T-shirts, jeans and open-toe shoes—work environments may be a lot more casual these days, but if you want to move up the ladder, you may want to dress for the job you want. When it comes to workwear this fall, it’s all about office-ready looks that say commander-in-chic. From statement coats to modern pearls, the new power dressing celebrates strength and softness. We’ve rounded up eight fall trends that are guaranteed to up your 9 to 5 game, whether you’re an intern or a SheEO.   

Sarah Casselman
Sarah Casselman

Sarah Casselman is a Toronto-based fashion writer, editor and custom content creator. Formerly the editor-in-chief of 1879 by Birks, she’s also worked at FASHION Magazine and Flare, two of Canada’s top fashion publications. She’s been featured as a style expert on a variety of media programs including The Social, CityLine, ET Canada and The Morning Show. Accessories and 80s prep are her kryptonite.