"Work blouses" sound stodgy and stiff—but they don't have to look it. Here are 10 tops that aren't all-white, pin-striped or pale blue and STILL still look great with suiting. Time to spruce up your 9-to-5 style now.
Skinny little trim, big fat impact.
Trimmed Tux Blouse, $38, shopnastygal.com
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It doesn't need buttons to be fancy.
Collection Scoopneck Top in Silk Scarf Foulard, $200, jcrew.com
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Pale pink with pleats and a peplum.
A.L.C. Reggie Blouse, $395, shopbop.com
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(See also: Best dresses for your 20s, 30s, 40s)
Keep your sheer scandal-free.
Preen Line Erin Silk-satin, georgette and jersey top, $475, my.luckymag.com
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Great for messy eaters.
Confetti Shrunken Buttondown, $78, anthropologie.com
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