Getting Your Corporate Wear Right
Have you ever been to a business setting – be it working in a corporate office, formal meeting, or professional interview – and find yourself wondering how you can achieve the right balance without being overdressed or underdressed? It can be tricky as it has evolved into many versions, including formal, smart and casual.
Business attire requires one to look professional and polished as first impressions are important. Suits are the general go-to for men. For women, there is a large variety of Muslimah wear that you can find at KWC Fashion Wholesale.
From sharp-looking suits to polished separates, we’re here to help you dress professionally and staying stylish in corporate formal wear for women.
If you like to mix-and-match your own separates, consider getting a blazer. This is a versatile piece that you can pair with many different outfits, including a button down, blouse, dress, slacks, and skirts. Where the sleeves of your blazer hit your hand is also important. In general, the sleeves should end right at your wrist – any longer, it will look oversized. The blazer should also fit snugly at your shoulders – you want the shoulder seams to end where your shoulders end – so that there’s no bunching up or overhanging.
Work Blouses & Shirts
With a suit or blazer on, it is best to keep your work blouse in simple, light colours. For your tops to look professional, you’ll need to pick the right type of fabric. Silk looks elegant and will help you stay cool at the same time; while broadcloth helps give your shirts some shape. Avoid overly tight-fitting tops, tops that are too revealing or showing too much cleavage are not suitable for professional settings.
Trousers & Skirts
Professional slacks are the best option for business formal attire. Keep them current and stylish by opting for a pair of chic ankle pants. For skirts, maxi skirts will suit all corporate settings. For both slacks and skirts, start with basic colours that you can mix and match with your tops and blazers.
Baju kurung is a versatile option for women as it can be both modest and trendy. It is commonly seen in many business settings in Malaysia and due to its practicality, it can be worn all year round. Other than the traditional baju kurung, there are plenty of modernised versions with different styles for you to try including peplum, lace and beaded.
We all love a pair of stylish shoes, and it is important for our footwear to be comfortable while remaining work-appropriate. Skip the killer four-inch heels, instead, look for heels that are two to three inches high as these would be more comfortable for you to walk in and you will still look professional. Closed-toe heels, kitten heels or a simple pair of pumps are suitable for office wear. If you are not a fan of heels, closed-toe flats are recommended.
Come shop at KWC Fashion Wholesale today where you can find different types of corporate formal wear for women! We have plenty of options, from suits and blazers to blouses, skirts and modern baju kurung, as well as accessories, that will help you look sharp and professional at work.