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Whether you’re trying to fit in a quick workout or just run errands or hit the playground with your kiddo in some semblance of comfort and style, Zella workout pants are great — I particularly like that they’re high waisted, opaque, and super durable. They’re $75, available in sizes XXS-XL (but alas, some colors/size combos are sold out). Note that this weekend Nordstrom is offering triple points, so it’s a great time to stock up on basics like denim, lingerie, and other basics. Autumn High Waist Moto Ankle Leggings

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Washable Workwear Wednesday: Mid Rise Ponte Ankle Pants

Readers at Corporette® were recently looking for good ponte pants for work, and I was intrigued to see a lot of people link to Lands’ End pants as being well-made, durable (one reader had had them for 5 years) and, of course, machine washable. These pictured ones are available in black, charcoal, and burgundy — in regular, petite, and plus sizes — for a sale price of $20. What?! Note they are cuffed at the bottom, though. Women’s Mid Rise Ponte Ankle Pants

Looking for other washable workwear? See all of our recent recommendations for washable clothes for work, or check out our roundup of the best brands for washable workwear.

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Budget Thursday: Seamed Colorblock Dress

Society New York is one of Amazon’s fashion brands, and this machine washable dress looks like a great workwear piece. I like that it’s not too fitted — you don’t need to be Spanx-ed to within an inch of your life to wear it — but the shape is still flattering. I like that the colorblock pattern (also flattering) isn’t too Star Trek–y, as well. It’s gotten a couple of reviews so far, which are positive, and it’s eligible for Prime. Seamed Colorblock Dress

Here’s a plus-size option at Nordstrom.

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Washable Workwear Wednesday: Stay-Black Classic-Fit Ponte Blazer

Banana Republic has an interesting line called Stay-Black, which has special technology designed to resist wrinkles and fading, and is machine washable. There are a number of options, including leggings and dresses, although they seem to be getting pretty low reviews across the board. Still, it’s interesting to note that Banana Republic has this line — and it seems that most of the negative reviews have to do with sizing. So keep an eye out for sales, because I have a feeling they may be going on sale often. This blazer comes in sizes 0–16 in black, navy, and charcoal and is $148. Stay-Black Classic-Fit Ponte Blazer

Here’s a ponte blazer in plus sizes that’s also wrinkle-resistant and machine washable.

Looking for other washable workwear? See all of our recent recommendations for washable clothes for work, or check out our roundup of the best brands for washable workwear.

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Budget Thursday: Lightweight Ponte Sleeveless Dress

This dress from Uniqlo comes in a dark gray, black, and a pretty rose. Note that this is not a jersey dress, and it’s a much lighter weight ponte than what you may be thinking of for a ponte dress, so keep that in mind. The reviewers say it doesn’t cling, though, which is always my primary thought when I’m considering a jersey or ponte dress. This dress is simple and classic, and it would make a great option for work. It’s machine washable, which is always nice, and it’s only $20, too. Lightweight Ponte Sleeveless Dress

Here’s a plus-size option with many color choices.

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Washable Workwear Wednesday: Mid-Rise Slim Flare Harper Trousers

Something that was very interesting to me for a few years was that it was so difficult to find flared or bootcut trousers, and I am happy to see that they are back. In fact, Old Navy was just crowing about these new Harper trousers, which come in a bunch of colors in a slim flare, mid rise — in regular, tall, and petite sizes 0–20. They’re machine washable and available in four colors for $37 full price. (When you add them to your cart, they’re reduced to $29!) I think you could wear this lovely claret red with a lot of different things. Just a general question for you ladies: What are your favorite affordable trousers, whether it’s Express or Old Navy or Gap, or something else? Mid-Rise Slim Flare Harper Trousers

Here’s a plus-size option at Old Navy.

Looking for other washable workwear? See all of our recent recommendations for washable clothes for work, or check out our roundup of the best brands for washable workwear.

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