2016 Update: Links have been updated as of 2016. See our most recent discussion on professional tote bags here! Last week, we suggested Hayden-Harnett’s Ibiza “convertible flight tote” to readers — intending to recommend it as a tote bag for when you need to take home approximately fifteen pounds of paperwork — so we were … Read More about What Your Tote Bag Says About You
Archives for August 2009
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Le sigh. A fresh, stripey lining — an amazingly tailored fit — and a comfortable jersey blazer? Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. At $975, it’s definitely a splurge — but one you’ll be wearing for years. It’s available at Kirna Zabête. … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Proenza Schouler’s Shrunken Blazer
Something on your mind? Talk about it here. Pictured: Lenox “Columbus Circle” Accent Mug, available at Macy’s for $43. Sale pick of the weekend: Check out the lovely blouses on sale at shopbop.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.) – Hilarious: This video–posted on Above the Law— is great advice for how to avoid getting fired. (No, we don’t speak Russian either.) – WSJ’s Juggle takes issue … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We love this basic top with pintuck details to wear beneath suits or cardigans–it’s super soft modal, comes in great colors, has lots of sizes left, and is on sale at Gap’s new sister site, Athleta. (Free shipping if you … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Athleta’s Sweet Escape Tee
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. The description for this cotton sweater says that it is “like a blazer but not quite,” which is sort of hilarious because we were going to go on and on about how it’s sort of like a boyfriend cardigan but … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Banana Republic’s Long Pocket 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. This week’s suit is … Read More about Suit of the Week
This time last year, here’s what was on our minds… Reader Mailbag: Lawyer-Turning-to-Publicist Needs Interview Advice Tool of the Trade: Retail Me Not
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. For reasons unbeknownst to us, we got a GrandinRoad catalog in the mail the other day. And there, amidst the odd Halloween items and compact leather furniture, were these handcrafted totes, which struck us as a nice alternative to a … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Faux Lizard File Totes
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear brooches (and links have been updated below) — but you may also want to check out our more recent roundup of how to wear a brooch. Reader L writes to us, wondering: Can you do an article about how to wear brooches / … Read More about Reader Mail: How to wear brooches?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader S wrote to us about this great Ibiza tote bag. We like the roomy bag (19″x18!”), the fact that it can be worn under your shoulder or across your body, and the lightweight nylon, which both won’t stress your … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Hayden-Harnett’s Ibiza Convertible Flight Tote
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