Dresses. You’re obviously not going to wear your best Self-Portrait to work (unless you’re trying to impress that guy in HR – and let’s face it, you probably shouldn’t). And unless you’re working in a forward-thinking design studio or no-dress-code-dress-code startup, that tea dress is probably best saved for picnics in the park. But workwear dresses don’t have to mean a copy of That Roland Mouret Dress, or crazy shoulder pads, or something which is just plain boring. Nope – choose carefully and it’s the quintessential elegant wardrobe staple and it makes your life 673% easier. Why?

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Getting up and working out what to wear takes a hell of a lot less time, for one. Dress + tights (if it’s that kind of weather) + shoes + coat = DONE. And out of the door. We didn’t mention underwear, but you should probably have some of that in the mix too! Dresses also mean that you can transition from desk to dancefloor, boardroom to bar and everyday to exceptional almost instantly. Switch a tote for a clutch and brogues for heels. Then add accessories, a slick of lipstick or a smudge of liner and no one will ever guess you’ve ever been to work. Conference call – what’s that? Photocopier – no idea!

black-dresses

Jigsaw Women’s Black Tie Waist Dress

Topshop Batwing Wrap Dress

floral-dresses

Topshop Paint Floral Frill Tea Dress

Vivetta Sky Blue Pino Embroidered Dress

navy-shift-dresses

& Other Stories A-line Dress

Cos Contrast Panel Jersey Dress

statement-earrings

Floral Cascade Earrings               Pendulum Hoop Earrings               Pearl and Crystal Earrings

Firefly Earrings               Crystal Stud Earrings               Beaded Tassel Earrings

shirt-dresses

Topshop Belted Shirt Dress

Victoria By Victoria Beckham Blue Cotton Shirt Dress 

black-white-workwear-dresses

I Love Friday Black Dress With Peter Pan Collar

Vivetta Black Collared Mini Dress

embroidered-dresses

Seen Worn Kept Ariella Embroidered Dress

Chinoiserie Embroidered Midi Dress

evening-shoes

Topshop Padded Sandals               Uterque High Heel Shoes               Topshop Slingback Courts               

Burberry Leather Sandals               Sam Edelman Metallic Leather Pumps               Topshop Toecap Court Shoes

bright-workwear-dresses

MICHAEL Michael Kors Pink Ribbed Knit Dress

Mango Open-work Trim Dress

midi-dresses-work

Finery London Blue Pentonville Dress

& Other Stories Pearl Embroidered Dress

fitted-work-dresses

Mango Flecked Jersey Dress

The Fold Montrose Dress in Herringbone Jersey

clutch-bags

Zara Leather Crossbody Bag                    Saint Laurent Small Quilted Bag               Marble Clutch Bag

Jimmy Choo Acrylic Clutch               Reiss Leopard Print Bag               Mulberry Metallic Leather Bag

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Stella McCartney Asymmetric Stretch-Crepe Dress

Otto D’ame Painted Floral Midi Dress

green-dresses

& Other Stories Turtleneck Dress

Cos Dress With Folded Neckline

leopard-print-dresses

Weekend by Maxmara Ombrina Leopard Print Shirt Dress

Topshop Leopard Print Ruffle Dress

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