Dressing for the job is important, but it can also be kind of hard! Finding the right clothing for you, looking professional, feeling comfortable, and all while staying in budget is the ultimate dream! Where can we find the best business clothes? Keep reading for 5 places that make shopping for business clothes easy.
Best Business Clothes All Around: H&M
Firstly, H&M has a collection of both low end and high end business clothing, meaning you can gather a bit of both for a complete look. In addition, all the pieces are also super versatile, obviously giving you the ability to dress things up and dress them down.
Surely, some of the best items include slacks and straight pants, which come in a variety of colors and shapes. Once you find a shape that works for you, surely stick with it and update your color collection over time!
You can also find third pieces like blazers, cardigans, and jackets that fluctuate color and shape based on the season.
The best items you can find at H&M and the most versatile are their blouses and tops. Grab a floral chiffon tank or a white button down with gold details, whatever suits you.
Best Unique Clothes: PLT (PrettyLittleThing)
This UK brand can absolutely break the bank if you’re not careful, nevertheless it’s worth a look because they almost ALWAYS have deals. One of their famous discounts is “GIMME50”, where you get 50% off all full priced items.
Let’s talk about style. For instance, PLT is not the place to buy your basics for work and that’s because PLT brands themselves as a super hip and stylish brand. However, you can find cute & unique pieces that can spice up your business clothes as well as add to your fun attire.
Secondly, PLT has a great selection of trousers, check these out to make your work attire extra fun and super trendy!
Also, there are midi dress options which can be versatile enough to be work day friendly and night time antics ready! Dress them up or down and rely on them as your go to basic.
Cost Friendly Business Clothes: Marshalls
Finally, a clothing treasure and super cheap! Also, their selection of shoes including brand names such as Steve Madden, Sam Edelman, and Adidas. All pricing of shoes range around $50 which definitely is a killer price for durable and adorable work shoes!
You can also find brand names such as Hudson’s, Lucky Brand, and Calvin Klein. All these brands carry perfect “casual Friday” type jeans without too many rips and abrasions. Furthermore, company parties and events can turn business clothes into skinny jeans, a cardigan, and booties. And, luckily, jeans at Marshall’s are sold at a fraction of the designer full price, ranging from $30-$100 and occasionally cheaper.
Looking for basics? This is the spot!
Pick up some t-shirts and tanks in a range of colors which can can especially serve as undershirts and styled shirts under your blazers.
They are also notorious for having the best cheap accessories so you don’t have to break the bank on a professional purse, nice and clean jewelry, and business approved belts! Try some of these options to express your business etiquette.
Most Reliable: Nordstrom Rack
Nordstrom is the ultimate goal to shop at, grabbing whatever designer we can find, but The Rack is where all those little treasures escape to and we can grab them for less!
Clearly, Nordstrom is an awesome place to find unique tops and there is definitely something professional and character fitting for everyone. Try a pattern that stands out to you and build your basics around it to complete the look.
You can pretty much get a great deal on most professional clothing items at Nordstrom Rack, but besides blouses the best other recommendation is nice pants, trousers, and jeans. High quality branded bottoms that will last you longer. Lucky for you – most of them are still pretty cheap!
Time to Shop!
You now are equipped to shop for the professional life and, without a doubt, you got this!
Curious what styles are super popular right now outside of work? Check out this article about June’s Most Popular Clothing Trends and Styles (2021).
By, Delaney Lawrence