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16 things you should never wear to work — even if you work in a business casual environment

Business Insider Logo By Rachel Premack of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 17: What to  wear to work is a daily struggle for many. Luckily, you can cross off these 16  cringeworthy pieces off your list.Just because you work in a casual office environment, it doesn't mean you can get away with just any outfit.Clothes that are dirty, wrinkled, or too provocative should never see the inside of an office. Business casual, classic casual, smart casual - the rules surrounding what to wear to work are constantly changing, and it's hard to keep up. But there are a few things you can rule out. Fashion and etiquette experts agreed on 16 things that no one should ever wear to work.  Keep in mind this doesn't apply to every industry or workplace. It's a general guide that will hopefully put you on the right track to professional outfits that will still let you express yourself.  "The most important thing is to make sure your clothes are clean, pressed and that you're putting your best foot forward at work," Betsy Aimee, a digital content producer who writes on workplace fashion and entrepreneurship, told Business Insider. Read on to find out the 16 types of clothes you should never wear to work:

  • What to wear to work is a daily struggle for many. Luckily, you can cross off these 16 cringeworthy pieces off your list.
  • Just because you work in a casual office environment, it doesn't mean you can get away with just any outfit.
  • Clothes that are dirty, wrinkled, or too provocative should never see the inside of an office.
  • Business casual, classic casual, smart casual - the rules surrounding what to wear to work are constantly changing, and it's hard to keep up.

    But there are a few things you can rule out. Fashion and etiquette experts agreed on 16 things that no one should ever wear to work.

    Keep in mind this doesn't apply to every industry or workplace. It's a general guide that will hopefully put you on the right track to professional outfits that will still let you express yourself.

    "The most important thing is to make sure your clothes are clean, pressed and that you're putting your best foot forward at work," Betsy Aimee, a digital content producer who writes on workplace fashion and entrepreneurship, told Business Insider.

    Read on to find out the 16 types of clothes you should never wear to work:
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