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    39 Pieces Of Office-Appropriate Clothing That Are Still Stylish

    Show some personality during your 9-to-5.

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    1. A little black dress with scalloped detailing and a lace collar for a ladylike twist on your weekly Wednesday Addams look.


    As in every Wednesday, you live your best Wednesday Addams life.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 10 different dress/collar styles and colors).

    Promising review: "The fabric feels wonderful and of higher quality than it probably actually is. It's very vibrant and flowy, and all the little details seem made very well." —Kyra Brown

    2. A crepe duster coat to amp up the drama while helping you layer, since you're never sure what temperature Debbie set the thermostat to.


    Why wear a blazer when you can wear this?!

    Get it from Boohoo for $20 (originally $40; available in sizes 12–24 and six colors).

    3. Menswear-inspired plaid pants with an elastic waist that'll stay flexible with you during your hectic 18-hour work days.


    Get them from Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes S–XL).

    4. An abstract polkadot midi dress to make your office feel more like an art gallery.


    Get it from Asos for $42 (available in sizes XS–L).

    5. A statement blazer (in plaid or a grid-print for example) for business bish looks, even when just paired with your favorite leggings.

    Forever 21, Amazon

    Not feeling yourself one morning? Power blazer will fix that.

    Get the left one from Forever 21 for $18.95 (available in sizes 0X–3X) and the right one from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 0–10 and 13 colors and styles).

    6. A BCBG lace-paneled blouse that'll look equally cute out to drinks with your friends AFTER work, too!


    Get it from Walmart for $52.80 (available in sizes S–L).

    7. A lightweight but polished dress for when you want to look put-together but don't want to sweat your butt off on your way in.


    And it has POCKETTTSSSSS!

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes 0–14 and 12 colors, both with long and short sleeves).

    Promising review: "OMG!! I absolutely love this dress and I plan on purchasing every color. I can wear this at work or if I am going out. The fabric is just perfect and not thick like I was expecting. Overall, I am very very pleased!!" —Emma

    8. An embossed faux leather pencil skirt so you can ~knit together~ your edgy look in no time flat on those mornings you just can't decide what to wear.


    If you can't see the pattern perfectly, it's embossed to look like cable knit!

    Get it from Coedition for $65 (available in sizes 10–24).

    9. A flutter-sleeve dress you'll get so much use out of, you won't believe it. Wear it to work, out to dinner, to your 85th wedding this year, and mooooore. Talk about a hard worker!,

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 14 colors).

    Promising review: "This dress is so nice for the price it's kind of a steal. Fits so well, soft, nice material. Beautiful and classy. As one reviewer mentioned it can look a little broad in the shoulders, but it's also part of the vintage flutter-sleeve style. Such a bargain." —Kaela

    10. Stretchy pinstripe pants masquerading as tailored trousers; you can just pull 'em on and head out the door. Outfit complete!

    Urban Outfitters

    Brb, buying a pair to wear every day of the week. They're available in four other prints too, so you really CAN have it all.

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $39 (available in sizes XS–XL and five patterns).

    11. A cape blazer, because you didn't know you needed to dramatically sweep into and out of those meetings that totally could have been an email. But you do.


    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and six colors).

    Promising review: "I cannot rave enough about this cape blazer. ALWAYS go by measurements, not by size and you will be 100% happy. This cape blazer is definitely high quality — very classy. You will definitely love it! I pair it with blouses and slacks for work, or when I'm going out with the girls some leather leggings and heels or even a tank and jeans! It is so pretty I have it in black, wine and green, and it is a perfect fit in all colors." —MeMyselfandI

    12. A chambray shirtdress for those days you really wish you could wear jeans — this baby is just as effortless!

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Get it from Abercrombie & Fitch for $27.34 (originally $68 available in sizes XS–XL and three patterns).

    Promising review: "The material is super comfy and I’ve gotten lots of compliments whether I pair it with rain boots or flats. One of my go to favorites!" —Viviane

    13. Cropped ruffle-hem stretchy pants, because traditional trousers simply don't ~suit~ you at all.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and five colors).

    Promising review: "My husband refers to these as 'my clown pants' put they are really comfortable and I received lots of compliments from coworkers when I wore them to work with a pair of heels and a black shirt with large cuffs on the sleeves." —Kerry Guerra

    14. A perfectly tuckable and breezy smock top with ladder lace detailing that's perfect for climbing that career ~ladder~!


    Get it from Gap for $20 (originally $24.95 (available in sizes XS–XXL, regular, tall, and petite, and three colors).

