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    35 Ways To Give Your Work Attire Some Personality

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    1. Experiment with the padded headband trend that'll have you looking like royalty while you sit in your cube.


    Promising review: "I have so many thoughts about this! This headband is so darling and is just what I’ve been looking for. I’ve been searching high and low for a trendy 'hatband' a la Duchess Kate and this was perfect. The quality is better than expected and such a great price point! Looking forward to styling it for an upcoming wedding. But mostly, I definitely recommend!" β€”Rachael Mutschler

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 24 colors).

    2. Change up your normal opaque tights with beautifully patterned fishnets that are still conservative enough for a workplace but lively enough to give your look some personality., Amazon

    Promising review: "The fabric is really, really soft and goes back to the original shape, even after wearing them for the whole day. The instructions included are pretty straight forward for washing and keeping them. I love their packaging, which is quiet classy. The pattern doesn't have big holes/netting hence it doesn't show much of your skin so I feel they are perfect for work and formal meetings. I love these tights!!" β€”Anshika Goel

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four sets, and find a similar plus version for $14.99+).

    3. If you're tired of your plain old white blouse, try a meowvelous collared button-up with just enough attitude so you can stroll into work an hour late, knock over people's things, and not lose an ounce of confidence.


    Promising review: "Love this shirt SO MUCH! Super, super soft silky fabric, and it DOESN'T GAP AROUND MY 32H CHEST! Yaaaaaayyyy!!! Also, the collar is the cutest thing in the world." β€”Sophia Bos

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in two colors).

    4. Stock up on velvet camis for when you need something ultra-soft but also totally badass to layer under your fave blazer.

    Promising review: "Absolutely incredible value for this super-soft cami! The velvet stretch is perfect for a looser fit. Surprisingly very well-made, I've seen versions of this camisole at Nordstrom for over $30! Such a good price, I'm stocking up now!" β€”Ethan B.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 11 colors).

    5. And layer a dazzling jeweled bib necklace over your favorite button-up β€” it'll especially help dress up a chambray blouse., Amazon

    Promising review: "I was a tad bit nervous ordering a necklace from Amazon thinking it would look cheap but this is such a pretty necklace. I absolutely love it. You can dress it down or up. A very versatile piece!" β€”Aileen

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89 (available in 24 colors).

    6. Have some fun with unique prints like this bow-tie sleeve-less blouse designed with an adorable raccoon print because sometimes work is trash.


    Promising review: "So, admittedly I bought this just because I'm a sucker for kawaii animal prints, and the raccoon print is no exception! But actually, I just received this last week and have already worn it twice! It's really, surprisingly versatile! The color is vibrant and pairs beautifully with jeans and a light cardigan for a casual look (perfect for a picnic) or can be dressed up for work with a blazer and slacks. The fit is not too snug but still very flattering. I am a 38D and 180lbs and bought a large. As expected, the tightest area on the blouse for me was around the bust area, but the buttons still remained comfortably closed with no peek-a-boos. The extra fabric cover over the buttons is a nice touch particularly for that, and the bowtie collar is just the cutest cherry on top of an already adorable blouse! The only thing I would say is that this is a lightweight blouse and a bit see-through, so wear a nude-colored bra or a cami underneath. But otherwise, you can't go wrong! I want to order this in more prints!" β€”Catherine R. Cheng

    Get it from Amazon for $25.80 (available in sizes XS-XL and in three prints).

    7. Dazzle up your basic, hum-drum blazer with a sparkling set of safety-pin brooches., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for my long cardigans and it does the job. They are large but it's all good, it's fashionable and you can put them on anything you would like to add some bling. I have one on my cloth crossbody bag, it looks nice and as I said, adds a little style to plain accessories." β€”Lee

    Get the set from Amazon for $8.99 (available in five styles).

    8. Or have some fun with a sparkling karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon brooch, because you come and go, you come and go from one pointless meeting to another.


