Nailing what to wear to work is a challenge during any time of year, but come winter, it's especially difficult. When temperatures drop, it's hard to focus on much more than just not freezing like a solid block of ice. So if you find yourself reaching for the same pants and sweater all too often, don't worry—we're here to help you out.
When you're armed with a fresh batch of inspiring outfits, power dressing in the cold is quite effortless. You can mix and match trends in a way that feels just right even when it's 30ºF outside. Below, you'll find outfit combinations that are easy to throw together come Monday morning. Grab a coffee and your laptop, and you'll be ready to take on the world. Read on for a rundown of our favorite new work-outfit ideas (designed primarily for more creative office settings), and shop the styles you want to wear to impress your boss.
White Sweater-Vest + Maxi Slip Skirt
All-white doesn't have to be boring. A silky skirt and an oversize of-the-moment sweater-vest feel extra cool.
Skirt-and-Sweater Set + Tall Boots
Consider a knit set the most valuable winter item to add to your office-gear lineup. It's truly a game changer if you find yourself short on time. Simply add tall boots to sprinkle in some polish.
Even if you're not a CEO, look the part in a sleek three-piece suit. Once spring rolls around, drop the blazer and wear it with just the vest and pants.
Cropped Leather Jacket + A-Line Skirt + Button-Down Blouse
For a sleek work-to-weekend ensemble, opt for a midi skirt styled with a button-down shirt and a leather jacket.
Black Longline Cardigan + Flared Pants + Colorful Coat
Look sophisticated while staying warm by doubling up with a longline cardigan and a colorful coat. Throw in some trendy flared pants, and you'll have an office-ready look.
Printed Pants + Sweater + Leather Blazer
For those in creative environments with a lax dress code, break out your printed pants and style them with a leather blazer for a fashion-forward spin.
Asymmetrical Top + High-Waisted Trousers
Once you've worn out the welcome of sweaters, try tops with interesting details like this asymmetric neckline. It's still work-appropriate but with a hint of cool.