Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Ponte Skater Skirt

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Ponte Skater Skirt (24"! long!) | CorporetteI was recently perusing a guide to budget fashion and found a bunch of stores I’d never heard of before, including DownEast Basics.  There, I found this ponte skater skirt, which looks like a great alternative to all of the minis I’ve seen elsewhere.  To compare: this one is 24″ long; The Limited’s popular skater skirt is 19.” (This was standard in our recent hunt for flared skirts, particularly among the less expensive options.)  This one comes in black and blue in sizes XXS-XL, and is $27. Try code ANNIV20 to take another 20% off in their anniversary sale.   Ponte Skater Skirt

(Here’s a similar option in plus sizes.)

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Thursday’s TPS Report: Quilted Jacket with Faux Leather Trim

Aqua Quilted Jacket with Faux Leather Trim | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

I’ve eyed this soft jacket with faux leather trim a number of times, and think I’ll finally post it — it looks like a great addition to a work wardrobe or a weekend wardrobe. It’s $108, and available in sizes XS-L. AQUA Quilted Jacket with Faux Leather Trim

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Wednesday’s TPS Report: Space Dye Ponte Sheath Dress

Laundry by Shelli Segal Space Dye Ponte Sheath Dress | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

Happy Wednesday, ladies! I’m really liking this space dye ponte sheath by Laundry — the pink is happy and bright, and the seaming seems like it would be flattering. I also like that the clavicle is still exposed — I personally hate dresses that are tight crew necks.  This one is on a great sale, too: was $225, now marked to $135 at Nordstrom. Laundry by Shelli Segal Space Dye Ponte Sheath Dress

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Tuesday’s TPS Report: Robinson Sweater

A.L.C.  Robinson Sweater | CorporetteOur daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.

We’ve seen a lot of keyhole dresses, but I can remember very few keyhole sweaters, at least like this. And in winter white, too! I like the mix of wool and cashmere, as well. This may be one of the few times that I would be in favor of a nude-for-you camisole instead of a stark white — it would really kill the edge. It’s $326 at ShopBop (and Forward by Elyse Walker has it in black). A.L.C. Robinson Sweater

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

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Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Dicoris Stripe Sheath Dress

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Boss Dicoris Stripe Sheath DressHappy Monday!  This sheath dress is amazing.  It’s your classic sheath dress… but with fun stripes.  But they’re flattering stripes, thanks to some colorblocking on the bodice!  And colors that are versatile enough that you can wear it with almost any color blazer or cardigan.  Love it.  The sheath dress is $695 at Nordstrom, available in sizes 2 through 14.   Boss Dicoris Stripe Sheath Dress

Here’s a less expensive option (also in plus) (fine, and this one), as well as another plus-size option.

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Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Cotton Knit Curved Waist Dress

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eShakti Cotton Knit Curved Waist DressI’ve yet to order a dress from eShakti, but this may be my first. I love the curved waist details in there, as well as the multiple colors offered (it’s pictured here in burgundy but also comes in cobalt and green), and has a TON of options for different necklines, different sleeve lengths and, yes, different hem lengths. It was $60, but is now marked to $42. Note that, like all other eShakti dresses, you can customize your bust, waist, and hip measurements; sizes go from XS-6X. Nice. Happy Friday! eShakti Cotton Knit Curved Waist Dress

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A few other droolworthy options (particularly considering their current “buy 2 get 1 free” offer: here, here, and here.