Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Pictured: Mario Batali Cafe Cups and Saucers, available at Amazon.com for $19.99 for a set of 2. Sale of the weekend: Maybe it’s just us, but it seems like there are a ton of cute dresses and skirts on deep discount at Maxstudio.com.
Archives for October 2009
Liking these posts? Follow us on Twitter or fan us on Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – DesignBoom reports on an office chair designed specifically for women: the Lei, by Monica Forster (pictured). – The WSJ notes the rise … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader C writes in to note: I got four of these lightweight sweaters from Martin and Osa and might go back for more… they’re a silk blend, really soft, perfect warmth for an air conditioned office, look good alone or … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Perfect V-Neck Sweater
Today’s reader mail comes from a 1L, who’s just been told she needs braces… I have recently been advised by a number of orthodontists and oral surgeons that I need full braces (including rubber bands — eek!) on both my top and bottom teeth for at least two years, followed by retainers, etc. My question … Read More about Reader mail: Will braces hurt my interviewing chances?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today we wanted to point you to this fabulous, almost vintage-looking top from Le Train Bleu, which has many excellent work pieces right now. According to the website, it has a keyhole back, so you can wear the top backwards … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Jabot Top
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. Today’s suit falls in … Read More about Suit of the Week
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re loving the asymmetrical ruched waist on this faux wrap dress, as well as the deep, rich color. We’d probably wear with a brooch, or possibly a long, opera-length necklace. It’s $128 at Nordstrom, available in sizes 2-14. Suzi Chin … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Suzi Chin Boutique Ruched Faux Wrap Dress
Today’s reader mail comes from reader E, wondering: is toe cleavage appropriate for the office? She also wonders what hosiery to wear with pumps (other than bare legs)… My feet get sweaty while wearing pumps all day. Am I supposed to be wearing some type of hosiery-sock with them? How do others deal with the … Read More about Is Toe Cleavage Appropriate for the Office?
Hi all — we’ve noticed a few comments that the site has looked funny (some people mentioned it looked “gray.”) We haven’t noticed a problem, but we’ve deactivated some newly-added plugins (they were supposed to help the images on the site load faster), in case those were causing problems. If it’s recurring, can anyone be … Read More about Tech troubles?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. In honor of Piperlime’s third anniversary, they’re having an unusual sale: place an order today and get a $25 gift certificate for your NEXT purchase. We’ll take it! We like these Delman pumps in brown, one of Piperlime’s “bestsellers” — … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Delman Bella Pumps
Update: We’ve updated links below, but come check out our more recent discussion of 9 ways to use a wrap at the office! We were thinking last week of the multitude of uses for the wrap, of which every woman should buy one or two to keep at the office. (Pictured: Made to order fabric shawl … Read More about Tool of the Trade: The Wrap
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Wow — today’s aspirational piece is this gorgeous wool crocodile-print cardigan and shell from Versace. We love that it’s still in the “basic black, wear with anything” family but is so detailed and interesting. We also like that the tasteful … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Versace Crocodile-Print Cardigan