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With the vaccination count rising by the minute (yay!), the return to the physical workplace is coming up for many people. And if you’re not really feeling your old workplace wardrobe, it’s wise to start shopping now so that your closet is ready for the Monday-Friday workweek again. (That goes for our beauty routines, too!) Keep reading for back-to-the-office fashion picks we’re working into our office return.
1. Malibu Skye Heather Knotted Work Tote, $78
Whether you’re taking the subway/bus/train or commuting by car, it’s always a good idea to have a structured tote for your laptop and other work essentials! We love the chic tie handles on this option!
2. Theory Helaina Wool-Blend Shift Dress, $365
Available in both black and navy, this classic dress can be paired with a work-friendly cardigan and heels for the office, or a statement necklace and clutch for a night out.
3. Kasper Printed Crepe Midi Dress,
Keep it polished and comfy in this fall-forward printed dress! You can even wear it with a cardigan or blazer for those chilly days.
4. In The Style x Lorna Luxe Blazer, $79
PSA: everyone should have a blazer in their work wardrobe. This versatile option can be work Monday-Friday at the office, or even over the weekend with the right dress.
5. Madewell Freshwater Pearl Chain Stud Earrings, $22
Regardless of whether you’re wearing your hair up or down, these delicate earrings will show off just the right amount of shimmer.
6. ba&sh Baylor Cardigan Sweater, $295
This balloon sleeve cardigan works with jeans, printed skirts, slacks, dresses… you name it. (And let’s be real, we’ll totally be wearing it on the couch on our days off, too!)
7. GAP Lenzing Ecovero Print Midi Skirt, $59.95
Pair this chic midi skirt with a collared shirt and heels or dress it down as styled above — totally your call.
8. Old Navy High-Waisted Pixie Straight Ankle Pants, $39.99
It can be tough to find flattering work slacks, but thankfully Old Navy has us covered with an array of fits and colors.
9. Veronica Beard Sorina Sweater, $395
Sweater weather is around the corner, so make sure you’re prepped and ready to go with a solid statement piece, like the 80’s-inspired silhouette above.
10. Talbots Francesca Driving Flats, $119
Never underestimate the importance of a pair of comfortable work shoes. These driving flats are available in six cushy colors, all great for strolling around the workplace.
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Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.