If you’re smart, you’ll snatch up this bargain buy: a polyester-and-rayon pencil skirt that will last through several wardrobe rotations. A contrasting waistband and pocket seams add character.To buy: $70, thelimited.com.
This stylish gold-tone stainless steel watch completes any look, whether it’s for business or pleasure. Handy features include a night-light and water resistance up to 50 meters.To buy: $75, timex.com.
Liven up your nine-to-five look by trading in your corporate blazer for this hip-length one with ruching for a clearly defined waist and a stretchy rayon blend. Also available in petite and tall sizes.To buy: $130, bananarepublic.com.
Why layer with a stiff button-down under your suit? This sleeveless cotton-and-silk top manages to be conservative, even with details like a ruffled neckline and paisley print.To buy: $50, jcrew.com.
Tired of painfully tall dress shoes? These fabric-and-patent leather kitten heels are the purr-fect alternative. A little over two inches, and they still have plenty of ladylike appeal.To buy: $59, zappos.com.
Clutch handles, a detachable shoulder strap, and a roomy interior make this pebbled leather carryall as practical as it is beautiful. Also available in coffee.To buy: $225, llbean.com.