We get it: in theory, it’s more exhilarating to splurge on a bejeweled blazer or an open-back dress, but a work-appropriate blouse can give you the same shopping high those daring pieces do, we swear. If you choose and style it wisely, you can wear this wardrobe workhorse from the office all the way to the club (or not to the club, because those suck). Click through for 27 thoroughly versatile tops that will pair with trousers, skirts, jeans, and anything else you’ve got laying around.
Back Vent Detail Shirt ($ ($198)
Is it just us, or does this shirt scream Ashley Olsen?
Boxy Tee With Seams ($185)
We enjoy how well this top would drape over a pair of skinny jeans.
Striped Perfect Button Down Shirt ($80)
Tuck this top in for day, un-tuck for night. So easy!
Rosalia Peplum Top ($88)
March 20th is the first day of spring. In other words: buy this blouse now.
Deirdre Garden Print Top ($130)
Ah yes, this is just the top our white, wide-leg trousers have been looking for.
Elijah With Contrast Collar ($238)
There’s something so alluring about a contrast collar, so why not try one out?
Silk Blouse ($80)
This will quickly become your go-to top, and you’ll be happy about it.
Star Cluster Convertible Sleeve Portofino Shirt ($60)
A printed button-down can be layered with just about anything.
Squiggle Sequin Top ($108)
This would look darling tucked into a pair of slim trousers.
Short Blouse ($30)
Imagine yourself this top with a statement necklace and red lipstick. Looks good, right?
Auden Top ($195)
A bright pink blouse never hurt anyone.
Ponte Peplum Shirt ($65)
Got a hot date after work? A black peplum top will transition nicely.
Floral Blouse ($375)
Who knew floral could be so sexy?
Wrap Back Shirt ($53)
This windowpane print will make you look like a fashion insider, lickety-split.
Blossom Print Blouse ($60)
You’ll look like you just walked out of an Andy Warhol print in this top (that’s a good thing).
Contrast Flowy Blouse ($100)
Tuck this blouse into a brocade pencil skirt and enjoy looking like a fashion editor.
Boxy Embellished Tee ($250)
The embellishments on this striped tee are simply to die for.
Belle Toile Top ($45)
We adore this contemporary take on the bohemian blouse.
Tent Mixed Stripe Collared Tank ($154)
Come summer, a sleeveless button-down is going to be your best friend, so why not establish a relationship first?
Tuxedo Silk Shirt ($598)
The most mesmerizing, striped shirt we ever did see.
Venetian Sleeveless Laser Cut Top ($160)
Because papaya-colored blouses are just the best, okay?
Frill Shell Top ($56)
A blouse that looks more expensive than it actually is? We’ll take two.
Floral Dipped Hem Blouse ($23)
Want some of that covetable je ne sais quoi everyone’s talking about? Try this.
Blouse With Bow ($89)
Oh hey, Alexa Chung-esque blouse we have to have now.
Lacole Shirt ($245)
Just thinking about these paired with tweed trousers makes us excited.
Leaf Print Colour Block Tee ($72)
This top will make you feel like you’re on vacation, even if you’re in a cubicle (sigh).
Long Sleeve Blouse ($80)
Introduce a pop of color into your look via this cheerful blouse.