Chic Work Outfits For Every Age

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Stumped on what to wear to the office this week? We get it. Planning ensembles five days a week can be a frustrating task as enthusiasm for thrilling sartorial choices can wane by hump day. (We’re all guilty of resorting to the blazer and pencil skirt uniform.) Fortunately, we’ve done the legwork for you and compiled refreshing, on-point outfits fit for your 9 to 5, whether you’re in the early stages of your career or an experienced executive. Ahead, 4 fabulous professional looks curated for every age range.

Vanessa Jackman

Look Fabulous At The Office

Age: 20s

Style tip: You have more room to play with of-the-moment trends and form-fitting silhouettes, but make sure to layer with long sleeve tops and polished outerwear to keep the look appropriate.

Trapeze Leather Shoulder Bag

$1,970

Miu Miu

Raw-Cut Leather Coat

$590

COS

Suede Pitar Knee Boots

$895

Robert Clergerie

Long Sleeve Turtleneck

$40

Ann Taylor

Dress with Contrasting Twill

$50

Zara

Age: 30s

Style tip: Experiment with textures and bright hues by pairing a black velvet blazer with fun printed trousers and pastel accessories. Keep the rest of the outfit refined with loafers and a classic button-down shirt.

My Rockstud Leather Tote

$2,675

Valentino

Chest-Pocket Cotton Shirt

$40

Mango

Flat Brogue Shoes

$140

Massimo Dutti

Velvet Jacket

$70

H&M

Vibrant Wildflower Patio Pant

$325

J.Crew

Age: 40s

Style tip: Opt for a demure midi skirt to pair with an elegant camel-colored sweater. Further elevate the ensemble with pointed-toe pumps rendered in a muted snakeskin print and a belted longline coat.

Bega Satchel Bag

$398

Auxiliary

Muna Oversized Wool Wrap Coat

$4,490

The Row

Sunray Pleated Skirt

$71

Warehouse

Asher Oversized Cashmere Sweater

$290

Equipment

Point-Toe Snakeskin Pumps

$735

Francesco Russo

Age: 50s

Style tip: Covering up doesn't have to mean frumpy. Play with proportions by teaming wide-leg trousers with a timeless chunky knit and elongate the legs with comfortable slingback pumps. Finish it off with a leather tote and trench coat.

Trench Coat

$145

Patent AW Slingback Pumps

$645

Paul Andrew

Medium Milla Tote

$920

MCM

Wide Leg Trousers

$465

Vince

Turtleneck Chunky Sweater

$355

Timo Weiland