The dilemma is even greater if you have just returned from your summer break, when that transition from a bathing suit, light linen dress and sandals to the usual daily routine of your office represents a kind of shock to the system.
Saying goodbye to the sun, sea and the freedom not to check your emails regularly can often feel like the end of the world.
CorD is here to help when you most need it. So here are some suggestions until you get used to the routine once again.
|Sateen Jacquard Dress
The beauty of this look is that it can appear prim by day and, with a switch of styling, work perfectly at parties after dark.
|Saint Laurent Skinny Belt
Black leather skinny belt from Saint Laurent featuring gold-tone hardware.
|Oversized T-Hinge Sunglasses
A pair that will elevate your look instantly — this sunglasses feature a unique enamel ‘T’ hinge design and flattering gradient lenses, with a retro butterfly shape.
|Givenchy Pinstripe Blazer
Black and white silk and wool pinstripe blazer from Givenchy featuring notched lapels, a front button fastening, a chest pocket, front flap pockets, long sleeves, button cuffs, a rear central vent and a full lining.
|Saint Laurent Jaguar Print Wool Scarf
Fierce big cats are cleverly camouflaged among the spotted print of a chic scarf cut from featherweight Italian wool muslin.
|Leather Military Jacket
In neutral light gray, it makes an effortless day-toevening style — ideal with everything from tailored separates to casual denim.
A modern update to the timeless button-down, it’s done in smooth silk georgette, detailed with contrasting lattice-like guipure lace panels along the placket and cuffs.
Great for transitioning the seasons, this sandal has endless styling potential.
It works with everything from basics to business wear — and looks great with its matching blazer, as seen at our fashion show.
|Marni ‘Wallet’ Shoulder Bag
A two tone design, a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap, an internal logo patch and two compartments with flap closure.
Cut from silk georgette, this standout look has a flattering below-the-knee hemline, finished with side slits so that it moves and flows with ease.
|Salvatore Ferragamo Silk Tie
A charming print handsomely coloured Italian tie hand sewn from pure silk.
|Navy Linen Blazer
Under-collar melton helps keep shape and adds style when the collar is turned up.
|BOSS Sharp Fit Plaid Dress Shirt
Rich houndstooth plaid marks a fine dress shirt featuring a smart spread collar and rounded, adjustable button cuffs.
|Canali Solid Silk Tie
A tasteful texture enriches a fine Italian-made tie cut from pure silk.
|G-SHOCK Black Resin Watch
GPS signal reception, world time, chronograph, countdown timer, tough solar power, shock resistant, full auto calendar, LED illuminator light, triple G resist, designerstamped bezel, gold tone trims.
Lightweight aviator sunglasses with fine-wire frames are outfitted with smoky polarized lenses and adjustable nose pads for a perfect fit.
The Ludlow shoe is US version of a bench-made dress shoe, and it’s constructed using many of the same methods as the world’s best shoemakers.
Consider this blazer your new best friend this summer and autumn, whether you’re lounging at the cabana or only dreaming about it.
This is crisply tailored and exceptionally soft, thanks to multistep wash process.
|Giuseppe Zanotti Leather Backpack
Adjustable strap, faux buckle fastening, zipped bottom compartment, silver tone hardware, internal slip pocket. Comes with a dust bag.
|Mezlan Deerskin Belt
Well-grained deerskin leather shapes a versatile belt fitted with a sleek buckle.
|Sekford Stainless Steel Watch
Gold-plated Ronda 702 quartz movement, designer-stamped white face, rhodiumapplied indexing, black brass hands, mineral crystal glass. Water resistance: 3ATM
|Boss Trim Fit Navy Wool Suit
Finely textured wool shapes a handsome, professional suit that features a two-button, notch-lapel jacket, subtle pickstitching and flat-front trousers.
|Kenton Suede Bucks
Shoes that effortlessly span dapper and durable: The classic silhouette is recast slightly slimmer for a more modern feel and finished with a genuine Goodyear-welt construction.