Goodbye, Pants! 8 Cool Waist Up Dressing Ideas For Your Next Zoom Call

    There’s an art to dressing from the waist up if you wish to look presentable for those Zoom, Skype or Hangout calls without putting in too much of an effort. After all, people can only see half of you on the screen. Here's how you can follow the simple mantra of business up top and leisurely downtown. Ignore your outdoor wardrobe for a bit more while you check out our list on where to shop for dressing up for WFH.

    Zachi

    Zachi

    Available on LBB

    Intriguing necklines are where it’s at right now. Think: frilled, ruffled, Peter Pan or razor-sharp. A great collar can make you look polished in a jiffy. Zachi has an incredible range of tops, tunics and shirts that are bold, boxy and sophisticated. Slip into one of Zachi’s contemporary designs and voila! You’re all set to rock that team meeting with or without makeup.

    Price: INR 249 onwards 

    Unkultured

    Unkultured

    Available on LBB

    Guys! Look cool, feel cool in Unkultured’s uber-trendy shirts and not-so-basic tees. This brand does routine slim-fit shirts in eye-catching styles & colour - summer stripes, super cool checks and even fruit motifs. Perfect for when you’re on a video conferencing marathon - be it your boss or your mum. Oh, and they have really cool graphic tees too - with words like Hustler and Get Shit Done written on them. Need we say more?

    Price: INR 749 onwards 

    Half Full Half Empty

    Half Full Half Empty has a gorgeous collection of bell-waisted tunics, pants, A-line dresses, geometric print palazzos, balloon-sleeved tops and so much more! Their vintage-inspired tops are everything! Team it up with your those comfy pants and you have the perfect casual WFH look that as easy on your skin as it is on the eyes of the person you’re video calling with.

    Price: INR 260 onwards 

    Unfakenow

    Unfakenow

    Available on LBB

    Unfakenow has casual and chic pieces that will end your struggle of what to wear for that work call as well as for that House Party call with your squad. Their collection has easy-breezy tops, kurtas, and shrugs. Cold shoulders, flouncy sleeves, and solids — they've got them all. Wear a pleated kurta in solid colour while you are working from home. Throw on a strappy peplum top by the evening to celebrate your friend’s birthday over a video call. Sorted, right?

    Price: INR 949 onwards 

    Tusok

    Tusok

    Available on LBB

    Pineapple & Leaf printed shirt? Why not! Men, this brand is for all those fun weekly catch-ups with your team. Tusok is a clothing brand that does some really beachy, fun printed shirts for men. Palm leaves, flowers, checkered... you get the idea, right? Folks who don't favour prints can go for their solid shirts which come in both light and dark shades. 

    Price: INR 599 onwards 

    Fancy Pastels

    Fancy Pastels

    Available on LBB

    Fancy Pastels does one-of-a-kind clothing for both men and women. Beautiful Tie and Dyes to gorgeous Block Prints, this brand is our absolute favourite when it comes to comfortable yet chic clothing. We're talking lemon printed shirts, cotton dresses and more, these sure will be definite conversation starters. 

    Price: INR 1,550 onwards 

    Foxrobe

    Foxrobe

    Available on LBB

    Graphic-printed tees, FTW! This homegrown unisex brand has the most amazing pop-culture references and witty one-liners engraved on t-shirts. Foxrobe's "Is It Friday Yet" t-shirt spoke to us on a personal level and we will repeatedly wear them every Friday (alternate, maybe?). No matter what you choose to wear down south, the eyes will definitely be glued to the tees.

    Price: INR 399 

    Fabnest

    Fabnest

    Available on LBB

    Jump right into the monochromatic trend with this brand's breezy looking dresses. Fabnest has an exciting collection for both women and men with products ranging from casual cotton shirts to loose tunics and so much more. The brand shouts comfortable clothing and is easy on the pockets too!

    Price: INR 499 onwards 

    Pro-Tip

    Looking for some quirky accessories as well? Here's a list of quirky jewellery, headgear and other accessories to help you ace that WFH look.