The Perfect Outfit for Your Job

Thinking about what to wear  to work can feel like a job itself. To help, we’ve combed the web and put  together 17 spot-on combinations for you.
the financial analyst
The Financial Analyst

Sharp tailoring in classic black and white shows you mean business, while  feminine accessories remind people that you aren’t a member of the boy’s club.

1. The Row Canton Blazer, $1,754;

2. Tory Burch McCoy Earrings, $78;

3. Etro Cropped Stretch-Cotton Pants, $410;

4. Equipment Mina Cotton Poplin Blouse, $158;

5. Fendi Peakaboo Tote, $2,866.22;

6. Crislu Micro Pavé Hemisphere Stacking Ring, $400;

7. Kate Spade New York Lolli Pumps, $328;

Photo: Courtesy of My Theresa/  CUSP/ NET-A-PORTER/ Forward by Elyse Walker/ Bloomingdale’s/  Nordstrom

The Publicist

When a 9-to-5 includes mingling with chic clients, it’s important to look  professional, but trendy. Pick one boldly printed piece and anchor it with more  muted accessories.

1. Chloé Cutout Silk Crepe de Chine Top, $725;

2. Venessa Arizaga Caught in a Haze Necklace, $550;

3. Alexander Wang Small Emile Bag, $895;

4. Erdem Floral Print Silk-Crepe Pencil Skirt, $1,140;

5. Burberry Prorsum Chatsworth Platform Wedges, $640;

6. Eddie Borgo Lock Nut Cuff, $425;

Photo: Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER/ Venessa  Arizaga/ Alexander Wang/ NET-A-PORTER/ My Theresa/ Eddie  Borgo

The Chef

For a profession that requires constantly being on your feet, comfort is key.  Cropped pants will help you stay cool in the kitchen, and flats are a no-brainer  (especially a pair with sneaker technology). Add some spice with a pair of  sparkling studs.

1. Rebecca Taylor Crepe Tee, $235;

2. Kate Spade New York Estate Garden Studs, $58;

3. Pia Mita Brigitte Pants, $285;

4. CC Skye The Onie Messenger Bag, $600;

5. Cole Haan LunaGrand Wingtip Oxfords, $198;

Photo: Courtesy of Rebecca Taylor/ Kate  Spade/ OTTE/ CC Skye/ Cole Haan

The Designer

Various prints and fabrics are sure to inspire, while two bags ensure that  sketchbook, iPad, and personal pieces stay organized.

1. Theory Lanai Blazer, $375;

2. J.Crew Café Capri in Silk Foulard,  $188;

3. Jennifer Fisher Bandaid Ring, $1900;

4. IRO Faded Denim and Leather Travis Blouse, $375;

5. Opening Ceremony OCLA Small Satchel Bag, $550;

6. Marni Printed Leather and Vinyl Tote, $350;

7. Marc by Marc Jacobs Brown Leather Strap Watch, $200;

8. Tabitha Simmons Alexa Bicolor Patent Leather Flats, $795;

Photo: Courtesy of Theory/ J.Crew/  Jennifer Fisher/ Opening Ceremony/ NET-A-PORTER/ Bloomingdale’s/ Tabitha  Simmons

The Lawyer

Build your own suit out of polished separates for a style that’s fresh, but  still serious enough for the courtroom.  Pass on loud accessories, opting  for souped up basics like double-strap Mary Janes and rose gold earrings.

1. Hugo Open Blue Abea Blazer, $445;

2. Zara Houndstooth Trousers, $79.90;

3. Boy. by Band of Outsiders Cotton Poplin Shirt, $350;

4. Vita Fede Ring Spliced Futturo Ring, $265;

5. Forzieri Shibuya Glass Pearl and Bronze Earrings, $169;

6. Tod’s D-Styling Medium Shopper Tote, $1,402;

7. KORS Michael Kors Abalena Double-Strap Pump, $265;

Photo: Courtesy of STYLEBOP/ Zara/  NET-A-PORTER/ Intermix/ Forzieri/ My Theresa/ Neiman  Marcus

The Boutique Owner

When you own a shop, you’re your own best billboard. Make sure potential  customers notice you in a bold dress, killer heels, and perfect  accessories.

1. Helmut Lang Cropped Jacket, $1,133.32;

2. Fallon Classique Silver Microspike Biker Choker, $225;

3. Christopher Kane Silk Print Dress, $1,305;

4. Burberry Blaze Bag in Duchess Satin and Leather, $1,305;

5. Charlotte Olympia Dolly Canvas and Leather Platform Pumps, $825;


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