Bang on Trend from 9-5
Cheryl Lewis, Personal Stylist
“I like to keep it effortless, smart and trendy for work. Because I’m always running to and from appointments my go-to brands are Alice & Olivia and Elizabeth and James. They’re functional, yet fashionable.”
Cheryl wears: 3.1 Philip Lim trousers and top (with necklace attached); Rupert Sanderson patent courts.
Georgina Gainza, Buyer
“When I’m travelling I have to keep in mind that I’m representing Boutique 1 on an international level. I like to mix up my work outfits with labels like Joseph, Diane Von Furstenberg and 3.1 Philip Lim. Heels are an absolute must!”
Georgina wears: Victoria Beckham dress; Oscar de la Renta bracelet; Rolex watch; Camilla Skovgaard heels; rings from the Gold and Silver souk, Dubai.
Souraya Al Ahmar, PR Manager
“I’m a classic and casual girl. I love a high-waisted pant and Alice & Olivia does a fabulous cut. I have about 30 shirts in my wardrobe; I swear once you try a Joseph shirt you’ll never go back!”
Souraya wears: Preen silk blouse; Paul & Joe trousers; Rupert Sanderson shoes; rings from Egypt.
Iman Pasha, Private Shopping Manager
“In hot weather I like to dress in light silks and jerseys and I always wear bold wedges or chunky-soled stilettos to balance my frame. As far as style secrets go, I always keep a pair of ballet flats at the ready; I have my eye on the Chloé Fall Collection slippers – they’re sooo comfy.”
Iman wears: Vince tank top; Paul & Joe orange shorts; Carolina Bucci bracelets; Alexander Wang belt; Olivia Palermo for Roberta Freymann necklace; Christian Louboutin pumps; Rolex watch.
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Leah Whitfield, Communication Executive
“My wardrobe is a mix. I’m obsessed with Paul Smith’s work wear and Lanvin’s heels. Longchamp has some great bags, which I love because I can fit all of my things into them. I wear lots of high street brands mixed with designer labels for work.”
Leah wears: TopShop top and skirt; Paul Smith jacket; Lanvin high-cut heels; Accessorize necklace; vintage ring and pearl stud earrings.
Sonia Leretz, Communication Executive
“I’m a classic jeans girl. My work uniform is smart casual, and I dress it up with heels. I wear L’Occitane’s make-up to work – their natural ingredients give me a glow.”
Sonia wears: Zara blazer and jeans; Hermès scarf, tied as a bustier; Christian Louboutin heels; Pequignet watch; Camellia bracelet.
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Hannah Roche, Account Director
“I like to keep it upbeat at work by incorporating colour into my wardrobe. I accessorise with lots of gold and chunky statement jewellery. My style secret? Eve Lom facials at SensAsia Urban Spas.”
Hannah wears: Dress and jacket by asos.com; New Look heels. Also bag and bangles from Spitalfields market, London; necklace from a boutique in Lucca, Italy; rings from Gold & Diamond Park, Dubai.
Randa Kamal, Senior Account Manager
“Working for prestigious brands such as BMW you have to keep up appearances. I like to mix high street with high fashion to keep on-trend and professional.”
Randa wears: Reiss top and skirt; Zara heels; Mulberry tote bag; Bulgari ring.