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Double duty: Here's how to wear your party dress for day or night

Imagine the possibilities if every item in your closet could work for just about any occasion. OK, maybe the pajamas stay at home and the long gowns stay tucked in the back for special events, but almost everything has a second life.

This easy tuck trick is perfect for transforming any dress into work-appropriate apparel. Go ahead, let that eveningwear have its time in the sun.

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How to transform your party dress into a stylish work outfit

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How to transform your party dress into a stylish work outfit

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Start with your favorite special-occasion dress. Weird to see it during the day, right?

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Grab a belt, any belt. That leopard-print one will work just fine, trust us! Loop it and fasten around the smallest part of your waist.

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Take a button-down shirt that matches the dress well and button to belt level.

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Knot it at the waist. Tuck the knot and dangling pieces underneath the belt.

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Continue feeding fabric around belt, through the sides and back.

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And you're ready to start your day looking fabulous!

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You can also try a long-sleeved wool sweater for an on-trend cropped look, or can even nail this technique with a basic T-shirt!

Credit: Carla One Shoulder Plunge Bodycon Dress, $44, boohoo.com; Shirt, model’s own

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