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 L.A. Times has a great profile on J.Crew’s creative director, Jenna Lyons (pictured). – Does work/life balance exist? Or, in order to rise as high as … 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. Today’s reader-suggested TPS comes from reader L, who writes: I just got the Nine West “Walcott” shoes in black – and they’re perfect. I want them in every color. Not too high a heel, not too pointy at the toes … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Nine West’s Walcott Pumps
This post is actually inspired by a reader’s question: How long should pant hemlines be, when wearing a suit or dress pants with loafers (with a 1″ stacked heel) or heels? We recall, many years ago, seeing an illustrated feature in the front of Esquire magazine, advising men how long their hemlines should be with … Read More about Corporette 101: Pant Hemlines
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today’s reader-suggested TPS comes to us from L, who writes that “[t]his Charlotte Tarantola cardigan fits really well and is nice to have in cold offices during the summer.” We’re loving the fun mix of colors and patterns, as well … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Charlotte Tarantola’s Summerland Cardigan
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. We’re loving this beautifully … Read More about Suit of the Week
This time last year, here’s what was on our minds… – 360 Review: Ellen Parsons (of Damages) – 10 Things to Know About Wearing Button-Down Shirts – Tool of the Trade: NewSkin for Papercuts – 5 Tips for Surviving the Day After the All-Nighter
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re lusting after these lovely blue leather flats (with suede insets) from Sigerson Morrison today. We’d wear them with pretty much anything, but particularly gray slacks and a yellow or green blouse. Now $165 at Zappos (they were $299). Belle … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Belle by Sigerson Morrison’s Blue Suede Flats
Today’s reader mail is a good one, and in lieu of a poll we’re going to run this as our open thread today… What is the best antiperspirant or deodorant to wear with a suit in these hot summer months??? Great question because, face it, on the days when it’s boiling outside everyone shows up … Read More about Open Thread: What is the best antiperspirant or deodorant to wear with a suit?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re normally against cowlnecks for work, if only because the neckline makes it difficult to add a cardigan or jacket on top of it. But this dress is too lovely not to include. We love the gentle pattern, the nearly … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Donna Ricco Belted Silk Dress
A reader wondered how to cover the bug bites on her legs — and still wear skirt suits in the middle of a sweltering summer.
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today’s reader-suggested TPS comes from reader K, who couldn’t decide between this lovely dress and this dress. As she explains, “i am loving the spark of color and the conservative cuts, but i’m not sure if a neutral colored cardigan … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Tory Burch’s Esther Dress
Stuck at the office late on Friday or over the weekend? Join the conversation. Pictured: Tiffany Summer teacup and saucer, available at Tiffanys.com for $60.