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As personal stylists to powerful business women all over the country, we often get questions about what is appropriate for offices who have flexible dress codes or designated business casual days. This type of relaxed dress policy is becoming more and more popular, and it can be a challenge to style a casual look that still reads professional.
With requests for flexible dress outfits rolling in on the regular, we decided to style 5 looks—one for each style type—that are relaxed and comfortable yet still polished enough for the office. Read on for 5 easy to copy looks that will work perfectly for your company’s flexible dress code, and if you don’t know what your style type is, take our quiz to find out!
CLASSIC STYLE TYPE
Stick to classic silhouettes and colors such as navy, black, and white. Forgo a jacket if you wear a silk blouse and keep your jewelry polished and minimal.
CHIC STYLE TYPE
Yes, you can wear jeans! Choose straight or wide styles and skip the distressing. Adding a relaxed blazer, some fun earrings, and sleek sandals complete the look.
WHIMSICAL STYLE TYPE
Express your love for prints with a floral midi skirt! Pair it with a rose pink silk blouse, a long pendant necklace, and kitten heel mules.
BOHEMIAN STYLE TYPE
Spruce up a boho printed dress with a matching tonal blazer. Rich brown leather accessories and gold hoops perfectly complement warm tones such as pink and burgundy.
AVANT GARDE STYLE TYPE
A and elegant black jumpsuit is an avant garde girl’s best friend. Finish this edgy work look with a cropped jacket, silver chainlink earrings, and chic black mules.