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When you hear "business casual" you probably think button downs, shapeless slacks, and awkward blazers. But we're here to prove it doesn't have to be all Talbots and Chicos separates and tennis sneakers with tights. So we penciled in time with three chic NYC finance professionals who have found the formula to working it while working hard. Sure, the banking world may be full of black and white basics, but with the right styling tricks and bright accessories, you can look just as glam clocking in as going out for drinks later that night. Just check out the ensembles these real-life pros pulled off! And, they're not only showing us one office-perfect outfit, these money-honies are letting us in on how to transition the ensemble into after-hours appropriateness. (Well, when they're not working overtime.)
Click through for three awesome work looks that transcend the 9 to 5.
Photographed by Lianna Tarantin
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