Welcome to a style journey tailored for the modern Nigerian woman! In today’s blog post, “53 Best Office Wears for Ladies in Nigeria,” we explore a curated collection of chic and professional outfits that seamlessly blend fashion and workplace elegance. Discover versatile fashion choices that empower you to make a statement while embracing the cultural richness of Nigeria.
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Nobody said you have to look boring for us to measure your level of expertise and competence.
As a sure Nigerian babe, slaying is in your lineage and competence is your heritage. So, what are you waiting for, quickly check through our catalogue of classy work outfits and choose the ones that best suit you.
Different organisations have specific dress codes. For you to seamlessly blend into the working space while making a statement, it is important to know the dress codes. Certain offices allow business casual outfits while others prefer the more reserved and traditional look. Regardless of the dress code, these organisations are still professional settings. So, certain principles will always make you stand out. Then, what are these principles?
- Fill your professional wardrobe with bold colours( i.e pick outfits with only one colour)
- Let your jewellery, shoes and bag complement your outfit- not steal the spotlight
- Let your outfits be an expression of yourself! Don’t just copy outfits.
53 Outfits for Professional Women in Nigeria
All pictures in this article were taken from Pinterest except a few which will be stated.
Flare Gown with puff sleeves
Make a statement with this classy style. Consider pairing with nude, red, or white heels for an elegant touch. Add a statement belt to accentuate the waist and accessorize with simple jewellery. Choose a handbag that complements the dress colour. Experiment with hairstyles like loose waves or a sleek bun to complete the look.
Flare wrap dress
Pair this dress with strappy heels and a statement clutch for a chic and sophisticated look. Consider adding subtle accessories like hoop earrings or a delicate bracelet to complement the outfit without overwhelming it.
The Classic All white 2 Piece Jumpsuit
Everything about this outfit is giving! Pair your all-white 2-piece jumpsuit with heels for an elegant touch. Add a statement gold necklace and matching bracelet to enhance the outfit. Consider a sleek updo for a polished look. This could also be a wedding outfit if you have an impromptu.
You can never go wrong with this simple but classy attire. Add a touch of glamour with subtle silver embellishments or beadwork along the neckline. Complement the look with pearl accessories, a sleek updo, and elegant heels for a timeless and graceful appearance.
Tribal Maxi Dress with pocket
Let’s end the week with this flattering black and white African dress. How will our admirers know our Origin if we don’t tell them?
Stylish Long Sleeve Dress
If no 5 doesn’t fit your ideal Pan-African outfit, will this do?
Check Print Patchwork V Neck Midi Dress
What screams elegance more than a stylish v-neck check dress! Pair the check V-neck midi dress with ankle heels for a chic, contemporary look. Add a leather bag to complete the ensemble.
Floral Print Bodycon Dress
Walk with confidence with this floral dress with unique artistic sleeves. The icing of this outfit is definitely in the sleeves.
Official Dress with Ruffle Sleeves
Pair this outfit with classic black pumps and a structured tote bag. Keep accessories simple with a sleek watch and stud earrings for a polished and sophisticated look. The dress also has a neck tie, so you definitely look prim and proper.
Midi Bodycon Dress with Ruffle Sleeve
Opt for bold red heels to add a pop of color to the black and white midi bodycon dress. Keep accessories minimal with silver hoop earrings and a chic clutch. Consider a sleek updo or a side-swept hairstyle for an elegant finish.
Stripped collar dress
One fascinating thing about this outfit is its versatility. It looks like the traditional skirt and blouse but it is not! Go ahead and style it to your taste!
Lined blouse with big sleeves on a plain skirt
This is a beautiful office wear that you can pair with a belt and low pumps to give you that polished look.
High neck Floral blouse with A-line flare skirt
Yes, we adviced you to mix multiple colours in your office wear but you can’t deny that this outfit is attractive and classy. Although the blouse is a bit busy, every other piece of clothing accentuated the blouse. So, try this, pick a floral gown and let it be the foundation for other clothing items.
The Blouse and its skirt
While yellow is not a first choice for office wear, it definitely has its appeal. Remember to pair your yellow skirt with a blouse with deeper shades. This way, you can freely share cheer and excitement around the workplace.
White shirt, Checked skirt
Although the checked skirt might not be in your wardrobe, I am sure you have a collared office shirt. So, quickly style the shirt with your favourite skirt and pull off the easy and chic work attire effortlessly.
Long sleeved blouse with beautiful skirt
This outfit was tailored to fit this model. Pair your cardigans with a flattering skirt and ankle boots for a more contemporary look.
Floral blouse and midi skirt with slit
Patterned blouse and solid coloured skirt
It’s the office setting, we can not be tired of the traditionally acceptable attire of a skirt and blouse.
Plain shirt on plain skirt
This is an office wear that you can easily pull off. A plain white shirt and blue skirts are common items in a ladies wardrobe.
