A few years ago, a corporate look was synonymous to bland. Office spaces were designed to be grey, dull coloured places with fluorescent lighting. Gone are the days where buttoned-up attire with knee-length pencil skirts paired with a black handbag were the norm. As the times change, it seems so is formal workplace attire. While the world of fashion ruled out workwear as uninspiring, it seems the tables have turned.

Workwear was one of biggest hits at the Paris Fashion Week. An array of designs and styles, the carpenter jean, however, found itself as one of the favourites. Both cozy and roomy, carpenter jeans make for the perfect outfit for those willing to dare with contrasts.

Stuck in a workwear rut?  

Below are five of our favourite runway trends and how you can adapt them to your wardrobe.

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