Jack Waterlot; Story Shot on Location at Westfield World Trade Center

Running late? Throwing on one color from head-to-toe is the quickest way to look polished in a pinch. Take the trend one step further (past blah black and brown) and layer any shade of the rainbow in complementary tones of the same hue. Because a single color worn with conviction and confidence actually werks for work—any day of the week.

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Jack Waterlot

A layered lavender look will kick your case of the Mondays to the curb—just the way to pep up your mood and get in gear for the office onslaught.

Cos Raw-Cut Wool Coat, $250,; kate spade new york Rosette Bow Alpaca Sweater, $348,; J. Crew Crop Wool Flannel Pants (similar), $168,; Club Monaco April Pump, $298,; Urban Outfitters Simple Ring Pack, $18,

Jack Waterlot

Step up your suit style with an unconventionally-proportioned jacket-and-trouser combo in an autumnal shade of teal. Then break up the generous silhouette with contrasting accessories like a retro gray saddle bag and chestnut brown stilettos.

H&M Textured-Knit Sweater (similar), $29.99,; H&M Short Coat (similar), $49.99,; Cos Wide-Leg Cotton Trousers (similar), $115,; Banana Republic Madison 12-Hour Pump, $118,; BCBGeneration Lizard Embossed Saddle Bag, $58,

Jack Waterlot

You're good as gold once you've made it to Wednesday. Juxtapose the luxe hue in a soft, flow-y silhouette paired with sharp, sexy stilettos. To toughen the shade up, pair it with a sheepskin moto-inspired jacket.

Forever21 Chiffon Self-Tie Wrap Dress (similar), $22.90,; Coach 1941 Suede Shearling Hoodie (similar), $1795,; Club Monaco Meradyth Suede Pump, $298,; & Other Stories Bold Golden Ring, $25,; H&M Necklace With Pendant, $5.99,

Jack Waterlot

Two days to till the weekend: Cropped wide-leg trousers and a perfectly pressed button-down in smart shades of blue are the perfect compromise between corporate and casual.

J.Crew Toggle Cape in Wool Cashmere, $198,; Comme des Garçons Heart Graphic Woven Cotton Shirt (similar), $255,; Tibi Delmont Pinstripe Wool-Blend Culottes, $395,; Nora Leather Strap Pump, $120,; kate spade new york Anderson Way Small Lietta, $398,; Marc Jacobs Beetle Brooch (similar), $125,

Jack Waterlot

TGIF! Since the work week is literally about to stop, red is right. Mix and match shades and textures for a luxe effect: Faux fur, wool, denim, and suede juxtaposed are super sumptuous.

Forever21 Faux Fur Mock Neck Jacket (similar), $59.99,; & Other Stories Merino Wool Knit, $85,; H&M Slim-Fit Pants, $19.99,; Aldo States Heel, $100,; H&M Oval Earrings, $7.99,

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