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    22 Affordable Pieces Of Clothing Your Co-Workers Will Compliment You On

    Trust me with these — you're coworkers won't be able to stop asking you, "Where'd you get that?!"

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    1. A colorblock turtleneck with tie sleeves for head-turning, professional vibes.


    Promising review: "I ordered my actual size (L) and it fits perfectly. It looks cute and is warm!" —Vicky

    Get it from Walmart for $18.98 (available in sizes S–L).

    2. A striped, military-inspired crew neck to wear when you want to switch it up from a traditional sweater.


    Promising review: "I love this sweater! I get compliments every time I wear it. The material is thick and nicely made. Often, these type of sweaters can be a bit short in the torso and long on the sleeves. This sweater has the perfect length. I like to wear this to work, but I also wear it casually. I wash this item in cold water and hang it to dry. It still looks brand new. I may buy this item in another color." —Pamela

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and seven colors).

    3. A houndstooth poncho that'll make your coworkers say, "Miranda Priestly, who?"

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "It is absolutely adorable! Can easily be dressed up or down." —fummi M.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in OX).

    4. A men's knit pullover you can pair with slacks for a business casual fit you'll want to wear every day.


    Promising review: "This is a nicely made sweater, good value for the price. It is really warm, thick and cozy. Great for the office or a date night." —Beth Baker

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 45 colors/styles).

    5. A pair of checkered slacks for an overall timeless look your coworkers will definitely want to duplicate.


    Get them from H&M for $14.99 (available in sizes 0–18 and six colors).

    6. A longline leopard cardigan that'll fashionably keep you warm in the office on those days the air conditioner is blasting.


    Promising review: "Good quality, I received a lot of compliments when I wore it to work! Does not looks cheap at all!! The fabric is on the stiffer side, but it was perfectly comfortable." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    7. A long sleeve wrap dress to wear with pumps or tights and booties in every season.


    Promising review: "This dress is fantastic!!! It does run a bit smaller which I was surprised by. I ordered two sizes to try on and ended up going with the larger. Comfortable fabric and just a beautiful print and design. I received many compliments when I wore it out. Highly recommend!" —Poumps

    Get them from Target for $18.49 (originally $36.99, available in sizes 1X–4X and two colors).

    8. A printed office sheath dress that'll stand out at work with eye-catching appeal.,

    Promising review: "Ladies, this is a must-have dress, especially for the price! I wore this dress to work last week and received many compliments throughout the day. It's eye-catching, comfortable (stretchy material) and fits perfectly. The length was work appropriate too." —Jshu

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 11 colors).

    9. An ultra-luxe faux wrap velvet blouse for those super dressy work days or maybe even an office party.

    J. Crew

    Promising review: "Bought in the yellow color and love it! I got a lot of compliments and there is a side zip and room for the ribbon to be tied tighter around the waist." —Michelle

    Get it from J. Crew for $24.99 (originally $98, available in sizes 00–14 and three colors).

    10. A pencil skirt with a unique ruffle detail that'll accentuate your figure while also providing a professional-chic look.


    Promising review: "LOVE THIS SKIRT! Not only does it fit well and hit at an office-appropriate length, but the ruffle detail in the front is so different from any other skirts I’ve found! I’ve gotten so many compliments. The material is silky but stretchy and not see through at all (I bought black)." —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–4XL and 22 colors/patterns).

    11. A trendy longline blazer to wear with high waisted trousers and a belt so you'll turn heads at your next office meeting.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Beautiful color, perfect length! Stylish! I love it!" —Brianna P.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $27.90 (available in sizes S–L and two colors).

    12. A patterned swing dress perfect for days when you have dinner or a date right after work. And did I mention it has pockets?!,

    Promising review: "I love this dress! It’s so comfortable and has two pockets. I bought it for work in an office environment and get compliments all the time. Definitely good quality material." —Svas1

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and 36 patterns/colors).

    13. A polkadot blouse that'll make you put away those blah, plain button downs.


    Promising review: "I have been wearing this blouse to work and have received several compliments. I even gave my co-worker the Amazon website link because she loved it so much. I am truly impressed with this chic and polished blouse and hope to buy another one soon." —Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 21 colors).

    14. A men's plaid dress shirt to dress up with a suit or down with slim fit khakis and wing tip oxfords.


    Promising review: "Wore it to work. Came in walked up the stairs and the very first person who saw me immediately complimented the shirt." —Mr. Wallace

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 13 colors).

    15. A vivid 3/4-sleeve blazer can be lightweight and comfortable while still pulling off a business vibe.


    Promising review: "I love this blazer, and I'll be buying more colors soon. I bought the purple and received many compliments at work on it since it's a bright, noticeable color. I think these blazers offer a great way to do that business casual look a lot of us need to pull off, while still staying comfortable. I can wear this in any meeting and still look professional, but then I can also wear it with jeans for a dressed-up look." —Bethany H

    Get it from Amazon for $17.64+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 40 colors/patterns).

    16. High-rise suede pants for a comfortable, fashion forward, and expensive look that'll make your coworkers ask, "Where'd you get those?"

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I love these. I wish Old Navy made these in more colors. People kept thinking they were so expensive. This was the best purchase I've made." —marty

    Get them from Old Navy for $32.97 (originally $41.99, available in sizes 2X–4X)

    17. A plaid square-neck sheath dress that'll be a show-stopper from work to play.


    Get it from Express for $39.90 (originally $79.90, available in sizes XXS–XL).

    18. A cozy wrap Pashmina shawl with so many different ways to wear it, your coworkers will think you have more than one.,

    Promising review: "I get so many compliments and there are so many ways to wear this. It keeps me warm on cold days in the office." —Melissa Lynn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 19 colors).

    19. A silk swing neck blouse that'll be cool and comfortable under your favorite blazer or cardigan.


    Promising review: "I typically wear a small with blouses, but I ordered a medium. It fits very well, and sizing up was wise. I wore it with a nice skirt and necklace, and it made for a cute outfit! The silky material and style is just what I hoped for." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $29 (available in sizes S–L and three colors).

    20. A mesh-panel bell-sleeve blouse to change up your traditional professional look to something unique and one-of-a-kind.,

    Promising review: "The shirt is a little tight around my hips but that makes it perfect to tuck into work clothes. I love the baggy sleeves. So comfortable and unique." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and five colors).

    21. A pair of tie-belt trousers you can wear when you're tired of just plain old khakis.


    Get them from H&M for $27.99 (available in sizes 0–18 and three colors).

    22. A ribbed turtleneck dress that'll go with just about anything you'd want to wear to work — a statement necklace, booties, a blazer, or a cardigan. You name it!,

    Promising review: "I bought one in black, one in purple, and one in blue. I love them all. I get sooo many compliments when I wear this dress. My husband generally doesn't pay much attention to what I am wearing but when I walked in after work today, he stopped and did a double take and told me 'That dress looks really great on you!' It wasn't too tight or too loose. I wear them to work in a law office." —M. Arab

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes XS–2XL and 12 colors).

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