Wouldn’t it be fantastic if, when it came to work, you were able to take snow days just like you did from school when you were a kid? Unfortunately, in the grown up world, things simply don’t work that way. BUT that doesn’t mean that just because you have to go into the office every morning that you can’t look like you stepped right on out of a catalog when you do.
So, in order to make you feel a bit better about punching a time clock, we’ve provided you with some super appealing winter outfits. Ones that will work, wonderfully so…for work!
1. “Casual Friday” attire
OK, so let’s begin with “Casual Friday”. Hopefully, it will give you some encouragement to get through the rest of the week. Even if your office frowns on blue denim, one way to still get away with wearing jeans is to put on some colored ones. Or even black (the blacker the better).
2. Brown blazer and slacks with tan long sleeve ruffled blouse
Say that you are actually in the process of looking for a job and you hate the traditional interview attire. Here’s one way where you can still look professional while still incorporating quite a bit of your own personality in the process. Hues of brown are comforting to look at and wear. It helps to put everyone in the interview room at ease.
3. Dark flared jeans and lots of brown accessories
If your boss did tell you that you can wear jeans but they need to be “business appropriate”, some dark blue flare ones should fit the bill. Then you can add as many brown accessories as you would like. We doubt you’ll get any complaints. Only compliments.
4. Grey slacks, royal blue tank and white cardigan
Grey, blue and white. Really lovely colors for work. And this particular look is perfect for winter. Our favorite part? How the animal print bag ties everything all in together.
5. White and taupe with red accessories
As it gets closer to Christmas, you’re probably going to see more red. That’s because it’s one of the holiday’s most popular and festive colors. Our suggestion is to add some non-Christmas-colors to it. As you can see, taupe is perfect.
6. “Matchy match” with black accessories
Does this seem like too much grey at first? Yeah, we totally get where you’re coming from. But we added this into the mix because wearing all one color is actually a fashion trend right now. What’s important to keep in mind is if the clothes are all one solid color, make sure that the accessories are another one.
7. Sweater dress (with a low V-neck)
This is the kind of sweater dress that you wear if you know that you have a date coming up after work. If you want to show the low V-neck on your date, we’re all for it (it’s actually another fashion trend right now). But at work? Something that you can do in order to look a bit more conservative is to put on a tank top underneath it.
8. Fitted grey embroidered dress with red jewelry, purse and pumps
Every single woman at your office is going to sing your praises if you walk in with an embroidered dress like this one! Two tips here: Don’t order this kind of dress online; you’re going to need to make sure that it fits. Secondly, go with a bold color like red when it comes to accessorizing. That’s what really makes it “pop”!
9. Black dress, tan brim and brown leather cross body bag
Black and tan work well together. This outfit is great because it’s fashionable but also casual and stylish. You’ll be very comfortable in a look like this and thanks to the brim, you won’t have to spend a ton of time on your hair in the morning.
10. Black sleeveless dress, light brown cardigan and brown riding boots
How cute (and youthful looking) is this? A sleeveless flare dress with brown cardigan and riding boots? Too precious indeed! Something else that caught our eye with this is the monogram clutch. That’s because it’s literally two trends in one. Clutch purses are in. And monogram everything is also in.
11. All black with tri-color coat
Here’s another way to wear all one color. You can walk in with the bold stripes of that tri-color coat and bag to match and look like your the boss. Of the entire company. Even if you’re not.
12. Pink, grey and black
If you told us that you looked at this picture and didn’t smile, we probably wouldn’t believe you. There is something that is simply so feminine and heartwarming about the pink and grey combo. And if you want to look a bit more mature with it, add some black somewhere in the mix.
13. Navy blue blouse, white pencil skirt and brown accessories
Is it fair to be the sexiest woman at work? We’re not sure, but that’s exactly what’s going to happen if you show up with an outfit like this! The colors are so appealing and what we really appreciate is the fact that this is a reminder that you don’t have to pack up your white articles of clothing until spring. It’s all about knowing what to pair which thing with. As you can see.
14. Plaid pencil skirt and “Christmas” scarf
So, what are you to do with all of the Christmas accessories that you’ve gotten before or will even get this year? One option is to mix and match them with another pattern. Take this plaid (which is an in style print) skirt and “Christmas scarf” for instance. It looks so good together that it almost makes you want to go out and get a few more Christmas-y things yourself. ALMOST.
15. Black and white herringbone
Herringbone is another print that’s in, so we just had to include it here. We like it a lot in the form of a pencil skirt. Probably our second favorite would be in the form of a winter coat.
16. Aztec print mini skirt and suede calf boots
Did you know that Aztec print is considered to be highly fashionable right now? If you have a mini skirt that comes in it, you can “tone it down a bit” by putting on some dark-colored opaque tights. As far as your shoes, you’ll look marvelous in ankle, calf or knee boots.
17. Jean dress and button down cable knit sweater (with floral scarf)
Your boss will probably let you pull off a jean dress. But if you want to make it look a bit more “office appropriate”, add a cable knit sweater to it and then some brown leather accessories. Then break up the monotony with a printed scarf and a beaded bangle.
18. Grey off-the shoulder knit dress with brown aviator leather jacket
Grey and brown work, pardon the pun, corporately well together. And while it’s a little conservative, it won’t be if your knit dress fits you well, your shoes have a lot of personality and you top everything off with a brown aviator jacket like this one.
19. Black-and-white sweater dress with burgundy coat
20. Green, grey and black combo
We’re willing to bet a few dollars that if you decide to go to work with a green top and grey slacks (or the reverse), you’re going to have a few of your co-workers say something along the lines of “Gee, I never thought to combine that before. Nice.” And yes, it really is.
21. Grey knit dress and floral infinity scarf
This dress is cute whether you’re pregnant or not. That’s because it’s figure-flattering no matter what size or body type you may be. But if you do decide to get one in a color like grey (or black), avoid white or brown accessories. Try some bolder colors and when it comes to your scarf, yep…opt for a “busy” print.
22. Taupe sweater dress with shades of brown accessories
STUNNING. We really don’t need to say much more about this outfit but let’s see…if you go with a neutral color like taupe, let all of these accessories serve as a reminder that none of them have to match. They all just need to go really well together. (Please don’t forget the sunglasses. They are must-haves for all seasons!)
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