Ruffle dress with 3 steps
For a ruffle dress with three flare areas, consider pairing it with a thin waist belt to accentuate your figure. Opt for minimal accessories to let the dress stand out, and choose neutral or complementary colors for your shoes and bag. Loose waves or an updo can enhance the overall look, creating a balance between the playful ruffles and a polished appearance.
A-Line Long Sleeve Midi Dress with oblique collar pattern
Pick a complementary colour for your skin type and style as you dim fit. Remember the golden rule: less is more.
Sleeveless knee length wavy gown
Consider pairing it with strappy heels, a statement necklace, and a sleek updo to highlight the neckline. Opt for a clutch or a small handbag to complete the look. Choose accessories and shoes that complement the gown’s color for a cohesive ensemble.
Knee length A-line dress with long sleeve
Pair it with nude heels and a matching clutch or bag to complete the sophisticated look. This style could also double as a wedding outfit.
Flare Gown with a navy neckline
The English flare Gown is an ideal choice for a business casual meeting where you still want to turn heads or deals- it’s up to you
Choose a bold colour for this style and complement it with neutral colours.
Long sleeve o-neck Bodycon midi dress
Pair the long sleeve o-neck bodycon midi dress with ankle heels and a statement belt for a chic and trendy look. Consider adding subtle accessories like hoop earrings or a delicate necklace to complete the ensemble.
Pleated Fashion Dress with Puff Sleeve
Complement the dress by opting for a pair of elegant heels and a slim waist belt to accentuate your figure. Keep accessories minimal to let the dress stand out, and consider a clutch or a small handbag for a polished finish. Experiment with loose curls or a sleek updo for your hair to enhance the overall sophistication of the outfit.
Flattering Dresses with v neck and ruffle sleeves.
You already know the drill by now. So, style your dress according to your taste.
Pencil Dress for Wedding, Office, Cocktail Party
Remember to pick a style that suits you.
Black outfit with a bold jacket
Consider wearing an all-black jumpsuit or sweater and trousers with a brightly coloured jacket. The ideal ensemble for a business casual dress code.
Spaghetti gown and shirt
Turn your spaghetti gowns into official wear with just one item: a shirt! This is a simple and classy outfit for your workspace.
V-necked spaghetti gown
Fashion is all about versatility. So, if the square neck doesn’t work for you, consider the v-neck dress.
Polka dot spring dress
What is not to love about this breathable spring dress. Pair the polka dot spring dress with white sneakers for a casual look, or dress it up with nude heels. Add a denim jacket for cooler evenings and accessorize with a simple pendant necklace.
Shirt, trousers and blazers
While the classic office will not reject the standard shirt and trousers gear, why don’t you turn up your look with blazers. Yes! There you go, boss lady!
The Urban Suit!
Instead of trying to achieve the traditional suit for female wear, why not opt for this trendy and business-like attire instead.
Bodycon Dress with minimal design
What is an office wear without gowns! Simple, elegant, and classy, the perfect image you want to project.
Plain skater dress
Since this dress is plain, you might need to do some extra work to get your desired image. Or better still, choose a colour that flatters you and the rest is history!
Plaid gown and shirt
There is no need to break the bank because you want to look good! Bring out that Plaid gown at the back of your box and work some magic.
Midi Gown with simple belt
In the world of fashion, less is more. In the professional world, less is definitely more. So, instead of overwhelming yourself with numerous outfits. Choose a simple but elegant style that suits your body type.
Short Plaid gown with belt
The office setting accepts both short and midi dresses. So, if you aren’t comfortable with midi gowns, then this is your gown!
Jeans and blazer
Don’t suffocate your jean trousers allow them breathe! Try the pairing above, you will love it!
Shirt and Palazzo trousers
If the blazer seems too much for the day, ditch it and go for palazzo trousers and a shirt instead. Use a statement belt or not, it’s your choice.
The Jean merger
Jeans go well with almost every piece of dressing. Just style it to give the desired look
Blazers and gowns
Do you have a sleeveless gown that you haven’t worn to work because of its lack of sleeves, the blazers have come to your rescue.
Jacket and Trousers
There isn’t much to say about this outfit, it speaks for itself!
Allow your feet breathe! Ditch the heels and choose the canvas. Your legs will thank you.
Office Jump suit
Accessorize with a belt and minimalistic silver jewelry for a polished office look.
Stripped shirt and Midi Skirt
Style this outfit with a statement belt and complementary heels. Style your hair in any way that flatters you.
Alternate Shirt and Trousers
What is better than one colour in a shirt? Two colours! As long as are styling your outfit and not just wearing it, you are good to go.
Neck Tie shirt and trousers
Crop top and Palazzo
Did you think that a crop top has no place in the office workspace, well, think again!
Blazers, camisole, and trousers
Blazer, shirt and trousers
While your clothes are important, other things like picking clothes that suit your physique, being confident are also important.
Remember the golden rule: Shoulders back, head looking straight ahead.
Also check out, 53 Best Ankara Styles For Ladies.