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.) Happy Turkey Day! Our round-up for the brief week: – Ways women can hold their own in a male world. [WSJ] – A recent survey says that “a … Read More about Weekly Roundup, Turkey-Day Style
Archives for November 2008
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on navigating the tricky waters on holiday cards, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. Thanksgiving means a lot of things — too much turkey, impressive sales, and the opening bell for mailing holiday cards. Some law firms and corporations … Read More about Etiquette Flash: Navigating the Tricky Waters of Holiday Cards
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.) (At left: This week’s round-up is rather bleak, so we decided to illustrate it with something happy. Cupcakes? Puppies? We ultimately decided to go with the cute guy … Read More about Weekly Roundup
We stirred up quite a bit of controversy last week when one of our readers asked us what to wear to Sunday brunch at her partner’s house. We suggested trouser jeans and a blazer, raising eyebrows and bringing forth vehement disagreement from some of our readers, who insisted that trouser jeans were not appropriate for … Read More about Poll Results: Jeans Are Often Appropriate… But Perhaps Not To Brunch
We love, love, love the ruffled/ruched V-neck collar on this J.Crew suit, as well as the hidden singular button closure. Available in bright papaya (pictured) and “heather carbon” (a dark gray/black). The jacket is $188, and the skirt is $118.
The recession is truly upon us — businesses are shuttering left and right, the outlook is bleak for bonuses, and the Dow keeps going down. Yet if you read this blog, and are employed, odds are you’ve got a hefty paycheck still coming your way twice a month. Is it gauche to be exuberant about … Read More about Poll: Holidays and a Bear Market
2017 Update: We stand by this advice on wearing vintage clothing to the office, but you may also want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women. The other day, we got a request from a reader asking whether vintage fashions are ever appropriate to wear to the office or to court. … Read More about Reader Mail — Is vintage appropriate to wear to the 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 NYT proclaims the return of the interview suit. (To which we ask: did it ever really go away?) [NYT] (We’ve attached one of our favorite interview … Read More about Weekly Round-up
Last week, we asked about the messy office — when is messy TOO messy, and whether the female propensity to have more personal stuff in your office (spare shoes, cardigans, jackets) made the answer different for women. As always, the poll is still open, but the initial results were pretty clear: 51% said it was … Read More about Poll Results: The Messy Office
We seem to be getting a ton of negative feedback on the reader mail question yesterday, wherein we recommended that our reader wear dark trouser jeans to Sunday brunch at the partner’s house. Although she wrote in to clarify her situation, we were still intrigued by the feedback. As we noted in our original post, … Read More about Poll — Are jeans ever appropriate if you’re in a semi-work situation?
One of our readers wrote in with this intriguing question: My boyfriend and I were recently invited to Sunday Brunch at a senior partner’s house, and I’m really unsure what to wear. I’m worried about being over/underdressed. We’re in the Northeast, so it will be chilly, and the crowd is not strictly work people. If … Read More about Reader Mail: What to Wear to Sunday Brunch?
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. Happy Monday! Today’s … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Narciso Rodriguez Shadow Tweed Dress