Although August can be one of the warmest months for many, this month also means that the fall season, dare I say it, is right around the corner. That’s why in this month’s lookbook, I’ve curated 30+ workwear outfit ideas that include timeless, classic, and elevated looks to take you from summer to fall as the changing season is upon us. Transitional seasons can sometimes throw us for a loop when it comes to the weather, so that’s why I’ve put together several different outfits to help us dress for work in style, no matter what gets thrown our way!
The pieces incorporated in this lookbook are pieces that are high-quality and can be styled in countless ways. Throughout this lookbook, I included several different versatile pieces because my hope is that even if you just add one new piece to your closet, that piece will last you a long time and become a staple in your wardrobe. So, let’s get to styling!
30+ Workwear Outfit Ideas for the Summer to Fall Transition
Embrace the in-between season with a monochrome workwear look by pairing a white mock neck sleeveless sweater top with white stretch twill wide-leg crop pants. Add a pair of suede loafer slides for a blend of professionalism and ease as you navigate your workday. Complete the look with a leather tote bag that effortlessly carries all your essentials, keeping you organized and ready for anything. To accessorize, add sparkle round stud earrings to elevate the entire outfit without being too overpowering. To top it all off, opt for a tinted lip balm to keep your lips moisturized and add a hint of natural color. With this outfit, you’ll seamlessly transition from summer to fall while radiating confidence and style in your workplace.
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For a stunning workwear outfit idea, start with a cozy and chic patch-pocket sweater jacket that is perfect for layering over a top like this white cotton ruffle-trim button-up shirt that adds a touch of femininity to the look. To balance out the look, opt for back-seam skinny ankle pants in black that effortlessly elongate your silhouette. Then, add a comfortable pair of flats to compliment the look, like these camel and black-colored flats. Complete the outfit with a black leather tote bag, sparkle round stud earrings, and maybe even a gold hair barrette to keep your hair back.
If you love stripes, grab the same patch-pocket sweater jacket in navy and ivory stripes to pair with the super comfortable back seam skinny ankle pants in black. Under the sweater jacket, opt for an ivory v-neck short-sleeve blouse to help you stay cool if the weather outside is still pretty warm. Carry all your essentials in a timeless black leather tote bag, ensuring you stay organized and ready for any task. To finish off the outfit, add bow slingback flats in black and pearl bow stud earrings, bringing a hint of glamour to your overall look. This outfit effortlessly bridges the gap between summer and fall.
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This charming cotton ruffle-hem shirtdress in white is perfect for the in-between seasons of workwear. Pair this dress with these tan and black shoes featuring a small heel, striking the ideal balance between style and practicality for your busy workdays. To accessorize the look, add a brown leather tote bag for a touch of sophistication and a pair of gold twist large hoop earrings. Finally, add a touch of color to your lips with tinted lip balm and you’re out the door in no time.
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For an outfit idea that perfectly captures the transitional season, try a white mock neck sleeveless sweater top that exudes sophistication and keeps you cool during those lingering summer days. Pair the top with a pleated pull-on midi skirt to strike the ideal balance between elegance and ease for the office. To elevate the look even further, add a pair of nude pointed block pumps. For a bag, try this leather top-handle bag to ensure that you have all your essentials at your fingertips. Accessorize the outfit with these gold textured circle statement earrings, and try adding this oversized bow hair tie to add a final feminine touch to the look.
For a look that is both comfortable and sophisticated, try pairing this crochet cropped cardigan sweater with high-rise relaxed-leg pants. To elongate your legs, add pointed-toe ballet flats, offering both elegance and ease as you navigate your busy workdays. Complete the look by accessorizing with a leather top-handle bag, a classic gold watch, and gold huggie hoop earrings.
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For an on-trend office look, try this stunning sequin collared sweater top, offering a perfect blend of elegance and sophistication. Pair it with classic black back seam skinny ankle pants to create a sleek and polished silhouette. For shoes, try a timeless pair of black block heels, and complete the look with a black leather tote bag, ensuring you have something to carry all of your essentials. To accessorize, try a gold metallic chainlink necklace to elevate the outfit.
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For the perfect in-between season casual Friday look, layer a classic trench coat with a crisp white button-up cotton shirt. To add a casual element that still has you feeling pulled together and professional, add straight-leg jeans and a pair of comfortable camel and black flats. Complete the look with simple and timeless accessories such as a leather top-handle bag, a classic gold watch, and huggie gold hoop earrings.
And for a casual Friday outfit idea that combines elegance and comfort, try this white pleated eyelet-trim button-up top paired with comfortable and cute wide-leg jeans. Add a pair of pink suede bow mules to add a touch of charm to your overall look. Carry all your essentials in a tan leather crossbody bag, and add these pearl bow stud earrings to tie the look together. For a final touch, add a stunning lip color to complete the look.
For more on how to style wide-leg jeans, see this post!
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With these 30+ workwear outfit ideas, you’ll be well-equipped to tackle the upcoming in-between season as you dress for work with both confidence and style. Embrace the changing seasons by combining comfort, elegance, and versatility to create fashionable looks that perfectly suit your workplace. From lightweight knits and chic trench coats to eyelet-trim tops and wide-leg jeans, these curated outfits offer several options that effortlessly bridge the gap between summer and fall.
Which of these workwear outfit ideas was your favorite from this lookbook preview? Let me know in the comments below!