Trend Edit: Back To Work Style

Trend Edit: Back To Work Style
Interior of Marchetti cafe
Marchetti Cafe

The summer holidays are over and we’re back in the office for another year.

With a new decade upon us, now is the perfect time to refresh your look and invest in timeless, elegant pieces made to last and love.

Grab yourself a coffee from Marchetti because we’ve rounded up everything you need to keep you punctual, well-equipped, and looking ready to take on the world—or at least that meeting with a new client—from luxury watches to ballpoint pens, handbags, shoes and suits.

Mitchell Ogilvie Made To Measure Suiting


The average man buys a new suit every two to three years, but there’s nothing average about the made-to-measure suits from Mitchell Ogilvie Menswear — or the men who wear them. 

When you opt for made-to-measure suiting Mitchell Ogilvie Menswear’s specialised staff will fit your suit before expert an expert tailor modifies each garment to the shape of your physique.

With luxurious fabrics and meticulous tailoring, custom made shirts, jackets, trousers, overcoats, ties and cufflinks are the perfect way to revamp your corporate wardrobe for the new decade, and the Made to Measure service is available for Brioni ‘Bespoke’, Canali ‘Made to Measure’ and in-house offering, Mitchell Ogilvie Tailoring.

THE HOURGLASS Piaget Possession Watch 34mm, $26,400 MONTBLANC Heritage Chronometrie Watch, $11900 THE HOURGLASS Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Titanium 42mm, $29,200


As far as workplace skills go, being on time is a pretty essential one, so stay punctual and stylish with a luxury timepiece.

Make a statement with a watch that turns heads from Omega, The Hourglass or Montblanc.

MONTBLANC M Ballpoint, $665


If you’re looking to impress in the office, stop being the person who scrabbles around the bottom of their bag for an old ballpoint, and invest in a beautiful pen from Montblanc.

Show you mean business, whether you’re signing contracts, taking notes in your executive diary, or noting down your team’s coffee orders on a Post-It.

Designed by Marc Newson, Montblanc M is a platform to express the modernity and style authority of Montblanc. The fluid design, by Marc Newson, speaks to a younger target. Featuring a magnetic cap closure with alignment of cap to barrel (including snap mechanism) as well as an additional ‘plateau’ magnet for the cap to sit on when writing.

L-R: Peter Kaiser Orlena, $349.95, Porta Rossa Malina, $529.95 (top), Porta Rossa Flint, $449.95 (bottom), all available at PETER SHEPPARD


Wearing a darker colour from top-to-toe is a guaranteed way to give you the post-holiday blues, so set aside your favourite black heels and go with a pair of lighter-coloured heels or brogues for a modern twist to smart office attire.

About Edward Street

Of historical importance in Brisbane’s CBD, Edward St has emerged as Queensland’s most prestigious and exciting retail precinct. Adjoining the internationally renowned Queen Street Mall, it’s where contemporary glamour meets traditional craftsmanship in a quintessentially subtropical environment.