The enjoyment of our work attire is contingent on two things: how comfortable it is and how long it takes us to get dressed in the morning. If we're out of bed and the door in 30 minutes, we're in the clear. (Hey, we need time to factor in our coffee in the a.m.). So when it comes to optimized composure with minimal effort, shirtdresses are our go-to. They're easy, professional, and naturally put-together — the blessed workwear trifecta. And they certainly don't have to be boring. To prove it, we found 17 button-downs that keep our 9-to-5 fresh, so you can pour your energy elsewhere (like, say, your actual work). Click through for some very sleek upgrades.
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