10 Modern Pieces That Belong in Every Woman’s Work Wardrobe

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Gone are the days of dreary work dress codes, stiff business suits, and unflattering fabrics—we’re taking back our personal office style and in order to do that, we’re reviewing 10 cutting-edge pieces every woman should add to her office wardrobe roster.

In the past few years, we’ve seen officewear transition from boxy neutrals to more casual items, trendy statement pieces, and—gasp—even a sneaker or two. If you work in an office that allows for flexibility, then we highly suggest you grab for your credit card and prepare for a cubicle look makeover.

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Our current favorite office items are colorful bold suits, oversized blazers, patterned trousers, statement shoes, and a hint of personal flair with metallics, graphic tees and sneakers. Dressing for work has never been more fun—get in on the action in the slideshow of inspiration and shopping picks, ahead.

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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Bold Suits
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Bold Suits

Jacket, $129 at Zara

Trousers, $69.90 at Zara

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Bold Suits

BLazer, $83 at ASOS

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Bold Suits
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Statement Shoes
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Statement Shoes

Mules, $638 (was $1,275) at Jimmy Choo

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Statement Shoes
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Statement Shoes

Prada platform sandals, $425 (was $850) at 24 Sévres

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Statement Shoes
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Metallics
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Metallics

Boots, $658.75 at Camilla Elphick

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Metallics
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Metallics

Prada dress, $1,405 ($2,810) at My Theresa

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Metallics
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Sneakers
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Sneakers

Cortez sneaker, $110 at Nike

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Sneakers
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Sneakers

Calvin Klein sneakers, $119.95 at Nordstrom

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Sneakers
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Trendy Trousers
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Trendy Trousers

Trouser, $59 at Urban Outfitters

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Trendy Trousers
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Trendy Trousers

3.1 Phillip Lim pants, $280 (was $559) at Farfetch

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Denim
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Denim

Wide leg jeans, $198 at DL1961

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Denim
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Denim

Straight Leg jeans, $129 at NYDJ

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Denim
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Lace
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Lace

Antonio Marras skirt, $971 at Farfetch

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Lace
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Lace

Cape top, $354 at Self Portrait 

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Lace
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Leather Pencil Skirt
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Leather Pencil Skirt

Skirt, $295 at Ralph Lauren

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Leather Pencil Skirt
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Leather Pencil Skirt

Skirt, $89.90 at Eloquii

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Leather Pencil Skirt
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Graphic Tee
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Graphic Tee

ACDC tee, $55 at Junk Food Clothing

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Graphic Tee
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Graphic Tee

1984 varsity tee, $26 at Tees and Tank You

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Graphic Tee
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Athleisure
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Athleisure

Unisex sweater, $240 at Fenty Puma

STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Athleisure
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STYLECASTER | 10 Super Modern Items to Add to Your Work Wardrobe
Athleisure

Track pants, $65 at Adidas

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