You just can't win when it comes to office air conditioning. I'm not sure if offices blast the AC because it increases alertness and productivity, or because it's hot as hell outside, or just because the powers that be like to see their employees shiver. Whatever the reason, if you're going to answer emails without your hands going numb, you'll have to layer up accordingly. It's all about the right pieces that can pull on or peel off, depending on the temperature of your cube (because we all know the central air will break the day you decide to wear a sweater).
Fortunately, layering for work is simple and generally looks really chic. The right outerwear can take a plain button-up and black pants from corporate to cool girl. From longline blazers to cute printed scarves, the picks ahead are pretty rad additions to your wardrobe. And you'll get double the wear out of these layering pieces come fall.