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32 Dresses To Wear To Work That Aren't Boring

Turn the halls of your office into your own personal runway.

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Note: Everyone works in different types of offices with different types of dress codes. It's up to you to decide what's appropriate for your office.

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1. A striped bodycon for people with unparalleled taste.

Promising review: "Wow — this dress is great. I was worried the white portions might be a little see-through, but not at all. I love how the back is low but doesn't show bra straps! This was absolutely work appropriate; I work at a professional firm and got great feedback from co-workers. This is absolutely a steal!" —DemyanGet it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors).
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Promising review: "Wow — this dress is great. I was worried the white portions might be a little see-through, but not at all. I love how the back is low but doesn't show bra straps! This was absolutely work appropriate; I work at a professional firm and got great feedback from co-workers. This is absolutely a steal!" —Demyan

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors).

2. A breezy fit and flare perfect for wearing to work and whatever you decide to do afterwards.

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Promising review: "I am so glad I bought this dress. The material isn't see-through; it's actually rather heavy. It's also very soft. The dress can be worn casually or dressed up with a belt and some wedges, making it perfect for both lounging around or wearing to an event." —Chloe

Get it from Amazon for $7.49+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 30 colors).

3. A tapestry-inspired maxi so your coworkers know this job is just a pitstop on your way to becoming an Insta-famous world traveler.

Promising review: "First time I wore this dress to work, I received two compliments within an hour. I ordered larger than normal because I like dresses to be looser and longer, and I belt them at the middle. I heard that the sleeves were a bit tight but by sizing up, my arms fit perfectly, and it allowed me to roll the sleeves up." —joyGet it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and nine colors).
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Promising review: "First time I wore this dress to work, I received two compliments within an hour. I ordered larger than normal because I like dresses to be looser and longer, and I belt them at the middle. I heard that the sleeves were a bit tight but by sizing up, my arms fit perfectly, and it allowed me to roll the sleeves up." —joy

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and nine colors).

4. A patterned button-up you can wear with heels on the weekday and sneakers on the weekend. Or if you're me, sneakers every day.

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Promising review: "Very cute. Fits as expected. Looks better with a belt. Have gotten tons of compliments on it the couple times I've worn it to work." —JBiebs

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL).

5. A bold A-line with a belt for looking and feeling like the boss, even if you're just the intern (for now!).

Get it from City Chic for $89 (available in sizes 14–24 and five colors).
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Get it from City Chic for $89 (available in sizes 14–24 and five colors).

6. A two-toned pencil dress that will have interviewers penciling you in for a follow-up.

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Promising review: "The dress fit perfectly. Beautiful shades of teal and green are as shown. It's a lightweight but quality feeling fabric for summer and I was able to put a blazer over my arms to save me from the frigid temperatures in my office. The price is very reasonable, and I'm considering another purchase." —IllbeBri

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and seven colors).

7. A quarter-sleeve cutie almost too good-looking to wear to work because your co-workers will be too distracted admiring it.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

8. A patterned shirt dress with flowers or cats that comes with a free belt.

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Promising review: "Great, light-weight dress. The material is thin so it's great for Phoenix summer weather. It is slightly shorter than I wanted — it lands several inches above the knee, but it's still fine for work. Comfortable. I've tried a LOT Of clothes from Amazon and probably send 80% of them back (due to not fitting right) but not this, it's a keeper!" —Addicted2Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and seven clothing).

9. A simple sleeveless dress affordable enough to buy multiples, just in case the Keurig spits coffee at you again.

Promising review: "The picture does not do this dress justice. The material is quality and it can be worn to work or a casual dinner!! Highly recommend!!" —LindaGet it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors).
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Promising review: "The picture does not do this dress justice. The material is quality and it can be worn to work or a casual dinner!! Highly recommend!!" —Linda

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors).

10. A best-selling swing dress that seems like a winner for everyone.

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Promising review: "This dress exceeded my expectations! I'm always hesitant to purchase clothes online, but I'm glad I did for this one. The top is a thick material that holds everything in place. The bottom is a breathable, flowy material that hits right at my knees. I wore it to work for the first time today and got so many compliments." —Jess R

Get it from Amazon for $18.98+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 18 colors; also available in plus sizes 14–26).

11. A toucan-covered dress so cheerful, you won't be tempted to give anyone the bird.

Get it from Modcloth for $44.99 (available in sizes S–4XL).
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Get it from Modcloth for $44.99 (available in sizes S–4XL).

12. A blazer dress for taking all the best parts of the suit (cool buttons, a powerful lapel game) and none of the bad parts (pants).

Get it from Boohoo for $26 (available in sizes 4–10 and six colors).
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Get it from Boohoo for $26 (available in sizes 4–10 and six colors).

13. A pinstripe option with embroidered flowers that will do in a ~stitch~.

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Promising review: "Love this dress! It's a classy length for a shirt dress. The embroidery is cool and gives it some added flair. It would be perfect for going out to brunch with your friends." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors).

14. A chiffon frock featuring seals, elephants, and tents to match your office, which is also a circus.

Get it from Modcloth for $39.99 (available in sizes XXS–1X).
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Get it from Modcloth for $39.99 (available in sizes XXS–1X).

