{5 Must-Have} Fall Styles for Your Work Wardrobe

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

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Shorter days and cooler mornings signify the end of summer.

Lazy mornings, beach days, and lingering backyard BBQ’s are replaced with trips to stationery stores, prepping bagged lunches, and organizing activity calendars.

The laid-back ease of summer is over…

But, it's not ALL about the kids. It's also time to think about your fall work wardrobe…

As you head to the office sporting bronzed skin and sun-kissed hair consider how your wardrobe makes you feel — are you comfortable, do your clothes represent your personality, fit in with your office culture, and are they trendy or classy & sophisticated?

While it's great to be on-point when it comes to style, it's more important that you're comfortable in the clothes you choose — the right fabrics, size, and style are key to accessing your best self.  When you feel fantastic, you're relaxed and radiant.  And your self-confidence shows through your work output and interactions with coworkers.

As we transition “Back to Work,” I wanted to pull together some contemporary, sophisticated and classic pieces across five categories that you can rock at work this fall. These gorgeous items aren't just for looking at! Click the images and links, and you can immediately purchase any pieces you fall in love with.  IMPORTANT HINT: If you see something you really like (and more importantly, will really use), don't dilly-dally about purchasing it because it probably won't be available for very long – trust me on this! 😉

You deserve a wardrobe fit for a busy, modern, power woman so let's get started!

Must-Have Fall Styles for Your Closet

Dresses + Skirts

From form-fitting pencil skirts to bohemian striped midi dresses, look chic and sophisticated at work. The clean lines of these fashion-forward — and slightly edgy — dresses and skirts make it easy to transition from work to post-work drinks or networking events.

Style Tip: As the weather cools, you can pair with a scarf or throw on a matching blazer.

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Pink + black…yes, please! This sophisticated wool ruffle dress is a stand-alone statement piece.  ~ White House Black Market – $398

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

It's the trifecta of dresses — flattering, comfortable and a bit of flare with a cute flounced hem!  ~ Banana Republic – $138

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Love this tailored pencil skirt in red. Classic and modest — its versatility is unmatched! ~ Karen Millen – $199

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Red is hot this fall (see below to get the scoop on the hottest style trends this fall).  This tiered dress is perfect for the office as it's form-fitting (great for creating a gorgoeus silhouette), but has a bit of extra material for added comfort.  ~ Karen Millen – $350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

This striped midi dress will satiate the Bohemian in you. It's fun and flowy and can be worn well into winter.  Love this entire look!   ~ Karen Millen – $350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Nothing announces fall like leather! I'm loving this simple, but not so simple, leather pencil skirt. Its knee length is perfect for work.  And it can be worn with lighter shoes (like strappy sandals) until it's time to pull out the knee-high boots.  ~ Guess by Marciano – $139 (on sale now!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

I love all the ruffles this fall!  This pencil, ruffled hem skirt is classic & feminine by design, yet comfortable with added stretch. Pair it with a silk blouse for the office and/or matching blazer.  ~ Banana Republic – $98

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trousers + Pant Suits

Nothing says power like a great pair of slacks or a suit. These beautiful suits and pants in neutral colors are versatile and look great with open toe shoes on warmer days and ankle boots on not-so-sunny days.

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

High-waist, wide leg trousers are absolutely stunning for the fall. Pair them with the matching blazer for a complete executive look.  ~ REISS – $245

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Cropped wide leg trousers offer a balanced silhouette and look great worn with a blouse or a one-button blazer like this (hint – this helps to create a waist!)  ~ REISS – $275

 

 

 

 

 

Blazers + Jackets + Tops

Blazers and a light jacket are essential for your fall work wardrobe. They illicit authority in the workplace and are perfect for wearing over a sleeveless dress when you have a meeting, or if the air is a bit cool.

These picks are structured, yet feminine, with modern details!

