The start of fall means one thing: it’s time to bust out the sweaters and layers! Ditch the cool fabrics and bright florals, because fall fashion is all about warm colors, cozy sweaters, and boots. Dressing for work is no different. Professional outfits for fall should warm you up this season, but also keep you chic and polished at work. Sounds hard? Trust me, it’s not. With a little fashion know-how and an eye for trends, you’ll master fall style in no time.
10 Chic Professional Outfits For Fall
Stylish Ways To Stay Cozy This Season
We all have workwear staples in our wardrobe: pencil skirts, button down blouses, blazers, office pants, and pumps. But it all comes down to how we style our professional outfits for fall, or any season for that matter. White and khaki or floral dresses are for the summer season, while layers on layers are more of a winter thing. So which workwear combinations are for fall? Let me show you 10 of my favorite fall-ready work outfits.
1. Pencil Skirts
2. Deep Red
Don’t abandon colors just yet! Fall color palettes have gorgeous shades of deep red and orange. So why not try a pair of deep red pants instead of the usual black or navy? It goes great with a khaki blazer.
Yes, you can still wear your jumpsuits as professional outfits for fall. Go for darker colors like black or navy, and pick more classic patterns like stripes. You can just throw a blazer or a trench coat over if it’s chilly outside.
4. Striped Dresses
Grey is anything but drab. Mix and match different tones and textures for a more dynamic look. And make sure you wear pieces that fit right. As I always say, fit is key!
6. Menswear Chic
Menswear-inspired womenswear has been in style for years now, and I absolutely love it. Cool girls like Gigi Hadid are rocking menswear outfits this fall, so you should too! There’s nothing more powerful than a sharp blazer and cigarette pants. For a feminine touch, go for a loose ribbon instead of a tie.
7. Bright Neutrals
Doesn’t this outfit look super cozy? And work-appropriate too! Just like how you’d wear grey this season, mix different shades of beige, whether light, grayish, or warm. That way, your outfit won’t look flat.
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8. Mixed Neutrals
You can also mix light and dark neutrals! Black, grey, and beige is a no-fail color combination for professional outfits for fall. You’ll look chic any way you wear them.
9. Midi Skirts
As the weather gets colder, the skirts get longer. Stay warm this fall with cute midi skirts! Wear them with sweaters or button down polos, and finish off with your favorite pair of pumps.
10. Cape Blazers
The cape was all over fall fashion last year, and I can see it making a comeback this year. It’s just so chic! Wear it how you would a regular blazer: layer it over a blouse or shirt, with pants or a skirt. It gives your professional outfits for fall an added sartorial touch.
Watch this video from Busbee Style for more fall fashion tips:
The secret to great professional outfits for fall? Styling your workwear staples right for the season. I’m sure you have all these pieces in your wardrobe, you just have to know which ones to mix and match.
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