Let's face it: About 90% of our wardrobe is made up of colorless pieces, so why try to suddenly change it up when getting dressed for work? An all-black outfit can be especially powerful—as a sartorial statement and even as a political one, as the Golden Globes proved last night. So give in and get inspired with today's roundup of all-black work outfits that will make you the most stylish person in the office.
Layer a turtleneck under a midi dress for a chic, office-appropriate look.
When in doubt, pair a sleek sweater with a full skirt.
Try pairing a super-cool pantsuit with ankle boots.
Contrast an oversize coat and baggy trousers with a delicate top.
Make your patent coat the star of your outfit by wearing it closed and adding trousers and flats.
A turtleneck and midi skirt are like a blank canvas for all your favorite accessories.
Add a colorful surprise to your matching set by opting for bright tights or socks.
Pair your reinvented classics for a forward look.
Don't be afraid to add standout accessories to your look.
Layer a slip dress over a sweater. Bonus points if you also wear a socks-and-heels combo like this.
A pop of white always looks sleek and polished.
For a chic yet comfortable combo, wear a sweater with a front-slit midi skirt and slouchy boots.
If your dress code allows, contrast a traditional suit with fashion sneakers.
Add a belt to your sweater-and-skirt combo to pull it all together.
When done right, jumpsuits can totally work for the office.
Let a long, drapey black coat be the star of your look.
A silky shirt will make even your most eclectic pieces look polished.
Make a sheer top office-appropriate by sneaking it under your blazer.
Take your casual-Friday jeans to the next level with a belted jacket.
A printed silk scarf gives any outfit a classic touch.