A Work Appropriate Dress for Fall

fall collared scallop dress- Wellesley & KIng-@wellesleynking

Scallops, bows, and flattering colors, can a girl’s workwear get any better? When it comes to office attire, there’s nothing like a work appropriate dress with on-trend touches to make it stand out.

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Fall Wardrobe Goals

One of my wardrobe goals this fall and winter is to invest in more work-appropriate dresses. I often rotate between a few pairs of trousers for the workday and usually find myself reaching for the same few tops to wear along with them. Now, the thing is, I love to wear dresses, and I genuinely feel the most confident when I am wearing them, so why do I continuously opt for pants? I know I’ll feel good if I love my outfit, and that’s why I’m making it a point to pick up a few dresses for the office this year.

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The Benefits of Dresses

  • It’s a one-and-done outfit. You’ve probably heard me say this a dozen times. I love dresses so much because you need one piece for a complete look. (I’m hearing Ina Garten say, “How easy is that?” in my head right now.)
  • You’ll feel instantly more put-together. Maybe it’s because men can’t wear them or because they’re the oldest article of women’s clothing but, in my opinion, nothing makes me feel more feminine and chic than wearing a dress. Dresses can (1) camouflage all of the areas we are most self-conscious of, and (2) flatter in all the right places, both of which makes us feel great.
  • You’ll need only a few complimentary accessories. A watch, pair of earrings, or a simple necklace are all you need to finish your office look. Keep in mind that less is more when choosing your accessories, and you’ll have no problem creating a professional [but ladylike] ensemble.


This dress came from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale earlier this summer. The good news? It’s marked down to nearly half-off. The bad news? Sizing is extremely limited. Don’t worry though, I’ve linked several similar options below–a few of which I may even like more than this one!

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Have a great week!

fall collared scallop dress- Wellesley & KIng-@wellesleynking

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