Good clothes to wear at the office are hard to come by, especially when you want to look professional but still maintain a style and comfort. You really have to know where to look to find office wear to suit all of your needs. A good outfit can be just what you need to make a good first impression, land the job you want or raise your income. When it comes to office wear, these are some of the best places in Los Angeles to shop.
1707 S. Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Offering a fine selection of designer clothing and career wear for both men and women, Jonathan Fashion is a South Bay clothing store that should be on every fashionista’s radar. It’s a great place to shop because of all the options and superior customer service helping you choose office wear that makes you look and feel great. Jonathan’s collection of Finley Shirts make great options for a professional look that women can easily turn casual if they like to go play right after work. As for men’s career wear, designs from Jack Victor, S. Choen and Ike Behar top the list for comfortable and stylish professional attire.
It’s A Wrap Hollywood
1164 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
For a trendy look straight out of your favorite movies and TV shows, look no further than It’s a Wrap, where you can shop for actual wardrobe used on Hollywood film sets. New shipments come in on a daily basis and are generally priced 35 percent to 95 percent off retail price. Most of their clothing, including professional work attire, comes from department stores or boutiques and is hand-selected by educated costume designers with a nose in all the latest trends across the globe. Some of the high-end designer labels you’ll find here at unbeatable prices are Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Georgio Armani, Betsy Johnson, Chanel and Versace among countless others, including custom-made items that generally cost the studios 10 times more to make.
Carroll And Co.
425 N. Canon Dive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
As a leader in menswear and fashion based in Los Angeles, Carroll and Co. has a reputation that speaks for itself and it has counted the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tom Cruise and Harrison Ford among some its most prestigious customers. This menswear retail store specializes in classic styles and professional attire, whether it’s for a day at the office, a cocktail networking party or even the most formal of events. It’s a great place to shop when you want a custom fit tailored to your exact specifications. It’s also a great place to shop for career wear when you want to look and feel like money to land that job or promotion you’ve been working toward.
7955 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
From Silvia Hillman blouses and Samuji skirts for her to Rochambeau suits and Munsoo Kwon jackets for men, Foundry LA has a stylishly hip collection of career wear perfect for those working in the creative field, whether you’re a writer, publicist, agent or producer. It’s the perfect place for trendsetting shoppers looking for new fashion designers no one else will be wearing…yet. Foundry LA prides itself on its commitment to originality, timelessness and high quality. This up-and-coming retail fashion store launched in October and was named one of the best boutiques in Los Angeles.
No. 2 Skirt
23679 Calabasas Road, Suite 1128
Calabasas, CA 91302
No. 2 Skirt is one of the best places for women to shop for custom-designed work clothes that reflect each woman’s individual style and personality. This design-your-own-skirt company allows women to create custom skirts and shows you how to measure yourself for the perfect fit in a how-to video that demonstrates a simple measuring technique. The great thing about this Los Angeles-based online store is how easy it is to create a matching skirt for any blouse or blazer you picked up at a sales rack without a matching piece to go along with it. No. 2 Skirt is all about making you look more successful with properly fitted skirts that makes you exude confidence because you can choose your own style, fabric, waistband, pockets, lining, slit and zipper for a great fit and delivered straight to your doorstep.
Niki Payne is a freelance writer covering all things Entertainment in Los Angeles. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.