So You're Going Back Into the Office—15 Cool Outfits to Spice Up Your Rotation

As anyone who works in an office knows, figuring out a different outfit for every day of the week is quite the challenge. And what working person has time to rifle through their entire wardrobe day after day, searching for an appropriate work outfit that's both stylish and comfortable? That's exactly why we went straight to one of our favorite fashion people on Instagram for work outfits that don't actually feel tired.

Trust us—we could use the below inspiration more than anyone. After wearing the same jeans and blazer all the time, sometimes, it feels like we're one day away from going out and purchasing a whole new wardrobe. So if you find yourself going back into the office and feeling a little rusty at putting together cool work outfits, you've come to the right place. We've gathered 15 outfits from across Instagram that are not only office-friendly but that also happen to be trendy and wearable. You just might find yourself re-creating them outside of Monday to Friday… 

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@dawn.tan

Suiting is an obvious choice for the office, and right now, it's all about the three-piece suit. Depending on the temperature, you could go with or without the blazer. 

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@tylynnnguyen

Jeans and a tee immediately go from casual and off-duty to office-ready with the addition of a fancy blazer.

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@itsmekellieb

A classic trench coat makes this bold printed dress a touch more wearable.

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@lefevrediary

Leather trousers are a cool and easy alternative to jeans and look 10 times more stylish.

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@jen_wonders

Plain turtlenecks are cool and all, but graphic prints are simply elite. Layer them underneath jackets and sweaters or wear solo with jeans and trousers—the possibilities are endless.

Catch us repeating this formula all fall and winter long: cardigan + relaxed jeans + heeled ankle boots.

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@anokyve

This is your cue to add a really great blazer to your wardrobe. It really does have the power to transform even the simplest of outfits.

Rugby shirts are having a moment, and they also happen to be a cooler alternative for a work top. Give yours a downtown spin with relaxed trousers and retro sneakers.

No matter where you shop for them, leather separates just always look so elevated and expensive. Opt for a skirt set that you can wear together or as separate pieces.

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@emmanuellek_

There's nothing like a cute cardi to garner compliments from all your work wives. Tuck yours into high-waisted jeans and finish with coordinated accessories.

Oversize button-downs may be trendy right now, but they're also an excellent work wardrobe staple. Wear one with straight-leg jeans and flats next time you're out of ideas.

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@sasha.mei

Jeans and a sweater-vest is the new jeans and a top. You heard it here first.

If you ask us, leopard print is considered a neutral. Take a cue from this French-girl 'fit and pair a printed miniskirt with a button-down shirt for a simple but stylish combo.

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@nnennaechem

If jeans and a pretty blouse are your go-to formula, spice up your outfit rotation with a pair of printed jeans and an exaggerated-collar shirt.

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@noore

Give your crop tops a second life for the office by layering them over a button-down shirt.

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