Dress like a boss without spending like one

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Lands' End solid long pleated skirt ($45) was made for your sweet sweaters.

Old Navy's marled sweater dress ($47) would look office-appropriate with tights and patent booties.

A little leather goes a long way on this Mossimo high/low faux leather pencil skirt ($23).

A pant with a little pizzazz — scoop up these Tommy Hilfiger stretch twill skinny printed foulard pants ($30, originally $80).

How's this H&M dinner-jacket blazer ($35) for an ultrachic work jacket?

Don't be afraid to add a bold pop of color via this MNG by Mango volume-sleeve blouse ($25) in brilliant green.

H&M's wide-leg suit pants ($35) create a superlean silhouette.

Warm up your skinny trousers with this Mossimo blazer ($40).

Style&Co. straight-leg trousers ($28) have a set of front pockets that set them apart from the usual office pants.

We adore the sweet details on this Joe Fresh tie-front blouse ($29).

Dress up a pair of skinny jeans or pants with this Modcloth blazer ($48).

Just style this Uniqlo military long-sleeve dress($40) with a wide belt at the waist to flatter your figure, then finish with tights and booties.

These Joe Fresh cropped plaid pants ($49) will look perfect with pumps and a slim blazer.

Button this Zara twill shirt ($36) up to the top, and pair with a sleek pencil skirt for a superpolished office ensemble.

DKNY ponte sleeveless dress with faux leather belt ($45, originally $139) is the chicest, easiest kind of work dress — and goes right from the office to drinks after.

This New York & Company colorblock shirred blouse ($40) would look superposh tucked into a high-waisted pencil skirt.

A peter pan collar lends a little sweetness to this Zara leopard print top ($40).

Liven up a pair of basic slack with this MNG by Mango print blouse ($30).

This Merona cable-knit sleeveless sweater dress($35) would look perfectly seasonal with a pair of knee-high boots and a gray blazer.

This New York & Company textured jacquard pencil skirt ($50) is like your basic pencil skirt with a seasonal bit of texture.

Modernize your workwear with a cool sleeveless blazer, like this Leith Rebellion long vest ($39).

This Old Navy printed chiffon boho blouse ($30) was made for boosting your basic black work pants.

Joe Fresh's jewel-neck cardigan ($29) adds just the right amount of glitz to your work ensembles.

Liz Claiborne long-sleeve knit blazer ($50) is just the right neutral hue.

This MNG by Mango colorblock pencil skirt($40) slims the hips with colorblocking — genius.

You can check a classic blazer off your list once you buy this Zara blazer with piping on pockets($50).

The essential black work sheath, except this AB Studio dress ($30, originally $60) comes with a little faux leather.

Zara's checked top with frill sleeve ($50) would look perfect with ankle-crop trousers and a pair of brogues.

A basic button-down like this Tildon long-sleeve blouse ($48) is a workwear must.

Like the essential button-down, only better — this Mac & Mia faux wrap high/low blouse ($48) has a more feminine twist.

All you need with this LOFT cotton peplum top($45) is a statement necklace and a pair of skinny trousers.

Just top this LC Lauren Conrad Textured Fit & Flare Dress ($42, originally $60) with a blazer for a sweet girl-meets-boardroom look.

These ASOS high-waisted pants ($39) are washed in a perfectly rich Fall color.

Score the season's must-have skirt silhouette with this The Limited ponte flounce skirt ($50).

A little texture sets this Dorothy Perkins merlot leather-look pocket textured skirt ($39) apart from your average pencil skirts.

Liven up any work outfit with Zara's printed midi pencil skirt ($26).

This Kensie faux leather collar blouse ($47, originally $79) is polished enough for the office, cool enough to style after hours.

This Forever 21 pleated 3/4 sleeve jacket ($33) is a perfect way to add a punch.

Take this New York & Company coated houndstooth check pencil skirt ($50) for a spin with a black turtleneck — très chic!

Add print and warmth to your office slacks with this Gap animal-print sweater ($45) up top.

We love this New York & Company bouclé pencil skirt ($37) — very ladies-who-lunch.

We adore this preppy-sweet Mod Cloth greyscale graphics dress ($45).

This ASOS peplum jacket with pocket detail($48, orginally $80) will certainly add pep to your working-girl slacks and skirts.

Slip this Banana Republic geo print peplum top($45) under a work blazer, and prepare for the compliments to roll in.

Be one part corporate, one part trendsetter in this Mango faux leather panel skirt ($50).

Who doesn't need an office cardigan, like this J. Crew perfect-fit mixed-tape cardigan ($50)?

A perfectly appropriate way to wear denim to the office: Gap bow-neck chambray top ($50).

Try mixing this Zara single-button blazer ($50) with black pants for a modern take on the suit.

A perfect option for the tomboy, this Forever 21 standout blazer jacket ($33) is like wearing your boyfriend's blazer.

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Consider this kind of shopping a smart investment - that's because we've handpicked 50 polished pieces that are perfect for the office. Slipping on a posh pencil skirt, crisp blazer, or sharp trousers can get you noticed for all the right reasons at work. And, since none of these finds come in over $50, you won't have to worry about your wallet taking a hit. Click through to start dressing for the job you want, without shopping a cent outside your salary range.

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