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Office chic: 10 best work dresses

If you resolved to sort out your wardrobe this January, start with snapping up this season's most stylish dresses for the daily grind

Kate Hilpern
Tuesday 21 January 2014 14:24

These days, a "work dress" doesn't have to be something staid and plain. Dressing like you mean business is as much about the cut and the fit as anything else. We've scoured the high-street and the web to find pieces that are flattering, office appropriate and on-trend, in one perfectly formed packaged.

From Whistles' pretty-with-an-edge Lorie Spray Paint Bodycon number, to Closet's sweet Contrast Collar Dress, there's something to suit all tastes and budgets.

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For women who want something affordable and that travels well (that is, doesn’t crease easily), don’t miss the Just Blue Marl Runched V Neck Dress. The added bonus is that it works well for an evening out too. For a dress that will stand out in the office, we'd go for French Connection's Abstract Animal Jersey Dress.

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1. French Connection Abstract Animal Jersey Dress, £75

2. Just Blue Marl Ruched V Neck Dress, £44.99

3. Closet Contrast Collar Dress, £42

4. Boden Evie Knitted Dress, £89

5. Reiss Hedy Nipped Waist Dress, £159

6. M&S Collection Half Spotted Wrap Dress, £35

7. Phase Eight Side Ruched Dress, £79

8. 20th Century Foxy 1960s Secretary Dress, £95

9. Whistles Lorie Spray Paint BodyCon Dress, £155

10. Dorothy Perkins Mono Textured Sporty Dress, £25

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