7 Affordable Work Dresses
These easy office options check all the boxes: polished, pretty, and professional.
Serious attention to detail—a textured weave, tonal piping, and a concealed back zipper—makes this classic sheath look so much more expensive than it is. Bonus: It’s made from slightly stretchy fabric, so it fits just so.
To buy: For a similar product: $80, macys.com.
Talk about multitasking—with its to-the-knee hemline and flounced short sleeves, this wrap dress is demure enough for any office, but flirty and feminine enough for a post-work date. Available in two colors.
To buy: For a similar product: $36, boohoo.com.
This sleek sheath is fitted in all the right places (and skims over all the others), thanks to subtle asymmetric shirring at the waist.
To buy: For a similar product: $44, dressbarn.com.
This light, swingy dress may not be a traditional, workday silhouette (or hue), but the half-length sleeves and modest neckline keep things office-appropriate.
To buy: For a similar product: $41, dillards.com.
Tailored at the waist, with an on-trend knee-length hem, this shirtdress looks just as good with heels and an oversized portfolio-style clutch as it does for casual Friday with flat sandals and a crossbody bag.
To buy: For a similar product: $135, macys.com.
In lightweight wool and a seasonless shade, this slight A-line frock works year-round. Added Ã©lan courtesy of a detailed neckline and a banded waistline.
To buy: $76.50, factory.jcrew.com.
A whimsical print, a tiered, pleated skirt, a flattering blouson bodice, and feminine detail at the neckline ensure you’ll have this dress in rotation beyond your usual nine-to-five. Available in two colors.
To buy: For a similar product: $128, bloomingdales.com.