Mango Work It Launch: Catwalk Queen Guest Styling
When European brand Mango invited us to 'Work It' at their Spring Summer 2011 workwear launch at their flagship store on London's Oxford Street, here at CQ headquarters, we couldn't resist rising to the challenge. On a mission to bring workwear into the fashion spotlight, Mango's collection of smart and sophisticated office wear accommodates all, from relaxed fashionista, right through to corporate chic. With nude, nautical, colour block and seventies stories, they've found a way to incorporate S/S's hottest trends, into our every day work wardrobe. Nice idea eh?
Myself, editorial director Jess Markwood and our graphic designer, Lottie Coleman, were given three mannequins to play with in order to create our favourite workwear looks.
Jess, enthusiastic as ever, turned the task into 'The Style Challenge' and gave each of us five minutes to pull a look together from the Mango workwear collection. The three of us then went head-to-head to create our favourite ensemble. Tricky mannequin manhandling aside, we all rose to the challenge and created the outfits below.
But who won? We want you to decide. Check out the outfits below and vote for your preferred look. There's also some links to buy for each look if you fancy sprucing up your own workwear wardrobe or have a browse on Mango here.
Also, check out OSOYOU's top 50 Workwear Picks here.
Look 1. BLOUSON £44.90 SKIRT £49.90 HANDBAG £69.90 SANDALS £69.90 SUNGLASSES £22.90
Look 2. SKIRT PLISPLIS £74.90 HANDBAG £89.90 SUIT JACKET CAKE £69.90 SHIRT £22.90 NECKLACE MUFASA £16.90 SHOES £59.90
Look 3. SKIRT SOL £69.90 BLOUSON £39.90 SHOES £59.90 SUNGLASSES £22.90 NECKLACE LEON £22.90