As many of us head back to the office, it can be hard to part with your work-from-home go-tos, but we’ve found tons of elevated workwear that’s comfortable, stylish, and approved by the pros. fashion – from just $16.
You could easily spend hours reading reviews and researching must-haves, but to help you get started, we’ve enlisted two fashion pros instead. We have traveled Amazon’s fashion hub filled with fall capsule wardrobe essentials in this Classic workwear section and uses the knowledge of our experts to present you the main trends of the fall.
“Adding a burgundy blazer, green pants or marigold shoes will breathe new life into all your printed tops and completely revive your wardrobe,” says Lippman. “Jewel-toned fall colors can act as a fall neutral.”
However, if you’re looking for a bolder, more unique color to try this fall, Brown says, “pink barbiecoreis a shade worth trying out. Incorporate the bright color as a statement piece, whether in the form of a blazer or a pair of heels.
And if you’re looking to update just one section of your work wardrobe this fall, Brown suggests starting with your shoes. “There are so many boot trends for this season, and new shoes can instantly update last year’s clothes,” she says. “I would choose a new pair of boots from lug soles, combat boots or platforms, add a blazer, jacket or layering piece and focus on timeless basics that can be mixed and matched to create new combinations.
If you’ve been in a fashion rut working remotely, these Brown and Lippman-approved picks are here to help. Below are the best fall fashion finds on Amazon starting at just $16.
Fall Workwear Under $80 at Amazon
- Amazon Essentials Open Front Cardigan$28
- The Drop Blake Women’s Long Blazer$70
- Iron mules$37
- Tronjori Wide Leg Pants$36 (instead of $39)
- Fahsyee Vegan Leather Motorcycle Jacket$48
- Franco Sarto loafers$79 (instead of $170)
- Kancy Kole paper bag trousers$31 with coupon (instead of $46)
- Romwe Printed Long Sleeve Blouse$27
- Exlura Pleated Midi Skirt$32 (instead of $39)
- Amazon Essentials Flat Moccasin$26
Amazon Essentials Open Front Cardigan
For chilly weather (or chilly offices), this cardigan, available in 21 colors, is one of the coziest finds that will make your office life easier. With nearly 89,000 five-star ratings, this is one of Amazon’s best work basics that can be layered with your favorite flowy blouse or a simple white t-shirt. By the way, hundreds of buyers confirm that it is also very soft.
To buy: $28 amazon.com.
Drop Blake long blazer
Brown chose this chic blazer because of its versatility: it can be paired with many different basics that you probably already have in your wardrobe. She suggests pairing it with pleated mini skirts, slacks, or your favorite pair of jeans and sneakers to create different looks. Shop it in nine colors, including this great neutral color, however, if you want to try the Barbiecore trend suggested by Brown, go for the blazer in pink rose.
To buy: $70; amazon.com.
Musshoe Mule Slip-On Shoes
While these stylish mules are available in over 30 colors and patterns, Lippman chose the leopard print option as a must-have accessory for your fall look. That’s because animal print is a fall trend that’s here to stay. “Pair them with a brown or camel top and you immediately have a refined outfit,” she says.
To buy: $37; amazon.com.
Tronjori Wide Leg Pants
With over 6,800 five-star ratings, these wide-leg pants are a customer favorite. Not only does the Amazon bestseller give off major vibes, but shoppers also say it’s comfortable to wear all day thanks to the lightweight fabric. “These timeless pants are one of the best basics to pair with a turtleneck bodysuit and your go-to leather jacket or blazer for a classic yet modern work ensemble,” says Brown.
To buy: $36 (instead of $39); amazon.com.
Fahsyee Vegan Leather Motorcycle Jacket
For a bolder look that can easily transition from day to night, swap your blazer for this moto jacket (in vegan leather, of course). “Anything that looks like leather is hugely popular for fall and incorporates texture into work elements and adds more interest to a look,” says Lippman.
To buy: $48; amazon.com.
Franco Sarto loafers
If there’s a staple to have in your closet that’s both easy-going and chic for work, it’s these penny loafers. The shoes scream 90s fashion but have a modern twist thanks to their chunky sole and patent leather finish. Brown says these high-end shoes will go best with wide-leg pants or even a floral dress with tights; Dark flower prints are one of the best transitional patterns from summer to fall.
To buy: $79 (instead of $170); amazon.com.
Kancy Kole paper bag trousers
For a casual trouser option, opt for this game-changing cropped paper bag style. While they’re not your favorite sweatpants, the drawstring waist and breathable fabric will make you forget about your work-from-home casual outfit. Lippman says this pair is one of his top picks for elevating your selection of pants without compromising on comfort.
To buy: $31 with coupon (instead of $46); amazon.com.
Romwe Printed Long Sleeve Blouse
When it comes to work wardrobe basics, you can’t go wrong with a simple blouse; it’s a piece that goes well with almost everything. This one has a ruffled mock neck, cuffed sleeves and a relaxed fit. Wear it with high-waisted trousers or a midi skirt, or even layer under a cardigan – the options are endless with this must-have that has over 4,100 five-star ratings. Moreover, with a price of $27, you can choose several colors or patterns without breaking your budget.
To buy: $27; amazon.com.
Exlura Pleated Midi Skirt
Easily switch up your fall look with this patterned skirt that can be worn with chunky boots or mules. With over 9,900 five-star reviews, it’s safe to say that this flowy midi skirt is an Amazon find you didn’t know you needed. A customer who bought the pleated skirt in a perfect fall red wrote: “It’s everything I had hoped for – the perfect length (just above my ankles), the perfect tightness around my waist and a nice red color that doesn’t look cheap.
To buy: $32 (instead of $39); amazon.com.
Amazon Essentials Flat Moccasin
Loafers are a classic fall choice for a reason: they’re one of the best substitutes for heels and evoke timeless style. This pair comes in faux leather and suede, which are two materials you should look for when shopping for work-related fashion this season, according to Brown. Whether you opt for the go-with-everything black faux leather pair or green suede for a neutral fall look, this is a work wardrobe buy that can be worn for years.
To buy: $26; amazon.com.
Gold Whippy Chain Belt
While belts might not be the first accessory that comes to mind for work outfits, this chain option will add a touch of glamor to any look. The belt has a hook at the end that attaches to one of the chain loops, allowing you to adjust the fit while the excess hangs down stylishly like a typical self-tie belt would. Lippman suggests wearing the waist-defining accessory with oversized dresses, but there’s no rule against pairing it with a cardigan or blazer, too.
To buy: $16; amazon.com.
Goodthreads Deep V-Neck Sweater
It’s finally sweater time, which means it’s also time to take stock of your collection of cozy knits for workwear. We love an oversized sweater for almost any occasion, and wearing one like this soft cotton option to work is no exception. Try it tucked into high-waisted pants or over a summer dress. And to add another stylist-favorite fall trend, Brown suggests wearing it with a pair of leather leggings.
To buy: $44; amazon.com.
Ecosusi laptop bag
After adding new pieces to your fall work uniform, consider updating your accessories as well. For an affordable handbag update, this laptop tote bag is loaded with interior compartments and pockets to ensure you have room for all your essentials. magnetic button. It comes in five colors, but this warm brown option is a fall classic.
To buy: $55; amazon.com.
Howler Chelsea Boots by Steve Madden
Another fall trend that can be adapted for work is the notched-soled boot. While you can wear these Steve Madden Chelsea boots on your weekend pumpkin picking excursion this fall, they also look great with more tailored pieces like a blazer or softer pieces like a floral midi skirt.
To buy: $78 (instead of $99); amazon.com.
Cicy Bell Casual Blazer
While you always want to have a black blazer in your closet (especially for big get-togethers), there’s no harm in mixing up jewel-toned blazers for fall, Lippman says. This blazer with over 10,000 five-star ratings has a bestseller badge for a reason. A customer who called it ‘comfortable and fashionable’ wrote: ‘I normally struggle to find a blazer that fits my arms and shoulders without being too baggy everywhere else but this blazer is perfect! It’s equally cute buttoned up and unbuttoned and can be perfect for work wear and everyday fashion.
To buy: $50 (instead of $60); amazon.com.