In companies without strict dress codes, it can be hard to guess what parts of your wardrobe are work-appropriate, and what fashion choices might cross the line. Furthermore, fall outfits from before the pandemic might feel stale or no longer fit you.
And if you’re feeling any insecurity about yourself, it’s hard to be confident at work. So, it’s important to dress in a way that makes you feel good and boosts your spirit!
To help give you some ideas, we’ve gathered some fun and classy pieces with modest silhouettes that are sure to make you stand out (in a good way) at your next team meeting.
Please note that prices are subject to change at any time.
This dynamic blazer ($44.99) is the perfect addition to your work wardrobe. It’s easy for blazers to seem stale but the puffed sleeves give it that oomph factor and will stand out without looking tacky. At time of writing, there’s also a 10% off coupon!
It comes in 12 classy colors and sizes range from small to XXL.
“This is a very cute blazer, very flattering. It fits as expected and the apricot is like an off-white light beige color. It isn’t overly heavy so it can be worn in any season. It looks both a bit dressy and a little casual so it pretty much goes with everything. Classy and modern!”
For something to wear under the blazer, you can’t go wrong with this chic linen button-down shirt ($22.99-24.99). Don’t forget to checkmark the 20% off coupon!
With cuffed sleeves and large chest pockets, this puts a slight twist on the classic button-down.
It comes in 12 colors, with a nice range of pastels.
“I love this blouse so much that I’ve purchased 4 of them. I washed it on the cool setting and put it in the dryer – no shrinkage. I have one more color left to buy. Because I have a spare tire around my middle I have found very few tailored shirts to fit but these are perfect. This piece actually makes me look like I have a waist! Hallelujah!!!!”
These gorgeous high-waisted palazzo pants ($31.99-39.99) elongate the figure and having 31 color options means that everyone can find a suitable option: from neutral basics to bright blue.
Sizes range from small to 1X. It’s worth mentioning that some reviews mentioned that sizing runs small in the waist, so be sure to review the size chart carefully before purchasing.
The fabric is 100% polyester, but reviewers noted that the material “felt good” for the price.
“I bought size 1X and loved the fit of these palazzo pants as they can be used for evening wear or worn more casually. I do think they’re maybe a better look for taller women.I’m 5’8″ and the legs are very wide. If you stand with your legs close together it looks like a floor-length skirt.”
Check out these 10/10 cropped pencil pants ($28.04) with cute bows on the waist and ankles. These are the perfect choice to add a little whimsy to your wardrobe, and can easily transition from work to evening social outings!
Sizes range from small to XXL, and come in a myriad of colors.
“I recently made a career change into the corporate office world and was in need of some business casual clothes. I’ve bought several dresses & pants from this brand and everything is perfect, including these. I don’t know if they’re a bigger brand outside of Amazon but Grace Karin is seriously the best clothing brand on Amazon. These pants are SO comfortable!! Sizing is spot on. I’m 5’2” and weigh 185-190 lbs. I wear a 12-14 depending on the brand & XL fits perfectly. I wouldn’t say these are ‘super stretchy cling to your curves’ kinda pants, like leggings or skinny pants, but they’re still very flattering.”
This is a quirky sweater ($35.98-36.98) for those of us who love a nice leopard print and want to show our love for cats at work. (Plus, it’s 15% off!) It’s a great conversation starter wrapped in a work-appropriate cut.
It comes in 14 colors, but black is the classiest favorite option, in my opinion.
“I really like the print of this sweater. Very unique. The colors have stayed vibrant. I washed with Woolite and fabric softener but didn’t put it in the dryer. It didn’t shrink, thankfully, and the fabric softener softened it up just right.”
This adorable waffle stitch dress ($29.99-36.99) could easily be dressed up or down with pieces like blazers, black tights, or a scarf. It’s very cozy and has “cottagecore” vibes.
The fabric is a machine-washable acrylic and it’s available in 21 colors.
Amazon Prime “Try Before You Buy” is available for this dress, making it even easier to make sure you’re happy with the sizing and color before you order it.
“Perfect with leggings. Also long enough to wear as a short dress with boots. It’s much softer than I expected. It’s also very lightweight, which surprised me. It doesn’t give you that heavy, cocooned, hugged feeling like some sweaters. Looks great!”
This ZESICA sweater ($19.99-35.99 with extra 10% off) is from the same brand as the previous dress, with an adorably oversized, graphic colorful look that’s sure to spice up your outfit with some work-appropriate whimsy.
It comes in 30 colors of stripy, blocky fun!
“The sweater looks just as advertised – very cute! It’s fairly soft and fits just right. You could get this a size bigger to be a bit oversized and it would be cute, too. I originally thought about getting this for my 14 year old but I decided I wanted it more! I got so many compliments from both teens and adults! Definitely a crowd pleaser.”
This breezy jumpsuit ($27.07) could easily be adapted across seasons by throwing a white button-down underneath, or a sweater over it! The material is smooth, elastic and breathable, so you look good and feel good.
“I was skeptical about buying this, but it fits perfectly. It’s lightweight and very comfortable! It held up and didn’t change the fit even after washing multiple times!”
The Bottom Line
A great outfit won’t magically solve all your work problems, but a bad one would certainly worsen your mood. Hopefully, these will serve as confidence boosters for you, or at least as inspiration for your next shopping trip.
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