Clothes for every day
When not in the office, comfort is as important as fashion. Combining the two has been an aim of designers in the fashion world each and every season. They have interpreted the casual look in a clever and high-quality style and MADELEINE offers a range of these casual, yet elegant clothes. The looks feature clear lines and simple, large-area patterns. With these styles, if the top is wide, the bottom is tight, and vice versa. To complete the outfit, add comfortable trainers or loafers. Accessories can make or break an outfit, and casual outfits are no different. Add an oversized scarf to a smart outfit to dress it down, or dress up a casual look with a handbag. For all women, having a wardrobe that includes easy-to-wear, comfortable yet stylish clothes is essential, so choose a few key pieces that are easy to combine and require minimal effort to put together a wonderfully feminine, stylish, but comfortable look.
The right versatile pieces can go from being office-wear to evening leisurewear. Choose a blouse in materials such as silk which are soft and elegant yet can be worn casually also. Loose coats with belts and hoods as well as quilted jackets keep you warm in winter and round off the casual look.
Trying to decide whether to dress an outfit up or down? Go for both and be smart casual. Team a silk blouse with suede trousers and add trainers to keep it relaxed. Or add a flowing cardigan to smart trousers and heels to combine business with leisure. A blouse with ruffles – another favourite this season is perfect to wear under the cardigan as it looks both smart and casual at the same time. Add a quilted coat when it's colder in a soft, muted colour and feel warm and snug whilst being feminine and fashionable at the same time.
Gone are the days where only heels walk the catwalks. Trainers and loafers are ‘it’ pieces for a casual look. More elegant trainer interpretations include lace-ups of leather and simple loafers in all shapes, materials and colours. From suede to metallic gold or silver, a mix of materials or on-trend pastels; they complement the casual outfit perfectly.