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Office Leatherwear

  1. Ensemble
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    Ensemble

    The leather accents bring out the blue in this strong-shouldered Maje jacket. $610; us.maje.com

    An affordable H&M pencil skirt in burgundy acts as a neutral bottom. $129; hm.com

    Stay chic with Robert Clergerie’s clever take on men’s loafers (not shown). $875; opening-ceremony.us

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  2. Skirt
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    Skirt

    Take on two fall trends in this Preen skirt: texture and colored leather. $830; edition01.com

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  3. Booties
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    Booties

    Classic Brian Atwood booties dress up your standard suit. $925; brianatwood.com

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  4. High Boots
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    High Boots

    High boots by Jimmy Choo will add glamour to office basics. $1,050; jimmychoo.com

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  5. Miniskirt
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    Miniskirt

    Pair this Nanette Lepore leather mini with a more conservative top. $598; nanettelepore.com

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  6. T-Shirt
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    T-Shirt

    The leather collar adds a tough edge to this feminine Tibi tee. $425; tibi.com

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  7. Dress
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    Dress

    A Rebecca Minkoff paneled dress is perfect for office holiday parties. $528; saksfifthavenue.com

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  8. Jacket
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    Jacket

    Alexander Wang’s streamlined bomber jacket is light enough to wear all day. $675; alexanderwang.com

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