Tuck this feminine printed blouse into wide-leg trousers to create an outfit that’s office-appropriate. Also in petite sizes.To buy: $59.50, loft.com.Featured September 2012
Work in a more laid-back environment? Just throw on black tights and heels with this printed polyester dress and you’ve got an easy way to get out the door fast in the morning and still look pulled-together. Also in neon blue.To buy: $50, mango.com.
Mix up your typical black-pants repertoire with a dark green pair with a chic tapered leg. Also in campari.To buy: $99, rachelroy.com.
Tailored yet a bit sporty, this versatile lightweight jacket will keep you looking polished as the weather starts to cool. Also in navy and tall and petite sizes.To buy: $98, gap.com.
Set off by color-blocked panels, a pencil skirt doesn’t seem so straitlaced. Top it with a sharp black jacket for an outfit that’s equally stylish and professional.To buy: $79.50, nordstrom.com.
Cinched with a belt and paired with a skirt, a peplum sweater in cozy cashmere looks as refined as a suit jacket but is much more comfortable. Also in heather gray.To buy: $188, bloomingdales.com.
Bring a little unexpected edge to sheath dresses and pencil skirts with an acrylic-blend motorcycle-style jacket.To buy: $169, zara.com.See all Daily Finds from this month