15. A fun retro piece sporting wide sleeves and a bow tie for a cool '70s vibe.

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Promising review: "Love. This. Dress. I didn't know what to expect buying a dress at this price point but it's a total score! The fabric and fit are way better than I expected. Looking forward to wearing it to work tomorrow!" —Sassa

Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

16. A shift dress that comes with a faux leather collar so everyone knows you mean business.

Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 0–16).
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Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 0–16).

17. A shift dress with mesh sleeves and fun appliques that will bring you joy even when the 4 pm slump hits.

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Promising review: "Ordered this on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. Got it in a size medium and it fits just right. I’m 5 ft 4 in and 139 pounds. The arms are a bit weird feeling but I’m sure once I’m wearing it throughout the day I’ll start to ignore it. I’m so excited to wear this dress to work!" —Abbey Newell

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 10 styles).

18. A simple midi dress so comfortable, you'll be able to sneak a nap in your cubicle.

Promising review: "I had been searching for a cute casual dress and this is the perfect one. The fabric is soft/breathable, the fit is perfect, and the silver color is so pretty. I highly recommend this dress for anyone looking for a comfy dress to lounge around in." —Amazon Customer Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in XS–XXL and eight colors).
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Promising review: "I had been searching for a cute casual dress and this is the perfect one. The fabric is soft/breathable, the fit is perfect, and the silver color is so pretty. I highly recommend this dress for anyone looking for a comfy dress to lounge around in." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in XS–XXL and eight colors).

19. A striped cotton shirt dress with faux leather accents for a truly interesting work dress.

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Promising review: "This dress is so comfortable!!! My only problem is that before you tie it, it looks like a nightgown. Now that's part of the reason I love it, because it feels like a nightgown too. But you have to wear it with the little tie thing or else it has no shape. But overall, if you want to look cute and be super comfortable, then this is the dress for you!!" —Jessica

Get it from Amazon for $8.79+ (available in sizes S–XL).

20. A lacy sheath dress as professional as you are.

Get it from the Lord & Taylor collection on Walmart for $81 (available in sizes 2–14).
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Get it from the Lord & Taylor collection on Walmart for $81 (available in sizes 2–14).

21. A bold contrast pencil dress so beautiful, it's sure to get you an instant promotion.

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Promising review: "Perfect dress for work or after work networking. So comfortable." —Heather weiss

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and 13 styles).

22. A floral beaut that will make everyone ~green~ with envy.

Get it from Anthropologie for $138 (available in sizes 00–16 and two colors).
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Get it from Anthropologie for $138 (available in sizes 00–16 and two colors).

23. A dynamic, two-toned bodycon dress for looking like a fashionable superhero — and duh, you are one. Who else can save the copier from paper jams?

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Promising review: "If I could give this dress more than five stars, I would!!!!! I have a banquet to go to for work in a few weeks and the colors for the banquet are black and pink. The material is stretchy and hugs my curves beautifully. I also bought a pair of black tights to go with it and it looks great together. This is one of the best purchases I've ever made on Amazon, and that's saying a lot because I always order stuff on Amazon! I want all of the colors now!!!!!!! So, so happy with this purchase!" —Taylor

Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–5XL and 16 colors).

24. An embroidered skater dress that will actually make work bearable, thanks to all the compliments.

Yep, that is Reese Witherspoon! Draper James is her fashion line.Get it from Draper James for $295 (available in sizes 0–14).
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Yep, that is Reese Witherspoon! Draper James is her fashion line.

Get it from Draper James for $295 (available in sizes 0–14).

25. An ultra-popular swing dress for people who think fashion peaked in the '50s.

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This stunning dress has almost 5,000 five-star reviews! Lots of people like to pair it with a petticoat for dramatic volume.

Promising review: "This is my THIRD color of this dress this summer. I have worn all three to weddings and strangers were stopping me to compliment me on my dress. Classy, fun, and timeless. Don't skip the petticoat and you'll bring down the house!" —Jessica L Redding

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–4XL and 42 designs).

26. An patterned skater dress — your sleeves won't be the only thing fluttering.

Get it from Addition Elle for $150 (available in sizes 14–24).
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Get it from Addition Elle for $150 (available in sizes 14–24).

27. A porcelain print midi dress that looks ~plattering~ on everyone.

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Promising review: "This is adorable. Compliments all day. I expected it to be completely see-through when I pulled it out, but when I put it on, it wasn't at all!" —@juliannajanayoung

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 16 styles).

28. A confetti-covered number worth celebrating.

Get it from Ashley Stewart for $38.15 (available in sizes 14–36).
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Get it from Ashley Stewart for $38.15 (available in sizes 14–36).

29. A simple skater dress you can throw on and go, instead of agonizing about what blouse to match with what pencil skirt.

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Promising review: "Love, love, love this dress! Do not hesitate to buy. I got this for work, paired it with a waist belt and some cute sandals and I got compliments all day long. It runs true to size nice material, stretchy, flowy and looks just like the picture." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 24 colors).

30. A polka-dot dress for a Minnie-Mouse-goes-corporate look.

Get it from Torrid for $49.99 (available in sizes 10–30).
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Get it from Torrid for $49.99 (available in sizes 10–30).

31. A color-block fit and flare that will have you twirling down the hallways.

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Promising review: "I bought the dress two sizes up as suggested, it fit perfectly. The fabric was a decent quality and the dress was well made. I’m very pleased with this purchase." —Kendra Lambert

Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and four colors).

32. And a button-down midi dress you can button or unbutton to fit your location.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).
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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

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