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Early Fall Work Outfits to Return to the Office In Style

30 Back to Work Outfits to Wear in September and October

Early fall work outfits and work outfits to Wear in September – summer to fall work outfits and summer to fall transitional work outfit ideas for all of you who are finally back at work! True, summer hasn’t officially ended yet and going back to the office sucks. At least compared to sipping a cocktail by the swimming pool. Still, it’s not all bad. Here are the best early fall outfits 2022 – summer to fall transitional work outfits that will keep you work-motivated for the last summer days. Trust me, once you see all these summer to autumn work outfits, you won’t mind working even though it’s still rather hot outside and your friends are still sipping cocktails on the beach. Moreover, you will want to go back to work just to show everyone your new business style.

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HOW TO DRESS UP FOR WORK AT THE END OF SUMMER?

And we are back at the office. I hope you can say your summer wasn’t short. Well, you can’t say it ended too soon since there is still summer waiting for you outside, after 5pm. Only a few more hours, and you are heading back to the beach, right?

Anyway, since there is still officially summer and the weather knows it; here are 30 summer to fall work outfits and summer to fall transitional work outfit ideas for the last days of summer and the first two days of fall 2022.

Here are summer to early fall work outfits that require sandals and a light jacket or pumps but no jacket.

Nevertheless, some late summer work outfits smell a lot of autumn already. Well, I can’t help myself not to start wearing fall winter 2022/23 season already.

As we turn the corner on vacation dressing, it is time to consider that transitional period when we start assembling our autumn wardrobe.

Even so, I am showing you how to bring your favourite summer dress from the beach to the office and back. Just in case you are going back to the beach after working hours. I know I am!

THE BEST PRE FALL WORK OUTFITS 2022

And here they are, 30 stylish late summer to fall transitional work outfits and summer to fall work outfit ideas you can wear into fall 2022!

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FASHIONABLE BUSINESS FORMAL EARLY FALL WORK OUTFITS

It is time to pick up the pace as life returns at full speed. There is a thrilling jolt of fall energy in the city as we go back to work.

As you manage a full day’s schedule, you will need these business formal early fall work outfits that are equally hard-working.

1 BLACK TURTLENECK SWEATER WITH PUDDLE PANTS AND STILETTOS

Return to the office looking the most fashionable yet. Nail the clean girl aesthetic in a fashionable black turtleneck sweater and puddle pants – the latest pant trend.

2 BLACK TURTLENECK SWEATER WITH A PENCIL SKIRT AND PUMPS

Step forward in midi pencil skirt that injects energy into the back to work mood. A pencil skirt looks equally fabulous paired with 5DEN tights and pumps or boots when the cold weather comes.

For a more fashion-forward style, try a modern midi length with a high-split to keep things interesting.

TRENDY PRE FALL FASHION OUTFITS FOR WORK

Stay on trend with these fashionable pre fall outfits or return to the office looking the most fashionable yet. Midi pencil skirts and chic tailoring dazzle for meetings or pick from a whole array of options in pink or black.

3 RELAXED PANTSUIT WITH SANDALS

Precisely executed, traditional tailoring gets a relaxed update this season. Completely reimagined with low waist puddle pants and oversized blazers, it is high time to wear a suit.

4 LEOPARD PANTS WITH A NAVY BLAZER AND BLACK BLOUSE

Go for a more fashion forward option instead of the usual trousers and slacks. Leopard print pants are again at the beginning of their life cycle, and looking at the fashion trend predictions this micro fashion trend will last throughout the season paired with a navy blazer and black blouse.

5 PINK BLOUSE WITH BLACK LEATHER PANTS

When you need to head back out after a long day, make life simpler with this outfit for the evening. Black leather pants and a pretty blouse take the guesswork out of dressing up; just step into a pair of statement shoes, and you will be out the door in no time. Well, you can actually wear these shoes to work, too. Malone Souliers mules are so comfortable!

FASHIONABLE LATE SUMMER TO FALL BUSINESS OUTFITS WITH A SUIT

Putting together an outfit in cooler weather can get more complicated with all the extra layers. Simplify matters by investing in a trendy suit that easily integrates into your daily wardrobe and can work together with your other favourite separates to create endless options throughout the season.

6 BLACK PANTSUIT WITH PUMPS

A black pantsuit will a sleek black blazer and slim pants will give you infinite style options worn together or separate with a camel sweater or layered over your favourite summer dress.

7 AUTUMN BLOND PANTSUIT WITH OVERSIZED BLAZER AND BALLET FLATS

Even so, you might want to streamline your autumnal workwear with a chic pantsuit in mid-seasonal colours of blond and satin ballet pumps. Satin ballerinas are the only accessory you need for a smart prefall look that never feels overwrought and can be worn from the morning business meeting to happy hour at the new bar.