    Promising review: "Very pretty pin, unusually nice and in a great color that actually goes well with colors like navy, light blue, pink, beige, and other soft tones. It also makes a great statement. Am keeping it as a part of my collection, but who knows, I may end up giving it as a gift for the person who will enjoy and appreciate it." β€”K. Lipio

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three colors).

    9. Bring in a pop of color with a sturdy casual belt that will, quite literally, pull your look together.


    Promising review: "I love this belt. It is incredibly versatile and can be worn with a wide variety of outfits. It fits well and stays in place perfectly for all-day wear. It holds up well to a lot of wear and is very stylish. I highly recommend it." β€”Jennifer L. Gorczynski

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97+ (available in sizes 27"-48" and in 12 colors).

    10. Make getting dressed in the morning that much easier with boldly printed wide-leg cropped pants β€” they're comfy and super easy to throw on any day of the week.


    Promising review: "I am happy with these. They are comfortable. I am wearing them today (as I write this review) for a work trip β€” I am going from office to plane. When paired with a nice blouse, they are great to wear to work (law firm) when I'm not having a big meeting or going to court. Also, they may run a tad large. I am an XS, which I normally would wear, but the elastic on the pants isn't even stretched at all and is actually gaping. So if in between sizes, do not size up!" β€”kllhtx919

    Get them from Nordstrom for $69 (available in sizes XS-XL, petite sizes XXS-XL, and in five prints).

    11. Try a vibrant shimmering stone ring to help bring a little color to your keyboard while you type your daily "per my previous..." email.


    Promising review: "This gold plated ring is nicely assembled with glittery colored stones and fits perfectly on my finger. It does not look tacky or fake, in day/night light. Quality of stones is good and design is modern. You can either wear it by itself or with other stacking rings. It's a good piece of jewelry which can be worn with various outfits matching the stones in the ring. Very reasonable price, good for gifting, and highly recommended." β€”mehz bharucha

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes 6-9).

    12. And while we're talking jewelry, an attention-worthy pair of beaded statement earrings can help bring some life the party β€” the conference-call party.


    Promising review: "Beautiful earrings! I received so many compliments the first few times I wore these. Definitely worth the price. I ordered the green ones and will be purchasing the white ones as well." β€”Loli

    Get them from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in 17 styles).

    13. Try a mock-turtle neck chiffon blouse that's versatile enough for those days that continue well after you leave the office., Amazon

    Promising review: "Unexpected how much I love this top! Originally I bought it for work but I love it paired with jeans and leather. It's the contrast. The top is subtly sheer so if you want to wear it to work you'll definitely need a camisole underneath. The high neck isn't uncomfortable at all. Very cute." β€”C. Butler

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS-3XL and in nine designs).

    14. Easily bring a little life to your pantsuit with colorful and uniquely printed socks. They'll peep out of our favorite loafers or botties without being too ostentatious.


    Promising review: "These socks are comfortable and wear well, but that is not why I like them. The bright colors make me smile all day. When others see them, they almost always comment on how colorful and cheery they are. Additionally, I never worry about if my socks match what I am wearing. These don't and that is what makes them fun to wear." β€”professor

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in eight designs).

    15. Don't shy away from an eye-catching shift dress (that'll quite literally have all eyes on you) β€” you can pair it with your favorite tights or cigarette trousers for a more conservative office look.


    Depending on your height this shift dress may come a little short for work but paired with the leggings or slacks, it can make for an equally cute tunic.

    Promising review: "It is SO CUTE. I love this dress and have gotten NUMEROUS compliments on it and would definitely encourage you to buy. It is not uncomfortable, but it is VERY short, especially if you have a big butt, so wear leggings with it (some people even thought I was wearing a shirt). Overall, though, super cute and I will look more into dresses like these!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in two prints).

    16. Play with a set of adorable hair clips which can upgrade your 'do but also serve as a great way to keep your hair out of your face., Amazon

    Promising review: "Loving these! Just got them and the assortment is perfect! They make me excited to play with new looks!" β€”tyson revell

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. Try a dinomite statement necklace that just may prevent you from going extinct from sheer boredom during your next meeting.


