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Top 10 stylish women’s workwear brands

Discover the labels offering apparel to suit both your personal style and your work dress code.

The biggest mistake many of us make when shopping for workwear is not taking our own personal style into consideration. Even if your workplace enforces a strict professional dress code, it's still possible to let a little of your personality shine through in your outfits.

To help you find your groove and keep your boss happy, we've rounded up the workwear brands offering stylish takes on both tailored and casual pieces.


1. SABA

Contemporary label SABA offers simple, elegant designs that are flattering no matter your age. The pieces have a distinct Parisian vibe and make use of an understated colour palette, ensuring that they'll never go out of style.

SABA's price range is quite extensive, though most pieces sit between $150 and $350.

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2. David Lawrence

From good-quality basics to current trend pieces, David Lawrence offers an easy shopping experience for those after work-appropriate wear. If you're looking for some inspiration, the site also has a lookbook that mixes and matches seasonal pieces to help you discover new looks.

Similar to SABA, David Lawrence has a wide price range, but you'll find most apparel pieces for around $150-$300.

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3. Cue

Since the 80s, Australian label Cue has been a go-to wardrobe staple for working women. The brand is known for its modern, flattering silhouettes and on-trend pieces, which include a huge range of dresses, skirts, peplum tops and blouses as well as tailored pants and jackets.

All of Cue's pieces are high-quality with prices averaging around $200-$300.

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4. French Connection

UK label French Connection offers no-fuss workwear at affordable pricing. The brand stocks a range of basics in stylish hues and patterns and plays around with looser fit silhouettes. The result is ready-to-wear pieces that are both comfortable and flattering.

French Connection's pricing usually ranges from $29.95-$150, meaning there are plenty of budget-friendly pieces available.

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5. Country Road

Country Road is another Aussie label that creates a range of workwear to suit different age groups. From slim-fit knit tops and pencil skirts to looser dress and shirt silhouettes, there are styles to suit every preference here. The site even has a "Wear to Work" section to help you easily shop its most work-appropriate pieces.

While Country Road does stock some designer pieces that retail for over $500, there are also plenty of affordable options on offer starting at around $30.

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6. Theory

Designer New York-based label Theory is a leader in urban sophistication. The brand offers a range of classic silhouettes influenced by current trends, which means that the pieces stay in style season after season.

As Theory is an upmarket label, you can expect to pay a designer price for its pieces with most pieces averaging $300-$700.

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7. Witchery

Australian label Witchery is known for its high-quality fashion and feminine silhouettes. The brand offers modern, flattering styles in both neutral and seasonal hues that will easily take you from desk to dinner.

Witchery's pieces typically range in price from $100-$200.

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8. Forever New

Forever New is a popular Australian brand for a reason. Offering quality pieces in flattering, feminine designs, the label will have you stepping through the office door with confidence. From cut pants to stylish blouses, there are a number of versatile pieces that are appropriate for both work and weekend wear.

While prices range up to $300, only coats and formalwear dresses carry a price tag that high. You'll find other pieces, including workwear, sitting firmly in the $25-$150 bracket.

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9. Seed Heritage

Whether your preferred work style is sleek and simple or trendy and unique, you'll find something to suit at Seed Heritage. The brand offers plenty of pieces that are both stylish and comfortable, making them perfect for those with a desk job. The label also offers a selection of seasonal pieces for those who prefer to make a statement.

Seed Heritage's prices are quite accessible, with most coming in under $150.

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10. ANNA QUAN

Australian designer Anna Huong's line focuses on refined tailoring, perfect fits and flattering silhouettes. The entire ANNA QUAN line is workwear appropriate, with a range of blazers, pants, midi skirts and shirts on offer. In fact, it was the label's "Anne" shirt that gave the brand its cult-status, so if you're after a new work shirt, look here first.

As ANNA QUAN is a designer label, you can expect to pay between $350 and $550 for most items.

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