Refreshed Return-to-Office Looks

Refreshed Return-to-Office Looks

Refreshed Return-to-Office Looks

Whether you’re starting a new job, a freelancer returning to the corporate world, or you worked from home and now transitioning to an office, it’s always a good time to have an arsenal of professional clothes for work. No need to discard everything in your closet! Simply updating what you have can result in fresh new looks. As spring is coming to an end and summer is about to begin, we also have to be ready to dress up for warmer months as we return to the office.

We’ve gathered several pieces and put together a few looks to get through the workweek for the months ahead so take a look and add your favorites to your cart.

Monday Motivation

Shop the Jess Button-up Shirt Dress - Plus, $156.99

What makes Mondays tough is getting out of the weekend state of mind. To help get us out of bed early on a Monday morning, it helps to be motivated by something like a new outfit, like this vibrant red shirt dress that’s sure to bring the energy to your day. Being excited to wear new clothes and try on a new look is what we need to jumpstart the week. Whether it be a dress, a suit, or a combination of pants and blouse - whatever screams power dressing will surely help us maneuver through the week on the right note.

Try this Look:

Pair a vibrant top, which becomes the accent color, with neutral-colored pants that has a hint of the same accent color. Accessorize with the same accent color for the shoes and keep the bag neutral. Go easy on the jewelry.

Shop the Dora Landa Drape Front Blouse, $59.99

Shop the Lysse Wide Leg Pants, $98

Shop the Kira Bag, $113.95

Shop the Yoki Friday High Heel Open Toe Pump, $62.95

Shop the Tork Earrings, $48.95

Other Power-Dressing Pieces:


Shop the Kristina Midi Sheath Dress, $87.95

Shop the Focus By Shani Ponte Knit Dress With Leather Waistband, $202.70

Effortless Tuesday

Shop the Color Block Short Sleeves Dress, $39.95

After powering through on a Monday, Tuesdays should be effortless. This is easier to do with an elegant slip-on dress or a no-fail combination of blouse and pants or skirt and get back to the grind.

Try this Look:

Tuck in a pop-over blouse under the pants and pair with slip-on heels and a tote bag. Stick to an easy color palette for that effortless look. 

Shop the Roz & Ali Navy Puff Print Floral Popover, $36.95

Shop the Zac & Rachel Jacquard Pants, $59.46

Shop the Yoki Caster High Heel With Braided Woven Toe Strap, $66.95

Shop the Annette Earrings, $48.95

Shop the Spring Lurex Tote with Double Handles, $80.95

Other Effortless Pieces:

Shop the Animal printed short sleeve scoop neck midi dress, $44.95

Shop the Dr2 Shirred Long Sleeve Blouse (Plus Size), $54.95

Wednesday Wisdom

Shop the Katrina Midi V-Neck Dress, $92.05

Then comes Wednesday, the middle of the week, and so we should still appear smart and ready for whatever comes our way. Things can start getting even more intense as deadlines draw near, more meetings are scheduled, and other tasks are handed to us. On this day, we want to project that we are still on top of our game and right on track. A sleek dress, a trusty blazer, or a top-and-slacks combo will do the trick.

Try this Look:

For the Spring and Summer months, a sleeveless blouse can be paired with a cotton blazer that can be removed during warmer times of the day or when outside the office. Pair the top with ankle-length pants that can keep the look casual for an after-work activity. Accessorize with neutral-colored bags and shoes.

Shop the Coco Cotton Belted Blazer Plus, $138.99

Shop the Dora Landa Loop Neck Tank Top, $69.95

Shop the Zac & Rachel Plaid Pants, $59.46

Shop the Yoki Friday High Heel Open Ruffle Toe Strap Pump, $62.95

Shop the Sabine Drawstring Bag, $113.95

Other Smart Pieces:

Shop the Focus By Shani Keyhole Crepe Dress, $202.70

Shop the Flutter Sleeve Faux Wrap Top, $55.95

Timeless Thursday

Shop the Marissa Sleeveless Flare Midi Dress, $110.95

Thursdays are the last push before the weekend. It’s the perfect day for a classic dress. It’s always good to have pieces that will last throughout various seasons so that there’s no need to worry about what to wear on some days. 

Try this Look: 

A white blouse will always be in style. It’s timeless, clean and goes well with anything. Pair this blouse with another classic - houndstooth-print pants and black heels. Accessorize with simple gold earrings and a neutral tote bag.

Shop the Roz & Ali Eyelet Tie Sleeve Popover - Plus, $34.95

Shop the Zac & Rachel Houndstooth Pants, $59.46

Shop the Yoki Brenna Platform Sandal With Double Buckle, $66.95

Shop the Hazel Earrings, $43.95

Shop the Dune Shoulder Bag, $103.95

Other Timeless Pieces:

Shop the Olivia Draped One-Shoulder Sheath Dress, $124.95

Shop the Haifa Lace Wrap Top, $104.99

 Friday Fantasy

Shop the Sea View Ruffled Sleeve Midi Length Dress, $139.95

On Casual Fridays, we have the great luxury to wear what we want. It doesn’t even have to be a casual look if we still want to get dressed up. We can wear something that will take us from day to night, which makes Fridays the best day for our favorite new dress of the season.

Try this Look:

Pair this beige ruffle sleeve shirt with light denim jeans for a casual, comfy but classy look. Accessorize with brown touches on the belt, shoes, and bag.

Shop the Sweet Carnation Ruffle Top - Plus, $56.95

Shop the Westport Signature Basic 5 Pocket Capri with Frey Hem - Plus, $52.95

Shop the Yoki Cardi Wide Open Toe Platform Espadrille Sandal, $62.95

Shop the Birdie Shoulder Bag, $72.95

Shop the Western Buckle Faux Leather Belt, $22.95

Other Pieces to Play With:

Shop the Printed Fit And Flare Midi Skirt - Plus, $29.95

Shop the Surplice Long Sleeve Blouse Mesh Top In Swirl Print, $56.95

New Looks for a Fresh Reboot

Going back to the corporate world may seem a bit scary but when it’s time to take that step, it helps to be dressed for the occasion. We can help motivate ourselves by getting excited to dress up again and, this time, putting our loungewear in storage. 

It’s back to the office in fresh new looks for a better normal.

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