Don’t let the office cramp. All of this requires fashion and the 9-5 fit is a few classic mixes and stylish pieces. What’s the secret to finding these wardrobes? Look for basic knowledge of a particular style through interesting details and beautiful (long wearing) fabrics. We have collected our five favorite.
This season is all about bucket bags, and Tory Burch’s chic new version is stylish and big enough to hide your work essentials (such as a spare umbrella or a pair of flat shoes). Combine it with the right black pants and white blazer for the office, but look for specific details, such as the kicked hem of the pants and the pleated tux shirt.
Tory Burch, $425, nordstrom.com; J. c. rew shirt, $60, jcrew.com; Theoretical pants, $275, nordstrom.com; Vince shoes, $325, nordstrom.com; Lagos earrings, $650, nordstrom.com.
In terms of versatility, there’s nothing more glamorous than a classic black suit jacket, an investment worth splurging on. Wear pants to create a chic suit. Skirt; Or throw jeans and t-shirts over the weekend. Our trick: find a skirt with a twist (like this TopShop button) and don’t be afraid to turn black.
Vince Camuto suit jacket, $169, nordstrom.com; Vince, $245, nordstrom.com; Topshop skirt, $95, topshop.com; Zara shoes, $39.90, zara.com; Kate Spade bag, $278, nordstrom.com.
The key to finding a good pair of basic pumps is to stick to the same color and material at the heel. Not only do almost all of the clothes come with a nude pump, it’s also a long-distance wardrobe saver (and will make this season’s long dresses look great on anyone).
Kate Spade heels, $178, nordstrom.com; Theory clothes, $255, theory.com; Rebecca Minkoff, $325, nordstrom.com; Jenny Bird earrings, $65, nordstrom.com.
It has been proved true that everyone loves to make things custom-made. The beauty of this choice is that it goes well with almost anything you wear – flowing wide-legged pants, stylish cigarette pants or pencil skirts.
J.crew, $55, nordstrom.com; Frame pants, $375, nordstrom.com; Kate Spade shoes, $298, nordstrom.com; Michael Kors bag, $298, nordstrom.com.