50 Work-Appropriate Summer Outfit Ideas

Wondering what to wear to work in the summer? We hand-picked our favorite outfits for women to wear in warm weather.

summer outfits
summer outfits
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When it comes to fashion, summer is "less is more" season. It's time to peel off the thick coats, sweaters, and tights that have constrained your body all winter long—finally, your skin can breathe. There is a tiny problem, though. For those of us who toil away at office jobs, the "less is more" look may not fly with HR. To help you toe the line between weather-appropriate workwear and NSFW, I rounded up 50 conservative-enough—but still cute—outfit ideas. Plus, I tossed in a few styling tricks free of charge. Still not satisfied? Check out these affordable work pieces and trouser options that will earn you best-dressed marks at the office.

Taylor Ayers
Taylor Ayers

Taylor Ayers is fashion editor at Marie Claire covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.