Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Pictured: Frivole by Bernardaud After Dinner Cup, available at Bloomingdales.com for $181. Sale of the weekend: Check out the vast array of boots on sale at www.endless.com.
Archives for October 2009
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 Guardian (and Jezebel) ponder the psychology of flats. (Pictured: French Sole – PassportR (Camel Patent/Camel Leather) – Footwear, available at Zappos for $202.) – The Mad … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader J wrote in to us to sing the praises of this simple dress from Target. As she writes: I bought this dress on Monday in dark gray (only the black, plum, turquoise and chocolate are shown online). I am … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Merona Ponte Tab Waist Dress
2020 Update: Hunting for boots for suits? Check out our recent roundups of the best ankle boots for work and stylish booties for the office. Today’s reader question has to do with boots for suits: Spending a lot of time in cold, wet Washington the last few weeks has convinced me I have got to … Read More about Reader mail: Boots for suits?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re pretty sure we’ve featured these non-iron shirts from BR before, but when reader R wrote to us with such a nice review we couldn’t help but bring it to your attention again: I love the French cuffs and the … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Banana Republic’s Classic Tailored French Cuff Shirt
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, we’re loving … Read More about Suit of the Week
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Ok. Pretend that she ISN’T holding her arms like that and making the sleeves look weird. With us yet? Isn’t it a cute dress that’s almost too boring, but then is saved by the ruffled lettuce trim on it? We’re … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Suzi Chin Maggy Boutique Ruffle Trim Ponte Knit Dress
Today’s reader mail deals with the inevitable problem: buying the same clothes as your coworkers. I have just started my career and I am building up my wardrobe essentials one button down at a time so i am kinda slow because i had to start from scratch (my college wardrobe wasn’t ahem ‘ladylike’). I have … Read More about Reader mail: My coworker has my same suit!
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today, we’re liking this tote from Tano — on sale at Piperlime, but still full price at both Bergdorf’s and Neiman’s websites. We like the size of this, for a casual tote bag for paperwork — 17 inches high, 20.5 … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Tano’s Decked Out Tote Bag
Here’s something we’re curious about, readers — how are you dealing with the threat of swine flu? We know it sounds super-pleasant. At the office, are you being encouraged to get a flu shot, and being discouraged from bringing in baked goods? While out networking, are you shaking hands with people, or (like Kathie Lee … Read More about Open Thread: How are you dealing with the threat of swine flu?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Wow — beautiful jacket from Nanette Lepore. The bright, happy color (which still strikes us as autumnal) is gorgeous, and the ruffles, poufed shoulders, and tulip hem are slight enough that the jacket doesn’t scream “TRENDY!”. We’d wear it with … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Nanette Lepore’s ‘If You Leave’ Jacket
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Pictured: Baroque Mugs by Zrike, set of four, available at Bloomingdales.com for $40. Deal of the day: Save up to 25% off anything at Banana Republic, Gap, or Old Navy with a purchase of $125 — today only, online only. Use code Save123 at checkout.