft handle, matte surface and beautiful drape. The Soft Shirt Swirl, printed in Swirl, an effortless flowing print to pair back perfectly with your wardrobe staples. The Soft Shirt features a classic shirt collar, concealed front button closure, back yoke with pleat detailing to ensure moveability and full length shirt sleeves with shirt cuffs.

Style this with classic cut bottoms, let the print do the talking. A relaxed muted trouser or short is a great option to keep your look sophiscated and stylish. We've also opted for a midi lengh skirt to freshen up the look.

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