20 All-Black Work Outfits to Copy Now

Let's face it: About 90% of our wardrobe is made up of colourless pieces, so why try to suddenly change it up when getting dressed for work? An all-black outfit can be especially powerful—as a sartorial statement and even as a political one. So give in, and get inspired with today's roundup of all-black work outfits that'll make you the most stylish person in the office.

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Layer a roll-neck knit under a midi dress for a chic office-appropriate look.

When in doubt, pair a sleek sweater with a full skirt.

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Try teaming a super-cool trouser suit with ankle boots.

Contrast an oversize coat and baggy trousers with a delicate top.

Make your vinyl coat the star of your outfit by wearing it closed and adding trousers and flats.

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A roll-neck and midi skirt are like a blank canvas for all your favourite accessories.

Add a colourful surprise to your matching set by opting for bright tights or socks.

Pair your reinvented classics for a forward look.

Don't be afraid to add standout accessories to your look.

Layer a slip dress over a sweater. Bonus points if you also wear a socks-and-heels combo like this.

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A pop of white always looks sleek and polished.

For a chic yet comfortable combo, wear a sweater with a front-slit midi skirt and slouchy boots.

If your dress code allows, contrast a traditional suit with fashion sneakers.

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Add a belt to your sweater-and-skirt combo to pull it all together.

When done right, jumpsuits can totally work for the office.

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Let a long, drapey black coat be the star of your look.

A silky shirt will make even your most eclectic pieces look polished. 

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Make a sheer top office-appropriate by sneaking it under your blazer.

Take your casual-Friday jeans to the next level with a belted jacket.

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A printed silk scarf gives any outfit a classic touch.

Next, our guide to wearing this season's chicest pencil skirts.

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This post originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S.