    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite pieces of statement jewelry ever. I originally bought it as a joke but now end up wearing it regularly to work. At first glance, it can be difficult to see what the necklace actually is, and I've gotten a few compliments on what a nice 'abstract' piece I'm wearing. But as soon as people figure out I'm wearing a DINOSAUR, I get so many enthusiastic responses, which then tend to turn into amazingly detailed conversations about Jurassic Park. I absolutely love this piece." β€”Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in four colors).

    18. Walk on the wild side with a pair of subtle but delightful high heels as an alternative to your basic old pumps β€” the playful bow is a nice detail that can also be hidden with a pair of longer trousers., Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these heels. They are actually very comfortable to wear. They would be perfect for a dinner date or something where you don't have to be on your feet the entire day. I will definitely wear these a lot keeping that in mind!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in four colors).

    19. Stay warm during the arctic AC months with a boldly printed linen-blend cardigan you can curl right into without too much bulk.


    Promising review: "These Halogen cardigans are amazing! I have purchased several of these for work and the quality is amazing. They're very lightweight, they have pockets, and they have petite sizes. Tip: lay flat to dry and avoid putting in the dryer." β€”Tanyya

    Get it from Nordstrom for $68 (available in sizes XS-XXL, petite sizes XS-XL, and in four colors).

    20. If you want to add a layer of detail but none of the bulk, get an embellished detachable collar designed to perfectly pop out of your favorite sweaters.


    Promising review: "This is made extremely well, the beading is beautiful. Works great when you need a little pop of bling but don't want the layering of another shirt. Keep in mind this is only a collar." β€”Dawn Earnest

    Get it from Amazon for $4.49 (available in 21 styles).

    21. Or try an embroidered chiffon dicky, because as we all know, birds of a feather...end up on your collar.


    Promising review: "Really, really cute under a sweater. I wore this for the first time to work today after buying it months ago in prep for fall. I bought this 'cause I like the look of a collar under a sweater but don’t like how thick two long-sleeved shirts feel or how hot it is. I got lots of compliments and comments. The sides are adjustable so you can loosen or tighten to fit you which is nice. My only dislike is the thickness of the seams on the sides. Still happy with my purchase though!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    22. If pricey jewelry is just out of your budget, consider buying a glistening 18k gold plated adjustable ring that looks way more expensive then the price tag suggests and can help bring a little glam to your office look.


    Promising review: "I like the fall so I ordered a leaf ring to remind me of the fall. I wanted something adjustable so I could wear it on any finger or even my toes. The ring adjusts very easy and does not feel like it will break when readjusting. The cubic zirconia really sparkles when the light hits it. The gold tone of the ring does not look cheap. I do not suggest wearing it daily as it is a fashion ring and may fade with sweat and or water." β€”Mindy

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in three colors).

    23. Add just enough preppy to your office OOTD with adorable embellished bow pins that I am certain Blair Waldorf would approve of., Amazon

    Promising review: "Just a stunning piece and so well made for the price. I was truly not expecting such a quality item. It arrived the day before I needed it because I ordered it last minute and when I opened it I was so happy to see it." β€”Dayana

    Get it from Amazon for $8.77+ (available in seven styles).

    24. Try an elegant and eye-catching scarf versatile enough to be worn around the neck of your tired button-up, as a bracelet, or even a hair accessory.


    Promising review: "It is just WOW! It looks expensive until someone touches the fabric. Love the print. It is just like in the picture." β€”F. Ali

    Get it from Amazon for $3.13 (available in nine colors).

    25. Speaking of tired button-ups, a silky soft rayon blouse available in 10 unique and gorgeous prints will help liven up the office.


    Promising review: "I love this blouse! The fabric is of good quality and the colors are vibrant! I paired it with a pants suit. I got compliments all day and I don't think anyone guessed I was wearing an inexpensive blouse from Amazon with my high-end business suit! I wear a size 6 in dresses/suits and a medium in blouses. I ordered a size XL and it was a fit great! I could have gone with an L, but I'm happy with the looseness. Tucked in looks great." β€”Garry B

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 10 prints).

