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Top Posts of 2016

According to Google Analytics, these are some of our top posts from 2016:

  1. 30 Workwear Brands You Probably Haven’t Tried
  2. Professional Tote Bags for Work
  3. Style Tips for Busty Women
  4. Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, and Tall Suits
  5. “Dry Clean Only” Clothes and How to Wash Them
  6. Going Out Clothes After 25
  7. Suits for Women: An Overview
  8. Sleeved Dresses with Pockets: The Workwear Unicorn (And Perfect Conference Attire)
  9. Stylish Work Sneakers for Women
  10. The Best Work Clothes for Different Body Types

Of course, every year I have my own favorites, either because I thought they were great discussions, a story I hadn’t seen elsewhere/thought we did a good job with, or just because I really like them (like the post on cultivating style).  These are some of my darlings from the past year…

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Top Ten Corporette Posts of 2015

accessories to wear to workHappy (early) New Year’s Eve, ladies!  May you all have a fun, safe evening!  For today’s year-end review, here are the top posts of 2015 according to Google Analytics. See our previous “top posts” here!

  1. How to Style Long Hair for Job Interview
  2. Pantyhose for Work
  3. How to Wear Black and Navy Together
  4. Wearing a Dress & Blazer — Instead of a Suit
  5. Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Work
  6. What to Wear to a Holiday Office Party
  7. Tips for Whitening Teeth and Nails
  8. How to Look Stylish and Professional at a Business Casual Office
  9. Easy Office Updos
  10. When Is It Time to Stop Wearing Tights?

The Top Posts of 2013

 Top Posts of 2013

(according to Google Analytics 12-31-13)

  1. Business Casual for Women – Without Being Overdressed
  2. Is Ombre Hair Professional?
  3. The Best Button-Down Shirts For Women
  4. How Often Can You Repeat Your Outfits at Work?
  5. The Best Camisoles for Layering
  6. How to Look Professional in Flats – All the Time
  7. How to Wear Cropped Pants to Work
  8. What’s YOUR Annual Clothes Budget?
  9. The Best Simple Sheath Dresses
  10. When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?

I also thought I’d round up a few of my personal favorites, after the jump…

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The Top Posts of 2012…

Top Posts of 2012

(according to Google Analytics)
1. Do You Have to Wear Pantyhose in the Summer?
2. Tattoo Sleeves — in the Workplace
3. Sheer Blouses: Some Don’ts Should Stay Don’ts
4. The Best Graduation Gifts for Friends
5. Professional Watches for Women
6. How to Do Black Tie on a Budget
7. The Best Bags for Walking to Work
8. How to Build a Professional Wardrobe for $150 (from guest poster Cassie Boorn of Ask a PR Girl)
9. How to Dress Professionally with a “Bubble Butt”
10. Flared Pants, Hems, and Commutes (with The Corporette Guide to Hems)

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Wednesday’s TPS Report: Seared Chevrons Cardigan

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

Seared Chevrons CardiganThe outfit here is a bit, um, casual/creative — but that sweater is amazing. I love the “seared chevrons” on this cardigan — it’s a bold and graphic look but also, I think, a fun twist on what I generally think of as a traditional pattern. I would wear the cardigan open over sheath dresses, and buttoned up under blazers and with trousers. (The turquoise color is shown here; there’s also a more subdued “blue motif” pattern as well.) Gorgeous. It’s $118 at Anthropologie. Seared Chevrons Cardigan

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Our Top Ten Posts from 2010

In keeping with our year-end reminiscing, I thought I’d do another post on what our top ten articles were.  This year was a big year — I came out of the anonymous fashion blogging closet, traffic grew (welcome all new readers!) and in general the community exploded (in a fabulous way).  Some of my personal favorites (such as my “how to get your groove back” post) made the list; I’ll call out my other personal faves below.  But first, the list:

Our Top Ten Articles from 2010
(according to Google Analytics)

1. The Intern with the $9000 Handbag
2. The Quest for Comfortable Heels
3. Can You Give Unsolicited Fashion Advice to Interns?
4. Big News — And Introductions
5. Guest Post: Advice from the VP/Hiring Manager Level
6. Calling All Tuckers
7. An Attitude Revamp (Or, How To Get Your Groove Back)
8. How Not to Gain Weight Over the Summer Recruiting Season
9. Some Thoughts on Frump
10. Will Flats Fly in Court?

Some of my personal favorites that didn’t make the traffic based list included our financial discussion of what makes a woman “rich,” as well as my interview with Brandy Lusvardi, the costume designer for Better Off Ted (which, sadly, was canceled).  On the fashion side of things, I liked the reader question about how to add personality if you hate jewelry, as well as our discussion about mixing textures and patterns.

Readers, any favorites (or favorite discussions from the commenting threads) that you’d like to call out? I’d definitely like to give a shoutout to the discussion about the pros and cons of being a lawyer (and going to law school) in this thread (start here and here).

Check out our top ten of 2009 (and of all-time), here…

UPDATE: I checked in with Lisa from Privilege (our single Guest Post to break the top 10!) for an update, and here’s what she had to say:
“My corporate job disappeared, to be replaced, however, by some consulting on corporate website design, and a more serious focus on the blog, Privilege. Which, by the way, I feel has hit its stride, now that I understand more what on earth I’m doing, writing about style in its social context. Always helps to know what you’re doing, right? Happy 2011 to Corporette and all its readers.

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