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10 New Ways to Dress for Work Now

Fashion finds to wear to every kind of workplace, from traditional to dress-casual

A woman using a laptop while working in an office

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Working from home spoiled us. Wasn’t it great to not think about a daily work outfit at 7 a.m.? Those of us with online Zoom meetings learned to do the half-and-half thing … and still do! Waist up we’re all polished top, jewelry and makeup, waist down we’re in sweats and slippers. But now it’s back to business. Whether you work in a traditional office or cubicle, an open-plan situation, a store or call on clients in person, know that work clothes have had a mini makeover. Here are 10 ways to dial up your 9-to-5 style:

Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.