Our Favorite Suits for Women, 2017

best suits for women 20172017 was a great year for suits for women — these are some of my favorites from our regular feature, “Suit of the Week.” (Each picture links back to the original post… and of course, don’t forget to check out The Corporette Guide to Basic Women’s Suiting (recently updated!).)

Here are links to our favorite women’s suits from 20162015201420132012 and 2010.

Readers, which were your favorite suits we featured this year? Did you buy any great ones you loved? best suits for women 2017

Please note that anything with an asterisk is still available!

Pictured below: January / February / March

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Favorite Accessories for Work, 2017 Edition

Like our workwear recommendations, we recommend one accessory (or desk accessory) appropriate for the office on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. On Mondays I try to pick a budget-friendly piece, and the prices rise on Tuesday and Thursday. I generally try to include one shoe and one bag each week, but the third item varies — we’ve done watches, wallets, scarves, hair accessories, office accessories, coats, and more. These were my favorites of 2017 — if you’re curious about older ones, here were my favorites from 20162015,  201420132012, and 2010. (Please note that anything marked with an asterisk is still available!)

Ladies, did we miss any of your favorites? Was there any shoe, bag, necklace or more that you bought in 2017 and loved to wear to work (whether featured by us or not)? the best shoes and bags to wear to work 2017

Pictured below: January / February* / March

the best shoes and bags to wear to work 2017 - Ferragamo, Gigi, DvF

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What to Wear to Work: Our Favorite Workwear Recommendations from 2017

what to wear to work in 2017Every weekday here at Corporette®, I offer one suggestion for an item that I would wear to work. Sometimes readers love the item, and wow do you guys hate it sometimes. Sometimes *I* love it, sometimes it was just the best I could find given the restraints (for those who haven’t noticed, Monday and Tuesday tend to be pricier items, Wednesday is in the $100-$150 price range, Thursday is in the $50-$100 price range, and Friday is in the “under $50” range.) Still, as the end of the year approaches I thought I’d look back over the past year and choose my personal favorites from the things I recommended… each picture is from one month, starting with January in the upper left-hand corner. Please note that anything marked with an asterisk is still available! (Oh: and please feel free to use this post as an open thread today!)

What were your favorite things you bought to wear to work in 2017, ladies? Did we include your favorites from our recommendations for what to wear to work in today’s roundup?what to wear to work in 2017 - favorite work outfit recommendations

If you’re curious, here are links to the similar roundups from 20162015201420132012, and 2010.

Pictured below: January / February* / March*

what to wear to work 2017: favorite recommendations from Corporette - Frame, MM LaFleur, Shabby Apple

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Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Tissue Turtleneck Tee

Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

I feel like turtlenecks are having a moment right now (I even just saw a whole article on how to wear necklaces and turtlenecks) — so I’m excited to see that J.Crew’s tissue-thin turtlenecks are still available. They are down to $17 at Nordstrom today (whoop whoop!) and available in about a zillion colors and stripes.  J.Crew Tissue Turtleneck Tee

Psst – If you’re a Level 2-4 Nordstrom cardholder and haven’t yet chosen your “Personal 10 Point Day” at Nordstrom, I believe the opportunity expires on 12/24. Their big sale won’t be in full swing until Christmas day, likely, but they’ve already started marking things down, like these turtlenecks — so it isn’t a bad time to do a swing of the site if you’ve got time today. Great time to stock up on basics for work like these hose, these pantsthis cardigan, this cardigan, or this camisole — or for the basics for the weekend like denim.

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Thursday’s Workwear Report: Half Sleeve Cassidy Dress

Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

cassidy wiggle dressI’m usually opposed to anything (for work at least) called a “wiggle dress” or noted as a “body-con” style — but with stores inspired by vintage wear it’s a bit different, and I really do just like this dress (which also comes in regular sizes, and in red). I’m totally unfamiliar with this store, but they have a number of interesting and affordable styles that might work for work and beyond. As for this particular dress, I like the wide, high cowl neckline, the half sleeves, the faux buttons on the sleeves and, hey, a basic black dress for $72 is never a bad idea. Unique Vintage Plus Size 1960s Black Knit Half Sleeve Cassidy Wiggle Dress

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Suit of the Week: Calvin Klein 205W39NYC

Calvin Klein 205W39NYCFor 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.

No, it isn’t April 1 — but I saw this suit and thought, whaaaaaaaaaaaa? We need to discuss. (Particularly since it comes in several colors! With separate knit sleeves to go over the suit jacket!) What are your thoughts on this look, ladies? (Is there ANY way to make it acceptable, such as by layering a thin black tank or turtleneck beneath the, uh, look?) I’m intrigued… but personally just think no. You’re in luck, though – the blazer was $1895, but is now marked to $710.25 in the “Premier Designer Sale” at Neiman Marcus.

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