    15. A vintage-inspired swing dress so you can channel I'm-a-badass-at-my-job Peggy Olson vibes.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–2X and 29 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "This dress is absolutely stunning! Honestly, the quality and fit is way better than I expected. The material is of good quality. I love the vintage style and adore the color of this dress. I will order this dress again but in a different color." —Rebekah Sanders

    16. A cropped peplum blazer that won't ~ruffle~ any feathers around the office — this chic detail help you stay sophisticated while showing off your personality.


    Get it from Torrid for $51.67 (originally $68.90; available in sizes 2X–6X).

    17. A simple black top with embroidered bell sleeves so you'll have plenty of room for tricks up them.


    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S–L and two colors).

    Promising review: "I ordered the black 3/4 sleeve shirt and I'm pretty happy with it! Material isn't rough or itchy and not see through at all. The embroidery it super cute as well. For a small I thought it would be a bit smaller but it isn't too big, just not form fitting or anything but I have yet to wash it. Overall a great shirt." —Kiera

    18. A relaxed-fit jumpsuit you can layer over a tee or blouse, or under a sweater or blazer. Spring-into-summer dressing just got way easier.

    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $49.95 (available in sizes XS–L).

    Promising review: "The jumpsuit is extremely comfortable and soft to the touch. I love that the belt can be tied, so it has a better chance of fitting the way you want." —magiccorn

    19. A button-down floral dress to make compiling your expense reports feel like a garden party.

    Keeping fresh flowers on your desk also helps.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in sizes XS–2X and 23 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS DRESS! The pattern is so versatile, I wore it out to a party and felt so good and confident in it. It also fits in a way that I feel comfortable wearing it to work on a hot day. TONS OF COMPLIMENTS. I have a larger bust and it always makes me nervous to buy button down but this fits like a glove. The fabric is very soft and extremely comfortable." —MM Dolleton

    20. A sleeveless LBD with knotted detailing at the waist, because you're great at tying up loose ends. They call you the closer for a reason.


    Get it from Eloquii for $69.95 (available in sizes 14–28 and in green).

    21. Dramatic wide-leg trousers you can wear with sweaters, blouses, or tees and tell unproductive days to "TUCK OFF!"


    Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and nine colors and prints).

    Promising review: "These pants as so comfortable and flowy! I stepped outside of my usual skinny jean outfit to try this style — and I never want to take them off! They are great casual pants for work, and can be dressed up for the evening with a fancy shirt and heels. They are as comfortable as pajamas, without looking like it :)" —gretchen nash

    22. Or a pair of wide-leg pants that'll look like a cool abstract print from afar — but when you get up close, what's that? CATS.

    Lazy Oaf

    Get them from Lazy Oaf for $71.96 (available in sizes S–16).

    23. A textured mini dress with a waist tie to make getting dressed on dark mornings (ugh why am I up this early?) a ~cinch~.


    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 18 colors and styles, both long and short sleeve).

    Promising review: "I have a long waist, so ties at the waist are a challenge, but this hits in a good spot and it's short but not micro short. Can be worn with tights/boots or flats — if casual, and a heel if you want to dress it up a bit (would look great with a chunky heel). The fabric is a kind of slubby woven cotton mix — you can see the slight texture if you zoom in — not overly stretchy and not too thick, which is great. The sleeves have not-too-tight elastic at the wrists, giving a nice flowy feel to the sleeve. Allover a great little dress. I'm buying another color now!" —Sherry L @ NYC

    24. A pair of high-waisted black jeggings for the perfect casual Friday option you don't have to worry about gapping in the back. Why? These bbs are designed with a hips/thighs-to-waist ratio that's MADE FOR CURVES.

    American Eagle

    Get them from American Eagle for $49.95 (available in sizes 00–20, short regular and long). More washes and levels of high rise are available too!

    Promising review: "After years of dealing with the dilemma of choosing between jeans that fit through the waist and are too tight in the legs/butt OR jeans that fit through the legs/butt but are too loose in the waist, I was so excited to see curvy fit jeans on the AE site. They do not disappoint. They fit PERFECTLY. Seriously, never has a pair of jeans been this comfortable or fit me this well. The only con is that now I'm going to have to spend all my money on the rest of the curvy fit styles. Oh well. " —Maddie

    25. A ribbed pinafore dress that'll make layering a breeze. Pop on your favorite white oxford or cozy sweater, toss this dress on top, accessorize, and GO.


    Get it from Amazon for $23.88 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    Promising review: "Finally something that I love! I was about to give up on Amazon as far as shopping for clothes but this is better than expected! Super soft! Super stretchy and super warm! Surprisingly good quality! I’m ordering another after this review. I’ll add pics later when I have time." —Danika Lee

    26. A pretty in pink shirt dress to match the look on your face when the 47th person in one day compliments your outfit — blush much?


