Managing a full-time career with a social life—and looking fabulous while doing it—can be a challenge. It’s even harder when you have to head for a spontaneous drink session and your 9-to-5 outfit just won’t cut it. Instead of fretting over the logistical nightmare of bringing an extra set of garments and shoes to change into, make your wardrobe work harder for you with outfits that are so versatile, they take you from day to night effortlessly—with just some quick tweaks. Here are some affordable and versatile pieces that can help you master the office dress code while being ready for wine o’ clock.
But first, one tip: Always bring along a pair of statement earrings. Put them on and they’d elevate any look instantly.