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I’m not really sure who said “you’ve gotta spend money to make money,” but I think they were right—to a point. Wearing classic, polished staples—a solid blazer, a printed pencil skirt, a tailored sheath—will help you land a good job, but there’s no reason to spend entire paychecks you don’t have yet to buy them.
Instead, stock up on these affordable options, then go crazy on fancy work clothes once you get the job. (I’m pretty sure everyone in this office has done that at some point, me included.) Until then, shop these you’d-be-stupid-not-to-hire-me outfits, each of which is smart and stylish and under $100:
Midi Pencil Dress with Wrap Skirt, $39.77 from ASOS Structured Crossbody Bag, $29.80 from Forever 21 Sam & Libby "Nicedrop" Black Kid Skin Pump, $24.99 from 6PM You can't go wrong with all-black, knee-length dresses. Unless, perhaps, they're too plain and boring, so choose something with a tiny bit of detail—like this crossover flap sheath—and add a polished, ladylike bag.
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