Made of a slightly shimmery cotton-and-silk blend, this flared-in-the-front style looks just right in the boardroom or the bistro. Top with a cardigan now, then wear it on its own when the weather warms up. Also available in misses and petite sizes.To buy: $65, landsend.com.Featured January 2012
The combination of the smooth waistband and forgiving A-line cut ensures a sleek profile. Also available in misses and petite sizes.To buy: $70 to $80, coldwatercreek.com.
This cushy soft top skims over curves, while the tie waist helps create an hourglass figure. Available in three colors.To buy: $66, nordstrom.com.
As classic as they come: A pair of smart charcoal trousers in stretch wool gabardine are a solid building block for any wardrobe.To buy: $66, macys.com.
A ruffled placket hides the snap closures of a polished funnel-neck wool style so pretty on its own that you won’t want to wear a scarf. Available in two colors.To buy: $80, avenue.com.
A sleek modern shift for those days when you need to look put-together fast.To buy: $99, nordstrom.com.Get Daily Finds via e-mailSee all Daily Finds from this month