How to take an Outfit from Day to Night using Jewellery


Whether you’re going on a dinner date after work, enjoying cocktails with the girls on a Friday evening, or perhaps even have a party to go to straight from the office, sometimes you just don’t have time to run home and change your outfit first.

In this situation, your best friend is your jewellery. By changing your accessories for the evening, you can have a whole new glamourous outfit without having to change clothes!

Your Office Attire: the Jumper Dress

A classic jumper dress is a staple of office attire in the winter months, but it’s not particularly glam if you need to go out socially straight from work. If you do opt for a comfy jumper dress on a day which requires socialising in the evening, choose one which is plain in colour.

The little black jumper dress works well in place of the traditional little black dress, especially as you can really go to town with adding a statement piece of jewellery, such as a large coloured necklace or a wide cuff, to dress it up for the evening.

Your Office Attire: Blouse and Trouser Combo

Although you may not feel that it’s very exciting, a wide trouser leg and a blouse with an open neck and large collar can easily be dressed up with something sparkly. Opt for an oversized, shiny necklace, as the open neck will offer enough space to carry this look off.

Don’t overdo other jewellery; keep bracelets and earrings simple. If you would like some inspiration on what combination of jewellery will work well together with this look, ask the friendly and knowledgeable staff at EK Jewellers, Ilford, for more advice.

Your Office Attire: A Simple Dress

This is probably the easiest of all outfits to dress up. A simple dress works well with most types of jewellery, and even if you’re wearing it with black tights, you can add high heels and a shrug or pashmina to instantly take the look from work to wow.

How about adding some sparkly earrings to really set the outfit off? Perfect for after work dinner and dancing, or even a trip to the opera or theatre!

Your Office Attire: Blazer and Skirt

The classic blazer is a great piece of day-to-evening-wear. We suggest either a navy or black blazer with a matching plain vest or t-shirt underneath, and keeping interest in the skirt. How about a knee length straight skirt with a bold pattern, for example, or exquisite detailing? From there, at the end of your working day, you can add long strands of necklaces to complete your evening look!

Alternatively, if you’re allowed to wear jeans to work, why not opt for smart denim on the bottom half with the blazer and vest combination on top? Add gold, layered long necklaces with interesting pendants to give a pop of colour.

No matter what type of jewellery you’re adding to your daytime look, EK Jewellers in Ilford can help you to find the perfect piece to give you that night time pizazz. Stop by and get some inspiration next time you need to run from the office to a night out!

Posted on by Ian Tubby.