5 Work Uniform Ideas for Every Type of Career

Getting dressed for work has never been easy—how do you look professional while still feeling like your unique self? The rise of hoodie-friendly start-ups has only made things more confusing, so we’re here with five office uniforms that will work in practically any professional environment. Save your hoodie for home. 

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Slim Cropped Pant + Boxy Blouse + Flats

Maybe you spend your day pitching to clients and your nights getting those pitches together, so you need something polished yet comfortable. We suggest a boxy blouse, cropped pant and elegant d’orsay flat.

Get the look: J. Crew Factory flats ($80); Everlane blouse ($88); Tibi pant ($395)

Chunky Sweater + Pleated Midi Skirt

Even if getting noticed for your attire in your industry is not necessarily a good thing, you can still exercise a little creativity here and there. Your go-to comfy sweater balanced with your prettiest pleated midi is a winning outfit combo.

Get the look: Gap skirt ($70); ASOS sweater ($87)

Skinny Jeans + Tee + Structured Jacket + Loafers

Congrats on landing a job where it’s OK to wear jeans any day of the week. You still need/want to look profesh, so add a structured jacket over your favorite striped tee, and pair your skinny jeans with a leopard print loafer, especially if you interact with investors.

Get the look: Madewell tee ($32); Sam Edelman loafers ($140);  J. Brand jeans ($160); Kate Spade jacket ($349)

Trendy Jeans + White Blouse + Statement Coat

Casual, comfortable yet completely work-appropriate—you could get away wearing this look every single day if you felt like.

Get the look: ASOS jeans ($51); Eloquii blouse ($60); Eloquii coat ($159)

Eggplant Sheath Dress + Jacket + Heels

Break up the monotony of your tailored black pantsuit with a sheath dress version in eggplant. The color warms you up, yet is still dark enough to be totally appropriate.

Get the look: Shoes of Prey pump ($190); Hugo Boss dress ($357); Hugo Boss jacket ($375)

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