The Most Affordable Places To Shop For Your Office Wardrobe

After two years of working from home, many of us are finally headed back into the office. That leaves us with the monumental task of rebuilding our work wardrobe.

By Erica Jimenez2 min read
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We can’t be going to the office in sweats anymore (sorry). So what on earth are we supposed to wear? The idea of finding comfortable yet chic and professional clothing can leave even the most sophisticated woman stumped.

That’s why we’ve decided to round up our favorite brands for chic, elegant workwear that won’t break the bank. After all, sophisticated women appreciate high quality at a good price. Whether you’re looking for simple dresses, pants that actually fit, or a sustainable alternative to your polyester blouses, we’ve got you covered. 

1. & Other Stories: Great for Trousers and Blazers

Designed in Stockholm, Paris, and Los Angeles, & Other Stories blends styles from the most effortless style cultures. They’re known for their simple basics and structured tailoring, which is perfect for starting off your work wardrobe revamp.

And although you’re unlikely to wear a pair of jeans to work, Kate Middleton’s most-worn set of jeans is actually from & Other Stories – and who are we to question a princess?

Some of Our Faves

Tailored Blazer for $149
Gold Button Knit Cardigan for $149
Flared Press Crease Pants for $89

2. Quince: Affordable Silk and Cashmere

Quince believes in offering luxury fabrics at an affordable price. Their clothing is made with only natural fibers, which means it’s much more sustainable than your average polyester blouse. Why waste your money on polyester when you can get silk for the same price? 

Some of Our Faves

Washable Stretch Silk Notch Collar Blouse for $59.90
Mongolian Cashmere V-Neck Sweater for $50
Fit & Flare Knit Dress for $39.90

3. Mango: Perfect for Dresses, Jackets, and Shirts

A known celebrity favorite for everyone from Gigi Hadid to Katie Holmes, Mango offers high quality style at an affordable price point. The Spanish retailer is following in the footsteps of style giant Zara, but aims at a more sophisticated clientele. Their style finds the perfect balance between classic and trendy, making it the perfect place to shop for your wardrobe staples. 

Some of Our Faves

Print Wrap Dress for $79.99 
Vent Midi Skirt for $79.99
Pocket Tweed Jacket for $99.99

4. Express: Go-To for Dresses and Trousers 

Express has long been a go-to for chic but functional work clothing, and there’s a good reason. They offer a huge range of sizes from petite to plus size, and their selection can’t be matched. Express is a great place to find dress pants that will actually fit.

Some of Our Faves

Draped Mock Neck Midi Sheath Dress for $88.00
High Waisted Pleated Ankle Pant for $80.00
V-Neck Tie Waist Jumpsuit for $88.00

5. Silk Maison: High-Quality Blouses and Blazers

While their name may sound luxuriously French, this U.S.-based company shares Quice’s belief that silk should be accessible. They offer an extensive selection of silk skirts, blouses, dresses, and nightwear. Whether you’re looking for the perfect blouse for work or an elegant dress for the company party, you’re sure to find something here.

Some of Our Faves

Bateau Slashed Cuff Silk Blouse for $89
Bias Cut Silk Skirt for $88
Belted Wool Coat for $179

6. Marks & Spencer: Affordable Basics

Marks & Spencer, a UK-based brand, has long held a reputation for being the go-to for corporate staples, and we think it’s time Americans caught on to the trend. You may be shocked to discover that the brand is another one of Kate Middleton’s favorites for classy basics, especially once you see how affordable the clothes are. 

Some of Our Faves

Collared Long Sleeve Shirt for $39
Printed Collared Midi Wrap Dress for $60
Slim Single Breasted Blazer for $95

If You Want To Splurge – MM LaFleur: Curated Professional Style

M.M.LaFleur was founded on the premise that stylish women may not have time to shop for their own clothes, and they needed somewhere to go. Enter, M.M.LaFleur, where you can work with a personal stylist to curate your perfect work wardrobe. While it may be a bit pricey, it’s certainly a good brand to follow as a leader in its niche. 

Some of Our Faves

The Monica Top - Silk Jersey for $265
The Molly Cardigan for $265
Gabriella Dress for $365

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