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The right outfit won’t guarantee a swift climb up the corporate ladder, but it sure as hell can’t hurt. Proper attire makes you feel good, and when you feel good you produce better work. It’s a little trick but it’s not without its merits. So as you prepare to get back to the grind this season, consider freshening up that work wardrobe. Here are some of our favorite pieces that can help.

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Taylor Stitch Yosemite Shirt

The Yosemite Shirt is the perfect button-down for wherever your day takes you. Sharp enough to pair with chinos for the time you’re behind your desk, but also made from thick chamois to keep you warm when you venture out. The material will never pill and you’ll never wear through the elbows, meaning The Yosemite Shirt will serve you well for future meetings and adventures.

$125
Native-Deodorant

Native Deodorant

Undershirt pit stains will cease to exist when you make the switch to Native Deodorant. The paraben free and aluminum free deodorant keeps you fresh and smelling good during the 9-to-5. Available in multiple scents—we vote Citrus & Herbal Musk, but you really can’t go wrong with any of them, even Unscented—Native Deodorant is crafted from simple ingredients like shea butter, jojoba oil, and beeswax.

$12
Tellason-Belt

Tellason Belt

Tellason makes jeans that look good and stand up to abuse. It should come as no surprise, then, that the brand’s first belt is infused with the same characteristics. Simple, attractive, and timeless, the Tellason Belt is made in Portland, Oregon, from vegetable tanned English bridle leather and copper hardware. It’s the last belt you’ll ever buy.

$105
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Timex Waterbury Traditional Chronograph

[Partner] There’s strength in tradition. The Waterbury Traditional Chronograph is an update to a true classic — a timepiece honoring our roots with ageless style. A testament to our commitment to craftsmanship and watchmaking, this chronograph watch is well-suited for everyday wear with its stainless steel case with a black finish, black dial and black leather strap.

$149
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Red Wing Work Oxford

Want a work-appropriate shoe that won’t wear down as you walk back and forth to the copier over the years? You know Red Wing has you covered. The Work Oxford is your classic oxford built with the quality and attention to detail Red Wing is known for. Fashioned from Oro Russet Portage leather from the brand’s tannery in Red Wing, Minnesota, a Norwegian welt and Traction Tred outsole, this exceedingly durable shoe is a nod to the round toe oxford Red Wing made in the 1950s.

$250
Everlane-Pique-Polo-Shirt

Everlane Pique Polo Shirt

A polo is perfect for bringing a little professionalism to a somewhat relaxed office. Everlane makes a sharp and exceptionally affordably option, the Pique Polo Shirt. Available in a range of colors, we recommend going with the Burgundy to bring a little color to your outfit. At $35, you really can’t go wrong. Plus, you won’t be yet another person wearing the classic Ralph Lauren Polo while punching the clock.

$35
Left-Field-NYC-On-the-Road-Kevlar-Selvedge-Denim-Jeans

Left Field NYC On the Road Kevlar Selvedge Denim Jeans

The bike commuter is presented with a whole slew of other wardrobe challenges. Not only does an outfit have to look good for the 9-to-5, but it has to get there in one piece. That’s why we’re fans of the latest pair of denim jeans from Left Field NYC. The dark selvedge denim is constructed with kevlar for insane durability, so riding a bike day after day won’t leave them in tatters. The cut offers added room in the seat and thigh so riding is comfortable and not constricting.

$298
Filson-C.C.F.-Work-Vest

Filson C.C.F. Work Vest

Filson’s new C.C.F. line pulls back on the frills to deliver dependable workwear that’s devoid of any flashiness. Ironically, that kinda makes it stylish. The C.C.F. Work Vest is ideal for those who take their work outside the office, as it’s insulated with diamond-quilted polyfill and boasts a drop-tail design for added coverage. No loud branding. No innovative features. This is dependable workwear and it looks damn tough.

$125
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Base London Dalton Chelsea Boot

The Chelsea Boot is a workwear secret. The laceless boot works wonderfully with both dark denim and a pair of chinos. There are a ton of good examples, but we recommend the Dalton from Base London. The shoe is highlighted by a burnished raised toe, jagged sole, and stretchy mesh siding.

$158
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Reebok Cotton + Corn Sneakers

A pair of simple sneakers fly at many offices these days. So leave that wild Air Max pair at home and get something less demanding of attention. That doesn’t mean those sneakers have to be boring, however. Reebok’s new Cotton + Corn sneakers are crafted with a 100% cotton upper and a biobased sole derived from corn. Yup, corn. All that adds up to the first 75% USDA certified biobased shoe. Oh, and it happens to look damn good, too.

$95
Shinola-Five-Pocket-Card-Case

Shinola Five Pocket Card Case

We always opt for a card case over a full wallet when it comes to the office. The slender build means it won’t mess with the tailored fit of your pants and won’t protrude from your back pocket like your ass was stung by an entire hive of bees. This Five Pocket Card Case from Shinola is just what we’re talking about. Go with any color you desire, though we encourage you to consider the green, as it’s a clever way to inject your work uniform with a little personality.

$125
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Parlor by Jeff Chastain Reworkable Hold Paste

A lot of pomades leave your hair crunchy or sticky, two things we don’t exactly love. This Reworkable Hold Paste is perfect for guys who want a flexible hold that doesn’t gunk up your hands when you run them through your hair. Unlike sticky gel, this soft paste leaves a natural appearance to your locks, no matter how you style them.

$24
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Crux Supply Charcoal Face Scrub

If your job sees you on one coast in the morning and another in the evening fairly frequently, the best thing you can do for your appearance is address the stress of all that travel. Luckily, Crux Supply Co. has just the thing.The brand’s Charcoal Face Scrub helps pull out impurities and revitalize your skin without the use of chemicals. So even if you didn’t catch any sleep on the red-eye, you can walk into that meeting looking your best.

$18
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Apolis Transit Issue Bottle Opener Key Chain

This work-appropriate key chain looks good and even cracks a few cold ones after you finish a big pitch. Built to last, each Transit Issue Bottle Opener Key Chain boasts hand-stitched bar tacks for reinforcement. The carabiner allows you to clamp it to a belt loop or hook it to a loop inside your work bag.

$28