The majority of workplace dress codes can be cloying and narrow, leaving women with very little sartorial freedom when it comes to getting dressed for a day at the office. One thing that office style tends to omit is any attitude or a sense of personality behind the clothes. In our opinion, sophistication doesn’t mean “stuffy”, but rather, a professional way of dressing that embraces current trends, cool styling twists like “shrobing”, and wearing color and patterns with confidence.
Fortune favors the bold, which is why we’re really digging these 27 workwear looks that bend the style rules without breaking them. While you’ll find plenty of pant suits and coordinated separates in the mix, it’s the way these women style and accessorize the looks that offer the most versatility.