Successful women dress differently. They create chic office looks, instead of a typical business suit.

Simplicity and high-quality textures and materials are the core values of the urban, “career” look. As seen on successful stars like Chae Jung Ahn, Park Ji Yoon, these women would choose minimal style over too fanciful, busy designs in order to show off their sense of fashion.

We’ve rounded up top celebrities’ best work-friendly looks – take style notes from these stars and learn how you can wear these styles to the office too.

Chae Jung Ahn, Park Ji Yoon in stylish suits
The reason why many career women choose a suit is that it makes them look chic, smart and professional. So choose a suit that has a feminine silhouette that flatters your body shape.

K-Pop fashion: Work-friendly Autumn Winter 2013 trends to try
Chae Jung Ahn, Park Ji Yoon and a runway look from Victoria Beckham Autumn Winter 2013. PHOTOS: JESSI NEW YORK, BNTNEWS DB AND SHOWBIT

Chae Jung Ahn wore a black-and-white suit and added a feminine touch with a boxy clutch and heels.

Bright colours make dressing for work fun again  Park Ji Yoon wore an eye-catching suit style by wearing a suit in a single bright hue. She then paired the look with boxy clutch bag and sunglasses.

Make your outfit more on-trend with a cape coat. This must-have item for Autumn Winter 2013 can up the style points of your outfit, as seen on the Victoria Beckham runway (above, on the far right) and Hyoni Kang’s Chloe outfit (below, centre).

So E Hyun and Hyoni Kang’s Girly office style
Blouses and skirts are also great items to create a feminine office look. So E Hyun’s feminine, elegant style captivated eyes of the press at Andy and Depp collection show. She matched her white shirring blouse with a black flared skirt.

K-Pop fashion: Work-friendly Autumn Winter 2013 trends to try
So E Hyun, Hyonni Kang; Hyonni is wearing a full look from Chloe Autumn Winter 2013 (far right). PHOTOS: JESSI NEW YORK, BNTNEWS DB AND SHOWBIT

If you style it right, you can even wear a pinafore to work. Model Hyonni Kang matched her Chloe pinafore skirt with a Chloe cape coat, creating a cute, head-turning office look.
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