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

A streamlined blazer is a must-have staple in your wardrobe. This particular blazer boasts a faux leather collar trim making this a hot statement piece for work!  A blazer can be worn to work with a pencil skirt or trousers and over an elegant dress for a night out.   ~ Guess Marciano –  $99 (on sale now!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Do double duty with a dark indigo denim blazer that's dressy enough for work and dressy casual weekend jacket, too!  Notice the notched collar?  Nice touch!  ~ Banana Republic – $168

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

 

I love how the fluted arms give this classic black jacket a bit of an edge. It's comfortable, easy to wear and super stylish!  The Outnet – $240

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Herringbone is a time-honored design. This blazer with a removable pussy bow-tie (just in case you aren't feeling it) deserves attention. 😉 Banana Republic – $168

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Wardrobe Staple Alert!  The classic, single-button, blazer needs no introduction. It's ageless and goes with everything and anything in your closet.  Can we say no-brainer?  ~ Banana Republic – $158

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

There's no way that I couldn't share this really cool trench coat with you.  I believe that a classic trench coat is definitely a core wardrobe piece, but Karen Millen turns it up a notch by subtly elevating the look with a studded collar – this is so hot!  ~ Karen Millen – $599

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think that turtlenecks are a thing of the past? Think again…these turtlenecks can be worn on their own or under a blazer. They are comfortable and quite versatile.

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Shhhh…don't tell anyone how cozy this is and they'll never know! It's got just the right amount of stretch for it to look professional, but keep you warm and comfy all day long.  ~ Veronica Beard – $138

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Can we say Power Look?  Get the ultimate versatility with this sleeveless turtleneck. The collar zips down or up depending on your mood — and maybe the temperature. 😉   ~ Guess by Marciano –  $118

 

 

 

 

Handbags

From edgy geometric shapes to classic black leather totes — you can find a great bag to match your style and mix and mingle with your wardrobe.  Investing in quality, stylish, yet functional handbags is essential to rounding out your upgraded fall workwear!

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

 

Talk about a statement piece!  Change up your look by taking a leap with this edgy, urban tote!  ~ Bloomingdale's – $425

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Fashion meets function — available in tan gold or black, you can carry around all your work essentials in this expandable tote.  Bonus: this tote has protective metal feet so it can double as carry-on luggage.  ~ Bloomingdale's – $295 (this price just dropped by $100!)

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

 

Not too big and not too small, I love the exterior detail on this gorgeous leather bag. And here's the best part: it comes with a long strap that can be worn over the shoulder if you're hitting the subway commute.  ~ REISS – $475

 

 

 

 

Boots + Shoes

Ankle boots. Patent high-heeled pumps. Classic flats. In black, tan and red…you can have it all this fall. Exude confidence at work with these attention-grabbing styles.

Your shoe choice can make or break an outfit — let your coworkers know you mean business!

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Wardrobe Staple Alert! You WILL get noticed in these stunning patent leather pumps…be prepared. Bloomingdale's – $298

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

 

Some days you just need a break from heels (or maybe you can't wear them at all!). No worries, I've got you covered with these charming flats that are so are cute and classy.   ~ Bloomingdale's – $228

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Deliver the unexpected.  Moire-printed pumps with a slightly rounded toe are a sleek alternative to classic black.  ~ Bloomingdale's – $295

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

The detail on these Christian Louboutin ankle boots is almost magical. Love the cutout front, the long wrapping straps, and of course the red bottom…yes, yes, yes!  ~ Nordstrom – $1,095

 

 

 

 

 

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

You can't have fall without a proper Chelsea boot!  Black ankle boot can be worn with ever-y-thing. Dress, check. Skinny jeans, check. Leggings, check.  And I love the cone heel on these!  A fall/winter essential for sure!  ~ Veronica Beard – $595

 

 

 

 

 

So which items are you jazzed about adding to your closet this fall season?  Comment below!

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Want to know what’s hot in women’s fashion trends this fall & winter season? My Autumn/Winter 2017 Trend Guide gives you great insight on the top ten looks that you can wear this season! Download today for instant access! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

 

Stylishly Yours,
Roxanne

Roxanne Carne is a recognized Personal Stylist & Personal Shopper styling women in NoVA, Washington, DC, MD, and virtually!  Visit www.roxannecarne.com to discover how she can help you define your style!

Want to know what to wear to work this fall season? Fall 2017 women's fashion trends hint strongly at bold, powerful looks for the office. Here are some of my top picks for hot workwear this fall season! ~Roxanne Carne | Personal Stylist

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