How to keep your office look fashion-forward is a common conundrum. Pieces that imbue polish and style and can be worn over and over without feeling boring—they’re harder to scout, especially if you’re aiming to shake up your outfit formula beyond a blazer or shift dress. But as we embark upon a new season, we’ve found of-the-moment items that can actually make putting together a work ensemble fun, from fresh silhouettes to on-trend accessories. Doubtful? Don’t be. Here, seven fresh staples to scoop up now.
Fresh Fall Workwear
The Kimono Dress
Upgrade your standard sheath with this trending silhouette.
The Top-Handle Bag
Structure feels fresh in place of a tote.
The Blazer Alternative
A smart cape easily steps in for a standard jacket.
The Cropped Pant
Go for a slim, short trouser as an alternative to a wide-leg cut.
The Ladylike Skirt
Try tasteful lace adornments for a textural boost.
The Block-Heel Boot
Sturdy but sleek, this style can take the place of pumps or flats and will carry you through winter.
The Longline Vest
For added dimension, layer this topper over blouses, knits and dresses.