2015 Office Wardrobe Updates To Make

2014 Adam Katz Sinding

Real talk: Recycling the same tired slacks, pencil skirts and pumps week after week can make work feel like a drag. Our recommendation before you start a new gig, ask for a raise or take on the challenges of the year ahead? Treat yourself to a few of these ultra-cool, office-appropriate staples for a fresh look that’ll have you jumping out of bed on Monday mornings. We’ve scoured the market for everything from options to invest in to fast-fashion alternatives that won’t break the bank, and below are our must-have results.

11 Ways To Dress Like A Boss

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The New Suit: Pinstripes

Forget subtle grey and beige suiting, we're all about in-your-face pinstripes for 2015. (P.S. An even more affordable find here.)

The New Jewelry: Double Back Pearls

Still classic but not as conservative as a single strand of pearls, these bold earrings add a fun dose of edge to any office outfit.

The New Skirt: Retro A-Line

Conjure the '70s while still remaining office-appropriate with this slimming, ultra-chic silhouette.

The New Pump: Pointy Mules

Skip safe stilettos and try this new take on the pointy heel. Bonus points: This trend is actually comfortable (seriously).

The New Blouse: Bold Stripes

A stellar office wardrobe is stocked with neutrals, but no closet is complete without a splash of color and a statement-making print.

The New Arm Candy: Minimalist Watch

Nothing says boss quite like a no-frills timepiece and a fresh-from-the-salon manicure.

The New Handbag: Mini Tote

These mini bags boast all the organized glory of a structured tote sans the conservative Mary Poppins connotation.

The New Slacks: Pleat-Front Trousers

Baggy is in. Bring the trend into your work wardrobe with this slouchy-but-flattering take on the office trouser.

The New Basic: White Turtleneck

Layer this dead simple top under everything from A-line frocks to classic button-ups to bring your look into 2015 with just the right amount of prepster style.

The New Frock: Leather & Suede

A sumptuous-fabric frock in a feminine silhouette is both smart and sophisticated. We're so into this look.

The New Casual Friday: Simple Sneakers

Bring a stuffy look back down to earth with spare white sneakers. Find your perfect pair with our guide to the classics.