5 New Trends That'll Make Getting Dressed For Work Less Boring

Some mornings (namely Mondays) we can't help but ask ourselves: Does getting dressed for work ever get any easier? Actually, make that: Does getting dressed for work ever get less boring?

Day after day, it's easy to fall into the routine of reaching for the same trousers, blouses, and shift dresses. But you shouldn't have to subject yourself to the same three-piece rotation. Why? Because tons of current trends lend themselves to the your office dress code, which means you no longer have to separate your closet between things you can wear to work and things reserved for the weekend.

Ahead, you'll find five of overlapping trends guaranteed to make dressing for a 9-to-5 feel like a hobby instead of a chore. From pieces decked out in ruffles to extra-bright colors, you're about to start looking at your closet in a whole new light.

Ruffles
The surefire way to make any piece feel a little more fun.

& Other Stories Fruity Print Dress, $125, available at & Other Stories.
Mango Check Pattern Ruffled Skirt, $49.99, available at Mango.
Express Layered Ruffle Sleeve Pullover Sweater, $59.90 Buy
Super-Brights
Take a break from your blacks and grays with some bold, happy hues.

Loeil Cecily Sweater, $138, available at Loeil.
Warehouse Wide Leg Pants, $75, available at ASOS.
Charlotte Stone Daria Suede Boot, $354, available at Urban Outfitters.
Statement Blazers
Suiting is having a major moment with vintage-inspired prints and standout silhouettes.

Tibi Moleskin Oversized Blazer,$695, available at Tibi.
Petite Studio Jane Blazer, $229, available at Petite Studio.
Altuzarra Fenice Gingham Blazer, $969, available at MatchesFashion.com.
Cool-Girl Trousers
Oversized silhouettes and pleat-front details look oh-so-cool in and out of the office.

Joseph Ferrandi Checked Trousers, $445, available at Net-A-Porter.
H&M Wide-leg Wool Blend Pants, $119, available at H&M.
The Frankie Shop Pleated Front Brown Trousers, $125, available at The Frankie Shop.
Next-Level Shirting
We can't get enough of the inventive twists on the classic button-up.

Pixie Market Corset Shirt, $119, available at Pixie Market.
Genuine People Button Down Shirt, $95, available at Genuine People.
Storets Catherine Button Top, $56, available at Storets.
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