Outfit Ideas For Your First Day at a New Job

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The task of figuring out a first-day outfit at a new job is a daunting one. The excitement of landing the new role remains, but the anticipation of a fresh environment paired with making a good first impression can cause serious anxiety and worse, impair your dressing sensibilities. Ahead, we’ve curated enviable outfits for a variety of professions to boost your confidence and make a polished impression. From versatile separates to sleek accessories you’ll do more than survive your first day, you’ll nail it.

Adam Katz Sinding 

Dress To Impress

The Gallery Girl

Strategic pops of color complement an all-over black look, validating your keen eye for art upon arrival. An architectural silhouette plays up the visual appeal, conveying your refined and savvy taste from the gallery to meetings.

Finley Esq RX in Buff

$300

Thin Leather Belt

$210

Maison Margiela

Blue Leather Mini North South Downing Tote

$1,490

Thakoon

Clarita Leather Ankle-Tie Sandals

$595

Alexandre Birman

Black Houndstooth Double Breasted Sleeveless Dress

$1,715

Antonio Berardi

The Corporate Mogul

For the first day in a conservative office, breathe life into a buttoned-up look with an unexpected accessory. A subtle touch of trend-forward style will demonstrate creativity and confidence, proving you were the perfect hire.

Maeva Suede Faux Pearl Pumps

$845

Nicholas Kirkwood

Sadie Straight Leg Trouser

$180

Whistles

Joplin Cotton Contrast Neck Scarf Top

$895

Rosie Assoulin

Fold It PM Tote

$1,100

Michino

The Startup Associate

This laid back approach to first-day dressing hits a high note for a casual-cool office. The classic pinstripe grounds the look while the accessories elevate an otherwise relaxed style.

Embossed Eartha Mini Cross Body Bag

$295

ZAC Zac Posen

Striped Classic Trouser Belt

$40

Ann Taylor

Urban Fabric Shoes

$60

Zara

Striped Shirt Dress

$1,274

Alexander Wang

The Creative Consultant

With client facing meetings aplenty, a tailored look is key for making a polished and professional first impression. A structured all-in-one paired with classic accessories is sure to impress—plus it's the ultimate piece for sleek style through the seasons.

Alix Small Leather Tote

$2,490

Tom Ford

Coralia Pointy Toe Pump

$250

Via Spiga

Cotton Blazer with Embossed Buttons

$1,980

Balmain

Sleeveless Jumpsuit

$504

MSGM

The Fashion Executive

With a little more leeway for fashion-forward style, this polished monochromatic look is fit for a fashion powerhouse. Updated with modern details, these timeless separates keep the look fresh and void of overly trendy vibes on the first day.

Obsedia Medium Leather Shoulder Bag

$3,190

Givenchy

Matilde Pumps

$695

Aquazzura

Wool-Crepe Wide-Leg Pants

$1,090

Stella McCartney

Sleeveless Blouse

$50

H&M