If You Want to Wear Pleats to Work, here's how you do it.

Here's how you can take a look that could potentially skew 'not-so-exiting librarian (no offense to librarians with grandiose style ambitions)' and make it relevant, dare I say on-trend, for any office.

Loving the dress here, but since it's (wah-wahhhh) sold out at Nordstrom, I thought I'd give you some separates shopping options instead because hey, why not? Scroll below to see how to create this look for yourself:

source: pinterest.com via nordstrom.com

source: pinterest.com via nordstrom.com

SHOP THE LOOK:

If you don't have pieces like this already in your closet, click the links below to find similar pieces.

GREY TOP / GREY PLEATED SKIRT / BLACK PLATFORM PUMP / SKINNY BELT

*Prices: $200 and under. If things sell out (which they always do) click here to keep shopping edited picks: