Affordable Work Clothes That Won't Break The Bank

Taking your office attire to the next level doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are several affordable work appropriate clothing options out there that are under $50. How amazing is that? So, no matter if an assistant or a CEO, any business professional can afford these stylish items. No hefty bank account required. The best part? All of these options are available online. You won't even have to leave your couch in order to upgrade your in-office style.

When it comes to dressing for work, I personally like to look for pieces that are both comfortable and stylish. Why look good if you're going to be miserable the whole time? Trust me, sitting at a desk for eight hours in a suffocating dress is basically torture. Do yourself a favor by keeping comfort in mind while shopping for new business attire. You'll definitely thank yourself later. A trick for finding comfortable, well fitting options is to look for pieces that have recognizable fabrics. Anything made of cotton, silk, or suede (even the knockoff versions) tend to feel wonderful agains the skin.Wondering what else you should look for when shopping? Here are 11 fashion-forward options for the office that cost under $50.

1. Textured Jacket

Jacket, $35, H&M

Give your outerwear an upgrade with this chic textured jacket.

2. Long Sleeve Duster Coat

Coat, $47, Missguided

Channel your inner CEO with this badass duster coat.

3. Textured A-Line Skirt

Skirt, $11, Forever 21

Little black skirts don't have to be boring. Reach for options that will add texture and dimension to spice up your outfit.

4. Printed V-Back Jumpsuit

Jumpsuit, $40 Old Navy

In need of a quick, easy outfit? Just grab a jumpsuit! These fashion-forward options are great for days when you just need to get up and go.

5. Floral Culottes

Culottes, $40, H&M

Add some floral flare to your next work outfit with these stylish culottes.

6. Sleeveless Midi Dress

Dress, $25, Missguided

Midi-legnth dresses are a must-have for long days at the office. They are the perfect combination of comfort and style.

7. Little Black Dress

Dress, $44, Lulus

Because every woman needs a LBD in their office arsenal.

8. Camel Coat

Coat, $34, Missguided

Collarless coats are a simple way to elevate you in-office style.

9. Sleek Culottes

Culottes, $17, Missguided

Keep cool in stuffy office environments by wearing wide-legged culottes.

10. Ankle Pants

Pants, $23, Old Navy

No office wardrobe is complete without a sleek pair of trousers.

11. Patterned Sleeveless Dress

Dress, $50, H&M

This boldly patterned dress is perfect for keeping all eyes on you during your next board meeting.

See? Looking like a professional doesn't have to cost you an entire paycheck.

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