Silk has claimed elitist stature amongst fabrics since medieval times; it adds a certain regality and sophistication to any look. Why then should it be restricted to weddings and dressy occasions alone? Here’s a guide to incorporating silk into your work attire…

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These high-waisted silk pleated skirts are a perfect way to incorporate silk to your chic work look. Pair the black skirt with a plain white T-shirt and a statement necklace or team it with a light blue shirt or just opt for a pastel coloured top.

You can also make an edgy fashion statement with this pleated grey skater skirt instead. This flared skirt when coupled with a bottle blue or black will make for a perfect work look.

Nomad Flock Flared Silk Skirt available for ₹7223 on, Faballet Pleated Skater skirt available for 1800 on

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This pure silk, button-up collar shirt with curved hemline is a classic silk buy to invest in. Team it with skinny black pants to create a work ensemble or wear it with a pair of skinny jeans to create a modern silhouette. Or ace a chic corporate look with this silk top coupled with printed trousers.

Sammy Silk Shirt available for ₹6318 on, Nomad Flock silk top available for 1905 on

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Ace a classy yet contemporary corporate look by teaming together this cotton-silk blend printed crop top with these light grey tie-up pants.

Light Grey Elasticated & Tie-Up Waist Straight Cotton-Silk Pants available for ₹1290 on, Cotton Silk Printed Crop Length Top available for ₹2290 on

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This block print one piece T-shirt dress is perfect for those Fridays when you intend to have post work plans. Simple yet chic this dress is perfect for that cool yet classy silk look. This rust coloured silk midi dress on the other hand, when teamed with a pair of gladiator flats makes a casual yet fantastic office attire.

House Of Harlow Imogen Silk Midi Dress available for ₹9222 on, Silk-mix Block Print T-Shirt Dress available for ₹6616 on

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Another classic way to incorporate silk in your work look is with this grey silk trouser and blouse. Team the trouser with a floral jersey or a mint colored jumper and you have nailed a sporty yet smart work look. The short sleeve silk blouse can be paired with a skinny black trouser or even a pair of jeans for a day look.

Wood Wood Silk Printed Short Sleeve Genevie Blouse available for ₹4610 on, Wood Wood Silk Gisela Trouser available for ₹4710 on

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This sea green silk jacket teamed with an otherwise subtle ensemble of beige or black will make a semi-ethnic corporate look. While the silk maroon pants can be teamed with a beige kurta or a boxy top will do the trick.

Maroon Silk Pants available for ₹ 3700 on, Sea green silk jacket available for ₹2499 on