Work-Ready Looks Straight Off the Runway

We spend most of the week in "work clothes," so why not have a little fun with them? Here are some runway looks to help inject a bit more play into the concept of work attire.

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We spend most of the week in "work clothes," so why not have a little fun with them? Here are some runway looks to help inject a bit more play into the concept of work attire.
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You spend most of the week in "work clothes," so why not have a little fun with them? Jenni Kayne's catwalk offered plenty of fun, work-appropriate ensembles, including this khaki blazer and silky trouser combo.
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A belted jersey dress is an office must-have. We love this one from Preen paired with an embellished overcoat.
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Our dream office wardrobe would certainly include one or two jackets and skirts from Marc Jacobs' '60s-inspired fall collection.
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More unusual (but no less office-ready) garb could be found in Rodarte's fall collection, which includes this structured eggshell vest and matching pleated pant.
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A tweedy suit from Marc by Marc Jacobs was accented by a bright yellow blouse.
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Bold prints and patterns can work in an office environment, particularly when they're toned down by cool blazer or knit like this nubby jacket from Proenza Schouler.
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Recreate this Ports 1961 look by layering a button-down shirt beneath a favorite jumpsuit for a quirky-yet-classic work ensemble.
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We guarantee you'll be the subject of much water-cooler buzz if you sport Yigal Azrouel's clementine-orange pantsuit to the office.
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Add a little interest to your work garb with a metallic texture like the one on this silvery Phillip Lim blouse.
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Fendi's boxy crop jacket and ankle-skimming trousers make a dynamite combination, especially with the addition of their taupe-gray Mary Janes.
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Tap into your inner "Joan" and try one of Bottega Veneta's wonderfully retro skirt suits this season.
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Blumarine's easy knit pullover and mini-skirt are a recipe for simple (and crazy comfortable) office dressing.
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Our fantasy office outfit consists of one of Lanvin's billowy silk tops and a slim black pencil skirt.
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Executive-types would be well advised to peruse Givenchy's fall collection for a edgy, "high-power" looks like this one.
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Lagerfeld's latest update of the classic Chanel tweed suit includes of pouf-sleeves and knee-skimming skirts.
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