    26. Splurge on a delicate pair of Bauble Bar's Mariposa drop earrings designed in a lightweight gold plated frame to easily transform your style.

    Bauble Bar

    Get them from Bauble Bar for $38.

    27. Play with layering pieces, like this airy chiffon layering blouse, because some days are T-shirt-and-slacks days that just need a little help.


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this! Hands down my favorite item for the summer. The fabric is lightweight, so it doesn't feel like you are adding another layer to your attire but rather adding an element of drama and fun. This will elevate the simplest outfit and makes for a great transition from day to night. I purchased a 3X, but could def go down a size (as echoed by other reviews). This is def a must-have." β€”Miami4Life

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-5X and in 24 prints).

    28. Give your do a little more volume with a gorgeous braided velvet headband β€” it's especially perfect to give your hair some life between washes.


    Promising review: "I really like this headband, it's a nice accent. I've received so many compliments when I wear it. I got it in black and it is comfortable to wear." β€”Aurora Casados

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in six colors).

    29. Never worry about losing your glasses somewhere in your office again with an elegant pearl chain β€” it'll look chic while being totally practical.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    30. Or try a magnetic brooch designed to hold your glasses right at your chest but still look great when your glasses are on your face.


    Promising review: "Love this! It’s strikingly pretty and I get a lot of compliments on it. The magnet is very strong, and holds my glasses with no problem." β€”Susan Fricke

    Get it from Amazon for $14.45+ (available in 33 designs).

    31. Switch out your basic black flats for a pair of gleaming metallic faux-leather flats designed with a rubber sole so you can be comfy (and slip-free) all day.

    Promising review: "Definitely worth the money for a leather flat dupe! True-to-size with no break-in period since they're not real leather but feels just as smooth. No toe cleavage and no weird noises when you're walking. I wear between a 7 and 7.5 and bought the 7.5 in these to be on the safe side." β€”Matt

    Get them from Amazon for $17+ (available in sizes 5-13 and in six colors).

    32. Scream elegance with a sleek watch, because nothing will say "I am on top of my shit" more than just showing up on time.


    Promising review: "Great value! I enjoy watches and have some very expensive and some very cheap like this. There is no comparison for higher-end watches, but the average eye could not tell the difference between this watch and other more expensive. I love it for the price! It took a long time to ship, but well worth the wait!" β€”AJC

    Get it from Amazon for $7.48+ (available in 13 designs).

    33. You can never have enough floral button-ups that you can just throw on when you have "nothing" to wear.


    Promising review: "Perfect fit for me as I am broad-shouldered. I purchased the large size and I am a 36D. It's difficult for me to find a blouse that isn't so wide that I look like I'm swimming in it. This one is great for work with a cami underneath." β€”Susan A

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in sizes 0-16 and in 11 prints).

    34. Add a beeautiful and sparkling brooch that will have everyone buzzing while it gives your favorite lightweight jacket a little something extra., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a bright red corduroy jacket that I pin this on. It looks good in contrast to the color and works well for a daytime look. I am happy with my purchase. But, if you are looking for 'BIG BLING' this pin is not it. I think they are great for a casual look. I would recommend this piece." β€”Elizabeth Calhoun

    Get it from Amazon for $13.45.

    35. And splurge on a high-quality Givenchy Antigona bag that'll fit everything you could possibly need for a day in the office.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love my new bag! I was researching for a while to be sure I had a bag that was versatile. I needed something that was large enough to fit my iPad Pro and workbooks, that also fit over my shoulder so it wasn’t just an arm bag. Basically to load up with everything for day-to-day life but was still sleek and could be brought anywhere! I bought this in medium black and I use it every day. Definitely would purchase a small if you don’t require carrying laptops/large iPads and large scheduling planners and files." β€”anoneison

    Get it from Nordstrom for $2,450 (available in two colors).

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