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.) Jeri rounds up some seriously cute post-it notes. [Jeri’s Organizing & Decluttering News] (Our $.02: We wouldn’t recommend handing your boss a Post-It note with, say, a squirrel … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Archives for January 2009
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. Old Navy is … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Old Navy Camisoles
About a week ago, we asked you a fairly belated question: are politics still taboo at the office? As always, the poll is still open, but the preliminary results are in: 32% of you said that you try to avoid starting conversations about politics, but you speak your minds when you find yourself in such … Read More about Poll Results: Politics and the Office
Unintentionally, today is a Brooks Brothers kind of a day. We like this wool suit (super 110s) and its unusual wide stripe pattern — it’s distinctive yet traditional at the same time. The Widestripe Wool Three-Button Jacket is available for $398, the Widestripe Wool Skirt is $188, and there are two kinds of matching pants … Read More about Suit of the Week: Brooks Brothers Widestripe Wool
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. Ok, stick with … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Brooks Brothers’ Cashmere Twinset
We live in scary times. Every day there are thousands of people laid off, from law firms and banks and every company imaginable. The Wall Street Journal tells us that young women are more vulnerable to layoffs. If you’re slightly lucky, your company is ‘fessing up to the fact that the layoffs are economy based, … Read More about Poll – You’ve Kept Your Job, But How to Handle Your Colleagues Who Didn’t?
Can a basic black suit be found for under $200? We love reader mail — and this reader wonders about budget black suits! Hi folks – love your blog! I’m in a bind, hoping you might have some advice. I’m currently an at-home mom but I’m also an adjunct instructor at the university, and I … Read More about Can a basic black suit be found for under $200?
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 Financial Times explores the myth of the sexy stiletto-heeled businesswoman, so common on television shows like Lipstick Jungle: it’s fictional! <gasp!> [FT via Jezebel] – Schools … Read More about Weekly Roundup
2018 Update: Hunting the best hair accessories for professional women? You may want to check out our recent discussion on hair accessories for grown women. About a week ago, we asked what kind of hair accessories were appropriate for the office. As always, the poll is still open, but the preliminary results are in — … Read More about Poll Results – The Best Hair Accessories for Professional Women
Thank you for your votes for the 2009 Bloggies — Corporette is a finalist!! Please come vote for us as the best-kept secret weblog. (Scroll all the way to the right once you get to the page.) And while we, OF COURSE, absolutely require you to vote for Corporette, we must give a shout-out to … Read More about Wow — We’re a Finalist in the 2009 Bloggies!
We really like this black and white combo suit from Semantiks, available at Nordstrom. The piping on the jacket is interesting without being distracting, and the cut of the suit is feminine without being frou-frou. The Semantiks Mélange Jacket is $138, and the Semantiks ‘Moonlit’ Mélange Trousers are $88. There’s a coordinating Semantiks ‘Moonlit’ … Read More about Suit of the Week: Semantiks Mélange Suit
Somehow, we made it all the way through the election without discussing this: Is it still inappropriate to talk about politics in the office? Sure, places like Fundrace let you know who gave what — and to whom — so the political leanings of your coworkers are much more out-in-the open. Still, the office can … Read More about Poll — Are politics still taboo at the office?