Top 10 No-Iron Pieces for Work

Between putting on your makeup, organizing your purse and gulping down coffee, the last thing you have time for in the morning is breaking out the iron and ironing board to press your clothes. And now you don’t have to. "No-iron pieces" used to be synonymous with polyester, but that’s changed; many attractive and versatile wrinkle-free clothes are now available in a range of fabrics and styles.
Brooks Brothers Miracle Shirt. Photo © Brooks Brothers

This gold standard of no-iron pieces has been featured on Oprah more than once, and with good reason. This blouse comes in four different cuts, including tailored, fitted, semi-fitted and classic, several colors and patterns. Best of all, it really can be worn straight from the dryer — no kidding! More »

J. Crew Blazer. Photo © J. Crew

This one-button blazer in a soft wool crepe is wrinkle-resistant and light enough to wear year round. It has a handy inside breast pocket for business cards or lipstick and is fully lined. No wonder this is one of Michelle Obama’s favorite stores. More »

J. Crew Skirt. Photo © J. Crew

Pair this slim-fit skirt with the matching blazer above for the office, then wear without for post-work cocktails. This skirt with back seams and a small coin pocket won’t wrinkle even when you wear it eight hours plus. Available in four colors. More »

Photo © Saks Fifth Avenue

The silk jersey is soft, comfy and hugs your curves without being clingy. The patterned top will look just as good under a suit jacket as it will with jeans. More »

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Coldwater Creek No-Iron Shirt

Coldwater Creek No-Iron Shirt. Photo © Coldwater Creek
Just because something is no-iron, doesn’t mean it has to be boring. This yellow floral-print blouse is fitted at the waist and has French cuffs. Tip: The bold print will hide spills, making this number perfect for new moms. Wear it with khakis on Saturdays when you’re running errands.
Photo © Casual Living
Destined to be your go-to piece: It doesn’t get any easier than this timeless black polyester/Spandex blend miracle dress. It’s machine-washable, too! Pair with a jacket or cardi and scarf to the office or with heels and costume jewelry for evening. More »
Photo © Ann Taylor
Speaking of a cardi, look for one with a small amount of nylon, so it won’t wrinkle as readily. The ribbing on this sweater helps hide crinkling, too, and the v-neck style is flattering for all figures. Push up the sleeves and sport a chunky necklace for a modern look. More »
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Land’s End Original Boot Cut Fit Pant

Photo © Land's End

You’ll want to buy these classic black pants in bulk! The polyester/wool/spandex blend pants sit low on the waist and are boot cut for a slimming fit. They come with a brilliant little secret: Elastic inserts at the waist allow for up to 3-inches of give, so you can wear them comfortably on even your most bloated of days.

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Michael Stars Supima V-neck T-Shirt

Michael Stars T-Shirt. Photo © Michael Stars

The king of T-shirts, this one is long enough to wear with lower-rise pants and is made of wrinkle-resistant Supima cotton. It comes in nine colors, a variety of sleeve styles from cap to ¾ length and a scoop neck option. Layer it under jackets or sweaters or on top of a cami for an added pop of color.

Photo © Banana Republic

A modern take on the classic trench, this jacket is waterproof, belted and has full, feminine, ¾ length sleeves. Because it’s shorter and crinkled to start with, wrinkling is less of an issue. Wear it indoors or out. Ideal for traveling, too since it won’t hog much space in your carry on bag. More »