CUTE EARLY FALL WORK OUTFITS THAT MEET BUSINESS CASUAL AND CHIC

Banish the thought of workwear as bland and pragmatic. Here are two cute early fall work outfits that offer smart options for day, feisty looks for a contemporary mood and form-fitting styles that are designed to thrill. Open your eyes to fresh possibilities for fall 2022.

8 SHORT SLEEVE SWEATER WITH HOUNDSTOOTH PANTS AND FLATS

An unexpected print is a key to designs with young, fresh energy. From houndstooth to black, leave behind plaid and grey and give your spirits a boost.

POV Houndstooth pants work equally well with black long sleeve turtleneck and samba sneakers for a more boyish charm after office hours.

9 LINEN BLAZER WITH DARK DENIM AND BALLET FLATS

One thing we love about the cool weather dressing is a return of a sharp, tailored jacket. For the beginning of September, choose a black linen blazer and pair it with slim (slim but not skinny – mine are not skinny either) dark denim jeans and ballet flats to make sure you keep up with the busy schedule and errands.

SIMPLE PRE FALL WORK OUTFITS

Knits and dresses are the fashionable answer to all-day comfort as the chill starts to creep in. Look to simple silhouettes for the old money office vibe.

10 TURTLENECK SWEATER WITH DARK DENIM AND HEELED LOAFERS

Whether it is casual at home or dressed up for the corner office, a black turtleneck sweater and dark denim jeans are the easiest items to throw on. They are the perfect transitional items that work equally well with flat, heeled or chunky loafers.

11 SHORT SLEEVE DRESS WITH PUMPS AND A SUMMER BAG

Navy short sleeve dresses are the easiest outfit to put together if you are rushed for time. Just step into some heels and go! We love simple office dresses, which allow you to transition your summer raffia bag from the beach to the office.

ELEGANT SUMMER TO FALL WORK OUTFITS WITH A SUMMER DRESS

Prolong those days of leisure by throwing new tailoring over your favourite summer dress, or choose smart styles in opulent tones to give added radiance to your tan.

12 LITTLE RED DRESS WITH PUMPS

Bold and rich is the way to go when thinking about wearing colors in cooler weather. Choose shades like lava falls and molten lava that sit well alongside fall staples of beige and black for look that work in perfect harmony.

13 BLAZER ON SUMMER WORK DRESS WITH SLINGBACKS

Rewear your favourite summer dress with a dapper black blazer and chic slingbacks.

14 KNIT DRESS WITH SLINGBACKS

It is time to start thinking about cool weather dressing, and we are enamoured with chunky sets in minimalist block shades. Soft cardigans and knitted dresses are perfect options to carry you seamlessly from home comfort to the office and IRL meetings. Put the ease back into everyday dressing with this back to office autumn outfit.

STYLISH SUMMER TO FALL TRANSITIONAL WORK OUTFITS WITH SHORTS

Shorts are such an exquisite garment, and we just love the ones that look smart and office appropriate. Make it super professional with designs that come in black or add an extra dimension with boucle fabrics shot through with metallic threads that glint when they catch the light.

15 BLACK SHORT SLEEVE CABLE KNIT SWEATER WITH TWEED SHORTS AND VALENTINO ROCKSTUD

Shorts don’t have to be tailored or long in order to be suitable for work in early fall. In fact, extra details like pockets and metallic braid give additional possibilities to make the transition from corporate daytime to a formal evening. Treat yourself to tweed shorts to add little luxurious touches that will lift the spirits on foggy mornings.

16 PINK SHIRT WITH PLEATED SHORTS AND HEELS

Try pleated shorts with a ruffled pink shirt and matching heels. A silk shirt with an ornate finish around the neck is a great way to add interest to your outfit. Look for ruffled collars to wear under jackets and sweaters once it chills down.

FASHIONABLE SEPTEMBER WORK OUTFITS WITH TROUSERS

There is so much on offer beyond the traditional pre fall basics with slacks and cady pants. As the days get shorter, why not contemplate a more fashionable leg style this season?

17 HALTERNECK TOP WITH PUDDLE PANTS AND POINTY FLATS

Buy into the latest trouser trend and get puddle pants. Style them with a halterneck top to give an added kick or indulge in some retro nostalgia with camel and black.

18 TANK TOP WITH BLACK TAILORED PANTS

When it comes to the colour of the season, there is nothing better than pink. Either in hot Barbie pink or pretty pink, try a tank top that is the best top to wear with puddle pants when you are looking for a sleek put-together silhouette.

SUMMER TO FALL 2022 TRANSITIONAL BUSINESS OUTFITS WITH A SKIRT

Summer may be drawing to a close but skirt season is far from over. All in all, a new skirt always gets us in the mood for work.

