Back to work: Post-lockdown Essentials

The easing of lockdown means we can get out more but most importantly no more working from home for some people. This past year has been overwhelming to say the least but we continue to thrive! And although some of us are struggling to get back to the swing of things; others are happy to be back to work and meeting up with friends and family again. Whatever the case may be, learn to take it slow, take your time and be kind to yourself. We’ve put together some items that will certainly help make this transition a lot easier. Whether it’s a soothing candle to de-stress, a pretty pen pot for work or new office wear to brighten up your everyday. Here’s all you need to transition effortlessly from home to work and back again.

& Other Stories Oversized sweater

This oversized knit sweater featuring a deep v-cut neckline and a tonal buckle belt is perfect for the weather. Although we’ve seen a bit of sunshine lately, we all know London weather can be unpredictable. This sweater also features dropped shoulders and a ribbed neckline plus belt on waist.

Zara High Waist Trouser, £27,99

It’s the colour for me with this high- waist trousers. Tailored to perfection and will match perfectly with almost anything.

dune loafers

Dune Wide Fit Guys Leather Loafers, £75.00

Elevate your everyday work life with this comfortable loafer from Dune. Made from patent leather plus a comfort sock for cushioned support. Finished with a classic gold buckle detail and rounded toe.

Karen Millen

Karen Millen Tailored Utility Dress, £189.00, Now £141.75

Turn heads at work with this refined and stylish utility pencil dress. Featuring a figure-enhancing midi style and button-detail flap pockets with back-vent skirt for easy movement. This dress is so versatile, it can be worn at work, for events and more.

Pastel Scalloped Pen Pot £19.95

If you’re heading back to work like the rest of the world then this pastel scalloped pen pot makes a brilliant addition to any desk. Offering a playful and stylish design to keep your pens, pencils, rulers and scissors together, whilst also looking insanely beautiful with its scalloped edges.


M&S COLLECTION Cotton Fitted Long Sleeve Shirt, £15.00

This tailored shirt is sure to become a staple in your work wear wardrobe. Offering a flattering, versatile style that is easy to pair with a skirt or trousers and your favourite accessories. Made from sustainably sourced cotton.

Next bootcut

Next Elastic Back Bootcut Trousers, £25

This black trousers features a smart styling with a comfortable twist. Offering a classic bootcut shape, fitted through the leg and then flowing out at the knee. Perfect for your working wardrobe and finished with a hidden zip fastening and elastic back detail for all-day wear.


The Jane slip-on is inspired by the 60s and made from buttery soft textured leather with leather lining. In addition, the sole is soft and flexible. While the extended leather heel adds a unique take on a classic shoe.

John Lewis Tie Waist Jacket, £169.00 Now £49.00

This blazer jacket is perfect for the season and a stylish way to get back to work. Offering a flattering waist tie, whilst top stitch detailing adds a modern interest. The design is finished with button cuffs and decorative front pockets.

L’OBJET Beehive scented candle, 295g EXCLUSIVE £175

L’Objet’s ‘Beehive’ candle is decorated with dripping gold, gilded by hand and glistens beautifully when lit. Infused with notes of the namesake nectar. Featuring hand-poured wax into a sculptural vessel, which will make an artful centerpiece on any vanity or coffee table.

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