Sharp tailoring for women

Style notes and advice on getting a great smart look with women’s suits and accessories with Next

Getting a good look for business and formal events can be overlooked by the fashion industry. Yet from smart tunic dresses to womens suits– one of UK retailer Next’s popular search categories – dressing for work accounts for a huge amount of turnover in the clothing and retail field.

What is more, with plenty of industries in media and other areas which are crucial to conveying contemporary and cutting-edge news and innovations, the way you dress can be critical in the perception and success of your business endeavours.
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Hitting the right note: men’s elegance

Tips and ideas on accessorizing your suits and maximizing your style with mens formalwear from Next

Contemporary notions of elegance have become broader in recent decades, with the upper class reign of the white dinner jacket or black tie receding to encompass blazers, sharp tailoring and statement accessories as alternative routes to male style.

As the working world also changes – with many businesses working through outsourced HR and recruitment units, offshore offices and freelance creatives and graphics experts – so too does the notion of the working look.

Suits and loafers are still the proviso of the City workers, but for those looking to find a fashion answer to days which bounce between public-facing meetings, social events and lunches, and afternoons late in the office, items such as a mens blazer are far more versatile and popular in providing simple, wearable elegance.
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