15 Under-$100 Trousers That Make Getting Ready for Work Infinitely Easier

Updated 04/20/19
Affordable work pants
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It's 7 a.m. on a Monday. I open and close my closet, hoping that an inspired office-appropriate outfit will suddenly materialize out of thin air. After 20 minutes of indecision, I inevitably come to the conclusion that everything in my wardrobe feels stale. Eventually, I give in to decision fatigue and reach for a pair of well-worn jeans and a tried-and-true silk blouse in my desperation to get out the door on time.

Although I'm not opposed to wearing the same staple items week in and week out, I've come to the realization that one item, in particular, is missing from my workwear rotation that will streamline the process of getting office-ready in the morning: work pants. Polished and professional, the right trousers can make any top look instantly put-together—see exhibits A and B. In an effort to build up my wardrobe without breaking the bank, I culled affordable retailers to for office-friendly finds on the cheap. Ahead, shop 15 under-$100 trousers that will make getting ready for work infinitely easier.

Zara Pants With Belt and Buckle $40
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Babaton Cole Pant $98
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The Group by Babaton Ilana Pant $98
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Women's Wide Leg Crop Pant by Everlane in Golden Yellow, Size 4
Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant $68
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Babaton James Pant $98
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J. Crew Wide-Leg Crop Pant $90
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Mango Flowy Palazzo Trousers $80
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H&M Suit Pants $30
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Zara Flowy Pants $70
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Mango Loops High-Waist Trousers $60
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Grana Silk Ankle Pants $69
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Women's Straight Leg Crop by Everlane in Black, Size 16
Everlane Straight Leg Crop $68
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J. Crew High-Rise Cameron Pant $90
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Mango Flecked Wool-Blend Trousers $100
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Women's Work Pant (Regular) by Everlane in Navy, Size 14
Everlane Work Pant $50
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