The time between forcing yourself out of bed and racing out the door for work is often pretty minimal. In that short window, you’re somehow required to wake up, have coffee, finish any remaining work, and get ready. While it’s up to you for most of these tasks, we can help streamline the latter—the getting dressed part. We’ve found that it’s handy to have a few go-to outfit formulas in the back of your mind to pull out when you’re short on time and need something that’s easy, presentable, and still fashion-forward. To that point, we’re showcasing five simple looks right here to consider when you’re just having one of those mornings. Keep scrolling for more and de-stress that a.m. life a bit.
While this look may seem high-concept due to the color-blocking, this ’fit actually requires minimal pieces—a colorful cardigan, a coordinating silk skirt, flats, and you’re set.
You can’t deny the power of a crisp white shirt. Here, it’s all about pairing it with your favorite pair of printed pants and adding a sweater around your waist for good measure.
If it’s a denim outfit you need, consider this look featuring skinny jeans, a graphic tee, statement boots, and a blazer to keep the overall vibe polished.
For an easy yet forward ’fit, toss on a jumpsuit with a pair of boots. One and done.
Go for an effortless and sophisticated vibe by pairing a knee-length full skirt with a blouse buttoned all the way up, complete with knee-length boots and a box bag.