These Fashion Trends Are Perfect For The Office

There used to be a time when our "office wardrobe" and "normal clothes" occupied two separate poles in our closet. But, the work/life (style) balance has undeniably gotten better. Our so-comfy weekend culottes are work-appropriate; we actually want to wear longline blazers outside of the office, and blocky heels are at the top of our shopping wish list. We're officially in a new era of workwear, and it's looking damn chic. From ankle-bearing cropped hems to Victorian-inspired high necks, click ahead for five fashion trends that have invaded the workplace for good. Whether you're on duty or off, here's to having a commanding presence all the way around the clock.
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Cropped Hems
How to rock pinstripes the non-basic way.
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Cropped Hems
Cut in a seductive red-wine suede.
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Cropped Hems
Step it up with a subtle print and gemstone hue.
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Cropped Hems
Voluminous blushing culottes that have the feel of a circle skirt.
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Cropped Hems
These ruffled baby bells certainly have a lot of flair.
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High Necks
A fiery military take on the office button-up.
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High Necks
Sweet Victorian details to ruffle up your workday.
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High Necks
Keep it cool with a pussy-bow neck tie.
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High Necks
This asymmetrical wonder is a real head-turner.
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High Necks
A top that checks it off.
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Longline Blazer
Who knew soft pink could be such a powerful color?
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Longline Blazer
Here's one way to bring that '70s suede into the cubicle.
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Longline Blazer
If you're feeling electric.
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Longline Blazer
A sweeping sleeveless for real office drama.
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Longline Blazer
Get power-suited in this double-breasted outer layer.
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Low Heels
An all-over velvet shoe to usher in the season of office holiday parties.
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Low Heels
When in doubt, white it out.
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Low Heels
A patent-leather toe-cap kicks things up.
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Low Heels
A situation you won't ever have to untangle.
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Low Heels
A metallic silver that is down to earth.
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Oversized Totes
A big shopper that slouches, in a good way.
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Oversized Totes
This boxy carryall will keep your files crisp.
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Oversized Totes
Suddenly lugging your laptop doesn't look so bad.
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Oversized Totes
The removable cross-body strap ups the ladylike look in a pinch.
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Oversized Totes
A purposeful bag that doesn't just sit pretty in pink.
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