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Safari fashion for the office

It’s a jungle out there! Tackle the streets and the workplace in this season’s safari-inspired prints and colours. It’s all about mixing your prints with bold block colours, such as red and tangerine, with natural earth tones such as camel and khaki.

If you’re unsure of wearing bright colours around your face, wear them on your bottom half instead. Capture Ombre shirt $49.99 (8-20) from EziBuy. Maxiskirt $79.95 (XS-XL) from Sussan. Bess heels $230 from Mi Piaci

It’s a jungle out there! Tackle the streets and the workplace in this season’s safari-inspired prints and colours. It’s all about mixing your prints with bold block colours, such as red and tangerine, with natural earth tones such as camel and khaki. When you’re working with bold prints, keep your silhouettes simple. Create long lines with maxiskirts and minimise overpowering prints with unstructured blazers in block colours. Relaxed tailoring is the foundation of this look and it’s super-easy to layer, making it the perfect style as the seasons change. Sharpening up this relaxed look for work is easy, with the use of a waisted belt to pull in soft layers. Swap chunky ankle boots for elegant heels and your look will transform from hill climbing to corporate ladder climbing.

Here are a few simple ways to get the ultimate urban-jungle look:

  • Wear a stack of bangles on your arm.

  • Necklaces should be bold, combining lots of colours and textures.

  • Opt for a printed or suede large slouchy bag.

  • Step out in wedges with plenty of straps.

  • Stock up on accessories made from beaten metal and wood.

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If you’re unsure of wearing bright colours around your face, wear them on your bottom half instead. Capture Ombre shirt $49.99 (8-20) from EziBuy. Maxiskirt $79.95 (XS-XL) from Sussan. Bess heels $230 from Mi Piaci

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Wear relaxed blazers drawn in at the waist with slim belts, or wrap belts. Slouch shirt $59.99 (8-16) and soft blazer $89.99 (8-16), both from Jeanswest. Print scarf $49.95 from Sussan. Slim belt $24.99 from Portmans. Chino pants $79.99 (8-16) from Just Jeans. Dawn ankle boots $219.90 from Overland

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If you don’t like wearing animal prints, opt for tops and dresses in graphic prints instead. Dress $129.95 (8-16) from Sussan. Animal print jumper $79.95 (XS-XL) from Sussan. Wooden beaded necklace $16.99, bangles $19.99 (set of 5) and cuff $16.99 from Equip. Everest ankle boots $229.90 from Overland

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If you want a classic urban-jungle look, try a safari dress like this – it’s perfect for petite figures. Essentials merino jumper $29 (8-22) from EziBuy. Print top $49.99 (8-16) from Just Jeans. Skirt $99.99 (8-16) from Jacqui-E. Wooden bangle $29.95 and clutch $69.95, both from Sussan. Dawn ankle boots $219.90 from Overland

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Emerge blazer $79.99 (8-20) from EziBuy. Events belted dress $129.99 (8-18) from Farmers. Multi-strand necklace $14.99 from Equip. Bess heels $230 from Mi Piaci

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