The dress code you follow depends upon the company you are working for and the environment you are in. You can always dress up easily in a professional way. However, the most challenging part is to maintain a sense of rebellious style in the most professional way, particularly in a corporate environment.

Quite often it is difficult to show your passion for grunge fashion every single day, particularly if you are surrounded by a bunch of stiffs. Today, we are going to help you with how you can actually style your outfit to maintain an edge as well as professionalism.

How to dress grunge

Plaid ‘N Professional

Plaid ‘N Professional

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Whether you are a fan of classic 90s grunge or soft grunge style, a flannel or a plaid button-up shirt is likely to be a staple in your wardrobe. So why not to make use of it in the office? For this, you will have to master how to dress grunge. You will never go wrong with a plaid dress that will often top out your love your gothic clothing or punk rock style. You can wear it unbuttoned over a simple black blouse or corset top or wear it with all black – buttoned up. The buttoned-up grunge goes perfect with cute maxi dresses or skirts. But always make sure to keep them in good condition.

If you really want to be dressed up in your favorite grunge fashion so that you could maintain your personality in the corporate world, choose your plaid shirts or flannels.  You can wear some for the play and another for work. Alternatively, the shirts that you usually throw out of your corset are the ones you can use on a daily basis. As far as the colors are concerned you can always keep them professional, and simple.

Dressed-Up Distressed Jeans

Distressed clothing is often considered as the holy Mecca of the grunge clothing. Slowly and steadily as the society is making progress, the philosophies and the standards of the corporate companies also progress. There are some businesses and companies that have a very liberal dress code. You can wear holey or ripped jeans on a daily basis.

Dressed-Up Distressed Jeans

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On the other hand, there are few businesses that usually allow fashion items that are often worn on Casual Fridays. And of course there are some which won’t allow, and nobody can even dare to think about them. If you are working in an environment which allows you to wear distressed jeans, the first thing you have to do is to go wear them. Be it once a week or on a daily basis. Throw a leather jacket, an awesome heel or blazer and then combine them with edgy denim pants and button-up blouse to show off your personality. Let people know that you still value professionalism while having a good sense of fashion. This way you will help and encourage some other chicks in your work environment to show their rocker personality.

Boots And Mini Dresses

Do you have an idea what Drew Barrymore and Winona Ryder share in their 90’s? Besides their super-cool films and the adorable smiles, these too cool personalities were working together to introduce the grunge-inspired style on-screen as well as real life. Boots with dresses? Yeah, that’s totally right. Although both these iconic personalities have a different sense of style, their 90’s style has a major influence today as well. Drew was more into mini dresses, whereas Winona was an admirer of long dresses. So if you want to wear long dresses with skull boots, do not give a second thought because it is totally going to work.

Boots And Mini Dresses

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But before choosing what to wear, understand the dress code at work. After that, you have fun stocking upon on fun leggings, skull accessories and cute hosiery to wear with your dresses. Make sure to wear quality boots with your plaid shirts. When you are in doubt, ask around or run research over the internet. Even if you are unsure then avoid them altogether. Never shy away from learning how to dress grunge, follow your heart and dress up the way you love. Blazers and cardigans are great to wear with the grunge outfit. Choose accessories such as scarves and belts, it can help you to enhance your outfit and styling.

The Oversized Slouchy Sweater

If you are a fan of history, then you must know that the original grunge movement was essentially rooted in the poetic sadness. No other fashion item demonstrate greatly the isolation and the angst of this subculture more than a slouchy, oversized sweater. It was considered as the security blanket of the 1990s that you could wear with any sort of outfit that you love.

The Oversized Slouchy Sweater

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Today, more than almost two decades later, a slouchy oversized sweater is still trendy.  Some people love to shop it in the perfect fit in its tailored version, whereas others still love to have the slouchy oversized sweater.

Either way, you can choose any of it to work appropriately. If you are a fan of oversized outfits, you can wear it with your pencil skirt or fitting pants. When styling your grunge makes sure the sleeves don’t look like the grunge period too much.

Did you ever find difficulty to show off your real personality at your workplace? Are you still learning how to dress grunge? Let us know in the comment section below.