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8 Office-Appropriate Work Skirts That Are Anything But Boring

Getting dressed for work shouldn't be a drag. To make your weekdays easier, here are eight patterned, pleated, ruffled, and ruched work skirts that make your Monday through Friday way more fun. Plus, thanks to these calf-skimming stunners, minimum styling is required so you can hit snooze one more time.

Playful Pleats

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Fanciful accordion pleats give this colorful midi skirt enough class to pass the dreaded office dress code. Try it with a pastel blue blouse and comfortable block heels for an especially summery outfit. ($118; anthropologie.com)

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Sporty Track Stripe

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It's easy to get stuck in the black, white, and navy routine, but this rib-knit midi is reinventing the standards for neutral-colored work skirts. Contrasting side stripes bring a sporty vibe to your usual 9-to-5. Just tuck in a striped button-down to balance out the subtle playfulness for an office-approved outfit. ($36; zara.com)

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Wraps & Ruffles

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Need Supply Co. is one of our favorite stops to find super trendy pieces, and this knee-length wrap skirt is no exception. Because olive green is basically a neutral, this sturdy Farrow skirt can easily fit into your workday wardrobe, giving your day-to-day extra pizazz with asymmetrical ruffles and a flattering belted waist. ($81; needsupply.com)

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Sophisticated Gingham

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This belted midi skirt features a sophisticated gingham print that feels at home in a creative start-up or a traditional corporate environment. Wear with a crisp white blouse and brightly-colored heels Monday through Friday, but come Friday at 5 p.m., throw on a moto jacket and classic sneakers for a night-out look. ($33; target.com)

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Mustard Must-Have

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Up your office dress code with this floral applique French Connection skirt. It's the sunny disposition you need to make it to summer Friday while stylishly working on your daily grind. ($190; asos.com)

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Sassy Asymmetry

Billie Magnolia asymmetrical midi skirt photo

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Spice up your weekday wardrobe with this breezy chiffon skirt that was obviously made for summer. The scribbled floral print and sassy asymmetrical ruffles give a modern update to this feminine silhouette, perfect for the aspiring girl boss. ($259; nordstrom.com)

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Multicolor Madness

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If you're not feeling floral work skirts, these stripes are just as striking. Tuck in a structured, short-sleeve top and grab some statement sunnies, and you're all set for your afternoon lunch date down the street. ($30; zara.com)

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Rush Hour Ruching

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Ladies who need a more conservative option, this one's for you. Stylish enough for the office, this midi skirt combines traditional khaki with intricate ruching for a flattering twist on this work wardrobe staple. Try with a fun printed top and some tassel sandals to liven up your weekday routine. ($79; nordstrom.com)

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