7 Work Outfits in Under 5 Minutes

Work outfits and office dress codes can be challenging, regardless of what field you’re in. That’s why we put together this guide to provide you ample work outfit ideas — perfect for every boss lady. The best part is that each one of these work outfits will take you less than a minute to put together — no stress and no mess.

We’ve been listening to our members, and learning what styling challenges they could use our help on. There’s one dress code that seems to challenge boss ladies more than the rest: business casual. Finding the sweet spot between professional and casual can be tough! There are no precise rules for business casual clothing, so let yourself have a little fun. One of the beauties of clothing rental is being able to try items outside of your comfort zone commitment -free!

Simplify your work week by trying these 7 business casual work outfit ideas.

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1) Plaid Blazer + Bold Pants

Add a dose of color to your work wardrobe with a pair of boldly printed pants. Pick a pair that makes you look and feel good. A wide leg, high waisted pair is a great place to start. A great outfit can give an instant confidence boost on a big day. With this fun look you’re sure to have all eyes on you, for all the right reasons.

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BB Dakota

Farinaz Taghavi

Boden

Style with….

Black mules

Black leather tote

Mini hoops


2) Bomber Jacket + Flirty Dress

Comfort is key. On a day when you’re feeling bogged down with a long work to-do list, a comfortable work outfit can be a lifesaver. Whether that means wearing your favorite sneakers or tossing on your favorite dress, it is important to walk out of the house feeling like a Boss Lady who’s ready to take on the world. A printed midi is perfect for those days when you literally cannot put on real pants, but still need to look professional.

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Tart

Lauren Ralph Lauren

Anna Sui

Style with….

Leather sneakers

Colorful crossbody

A touch of sparkle


3) Cozy Cashmere + Patterned Midi

What is appropriate for work really depends on your office atmosphere. Business casual for some offices can mean more on the casual side or sometimes more on the fancy side. A safe bet is to be in the middle ground by adding a bit of both. A chunky knit and patterned midi skirt is a sure-fire way to be the office best-dressed list. Try an animal printed skirt to show your work friends you’re up to date on this season’s trends.

If your office is more business than casual, check out more business professional outfit ideas here.

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White + Warren

French Connection

Oula

Style with…

Black ankle boots

Layered necklaces

Crossbody bag


4) Matching Suit + White Tee

Have a little fun with your work wardrobe! Its proven that the better you feel in your clothes the better you will perform in life. At the end of the day, the best thing you can do is put your best foot forward— so you might as well have on a great pair of shoes too. Something as simple as loving your work outfits can change your whole outlook on your day.

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Derek Crosby 10 Lam

Derek Crosby 10 Lam

Ripe Maternity

Style with…

Colorful bucket bag

Loafers

Simple studs


5) A Printed Jumpsuit

Take risks, both with your wardrobe and your career. Try a new color. Try a new print. Try a silhouette you wouldn’t normally try (might we suggest one of these jumpsuits). Who knows what other great new things will come your way if you open yourself up to a little change. As an Armoire member, you’ve got a whole community of boss ladies who’ve got your back.

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Ali & Jay

Yumi Kim

All Saints

Style with…

Blazer vest

Kitten heels

A touch of sparkle


6) Power Blazer + Dark Wash Denim

Denim… for the office? Yes! You can easily make denim office-appropriate in business casual environments. For your work outfits, choose a pair that is distressing-free and dark wash. Finish the look with a polished blouse and uber-chic boots. You can get away with wearing jeans to the office as long as you dress up your denim a bit. 

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Zadig & Voltaire

Scotch & Soda

Paige

Style with…

Snakeskin boots

Bucket bag

Gold hair clip


7) Shirtdress + Chunky Cardigan

We all have those mornings where we lay in bed wishing we could stay wrapped in our favorite blanket all day. Consider a chunky cardigan the next best thing. You’ll feel cozy, comfy and ready to tackle your day. Plus it looks great over a pair of yoga pants come 5 o’clock.

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By Malene Berger

Joie

Rag & Bone

Style with…

Nude slingbacks

Carry-all tote bag

Stacked rings


Simplify your life— and your work outfits— with Armoire’s curated clothing rental. Take our style quiz to get started!

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