As the workweek draws to a close, it can be tempting to let your style slide, especially with the casual-Friday policy that many offices abide by. While it should always be a goal to impress your boss with your polished looks, it tends to be most difficult to achieve this when taking advantage of the more casual dress code at week's end. To guide you through this predicament, we found six stellar outfit ideas that are comfortable and casual-Friday appropriate, yet still guaranteed to get your boss's attention in the best way possible. Check them out, along with our best casual-Friday tips below, and shop the key pieces needed to achieve each look!
Tip: When wearing flared jeans to the office, opt for a pair that's more trouser-inspired as opposed to form-fitting.
Tip: A longline vest will pull almost any outfit together instantly—perfect for those days when you feel like you have nothing to wear.
Tip: A belted knit dress has both comfort and polish going for it.
Tip: A solid-colored jumpsuit is sleek enought to get away with wearing sneakers to the office.
Tip: A T-shirt and block heels give a relaxed feel to an updated version of a suit (a slouchy blazer plus cropped flares).
Tip: To avoid looking sloppy, make sure your tunic isn't too long and that your jeans are tailored and undistressed.
Check out this trick for knowing if your work outfit is appropriate.