    Get it from ModCloth for $89 (available in sizes 00–28 and in green).

    27. A sleeveless chiffon blouse you can wear now under a sweater or blazer and all summer as-is to show off you professional side *and* personality at the same time.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.59+ (available in sizes XL–3X and three patterns).

    Promising review: "Gorgeous yellow and breezy material. Be sure to wear appropriate undergarments as it is the kind of material that would show a colored bra beneath it. Not completely sheer. Super cute, vintage vibes. Easy to wash!" —Mary Amazon

    28. A tie-waist midi jumpsuit so you won't have to ~pink~ twice before deciding what to wear to That Big Meeting.


    Bonus: It has POCKETS!

    Get it from Lulu's for $69 (available in sizes XS–L and in purple).

    Promising review: "I wore this for a branding photo-shoot for my company, and it was absolutely perfect. Great fit, and adds the right amount of "professional" to your look. Also great for date night and as a wedding guest." —Kat W.

    29. A layered, ruffle-bottomed top to add some pep(lum) to your step.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and six colors, with both short and long sleeves).

    Promising review: "I purchased this top to wear to my birthday dinner. I love it! Fits true to size. Not too tight not too loose. The style is very classy. The fabric doesn't look cheap. Looks like something you would purchase at a high-end department store." —Sansy

    30. A voluminous, tiered mini dress that'll say, "Yeah I'm basically too cool to work here. You're lucky to have me."


    Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in the floral print on the bag above).

    31. An A-line midi skirt complete with buttons down the front — blouses shouldn't get ALL the fun.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and five colors and patterns).

    32. A chiffon blouse with a contrast tie neck that'll be classic without being boring.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.90 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    33. A ruffle-sleeve faux suede top that'll give your favorite black pants a serious dose of style.


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

    Promising review: "This shirt is throughout a very supple suede, it truly looks and feel like a $150 blouse. That price is amazing!! The fit has a nice line, but is not tight at all. The lavender color is especially beautiful. It's so soft, it's more lightweight that a heavy typical suede. It has a unique, upscale look. I have worn it this fall with jeans and cute boots and with a pencil skirt for work. I have both the gray and the pick. Love!" —Samantha M.

    34. A jacquard blazer with a gorgeous pattern that'll catch the light for an expensive-looking effect.


    Get it from H&M for $34.99 (originally $59.99; available in sizes 0–12).

    35. Paper bag waist–style cropped trousers, because one glance at these babies and you'll never forget to bring your bagged lunch, either!


    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and 12 colors).

    Promising review: "I have been eying the tie-waisted business pant trend the past year or so, and decided it was finally time to hop on the train when I landed myself a new job. I wish I hadn't waited so long! I bought these in khaki and maroon, and I love them. The material is stretchy and oh-so-comfy, the fit is perfect, the pockets are so handy, and I love how many colors I had to choose from. Every time I wear them I just ring in compliments, it's fantastic. Perfect for any networking occasion, fancy-but-not-too-fancy meeting, or just a cute and classy night out on the town. I might purchase in even more colors." —Amazon Customer

    36. A cropped printed jumpsuit so you can blend right in — you are a ~corporate star~ after all.


    Get it from Asos for $94 (available in sizes 2–14).

    37. A pleated chiffon midi skirt that'll might get you an HR complaint for humming "I Feel Pretty" under your breath all day.

    It has a stretchy waistband for all-day comfort too.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.54+ (available in sizes S–2XL and four colors).

    Promising review: "I love love love this skirt! Fits perfect and I love the color. Its not your mom's pleated skirt from Pykett's or Sears. It flows and lays perfectly. I can't remember receiving as many compliments on a piece of clothing as I did on this skirt." —yvonne

    38. A boyfriend-style blazer with patch pockets to hold your stuff *and* help you layer effortlessly, whether you're wearing a dress, dress pants, or looking for something to wear over your leggings.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $40 (originally $68; available in sizes 2–14 and four colors).

    Promising review: "This blazer is true to color, and the size and fit is as it looks in the photos. A good item that can easily go from daytime work to nighttime chic. Will be purchasing in other colors as well." —Gemstone21

    39. A classic and lightweight pair of office-friendly slacks you'll want to stock up on — these make those "how many times did I hit the snooze button??" mornings so much easier.


    They're made of 97% cotton with juuuust enough spandex for a comfy stretch.

    Get them from Amazon for $7.90+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 11 colors).

    Promising review: "What can I say? The most comfortable pair of work pants that I’ve had! I love how soft and delicate the fabric is. For the price that I spent, it’s totally the best pants ever!" —Nhi Hoang

    ~Work it~ while you work!


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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