Look like you’re earning six-figures on an entry level salary.

By Maddy Sims
Updated April 19, 2019
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Trying to give your work wardrobe an update but don’t want to break the bank? Finding great work clothes that are budget-friendly can be super tricky, which is why we’ve rounded up our favorite places to shop for you. These stores offer sophisticated and stylish office wear that’s also super cheap in price (but not necessarily quality). From $19 blouses to $40 pencil skirts—full price!—these places have everything you need to dress to impress on a budget.

Here, fourteen great places to shop for affordable work clothes for women.


Shop the latest trends without blowing your entire budget by visiting Lulu's. The store offers an endless office-ready dress and skirt section that is filled with sleek and stylish items that are sure to vamp up your work wardrobe.


Find everything you need to refresh your work (and weekend) wardrobe at affordable prices at ASOS, an online marketplace that supports inclusive sizing and ethical fair trade practices. There, you can shop all of your office staples—shirts, blouses, dresses, skirts, and trendy blazers—in trendy prints and showstopping colors without spending too much cash.


While Loft offers cute sweaters and seasonal party dresses, it also has an entire "wear to work" section that offers trendy and affordable options. Pick up an office-appropriate cardigan, blazer or jumpsuit for less than $100.


For a more size-inclusive option, check out Cotton:On's clothing options. It offers a "curve collection" and extended size collection designed for sizes 12 to 20, which means there really is something for everyone. Find everything you need from stylish trousers, trendy blouses, and pretty dresses—all at an affordable price.


Looking to give your office wardrobe a total revamp? Head over to Zara and find everything you could possibly need to find trendy and sophisticated pieces that will give your day-to-day look a surge of style.

Saks Off 5th

Find dozens of stylish office-approved items at Saks Off 5th. They offer sleek suits as well as fun printed blouses and dresses that are sure to be staples during the work week.


Founded on the principle of simplicity, this brand offers clean and sophisticated office clothing that won’t empty your wallet. Pick up some of your basics at Uniqlo and save some serious cash.


While this brand offers a huge array of extra-trendy pieces, like cut-out sweaters and body-con dresses, Topshop also has a great selection of workwear that is sure to bring the cool, but HR-appropriate factor into your office style.

J. Crew Factory

Love the preppy look of J. Crew but don’t want to spend the big bucks? Check out J. Crew Factory, the store's sister brand, which offers the similarly-styled clothing (or even past-season faves!) at a fraction of the cost.


Got champagne taste but a beer budget? Spend a little time perusing Gilt’s vast selection of designer clothes, shoes, and accessories. You’ll score gorgeous pieces for just a fraction of the original price.


Freshen up your closet with some standout pieces from H&M. You can find runway-inspired items at back door prices. Added bonus: The store also offers plus-size items.

T.J. Maxx

Calling all fashionistas: T.J. Maxx has tons of designer picks at amazing prices, which means you can meet all of your workwear needs without emptying your 401K. The steals you find at this store will have you looking extra-cool while you’re on the clock.

Nordstrom Rack

If you dream of Nordstrom apparel but can’t justify spending the big bucks, Nordstrom Rack is the place for you. Pick up gorgeous, office-approved clothes without breaking the bank at this bargain-filled store.


As if you needed another excuse to go shopping at Target, the store also offers a huge selection of on-trend and under-budget work clothing. Find stylish wardrobe staples that won’t break the bank.