Top 10 Casual Summer Workwear

Summer Officewear Solved!

Summer Officewear Solved!

Dressing for the summer is the best—on the weekends. You pretty much have any outfit at your disposal and you don’t need to worry about pesky things like hemlines and necklines as you may at your workplace. We hate to mention work during the summer, but it’s a necessary evil and you need cute and comfortable separates you can wear during those dreaded hours. Of course, they have to be polished yet still relaxed to make transitioning to warm weather activities after hours a breeze. That’s where we come in with the top ten pieces of casual summer workwear available for summer of 2017. Ahead you’ll find everything from the perfect cardigan for chilly offices, pants both roomy and professional, flats you'll want to never take off and more. Currently at the office right now? Take ten and treat yourself to a little online shopping. 

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June 15, 2017

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Topshop Bouclé Boyfriend Blazer
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Topshop Bouclé Boyfriend Blazer

BEST FOR: Chilly offices—all women know the perils of air conditioning dialed down for men. Keep this at your desk in case.

STYLE WITH: This lightweight and roomy boyfriend blazer is great to throw over nearly anything, but we prefer it with a classic tee and straight leg denim for the ideal casual workwear look. 

Citizens of Humanity Agnes Slim Straight Jeans

LOVED FOR: Looking effortlessly chic—these straight-leg jeans have the perfect dark wash for work.

BEST FOR: Going from the office to dinner and drinks—these stylish trousers have classic 5-pocket styling and are good for multiple seasons. 

Madewell Devon Fringe Sandals

BEST FOR: Spicing up the classic office mule—these swingy shoes have layers of raffia fringe and lots of pizzaz.

LOVED FOR: Cutting a swinging figure at the office—super comfortable and unique, you should definitely add these to your closet. 

Felicity and Coco Shirred Midi Dress

USERS SAID: “I love this dress. It is form fitting but flattering, fits true to size and is comfortable enough to wear all day.”

STYLE WITH: You see those shoes from just before? We suggest those, or any mules you feel comfortable in. 

English Factory Short Sleeve Tassel T Shirt

BEST FOR: Adding a smart and playful twist to the classic white tee

STYLE WITH: We like the shape of this shirt paired with cropped, skinny leg jeans and some chunky sandals

J.Crew New Seaside Pant

LOVED FOR: Being totally convertible for work, play or sport—you’ll wear these for a variety of occasions.

USERS SAID: “I just bought these and love them—most reviewers summed them up: can be a little dressed up for going out or just throw on to get to a yoga class (and go out after!)”

Loft Lace Up Denim Skirt

BEST FOR: This super cute denim skirt is long enough for wear at the office and is updated with unique tie detailing at the waist.

USERS SAID: “Was looking for a denim skirt I could wear to work and this one caught my eye; not too short or distressed and the cute tie at the waist puts a different spin on your basic denim skirt.” 

Madewell Courier Button Back Shirt in Stripe Mix

USERS SAID: “I’ve had this shirt for 6 days and I've worn it three times since then. This stylish, beautifully made top looks designer, and it's quite wrinkle-resistant cotton. Basically, this is a great work or summer shirt.”

STYLE WITH: This slightly boxy shirt looks great paired with slim leg jeans at the office and some short shorts on the weekend. 

Adidas Stan Smith Sneaker

BEST FOR: Putting a perfectly preppy and sporty spin on any outfit

LOVED FOR: Its timeless style

Ann Taylor Poplin Tie Sleeve Shirt Dress

BEST FOR: Nailing the office to date transition

STYLE WITH: Your favorite nude sandals

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