So You're Going Back Into the Office—15 Cool Outfits to Spice Up Your Rotation

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As anyone who works in an office knows, figuring out a different outfit for every day of the week is quite the challenge. And what working person has time to rifle through their entire wardrobe day after day, searching for an appropriate work outfit that's both stylish and comfortable? That's exactly why we went straight to one of our favorite fashion people on Instagram for work outfits that don't actually feel tired.

Trust us—we could use the below inspiration more than anyone. After wearing the same jeans and blazer all the time, sometimes, it feels like we're one day away from going out and purchasing a whole new wardrobe. So if you find yourself going back into the office and feeling a little rusty at putting together cool work outfits, you've come to the right place. We've gathered 15 outfits from across Instagram that are not only office-friendly but that also happen to be trendy and wearable. You just might find yourself re-creating them outside of Monday to Friday…

Suiting is an obvious choice for the office, and right now, it's all about the three-piece suit. Depending on the temperature, you could go with or without the blazer.

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Who What Wear Collection Camilla Blazer ($155)

Who What Wear Collection Amaya Vest ($125)

Who What Wear Collection Norah High-Waisted Trousers ($155)

Sarto by Franco Sarto Brava Pump ($160)

Alighieri The Human Nature Pendant Necklace ($280)

Jeans and a tee immediately go from casual and off-duty to office-ready with the addition of a fancy blazer.

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H&M Bouclé Jacket ($70)

Zara Wide Leg Jeans ($50)

Tony Bianco Ives Sandal in Tan Como ($120)

Le Specs Alt Fit Hypnos Sunglasses ($89)

A classic trench coat makes this bold printed dress a touch more wearable.

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Mango Cotton Classic Trench Coat ($120)

Wray Nikki Dress in Algae Swirl ($175)

Reebok Club C 85 Classic Lace Up Sneakers ($70)

Leather trousers are a cool and easy alternative to jeans and look 10 times more stylish.

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Who What Wear Collection Kia Ribbed Bodysuit ($100)

Open Edit Faux Leather Trousers ($59)

Mango Track Sole Leather Shoes ($130)

Plain turtlenecks are cool and all, but graphic prints are simply elite. Layer them underneath jackets and sweaters or wear solo with jeans and trousers—the possibilities are endless.

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BB Dakota by Steve Madden Good Measure Faux Leather Shirt Jacket ($99)

Mango Turtleneck Long-Sleeved T-Shirt ($50)

Eloquii Faux Leather Flare Leg Trouser ($100)

Jenny Bird Studio '59 Clean Metals Double Groove Ring ($90)

Catch us repeating this formula all fall and winter long: cardigan + relaxed jeans + heeled ankle boots.

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Open Edit Cotton Knit Cardigan ($49)

Levi's High Rise Loose in Mushroom Grey ($98)

Prada Re-Edition 2005 Shoulder Bag Tessuto Small ($1870)

Alohas South Boot in Total Black ($265)

This is your cue to add a really great blazer to your wardrobe. It really does have the power to transform even the simplest of outfits.

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Raey Exaggerated-Shoulder Wool-Blend Suit Jacket ($674)

Madewell Whisper Cotton Crewneck T-Shirt ($20)

Madewell The Perfect Vintage Straight Crop Jean in Edendale Wash ($128)

Aeyde Kate Booties ($475)

Rugby shirts are having a moment, and they also happen to be a cooler alternative for a work top. Give yours a downtown spin with relaxed trousers and retro sneakers.

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Polo Ralph Lauren Varsity Stripe Rugby Top ($188)

H&M Straight-Cut Pants ($35)

New Balance P550 Low-Top Sneakers ($373)

Marc Jacobs The Moto Shot 21 ($350)

No matter where you shop for them, leather separates just always look so elevated and expensive. Opt for a skirt set that you can wear together or as separate pieces.

Shop the look:

Nanushka Artificial Leather Button-Up Shirt ($427)

Nanushka Inci Twist-Front Pencil Skirt ($495)

Mansur Gavriel Square Ballerina Flats ($395)

JW Pei Mila Shoulder Bag ($99)

There's nothing like a cute cardi to garner compliments from all your work wives. Tuck yours into high-waisted jeans and finish with coordinated accessories.

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English Factory Embroidered Cardigan ($70)

Levi's High Waist Dad Jeans ($98)

Mansur Gavriel Glove Mary Janes ($237)

Oversize button-downs may be trendy right now, but they're also an excellent work wardrobe staple. Wear one with straight-leg jeans and flats next time you're out of ideas.

Shop the look:

Almina Concept Oversized Button Up Shirt ($128)

Agolde 90s Pinch Waist Jean in Drum ($178)

Zara Low Heel Fisherman Sandals ($50)

Mango Oval Bag ($40)

Jeans and a sweater-vest is the new jeans and a top. You heard it here first.

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Who What Wear Collection Knox Sweater-Vest ($115)

Rails The Topanga High Rise Straight Jeans ($188)

Loeffler Randall Judd Fisherman Platform Sandal ($350)

If you ask us, leopard print is considered a neutral. Take a cue from this French-girl 'fit and pair a printed miniskirt with a button-down shirt for a simple but stylish combo.

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Amazon Essentials Regular-Fit Long-Sleeve Pocket Oxford Shirt ($12)

Reformation Suzie Skirt ($88)

Nodaleto Block 85mm Heel Mary Jane Pumps ($852)

If jeans and a pretty blouse are your go-to formula, spice up your outfit rotation with a pair of printed jeans and an exaggerated-collar shirt.

Shop the look:

H&M Ruffle-Collared Cotton Shirt ($50)

Tyler McGillivary Lula Pants in Black Contour Print ($185)

Franco Sarto Sandra Faux Shearling Mules ($140)

Give your crop tops a second life for the office by layering them over a button-down shirt.

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Zara Satin Effect Corset Top ($26)

Open Edit Oversize Poplin Button-Up Shirt ($49)

Who What Wear Collection Brianna Midi Slip Skirt ($108)

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