Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – Oh, good — a sexy prosecutor outfit, available for $64.99. But wait, isn’t that what we all dress like every day, anyway? [buycostumes.com] – Christina Binkley (WSJ … Read More about Weekly Roundup — Happy Halloween!
Archives for October 2008
Wow — in what was one of our most unpopular polls ever, we asked last week whether people nap at the office and whether they have a system to it. The poll is still open, but the initial results were split pretty much in thirds: – 32% said that yes, you had napped at the … Read More about Poll Results: Not many will admit to napping, even though it’s good for you!
Inspired by last week’s Wolford sale at Rue La La, we thought we’d ask — do you wear patterned tights in cold weather? There are a ton of options out there. Our rule of thumb has always been to stick with the kinds of patterns men wear on shirts — pinstriped, windowpane, et cetera. What … Read More about Poll: Patterned tights for professional women?
The most junior person on the team — whether woman or man — frequently gets assigned the more secretarial duties, such as FedExing letters, contracts, briefs, and document productions to the same people over and over (and over) again. (And, instead of re-delegating the secretarial task to the secretary, the junior person often ends up … Read More about Tool of the Trade: FedEx.com
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – Diane von Furstenberg is having an online sale — great selection and decent prices. [DvF.com] – Yes, yes: The McCain campaign somehow managed to spend $150K on … Read More about Weekly Roundup
2012 Update: We still stand by this conversation on professional women and tattoos — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on tattoo sleeves in the workplace. Last week we asked you whether a visible tattoo was ever acceptable to women lawyers and other professional women. And wow did you … Read More about Professional Women and Tattoos: Can Women Lawyers Ever Have Visible Tattoos?
Wow, what a gorgeous dark brown suit — simple, elegant, yet with enough details that it’s memorable and clearly not just your run-of-the-mill suit. We lurve the slightly up-turned collar and, as always, we love the touch of spandex in with the wool. Alas, such beauty (from Armani Collezioni!) is not cheap — the jacket … Read More about Suit of the Week: Armani Collezioni Ribbon Jacket
Sometimes, being overachieving and fabulous means you get a bit stretched too thin. Like, if, say, you’re working 250 hours, running a blog, planning a wedding 300 miles away, and trying to diet/exercise well in the meantime. (This, of course, relates to NO ONE we know.) Anyway, sometimes push comes to shove and exhaustion overwhelms … Read More about Poll: Have you ever napped at your desk?
2018 Update: This post on healthy food stuffs to keep in your office is an old favorite — do check out our most recent roundup on 40+ snack ideas for work, too. We’ve done the toiletries, the clothes, and the gadgets — now it’s time for Corporette’s suggestions for food stuffs to keep at the … Read More about Office Staples: Healthy Food Stuffs to Keep in your Office
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The bloggers over at Feminist Law Profs consider whether a through-the-legs shot is sexist, but honestly all we can think is: who let Hillary hem her pants … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We begin the week in splurge mode, with our most expensive suggestions, and wind our way to Friday, where a less expensive item of clothing might be just what you need to make it to the weekend. We love to … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Shuella, “Your Shoe Umbrella”
Last week, we asked you guys for your views of Palin and the media coverage of her. Multiple choices were allowed, which makes it tough to summarize, but: 53% of voters thought that Palin was just being crucified because she’s “honestly so incompetent and McCain’s so old” (nooooo, we weren’t biased at all when we … Read More about Poll Results: Palin and the Media