The neutral color and the structured shape of this waist-defining dress make it conservative enough for even the most serious Monday-morning meeting, yet the unique ombré design means it’s not too uptight for fun after-work get-togethers. (Try it with bold fuchsia pumps or a berry red cardigan.)
To buy: The Limited wool dress, $90, thelimited.com. Carolee faux-pearl earrings, $38, carolee.com. Lydell NYC metal bracelet, $42, 212-239-4546. Falke tights, $65, Bloomingdale’s, 212-705-2000.