19 BLACK SHORT SLEEVE SWEATER WITH TWEED SKIRT AND POINTY STILETTOS

A tweed skirt paired with a short sleeve sweater will be perfect as the mornings get colder, but afternoons stay warm.

20 BLACK TURTLENECK WITH PLEATED MIDI SKIRT

Warm up your fall work wardrobe with rich reds and deep burgundies. Pleated midis are here to add an extra autumnal charm.

POV This September 2022 office outfit with a skirt will be perfect for any meeting, including a job interview.

In this September work outfit, you will look smart and reliable. And the red pleated skirt will make you look capable, fierce and brave to do whatever.

21 CAMEL SWEATER WITH PLEATED MIDI SKIRT AND PUMPS

Play with pleats and knits for daytime affairs and make the switch from light pastels to dark blue tones. Look to deeper hues as an alternative to playful florals, they will look luscious amidst the fall landscape.

22 BLACK SWEATER WITH BOUCLÉ PENCIL SKIRT AND HEELS

Or seize the trend and wear black. POV Black is the key trend for fall winter 2022/23 and will offer you the perfect balance between looking professional whilst feeling special.

SEPTEMBER BACK TO WORK OUTFITS WITH JEANS

Seize the denim trend and use it as an excuse to bring some denim into the mix.

23 OVERSIZED DOUBLE BREASTED BLAZER WITH NAVY JEANS AND PUMPS

Embrace the fun of wearing jeans for the office and get ready for work in an oversized blazer and heels.

24 POLKA DOT NECK TIE BLOUSE WITH LOW WAIST BLUE JEANS AND BLOCK HEELS

A striking bow is the only adornment you need for an early fall work outfit with jeans that never feels overwrought.

COMFORTABLE EARY FALL WORK OUTFITS FOR WORK FROM HOME

Now the weather is cool enough to wear smart tailoring with ease and bring chunky knits into the mix; we love the options on offer for our home office.

25 STRIPED CARDIGAN WITH DARK BLUE JEANS AND LOAFERS

A snug knit top or a pretty cardigan, it is important that our bodies feel touched by soft luxury as we transition into fall. Special touches like golden buttons and stripes will help brighten up your day when you can’t call it a day.

26 BLACK TURTLENECK WITH BLUE JEANS AND FLATS

Details make all the difference in giving a modern update to traditional prefall office styles. Look for metallic inserts on the shoes that provide an exceptional edge and a more fashion forward design.

CASUAL EARLY FALL WORK OUTFITS

For a hybrid office format that takes you from an early morning zoom meeting to your corner office later in the afternoon, you need options that go seamlessly from home to office and beyond.

27 OVERSIZED BALZER WITH BLUE JEANS AND SNEAKERS WITH FUR TRIMMED BAG

Blue jeans and oversized blazers are perfectly suited for busy days. Pair with chic sneakers if you need to go places.

28 STRIPED SHIRT WITH BLUE JEANS AND SANDALS

Pair your blue jeans with sandals and a striped shirt for a sleek, modern office look. Sandals are our casual office shoes of choice this season.

CAPSULE EARLY FALL OUTFITS WITH PANTS

Beloved garments in new pairings will give your early fall work wardrobe a new lease of life. If you are looking for an understated approach, opt for classic shades of black and camel for timless appeal.

29 CABLE KNIT CAMEL SWEATER WITH SLACKS AND HIGH HEEL MULES

Camel for fall is a seasonal staple that never goes out of style. Wear it with black slacks and high heel mules that are great to take your from desk to dinner.

30 CARDIGAN SET WITH VEGAN LEATHER PANTS AND FLAT MULES

A chic knit set is the must-have item for early fall and will transition well into deep fall with a trench coat. You will love its versatility whether you pair it together or style the top and cardigan to create a variety of looks.

FAQ PRE FALL FASHION FOR WORK

WHAT TO WEAR FOR WORK AFTER THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS?

Summer work outfits with pumps and a light jacket or fall work outfits with sandals and no jacket.

What is the best back to school outfit for a teacher?

The best back to work outfit for teachers in primary school is an early fall outfit in bright colours that make kids feel welcome back to school. Browse through the early fall work outfit ideas in this article to find the best early fall teacher outfit for you.

What is the best back to school outfit for a high school teacher in a private school?

If you want to look cool in front of the high school kids and gain their respect through your amazing style, furthermore be the IT teacher, the teacher with the best style, wear a fashionable early fall outfit. Check the most fashionable pre fall outfits presented in this article.

MORE BUSINESS OUTFITS FOR FALL 2022 AND SUMMER TO FALL OUTFIT IDEAS

Feeling cold today? Check fall work outfits, then! Ps. Check summer office outfits if you are still working from your beach home. Up next: casual summer to fall transitional outfits and the most fashionable prefall fits.