loft-featEven bloggers need “work appropriate” clothes now and then, and Loft has that sort of thing in spades. Right now their sale items are all on sale for an extra 40% off, with free shipping on purchases over $125. A sale like that is the ideal place to find work-appropriate wardrobe staples, so we sifted through their sale section to find the cutest and most useful items for you.


Suzanna Dai for LOFT Beaded drop earrings

loft1I kid you not, I recently saw my stylish sister pay $200 for a pair of fabric-backed earrings just like this.

Original price: $49.50
Sale price: $26.99

Sheer Textured Button Shoulder Sweater

loft2I’m always a sucker for a sheer top.

Original price: $49.50
Sale price: $23.99

3/4 Sleeve Linen Top

Loft1The linen fabric of this top dresses up or down easily, so this comfortable but still put-together top is an excellent wardrobe staple.

Original price: $34.50
Sale price: $17.99

Space Dye Cowl Neck Top

Loft2Comfortable tops that feel like pajamas but still look interesting and fancier than the souvenir T-shirt you got for winning trivia night are some of my favorite things. This drapey top seems like it fits the bill perfectly.

Original price: $39.50
Sale price: $20.99

Long and Lean Button-Down Shirt

Loft3Looking to try a chambray shirt like Alexa Chung and Christina Hendricks? Try this one on sale.

Original price: $54.50
Sale price: $29.99

Ruffle Collar Tie Waist Shirt Dress

loft4This smart shirt dress is easy and comfortable, and still work-appropriate.

Original price: $89.50
Sale price: $50.93

Gathered Blouson Sleeveless Dress

loft5This easy dress is so basic you could go crazy with all your accessories if you like to dress expressively, or just go the classic and elegant way and leave it nearly plain. Also it looks like you can wear a bra under it, which is always a welcome feature.

Original price: $49.50
Sale price: $17.93

Double Breasted Twill Stretch Blazer


We just saw Kate Middleton wearing a jacket like this over a striped shirt, and everyone went crazy. Clearly this is crying to be paired with cropped skinny jeans and 5″ wedges.

Original price: $118
Sale price: $65.99

Compact Knit Elastic Waist Skirt

loft6A-line skirts are really flattering, especially on those of us who are not long of leg. Honestly, though, they had us at “elastic waist.”

Original price: $59.50
Sale price: $32.99