Bland uniforms may be the default fashion option when it comes to office-wear, but you’ll need to work harder style-wise to create a daily look that means business.

Dressing inappropriately is the biggest turn-off for employers, with 57 per cent turning candidates down because of their fashion faux pas, according to research by jobs board

So whether you have to spruce up with smart shirts and suits or flaunt your creativity with individual pieces, dress to impress with a designated working style.

Job style spec

Want to stand out from your army of fellow 9-5ers? Match your wardrobe to your job description.

“Professional dress is critical in business,” says Lisa Talbot, personal and corporate stylist .

“The way you package yourself sends a message about you, your skills, and their organisation.”

Talbot adds: “Workwear does vary from one industry to another, for example, media, marketing and advertising operate in a more artistic, casual environment, so what those workers wear will reflect their business.”

Why not impress the boss with a job-specific workwear brief? Choose from the following tailor-made options..

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