Whether you’re working from home or just about to go back to the office, we have five perfect brands for you to browse, with an emphasis on comfort chic. These brands offer long-lasting and timeless pieces, perfect for transitional seasons and versatility, whether it be a zoom meeting, a work lunch, or just to make your at home office more exciting, there is something for everyone in our work from home edit!
Our pick of the most comfortable pieces, using jewellery to pull the look together! Don’t forget to decorate your work space to keep you de-stressed and focused.
The Collaborative Store
The Collaborative Store is located London, founded by Elena Todary in 2015. The brand sells fashion, homeware and art, and also hosts regular workshops and exhibitions in store. Since 2018, their hub has branched online, with an aim to allow customers discover an edit of contemporary pieces, and provide more information about them.
“With an ethos of bringing together brands influenced by culture, rather than fashion trends, The Collaborative Store showcases a range of the best worldwide independent designers, makers & artists, limited edition collaborations and exclusive products. We source timeless, mindful, high quality designs and ensure each product has a story and relevance to our ethos.”
This beautiful tailored boiler suit comes in an array of colours, providing the best all-in-one alternative to workwear, being dressed up or down in any way, and making for a comfier option that won’t look out of place in the office! Among other things, Arkitaip offers a range of homeware, stationary, and face masks, keeping you prepared for every eventuality.
Arkitaip was founded in 2018 by mother and daughter Michi and Lea Wieser with the aim to provide customers with a longer lasting wardrobe. The brand focuses on an ethical supply chain with many artisanal skills, including Michi hand-making the crochet range. Using Masters of Linen certified linen allows the garments to have a low environmental impact as possible, being natural, biodegrade and sourced from Europe.
“Cultivated on the principles of laissez-faire elegance, respect for our planet, and functionality, their pieces are designed for those who confidently embrace their uniqueness.”
Viki-And is an Italian knitwear brand that launched in 2017 with their Autumn/Winter collection. The brand prides itself on an aesthetic of contemporary and effortless elegance. With a technique of jacquard knit and lurex yarn, a range of thickness and surface is achievable, making every season unexpected and unique.
Viki-And’s most recent collection gives off a feel of chic comfort, with bold patterns and vibrant colours in loose fitting blouses, dresses and trousers. The lookbook suggests layering, specifically with the underwear as outerwear trend, utilising their swimwear range in more than one ways.
Typographia began in 2010 as a collaborative project that designs and prints graphic tees, with the first store opening in Lisbon in 2013. The entire shirt production is made in Porto, including the production of cotton and the silkscreen printing process with water-based inks, with each shirt being available in Unisex sizes. The tees are now also sold throughout Spain and Portugal, as well as being available in some museums. These tees can be dressed up or down, with a pair of jeans, a silk slip skirt or even worn with PJ bottoms!
SBNM was founded upon the idea to spread love and positivity with colors. The brand DNA, focuses on ‘’feeling good’’, a deeper sense which is stronger than ‘’looking good’’. The brand focuses on athleisure with a street twist, an energetic attitude and emotional nostalgic roots, Newtro (new-retro). The ultimate comfort brand, perfect for Zoom. Again, to be dressed up or down depending on the vibe you are going for, or worn in confidence as a two piece. Will tracksuits become workwear appropriate following lockdown life? If we take anything from the last year, things are unexpected, so who knows how far the loungewear trend will go!
– Written by Amelia Butler