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.) – We’re kind of against this kind of analysis, but we would be remiss if we didn’t point you to WaPo’s critique of Sonia Sotomayor’s fashion choices, followed … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Archives for July 2009
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader K alerted us to this lovely blouse on sale at Ann Taylor; as she noted, “the ruching at the front gives us women with a little more up front the ability to button without a cami or double sided … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Ann Taylor’s Cotton Stretch Short Sleeve Button Front Shirt
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear silk scarves (and links have been updated below); you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how to wear scarves to work in 2018. Today’s reader mail is all about how to wear silk scarves… I’ve got two silk … Read More about Reader Mail: How to Wear Silk Scarves as a Young Professional?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader C wrote in to alert us to the great steals in the Brooks Brothers’ clearance section. Beautiful scarves, wraps and jewelry — including this lovely chunky necklace. Ten rows of resin beads means it’s a statement piece, without being … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Brooks Brothers’ Toursade Necklace
For busy working women, the suit is often the easiest outfit to throw on in the morning. In general, this feature is not about interview suits, which should be as classic and basic as you get — instead, this feature is about the slightly different suit that is fashionable, yet professional. This week’s Suit of … Read More about Suit of the Week
This time last year, here’s what was on our minds… 10 Things About… Trying to Diet While Working a Corporate Gig The Hunt: Laptop Sleeves Tool of the Trade: Shop It To Me 360 Review: Rachel Menken of Mad Men Corporette 101: Always Clean Matching Items Together
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Banana Republic’s new online-only sale of 30% off “work basics” includes a lot of classic pieces. Take, for example, this cotton-blend blazer. It was $150; but is now $105 (through 7/26). It’s got matching bottoms, comes in petites and talls, … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Banana Republic’s Sleek Flap-Pocket Blazer
Reader L wrote in to us with an interesting idea for a poll — how far in advance do you plan your outfits? This is particularly interesting given that we don’t think our personal system has been working. Long ago, in our early 20s, we decided to let the “mood” of the morning decide what … Read More about Poll: How Far in Advance Do You Plan Your Outfits?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Ok, we’re totally loving this black and gray plaid dress. Great neckline, great hemline, great pattern. In order to keep the floaty fabric from seeming too “dinner party” we’d keep everything kind of neutral and professional: black or white cropped … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Antonio Melani’s “Chelsi” Dress
Facebook continues to grow in popularity, and it’s now entirely possible that your coworkers, bosses, former teachers–as well as your real friends–will see everything you post on there. Or at least they will if your privacy settings aren’t set just so. By setting things up properly, though, you can prevent everyone but a handful of … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Facebook’s Privacy Settings
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.
We had hoped this sweater would be part of the Nordstrom anniversary sale, but alas, it is not. We love, love, love, the print and the flattering pink shade. It’s fun, it’s feminine, but it’s neither Barbie (the black pattern tones down the print) nor goth (imagine the sweater in a dark red). We’d wear it with gray slacks and a black jewel-neck t-shirt beneath, or perhaps over a black sheath dress. Tory Burch ‘Simone’ Merino Wool Cardigan
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Stuck late at the office or over the weekend, and have something on your mind? Discuss it here. Pictured: Noritake “Elements Marine” Mug, 12 Oz., available at Macys.com for $11 (was $16)