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How to Infuse The ‘Quiet Luxury’ Trend into Your Work Wardrobe
The Rise of Quiet Luxury - A Sophisticated Style Trend for Work Wardrobes
Art Stuff 30 Jun 2023
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The billionaire Roy family in Succession are known for their unfussy, inconspicuous wardrobes
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Quiet Luxury has gained popularity this year, thanks to influential figures like Sophia Richie, Kendall Jenner, the acclaimed series Succession, and let’s not forget Gwyneth Paltrow’s recent court looks. The search term “quiet luxury” has surpassed 35 billion views on TikTok, with its twin concept “stealth wealth” growing to over 600 million views. It has become a buzzworthy term in the fashion industry, and its sophisticated allure makes it an ideal choice for work attire. Introducing quiet luxury into your work wardrobe involves combining elegant and sophisticated elements with understated, high-quality pieces. The goal is to create a polished and refined look without being flashy or overly extravagant.

Here are some tips to incorporate quiet luxury into your work wardrobe.

Invest in quality basics

Start by building a foundation of well-made, classic pieces that will serve as the basis for your outfits. Look for high-quality fabrics such as silk, cashmere, wool, or cotton, and choose neutral colours such as black, gray, navy, or white. These timeless basics will provide a versatile canvas for your outfits.

Pay attention to tailoring

Fit is crucial when aiming for a luxurious appearance. Make sure your clothes are well-tailored to your body shape and proportions.

gwyneth paltrow in court
Gwyneth Paltrow in court in Utah, wearing the muted tones and unidentifiable designer pieces synonymous with quiet luxury
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Embrace subtle details

Quiet luxury lies in the details. Look for garments with subtle embellishments like fine pleats, or understated patterns. These understated touches add elegance and sophistication to your outfits without being overpowering.

Incorporate high-end accessories

Accessories can make or break an outfit, so choose them wisely. Opt for simple, elegant accessories that exude sophistication. Invest in a quality leather handbag, classic pumps or loafers, and delicate jewellery.

Quiet luxury' trend continues its ascent
Quiet luxury by Stella McCartney, Fendi, Bottega Veneta, Akris and Eudon Choi SS23 (from left to right) via Launchmetrics Spotlight

Stick to a refined colour palette

A muted and refined color palette enhances the feeling of quiet luxury. Choose neutral tones like beige, ivory, camel, or charcoal, and incorporate them into your wardrobe. These sophisticated colors are timeless and versatile, allowing you to mix and match effortlessly.

Focus on clean lines and minimalism

Keep your outfits sleek and streamlined by opting for clean lines and minimalistic silhouettes. Avoid excessive embellishments, loud prints, or overly trendy pieces. Instead, embrace simplicity and sophistication with well-cut blazers, tailored trousers, and tailored dresses.

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