Courtney Leiva
Updated September 13, 2018
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With summer practically over, it’s time to revamp your work wardrobe for the fall season. This season, spruce up your power suits, button-downs, and pencil skirts without breaking the bank. Yes, you can still look sharp and dress like a boss without having to spend a fortune. In the words of Cardi B, you can “ball on a budget.”

With transitional weather upon us, now is the perfect time to shop for cute blazers, flowy fall dresses, printed pants, and long-sleeve blouses. To help you find affordable work-appropriate clothes, we’ve rounded up a few pieces that will make your co-workers do double takes. Nothing on our list is over $50, so you’ll definitely have money in the bank to buy all of your fancy salads, hot lattes, and happy hour drinks.

1Kohl’s Lauren Conrad Floral Smocked Midi Dress, $44.99


Go from work to happy hour in this dress.

2Nordstrom Rack Topper Jacket, $34.97

Nordstrom Rack

Elevate any outfit with this trendy jacket. Plus, it will come in handy during those chilly fall days.

3TJ Maxx Neck Dress, $29.99

Tj Maxx

Wear this versatile dress with boots, heels, or sneakers. Either way, your outfit will be #goals.

4H&M Fitted Blazer in Light Gray, $34.99


Dress it up with a pencil skirt and heels or keep it snappy casual with some jeans and booties.

5Forever21 Belted Glen Plaid Pencil Skirt, $19.90

Forever 21

A pencil skirt that gives us Working Girl vibes.

6Planet Gold Plus-Size Floral-Printed Dress, $24.99


Keep the floral trend going in the fall with this little number.

7Boohoo Ruffle Pleated Woven Top, $14


Simple, but not basic. The small ruffle details add an extra bit of oomph to this white blouse.

8Catherines AnyWear Cutout Paintbrush Tank, $49.95


The unique pattern and cut-out details make this top a head-turner. Trust us, your co-workers won’t stop complimenting you.

9Torrid Relaxed Trouser Pant, $41.93


You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of trousers.

10Old Navy Crinkle-Crepe Faux-Wrap Skirt, $29.99

Old Navy

Add a pop of color to your fall wardrobe with this whimsical skirt. It comes in a polka dot print, too.

11ModCloth Hell Bunny Blossom Toss-Up-Bottom-Up Blouse, $13.97


Bring Peggy Olson’s energy to your office with this retro-inspired top.

12Shoedazzle Tie Front Velvet Blazer, $9.99 (membership price)


There’s nothing more glam or sophisticated than this velvet blazer.

13Deb Shops Hi-Lo Asymmetrical Peplum Blouse, $34.95

Deb Shops

Make your office the runway.

14Love Culture Sand Side Button Linen Pants, $29.95

Love Culture

Because your pants don’t have to be boring. Plus, how comfy will these be on your coffee runs?

15Kohl’s Lauren Conrad Weekend Wide-Leg Jumpsuit, $42.99


For those days when you don’t know what to wear, throw on this adorable jumpsuit.

16ASOS Design Curve Blazer Mini Dress, $45


When a blazer also works as a dress—score.