FASHION HOW TO: Styling tips for days when you ain't got time

Whether your wake-up call is 5am, 7am or 10am for you lucky few; it can be hard to get your fashion mode on when you're eyes are still half shut.

With your fashionista mind completely blank, do you often find yourself staring at your wardrobe waiting for an outfit to launch its self at you? I sure do - and that's when I put these tips into play...

Maxi Dresses

Maxi dresses are an effortless way to look stylish, feminine, and like you've actually tried without putting too much thought into it. Next time your coffee fails to wake you up with a morning buzz, simply put on your maxi and go ... because you totally woke up like this!

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Black is the new black, and black is my go-to colour. Simply style a black top with a nice pair of jeans and a statement accessory, such as a watch or bold necklace, and you're instantly rocking the minimalistic chic look. Try investing in some nice black shirts with a slight difference, such as this criss-cross spaghetti strap top from Dressfo. It's simple and easy to throw on when your in a rush, but it has that extra element you need to stand out from the crowd.

Bold Lipstick

If all else fails, get ready to pout your way to style. Keep a favourite lippy in your bag or desk at work, for those days you head to the bathrooms and shriek at your own reflection. Remember, there is nothing a bright red lip can't fix!