Thursday’s TPS Report: Cashmere Audrey Sweater

Talbots Cashmere Audrey Sweater | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

Readers have extolled the virtues of Talbots’ Audrey sweaters — they’re made from soft cashmere, hold up fantastically, are flattering, rarely have any pilling, etc., etc. Nice. They have a ton of solid colors, as well as a few limited sizes in a variety of prints. (OH, and: It comes in misses, petites, woman, and woman petites sizes.) It was $149, but is now available for $78 at Talbots. Talbots Cashmere Audrey Sweater

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Suit of the Week: Antonio Melani

Corporette's Suit of the Week: Antonio MelaniFor busy working women, the suit is often the easiest outfit to throw on in the morning. In general, this feature is not about interview suits for women, which should be as classic and basic as you get — instead, this feature is about the slightly different suit that is fashionable, yet professional.

For our first suit of the week for 2015, I’m liking this basic navy suit with some pretty seaming details on the blazer.  It looks classic but distinctive — fashionwise, nothing’s worse than showing up at an interview to find you’re wearing the exact same thing as other interviewees!  The blazer (Antonio Melani Grace Seamed Jacket) is $199, and the matching pants (Antonio Melani Minnie Crepe Straight Pants) are $119.

Here’s a similar plus-size suit.

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Wednesday’s TPS Report: Sullivan Check Print Blazer

Reiss Sullivan Check Print Blazer | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

I thought the price here was a mistake — $425 to $141 for a Reiss blazer just seemed like too drastic a reduction. Then I saw the description: black/white — and thought, a-ha, no wonder it’s on sale. So I Googled a bit and found the Reiss page for the Sullivan blazer (I know, it was QUITE a bit of sleuthing), where it turns out that this IS the Sullivan blazer, but the black/blue version is marked to $168, while the black/cream one is marked to $141 (both at Bloomingdale’s and Reiss). So: score. I like the black/blue one better, but the black/white one is also nice. Reiss Sullivan Check Print Blazer

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Tuesday’s TPS Report: Cap-Sleeve Stefan Sheath Dress

Black Halo Cap-Sleeve Stefan Sheath Dress | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

I’ve featured something very similar to this one before, so I’m a bit surprised that this dress has a different style name (Stefan vs. Gypsy). I like the horseshoe neckline, the loose cap sleeves, and the concealed back zipper. As always, a sale never hurts — this one was $345, but is now marked to $209.59 at Amazon (eligible for Prime). Black Halo Cap-Sleeve Stefan Sheath Dress

Here are a lower-priced alternative and plus-sized option.

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Coffee Break: Tahitian Pearl Stud Earrings

Majorica Tahitian Pearl Stud Earrings 8mmLast Call has a number of colorful pearl studs from Majorica, and I’m liking them for a fun take on pearls.  A Tahitian pearl necklace is on my bucket list, so I’m ogling these 8mm pearl stud earrings — beautiful. They were $56, then marked to $45, but with today’s 30% off they come down to $31.50. Majorica Tahitian Pearl Stud Earrings

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Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Amy Stretch-Crepe Wrap Dress

Joseph Amy stretch-crepe wrap dress | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

Happy New Year, guys! Net-a-Porter is having some amazing sales right now, with stuff as low as $10 and prices up to 80% off. There are, of course, lots of lucky sizes — I’d also put a lot of what’s left in the category of hard-to-wear-without-intention. Still, this Joseph black dress, with a cool wrap detail, elbow-length sleeves, and pockets, seems like a pretty easy basic… And it’s a killer sale. Was $825, now $330 — very limited stock. Which are your favorite (and bucket list!) brands in the Net-a-Porter sale, ladies? Joseph Amy Stretch-Crepe Wrap Dress

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