What to Wear to Work When Black Is Your Favorite Color

We are assuming you clicked on this story because you hate wearing color, most of the items in your closet are currently black, and you don't know how to dress for work every day without looking morbid and boring. Correct? In the department of workwear styling, having black as your absolute favorite color actually works to your benefit, as some of the most classic and beautifully tailored pieces look the best in none other than this beloved shade. 

If you are slightly over your all-black wardrobe but aren't quite ready to welcome colorful pieces into your office attire just yet, the following eight outfits will motivate you to get creative with the items you probably already have hanging in your closet. To get you excited for what's ahead, and what your workwear aesthetic could be should you follow these outfit formulas, think oversize button-downs and cropped flares, long blazers over bomber jackets, and much more.

Keep reading to see unique all-black outfit formulas and shop black pieces perfect for the office! 

1. Blazer + Blouse + Trousers + Strappy Heels

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Angela Blick 

2. Oversize Button-Down + Cropped Flares + Pumps

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A Love Is Blind 

3. Jumpsuit + Sneakers

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Style du Monde

4. Long Blazer + Bomber Jacket + Flared Trousers

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Collage Vintage

5. T-Shirt + Tapered Trousers + Sandals

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Style du Monde

6. Coat + Denim + Statement Booties

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Style du Monde

7. Dress + Mid-Calf Socks + Oversize Bag

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A Love Is Blind

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Le 21ème

Keep reading to shop some of our favorite black office-appropriate pieces.

This structured top is instantly elevated by the fringed paneling. 

You can never go wrong with a croc-detailed crossbody. 

This blouse can be easily dressed up or down, thanks to its lace-up neckline. 

These trousers are comfortable yet sophisticated. 

Top this jumpsuit with a blazer for the office, or wear it with sneakers on the weekend. 

Not only are these a step up from your average black block heels, they're also right on trend for fall. 

This top is a closet staple and can be easily layered. 

Doesn't this dress look way more expensive than it actually is? 

Layer this blazer over any outfit for that needed third piece. 

Pair this pleated midi skirt with a camisole and blazer for a work-appropriate outfit. 

With the right accessories and structured counterparts, these distressed denim culottes can be made office-appropriate with ease. 

The bell sleeves on this blouse are flattering for any age. 

Low-heeled ankle boots are an office-outfit necessity. 

We officially have the secret to nailing your office dress code every single day. Keep reading to find out what it is! 

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