How to Build a Work Wardrobe at… Lands’ End

How to Build a Work Wardrobe at Lands' End

Welcome to today’s installment in our ongoing series, How to Build a Work Wardrobe At ___, based around the idea that if you’re ordering from a new-to-you store online, it’s great to be able to consider all the bestsellers/classics/hits at once. Today, we’re looking at how to build a work wardrobe at Lands’ End — you can also check out how to build a work wardrobe at Talbots, Boden, and Nordstrom (and eventually view the entire series on how to build a work wardrobe).

Lands’ End has long been a reader favorite for affordable, washable sheath dresses, but there are a ton of other great things to buy there as well. If you’re on the hunt for a difficult size range, such as plus-size petites, Lands’ End is a great spot to look. Tons of things are machine washable, and they have a pretty fabulous return policy: Lands’ End will accept any item at any time for an exchange or refund if you’re not satisfied with your purchase. Their tagline is “Guaranteed. Period.®.” You can also return online orders at your local Sears. They also, of course, sell clothes for men and kids, home items, and a ton of things that you can monogram or otherwise personalize, which are great for gift ideas.

UPDATE: The 40% off sitewide offer is still valid until 11:59 p.m. Central Time on 11/8. N.B.: Prices noted in this post do not include this discount. 

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Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

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2017 Update: We still think these are some fun stocking stuffers, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas for professionals.

Call me crazy, but I always like to do stocking stuffers as thoughtful little presents that may be everyday, almost boring things — but done better. For today, I’ve rounded up some small gifts that definitely fit that description.

Our previous gift guides are linked below — note that each one has a Pinterest board that is still being updated as we find more good stuff:

 

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Gift Guide: Personalized, Small Gifts for Your Assistant or Secretary

secretary-gifts2017 Update: We still think these are some cute gift ideas for your assistant, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas for professionals.

What sort of gifts are you getting for your secretary or assistant this year?  In our last poll, the majority of people noted that they just gave their assistants and secretaries cash for a holiday present.  Still, a small, personalized gift in ADDITION to the cash gift is a nice touch (time and budget permitting, of course) — it shows your assistant you really do care about him or her.  So today I thought I’d round up a few small gift ideas to accompany that larger cash gift.  (Note that Above the Law‘s discussion on how much to give is more recent than ours — I agree with their New York rule of thumb of taking your seniority and multiplying it by $100, but know your office.)

Our other gift guides are below — note that each one has a Pinterest board that is still being updated as we find stuff. (Here’s our “personalized additional gift” board to go with this post.)

 

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Gift Guide: For the BFF

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2017 Update: We still think these are some fun gift ideas for your best friend, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas for professionals.

The best friend: another hard-to-gift person. This one will vary widely based on how “big” a gift you guys typically exchange — but here are some things that I would consider. Ladies, what are you getting for your best friend’s gift this year?

We’ve previously covered gifts for moms, MILs, and mom-like mentors (with the “live” Pinterest board here), as well as gifts for guys like husbands, fathers, brothers, and friends (with the live Pinterest board here).

Full details on the suggestions, below the jump… note that as with other guides we’ll keep updating the Pinterest board for best friend gift ideas if we find anything else on point or readers suggest something awesome.

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Gift Guide: For the Guys

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2017 Update: We still think these are some great gift ideas for guys, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas for professionals.

Whether it’s your boyfriend, husband, father, brother, or friend, guys always seem impossible to buy for. These are some of my favorite gifts (and gift categories) for guys — which are yours?  Don’t forget to check out our full list of suggestions for guy gifts at our Pinterest board (which we will continue to add stuff too).

Looking for a gift for your mom, MIL, or mom-like mentor? Check out yesterday’s list and our board of mom gift ideas.

(See the full details after the jump…)

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Gift Guide: For the Moms

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2017 Update: We still think these are some fun gift ideas for moms, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas for professionals.

I usually do single product gift recommendations during the few weeks before Christmas, but I thought I’d be ambitious this year and do a few recommendations for a variety of categories. We’re starting Pinterest boards for each category and we’ll be adding to them throughout the season, so please check ’em out. The first category for the blog, though: For the Moms. Whether it’s your mom, your mother in law, or that special mom-like relationship you have with someone at work, these gifts can be next to impossible to buy. (Check out our guest poster’s excellent guide to buying jewelry for women in your life from last year — lots of great tips.) See info for the pieces below the jump… and keep checking our Pinterest board for more mom gift ideas.

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