Here are 6 Ways to Easily Update Your Casual Looks This Weekend

Here are 6 Ways to Easily Update Your Casual Looks This Weekend

    Our off-duty, casual outfits speak volumes about who we are and how we choose turn up. Whether it's cozy loungewear or stylish streetwear, carefully curated off-duty dressing empowers us with style in more casual occssions. 

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    Statement Outerwear:

    Elevate your off-duty ensemble with a statement coat or jacket that adds a pop of colour, texture, or pattern.

    If you're wanting to embrace more of the luxury casual style then the current Mob Wife trend works brilliantly. This faux fur coat from Pilgrim will be your perfect wardrobe update.

    Faux fur coat

    Classic stylistas will certainly love this Ralph Lauren jacket, with jeans and trainers and you'll have a fabulous casual look.

    Ralph Lauren jacket

    If you love Hailey Bieber's feminine style then this cropped jacket from Aere will be right up your street.

    Casual wear

    For a more sporty style, try this chic jacket from Katmandu. We love this paired with comfortable trainers for cool off duty style. 

    Long puffa hooded jacket

    Elevated Casual Basics:

    High-quality basics like cozy sweaters and stylish loungewear tops are a great way to update your casual outfits. Swap out a plain T-shirt for a chic cashmere sweater or a casual top with unique detailing for added style.

    This sequin top from Banana Republic can be worn dressed down as a "basic" for off duty dressing.  We love wearing this with wide legged trousers or a silk maxi skirt and ballet flats.

     Sequin t shirt

    This beautiful cashmere cropped jumper in dusk pink from Cynthia Rowley is the basic we're drooling over. This stunner can be worn with skirts or pants to give you the perfect soft feminine look. 

    Pink cashmere jumper

    If you adore the old money classic look this  Ralph Lauren cable knit jumper is the perfect off duty wardrobe upgrade. 

    Ralph Lauren cable knit

    This perfectly cut but easy to wear tee from Cos is an upgrade that would work brilliantly for a sporty off duty look. 

    Cos t.shirt 

      Mix and Match Textures:

      Mixing different textures on your casual days is a great way to create a stylishly casual look.  This fabulous wool coat from Cos has a wonderful matte texture that offsets the sheen of leather bags and shoes beautifully. 

      Rounded wool coat 

      Pair a chunky knit sweater like this beauty from Atmos and Here with casual street style denim in the same colour palette and you'll have a perfect texture combo. 

      Cable knit

      Or, layer cozy clothing like a this fuzzy knit cardigan from & Other Stories over a casual top for added warmth and dimension. 

      Fuzzy cardigan

        Accessorise Casual Looks Thoughtfully:

        Complete your off-duty look with stylish accessories like a trendy scarf or statement handbag or earring, then choose comfortable stylish shoes that complement your outfit.

        WKND EDIT golden knot earrings are the perfect accessory. Bold enough to make a statement but classic enough not to dominate. 

        For the perfect daytime look knot this silk scarf from C&M under a tailored white shirt and fitted pants. Tres chic.

        Silk scarf

        This Marc Jacobs cross body beauty is the perfect accompaniment for elevated casual dressing.

        Marc Jacobs bag

          Play with Proportions:

          Have fun playing with proportions to create a modern and stylish off-duty look. Mix cozy clothing pieces like oversized sweaters or stylish loungewear tops with tailored bottoms for a balanced and chic silhouette.

          This oversized double breasted coat from Cos is a perfect way to ramp up the off duty style factor.

          Off duty oversized coat

          These wide legged Cos trousers are perfectly offset by a cropped jacket. 

          Wide legged casual trousers

          These slim track pants from JHL would look great with a cashmere jumper

          Casual track pant

            Incorporate Trendy Pieces:

            Stay on-trend with your off-duty attire and incorporate comfortable shoes and hats that make a statement.  Trendy pieces like casual street style sneakers or a cozy knit beanie will certainly add a touch of casual chic to your outfit.

            Street style off duty style looks would be perfectly accessorised by these colourful Onitsuka Tiger kicks, these have been on my wish list for a while. 

            Yellow comfortable shoes

            A trend that is taking the world by storm at the moment is these mesh flats by Alaia

            Alaia mesh ballet flats

            This & Other Stories hat will work perfectly for luxury and street styles alike.

            Casual off duty hat

            And, finally this fantastic Kate Spade ring will upgrade and elevate any casual look. 

            Statement ring

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