Meet The Next Generation Of Office Classics

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26 years have passed since stuffy suiting and “commuter sneakers” were immortalized via Melanie Griffith’s stellar performance in Working Girl. And as much as we enjoy a blast from the past, the days of ear-grazing shoulder pads, matronly pumps and clunky briefcases are long gone. Here, a fresh crop of office-appropriate staples taking their place.

Work It.

Photo: Caroline's Mode

Leave it to Stella McCartney to tailor the perfect one-button suit in a textured navy fabrication, featuring tuxedo-esque lapels. Best part: each piece can stand on its own, so feel free to wear the blazer with jeans and the slacks with a curve-hugging turtleneck.

Jasmine Trousers In Navy

$595

Stella McCartney

Melanie Jacket In Navy

$1,775

Stella McCartney

Jacquard Peplum Dress

$545

Jonathan Simkhai

An otherwise prim silhouette gets a high-fashion infusion by way of subtle peplum and slightly sheer trim.

Contrast Placket Blouse

$796

Chloé

We’ll be first to admit that a classic white blouse is a wardrobe must. Although, this color block iteration is just as wearable yet infinitely edgier.

Agnese Tribal-Print Pencil Skirt

$402

Stella Jean

Slightly sexier than its ultra prim sibling, this knee-length printed number boasts an exaggerated high waist -- ideal for pairing with a top in a contrasting print.

Suede & Patent Pumps

$750

Prada

These mid-height heels work equally hard navigating the boardroom when worn with the aforementioned power suit as they do with a pair of skinnies during after-work drinks.

Swarovski Pearl Choker Necklace

$425

Fallon

This fun chain-and-pearl choker is proof the classic single-strand necklace has come a long way from its time cooped up in your grandma’s jewelry box.

Colorblock Top-Handle Bag

$890

Marni

The humdrum briefcase gets a totally modern revamp with minimal hardware, a masculine silhouette and on-trend color blocking.

Chain Metal Gold Watch

$351

Larsson & Jennings

A sleek timepiece never goes out of style. This one begs to be layered with statement bracelets and won’t cost nearly as much as its big-name counterparts.

Rottweiler iPad Case

$335

Givenchy

Introduce a dose of high fashion to the everyday with this badass Givenchy iPad sleeve.

Diamond Pyramid Stud Earrings

$2,430

Ileana Makri

Still believe diamond studs are the ultimate work-wear status symbols? Think again. This pair of pyramid earrings is infinitely cooler, yet equally suitable for the office.

Almost Lipstick In Black Honey

$16

Clinique

Clinique’s Black Honey is quite possibly the most universally flattering color of all time -- the semi-sheer berry shade is essential for mid-day primping.

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

$40

Amazon

A single spritz of this citrus-spiked mist has the ability to revitalize your complexion for an instantly refreshed look. It also works wonders for working through the 3 o’clock hump and setting makeup.

Highlighter Face Pen

$40

Chanel

Mask blemishes, under-eye circles and all number of imperfections with just a few swipes of this luxurious concealer/highlighter.

Cellularose Blush Glace

$58

BY TERRY

A hydrating gel formula allows you to define cheekbones and add a healthy glow any time of day, no blush brush needed.

SPF 25 Mineral Powder

$45

Arcona

This all-in-one tube dispenses a lightweight mineral powder that offers potent sun protection in addition to correcting discoloration and eliminating shine.