7 Office Wardrobe Hacks for When You're on a Budget

On top of your typical job duties, there’s a lot to worry about when it comes to your profession, from meeting deadlines and budgeting your salary to finding a stellar mentor and networking. Speaking of your salary, the last thing you want to do is just put it back into your work wardrobe. While looking professional and stylish at the office is essential, in our opinion, you don’t have to blow your paycheck on the task. Accordingly, we’ve devised seven simple hacks that will make your wallet and your boss very happy.

Scroll down to see the best office wardrobe hacks for stylish, budget-conscious career girls!

Invest in neutral foundation pieces and add in a few new tops to spice things up each season:

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Le 21ème

No one will notice your neutral-colored blazers, trousers, and skirts that you wear on repeat. Invest in quality basics, and mix things up with standout tops and accessories.

Shop for versatile pieces that can be worn on- and off-duty:

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Style du Monde

Streamline your wardrobe by focusing on pieces that can easily go from Sunday brunch to Monday-morning staff meetings with a change of accessories, outerwear, and/or footwear!

Pointed-toe flats and heels always look more professional and expensive:

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Collage Vintage

A pointed toe is ultra-chic and polished, even in a flat.

Develop your own personal uniform:

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Style du Monde

Looks that flatter your figure and make you feel comfortable and confident are uniform-worthy. Here’s how to develop yours!

Repurpose your off-duty pieces to work for the office:

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Style du Monde

Yes, it’s entirely possible to wear your favorite going-out piece to the office! How, you ask? Layer a short dress over a pair of trousers, wear a low-cut dress over a turtleneck shell, or top a flowy dress with a structured blazer or sweater.

Camel is versatile, professional, and expensive-looking:

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Collage Vintage

Fact: Camel is our go-to neutral that instantly elevates any look.

Wear the same combination of signature jewelry pieces every day:

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Le 21ème

Simplify your morning routine and save your cash by selecting personal, versatile pieces that look great together and that you love enough to wear every day.

Bing Bang Tiny Triangle Studs ($48)

What’s your office wardrobe hack? Tell us in the comments below!