When Refinery29 editors enter the office in oversized dresses layered over culottes, they're showered with compliments. It's one of the perks of working in fashion. We realize the same isn't true of corporate settings that adhere to a different, more limiting dress code. (The mere thought of wearing glitter loafers is just no.) In this vein, you probably stick to buying from the same X, Y, and Z stores out of sheer frustration, but it doesn't have to be this way.
While the majority of corporate suiting is in shades of gray, blue, black, or another neutral, there are subtle, appropriate ways to integrate fashion-forward colors, prints, and even silhouettes into your weekly lineup.
We feel strongly that business attire isn't inherently boring. To prove a point, we're sharing 25 wardrobe updates — to pair with your existing blazers, blouses, pants, and skirts — for all badass businesswomen to shop.