Once the mercury rises, hemlines aren’t far behind. After months of hiding behind thick layers and scarves as big as blankets, warm weather is the signal to let your skin finally see some sun. That means the crop tops, slip dresses and sandals you’d tucked away last year are finally ready to make their return. They’re perfect for picnics, the park and date night, but figuring out how to make those pieces work at the office is trickier.
We’ve got expert tips and streetstyle inspiration to help turn riskier clothing into a no brainer for the cubicle and the corner office. Keep in mind, this only applies to creative fields where you can bend the old-school rules. Anywhere where you’re required to wear a suit, pantyhose and closed toe shoes isn’t going to let miniskirts fly no matter how hard you try.
See below for the new rules of what to wear to work in the summertime.