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Yep, death to sweatpants! Call me dramatic, but after months of sporting little else but head to toe soft cotton, you may also be ready for a return to real-life dressing. And while you may or not be returning to an actual office just yet, working in something smart still feels good. It's science.

That's why we're getting down to business, and business attire specifically, with a selection of some of the hottest formal wear around right now, from fall-appropriate turtlenecks right down to an every-season essential — the mule.

To bring you this new season formal fit checklist, we teamed up with luxury online retailer Luisaviaroma, perusing its virtual rails and ending up with a cart full of 10 smart pieces from labels including Martine Rose, Jacquemus, 424, and Soulland.

Get down to business with our list of office wear essentials.

Jackets and Shirts

Y-3 Long Shirt

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Long Shirt

$230

Y-3

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Yohji Yamamoto lives out more of his enduring gothic fantasies in a coat that Dracula would likely go for if he worked a nine to five.

Maison Margiela Short Sleeve Shirt

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Short Sleeve Shirt

$288

Maison Margiela

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All black, one button, and a collar are all it takes for Maison Margiela to create one of the finest minimal pieces we've seen for a while. Stunning.

Jil Sander Turtleneck

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Fine Wool Turtleneck Sweater

$490

Jil Sander

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Beats us to explain exactly why, but everyone looks more sophisticated in a turtleneck. And after weeks of doing the bare minimum from your home office, you might just need that helping hand.

Burberry Stretch Shirt

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Sherwood Shirt

$440

Burberry

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The white shirt is a business wardrobe must-have. This Burberry one is made from super-comfy stretch cotton, ideal for lounging between Zoom calls.

Lobbes Flannel Jacket

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Oversized Flannel Jacket

$355

Lobbes

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Formal outerwear has a tendency to be stuffy and fit-killing. Lobbes' lightweight flannel jacket is neither of those things.

Pants

Soulland Relaxed Pants

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Relaxed Pants

$141

Soulland

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If your business look doesn't need to be full-on formal, then these Soulland pants, complete with all-over floral embroidery, are a fun option.

Jacquemus Cargo Pants

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Cargo Pants

$421

Jacquemus

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Jacquemus is at it again with more formal-leaning pieces that still afford the comfort and freedom that the south of France sun demands.

Jil Sander Twill Pants

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Twill Pants

$528

Jil Sander

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Was there ever a more fitting shade for fall than the one that dresses these Jil pants? Nope.

Shoes

Martine Rose Leather Mules

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Leather Mules

$332

Martine Rose

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If you aren't sock-and-sandal inclined, chances are you've already packed away your toe-bearing footwear or will be doing so soon. The mule is an ideal midway and this Martine Rose piece is one of the best around right now.

424 Double Sole Derby

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Double Sole Derby Shoes

$323

424

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Double sole derby. This hefty, weather-ready shoe from 424 sounds as good to say as it does to wear.

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