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Our fictional heroines are back to show off our first-ever floral collection. Whose style will you channel?

Samantha

Litigator

Ana

Nonprofit Director

Catherine

Ad Exec

Clara

Architect

Samantha, Litigator, Business Casual

Goal: For now, making partner. Someday, the Supreme Court.

DRESS CODE: Business casual.
She steps it up when she’s at trial.

DRESS CODE: Business casual.
She steps it up when she’s at trial.

This knit shell adds flair to Samantha's favorite knit suit.

Samantha appreciates pieces that do double duty. Exhibit A: this top and skirt that she can wear separately, or together to look like a dress.

Thanks to 3/4-length sleeves, an accent belt, and pockets, the Etsuko is Samantha's one-and-done piece.

This pretty dress is just the thing for wedding season. Samantha tops hers off with a crisp green belt at the waist.

Samantha wears this pajama-soft sheath anytime she needs to command the room.

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Clara, Architect, Creative Casual

Goal: To become a pioneer in sustainable architecture—and to complete projects on every continent. Yes, even Antarctica.

DRESS CODE: Creative casual. Has a sharp sense for design details, and wants to convey a sense of authority. She is the final word.

DRESS CODE: Creative casual. Has a sharp sense for design details, and wants to convey a sense of authority. She is the final word.

This airy sheath combines two of Clara's favorite things: the color blue and light-as-a-feather silk.

Clara calls this pair of printed trousers her "party pants."

For cross-country flights (and late nights at the office), Clara wraps herself in this cozy sweater.

This knit top dresses up Clara's go-to pair of work pants.

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Catherine, Ad Exec, Creative-Business

Goal: To change the way women are portrayed in ads—and to make a ton of money.

DRESS CODE: Creative-business.
Strikes a balance between “executive presence” and playfulness.

DRESS CODE: Creative-business.
Strikes a balance between “executive presence” and playfulness.

An accent belt at the natural waist adds structure to this print-on-print ensemble.

Catherine loves this tailored sheath for its no-nonsense silhouette and painterly floral print.

The elegant drape of this top makes it Catherine's first choice for important business lunches.

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Ana, Nonprofit Director, Business Casual

Goal: To solve the student debt crisis and overhaul the education system. No big deal.

DRESS CODE: Business casual.
Adds flair for important meetings.

DRESS CODE: Business casual.
Adds flair for important meetings.

This easy number has everything Ana looks for in a dress: stylish print, defined waist, and deep pockets.

Ana's latest power piece features rich shades of blue and an elegant V at the neck.

A stretchy yet structured knit suit is Ana's uniform of choice for presentation days.

These breezy, twirl-friendly separates hold their own in the D.C. summer heat.

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