By Caroline Vazzana
Aug 01, 2015 @ 5:15 pm
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Especially in the dog days of summer, we often find ourselves in a style rut: default to the same ol' black pencil skirts and white button-downs. But with fall just ahead, there's no time like the present to spark sartorial change. We set out to find the best bright, bold skirts (that still adhere to an office dress code, albeit a more liberal one) to spice up our work wardrobe repertoire. From floral printed pencils to pleated styles, shop 10 of our favorite skirts to brighten up both office days and summer nights.