15 PLACES TO SHOP FOR YOUR BUSINESS CASUAL CAPSULE WARDROBE

15 Places to Shop for Your Business Casual Capsule Wardrobe - Too Polished

August 19, 2018

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Now that you’ve seen the kind of basics that make up a business casual capsule wardrobe, I wanted give you a list of my favorite brands to shop for to business casual dress codes. When it comes to business casual, I’ve found that the distinction varies greatly from office to office, which makes a universal business casual capsule wardrobe difficult to draw up. With these brands, you will be sure to find all the pieces you need to make getting ready for work a breeze and to inspire endless compliments (and jealousy) from coworkers!

EVERLANE

Everlane

Everlane boasts exceptional quality, ethical factories, and transparency in their pricing so you can be sure to get the best quality for your money. Customers leave many reviews on the items purchased and include details like their hight, weight, bust size, and size purchased to help you make the best purchase decision. They design and make clothes that are built to last, so it won’t fall apart in a matter of months. One of my absolute favorite stores!

What to buy: t-shirts, pants, sweaters.

Pricing: $15 (t-shirt) – $250 wool coat.

Shipping: Free U.S. Shipping on 2+ items. Free Returns

J. CREW FACTORY

I think J. Crew may have written the book on bright business casual! If your style is more on the brighter, preppy, and more feminine vibe I absolutely recommend checking them out. J. Crew Factory also has an assortment of blazers that are sure to last years (I still have a few) and typically run less than $100 with the sales they run.

What to Buy: Pencil Skirts and Blazers.

Pricing: Less than $130.

Shipping: $5 Flat Rate Shipping, Free Shipping on Purchases of $100+.

POSHMARK

If you’re in the market for basics (like a J. Crew blazer) but have a limited budget, try checking this secondhand site. You can ask questions to the seller, get measurements, and plenty of photos so you know what you’re buying is exactly what you want. I love checking here for items that are out of stock or trendier pieces I don’t want to pay full price for.

What to Buy: Gently worn mid-range pieces.

Pricing: Varies.

Shipping: $6.95, sometimes $4.99 depending on seller.

THE REAL REAL

If you have your eye on designer pieces but don’t want to pay the high price tag, check out The Real Real for amazing discounted pieces.

What to Buy: Designer Pieces.

Pricing: Varies.

Shipping: $5 Flat Rate Shipping, Free Shipping on Purchases of $100+.

AYR

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The always cheeky AYR (All Year Round, pronounced “air”) makes seasonless essentials designed for everyday life. Their basics are anything but, and with all items designed and made in the US, you can feel confident wearing this ethical brand. With a waitlist of 600 people for one tee, this brand’s basics are a cut above the rest and they won’t go unnoticed in your office.

What to Buy: Denim and blouses.

Pricing: $55 – $700.

Shipping: Free Shipping.

MM. LAFLEUR

MM. LaFleur strives to take the work out of dressing for work. With chic, modern pieces designed with work in mind, you’ll find many basics that will keep you cool and comfortable all day. You can also try on their items risk-free by ordering a bento box of a handful of items and send back what you don’t want.

What to Buy: Modern Dresses and Basic Bottoms.

Pricing: $45 for a tank – $395 for a Trench.

Shipping: Free Shipping.

NAKED CASHMERE

Naked Cashmere specializes in cashmere and works to bring you this luxe fabric for less.

What to Buy: Cashmere Basics.

Pricing: Ranging from $115 to $275

Shipping: Free Shipping on all U.S. Orders.

BANANA REPUBLIC

Banana Republic has long been one of my favorite stores to find basic and trendy pieces at a great price.

What to Buy: Blouses and Dresses.

Pricing: $50-$200

Shipping: Free Shipping on Orders $50+.

OF MERCER

Of Mercer designs classic pieces that will take you from the office to after dinner drinks in five seconds flat.

What to Buy: Classic modern dresses.

Pricing: $100-$200.

Shipping: Free Shipping.

MANGO

mango

What to Buy: Modern Minimalist Dresses and Blouses.

Pricing: Most Items are Between the $50-$100 Range, with Some Going Up to $250.

Shipping: Free Shipping on US Orders $50+.

KIT & ACE

Kit and Ace makes it their mission to sit down with real people to find solves for the things that are getting in your way. They seek out the problems hidden in everyday clothes, and then design solutions for those pain points—and make the solutions beautiful.

What to Buy: Skirts and Pants.

Pricing: $88 – $200

Shipping: Free Shipping

MINISTRY OF SUPPLY

Designed for women on the go, Ministry of Supply will get you through your commute and looking fresh for a day at the office.

What to Buy: Blazers and Classic Shirts.

Pricing: $85 – $275.

Shipping: Free Shipping

GRANA

grana

What to Buy: Affordable Silk Tops in Many Colors.

Prices: $50-$200.

Shipping: Free US shipping for orders over $75.

MODERN CITIZEN

Modern Citizen is a brand and destination for the modern woman —
with thoughtfully designed and curated fashion, beauty, and home goods.

What to Buy: Classic & on trend basics in wearable neutrals.

Prices: $50-$200.

Shipping: Free US shipping on orders over $80.

UNIQLO

What to Buy: Basic button-down blouses and printed pants.

Prices: Less Than $50.

Shipping: Free US Shipping on Orders $70+.

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Where are your favorite places to shop for business casual pieces?

Thanks for stopping by!

XO

Kasey

15 Places to Shop for Your Business Casual Capsule Wardrobe

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