38 Amazing Workwear Buys to Realise Your Office Attire Goals

It can be tricky to find smart, timeless pieces to wear to work that not only show your personality but also make you smile when you get dressed every morning. So to address your workwear woes, we're bringing you the best pieces to drop that will help you transform your office wardrobe into something you love—no boring uniforms, thank you very much.

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When it comes to workwear, there are a number of key buys that'll make you look polished—an elegant silk blouse, for example, or an expensive-looking tote. Scroll through the gallery below for our edit of the best smart buys of the week, including a sleek suit in the season's must-have fabric and a pair of slingbacks you'll want to wear every single day. Some pieces are so good we're sure they'll even make it into your weekend outfits. Scroll through the gallery to shop our edit of the best workwear arrivals.

A navy blazer is a great alternative to classic black.

Short suits are a huge trend this summer—team yours with smart sneakers.

If your office is relaxed, then team these with dresses or shorts. If not, save them for dress-down Fridays.

Stripes are always smart, but this bold red puts a trend-led spin on things.

Swap black skirts for white to lift your wardrobe for summer.

Still smart but a little more fun than a simple shirt.

Tailored trousers in bright shades are a great work-wardrobe addition.

Add some prints with versatile midi skirts.

A slouchy blazer always feels more relaxed without dropping the dress code.

Who says shirts have to boring? Team this with neutrals.

Wide-fit trousers in off-white always feel expensive.

Go for flats with these smart ballet shoes.

The subtle details make this more than just another black blazer.

Throw a blazer over the top for meetings.

Tuck it into high waistlines for a balance between formal and off-duty.

The smart cut of these will offset the fun print.

These shades will work all year round. Wear with a roll neck underneath come winter.

Kitten heels are big news right now, and they're the perfect choice for work too—win-win.

New season, new bag? Go for this versatile Danse Lente style, which is ideal for work or the weekend.

No workwear wardrobe is complete without a pair of classic black loafers.

Nod to the statement sleeve trend with this directional blouse.

Style with a high-neck white silk blouse and mules.

Brighten up the boardroom with this spring pair of slingbacks. 

Structured shirting not your thing? Try this wrap-style blouse instead.

For a classic, beautifully cut shift dress shift that'll make you feel a million dollars, invest in Joseph. 

Smart enough to navigate a heatwave in the office. 

You can never have too many blue shirts, right?

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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