What to Wear to Work When You Can Only Afford to Shop the Sale Rack

It's a blessing in disguise. Trust.

If there's one sacred rule in fashion, it's that an inexhaustible spending allowance does not guarantee style. In fact, in many cases, a lack of funds can be a blessing in disguise. Case in point: These ultra-chic office outfits composed primarily of deeply-discounted goodies that you can truly make your own.
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The Nautical Navy Suit
1. Helmut Lang Kinetic Jersey Scoop Neck Tank, $63 (was $90); helmutlang.com. 2. Topshop Preppy Cropped Jacket, $50 ($96); topshop.com. 3. J. Crew Factory Invitation Clutch, $38 (was $68); jcrew.com. 4. Alici + Olivia Stretch-Satin Tapered Pants, $137.50 (was $275); theoutnet.com. 5. Tibi Bee Mules, $237 (was $395); tibi.com.
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The Artsy Statement Top
1. Zara Combination Printed Top, $22.99 (was $49.90); zara.com. 2. H&M Suit Pants Slim Fit, $20 (was $34.95); hm.com. 3. Pull&Bear Zip Top Clutch Bag, $29.33; asos.com. 4. Topshop Potential Premium Shoes, $70 (was $170); topshop.com.
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The Swooshy Leather Skirt
1. Mango Stretch Top, $23.99 (was $59.99); mango.com. 2. L' Autre Chose, $207 (was $230); yoox.com. 3. DKNY Pleated Midi Skirt, $236.08 (was $141.65); farfetch.com. 4. Topshop Color-Block Strappy Sandals Marques Almeida x Topshop, $80 (was $160); topshop.com.
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The Streamlined Jumpsuit
1. French Connection Emmeline Crepe Jumpsuit, $179.99 (was $298); frenchconnection.com. 2. Halson Heritage Leather Flap Crossbody Bag, $283 (was $425); neimanmarcus.com. 3. J.Crew Collection Lace-Up Caged Pumps, $245.99 (was $350); jcrew.com.
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The Posh A-Line Dress
1. H&M Sleeveless Dress, $30 (was $49.95); hm.com. 2. Opening Ceremony Paloma Tech Checkered Clutch, $191.76 ($383.52); farfetch.com. 3. Loeffer Randall Heels, $175 (was $350); stevenalan.com.
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The Edgy Motorcycle Jacket
1. Mango Mixed Leather Biker Jacket, $94.99 (was $189.99); mango.com. 2. Topshop Slim Ribbed Tank Top, $18; topshop.com. 3. Joe Fresh 5 Pocket Ponte, $29.94 (was $49); joefresh.com. 4. New Look Joleen Soft Chain Shoulder Bag, $42.17; asos.com. 5. Nine West Women's Linear Metallic Penny Loafer, $57.67 (was $79); amazon.com.
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