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.
Go from work to happy hour in this dress.
2Nordstrom Rack Topper Jacket, $34.97
Elevate any outfit with this trendy jacket. Plus, it will come in handy during those chilly fall days.
3TJ Maxx Neck Dress, $29.99
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.
A pencil skirt that gives us Working Girl vibes.
Keep the floral trend going in the fall with this little number.
Simple, but not basic. The small ruffle details add an extra bit of oomph to this white blouse.
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
Add a pop of color to your fall wardrobe with this whimsical skirt. It comes in a polka dot print, too.
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.
Make your office the runway.
Because your pants don’t have to be boring. Plus, how comfy will these be on your coffee runs?
For those days when you don’t know what to wear, throw on this adorable jumpsuit.
When a blazer also works as a dress—score.