Let’s be real. Figuring out what office-appropriate outfit also works for a night on the town can be a real pain as you stare into your closet in the wee hours of the morning. But it doesn’t have to be. We’ve compiled 10 of our favorite versatile looks for spring that totally solve the office-to-drinks challenge. You can now and forever retire that gym bag that you keep hidden under your desk with your going out clothes packed inside. We’ve got you covered.
Rebel Without A Cocktail
Moto jackets add a rebellious flair to just about any professional outfit. Try this one from H&M with a Bobeau Addy Wrap Dress in berry, structured booties from Aerosoles, and an Arm Chain Trio from Lizzy James Boho. This trendy backpack from Christian Siriano is the perfect size to carry all your work gear while still looking stylish when you meet your friends for drinks.
Denim is always a great choice for a night out on the town, and this lace-trimmed tunic from Hot From Hollywood will have you styling at the office as well. Top it off with a simple black overcoat from H&M, a pair of denim-on-denim pumps from Shoe Dazzle, and a choker necklace from Charming Charlie.
Some classic looks never go out of style and can be worn anywhere. Pair this short-sleeved grey pencil dress from Muxxn with Tatiana white pumps from Nine West and a matching crop blazer from Mango. Bring boss babe sass by accessorizing with this red Michael Kors tote.
Green isn’t just for St. Patrick’s Day anymore. Close that big deal at 4 p.m. and be celebrating at happy hour with your team at 5 p.m. in this cash-inspired ensemble. Snag this ruffle ruched dress from Ebay, t-strapped Tru pumps from DSW, belted trench from Wilson’s Leather and Shoshanna Bombay quilt satchel from Calvin Klein to rock this look.
Spring is definitely in the air and it looks good worn everywhere. Pair this Jessica Simpson floral trench with a cozy off-the-shoulder sweater from TopShop, high-waisted leggings from Zara and leather booties from Rockport. Accessorize with a layered neckless from Forever 21 and cherry satchel from Dooney & Bourke.
Arsenic and Lace
Ditch the bland suit and go with this pretty and powerful black and red pairing instead. This sleeveless lace jumpsuit from Topshop goes seamlessly from day to night, especially when paired with a dramatic pop of color like this fab Zara coat and Dana Buchman shoulder bag. Don’t forget to complete with strappy Serena pumps from Chinese Laundry.
Gin & Tonic
Add a little modern prep to your 24-hour style with this stylist look. Snag this Topshop soft blue origami wrap blouse and rock it with these I’ll-wear-white-when-I-please slim-fit pants from H&M, Pull & Bear silver metallic loafers, and world-traveler-inspired shoulder bag from Ebay.
Go from speaking confidently in your morning meeting to skipping the line at that happening speakeasy spot in this fun number. Style this Mint Market vintage-inspired pleated skirt, lace-up bodysuit and eye-catching lace booties from Chinese Laundry with a popping pink bolero from Land’s End. Keep all your work gadgets close with this Jet Set tote from Michael Kors.
Just the right amount of colorful makes this professionally polished look perfect for grabbing dinner and drinks with your girls. Sport this Topshop gingham smock dress and tall suede Steve Madden boots to score style points at your next review. Pair with this structured Rebecca Minkoff satchel and Fuchsia cape from Ted Baker to take it to the next level.
Nothing feels happier than wearing yellow in the spring – well, maybe holding a glass of wine does. Bring some joy to your humdrum office with these smile-inducing linen pants from J. Crew, bowtie blouse from PrettyGuide, military-style jacket from Hybrid and Company and Liz Claiborne Peep-toe Shooties. Pair with this faux leather floral handbag from Nicole Lee to make a stroll to the bar in hands-free style.