We’ve been longing for spring — a lot — lately, even if it brings April showers. Target has a number of really cute umbrellas right now, including this bubble umbrella. We like that it has just the slightest touch of florescent lime green — and will protect your hair, let you see where you’re walking, … Read More about Coffee Break: Totes Bubble Umbrella
Archives for February 2010
Days at the office can be incredibly long — made only longer by the fact that there are still chores, errands, and other life issues to be dealt with. We thought we’d start an open thread by listing some of the things that we do to save time on life tasks, and then see what … Read More about Looking for the 25th Hour? Our Top Time-Saving Strategies
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices.
We’re loving this floral print dress from Trina Turk today — the big print that makes it almost abstract, the splash of lime here and there — love it. We’d wear it with skin-toned shoes, pearls, and perhaps a shrunken blazer. It’s $348 at CUSP (which appears to be a Neiman Marcus store) in sizes 0-10. Trina Turk Floral Kiki Dress
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Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Pictured: 6pm.com has Lucky Brand clothes on style today, including a lot of great casual weekend wear. We like this simple black dress with floral details — we’d wear it with a little cardigan for a day of shopping. Was $169, now $105, available in sizes S, … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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.) – New York magazine decrees the pantsuit is back. – The WSJ’s Law Blog has a “blistering critique” of working mothers at law … Read More about Weekly News Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Old Navy is having a great sale on “fundamentals” right now, and it seems like everything’s marked down just a wee bit more. We like this ruched cowl neck top — it seems like a great layering piece beneath a … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Ruched Cowl-Neck Tops
We’re liking this slouchy, cool tote from Linea Pelle today. We like it for its size (big enough for a pad of paper), as well as for the functionality — the pocket on the outside and the inside, the fact that you can wear it on your shoulder from any of the straps, the fun … Read More about Coffee Break: Linea Pelle Dylan Medium Tote
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to do if your male boss tells you you dress “too well” — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of dressing better than your boss… Today’s reader question comes from a reader in a small, private firm on the East … Read More about What to do when your male boss tells you you dress “too well”
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re liking this cotton and silk ruffled blouse from Banana. The small bit of print… the shape of the neckline… the loose fitting sleeves — like it all. We’d wear it tucked in with a gray or navy suit, perhaps … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Cotton/silk ruffle printed blouse
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 like this basic … Read More about Suit of the Week
Our look always used to include liquid eyeliner. But too many long days at the office (where we were left feeling like our eye makeup had gotten “crunchy”) have now made liquid eyeliner an occasional beauty product, usually for days where we want to set our makeup at the beginning of the day and have … Read More about Makeup that Stays Put: Bobbi Brown’s Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re liking this wool blend cardigan from Vanessa Bruno Athe, available at the Outnet. The fit is perfect — cropped but not too cropped, fitted but not tight. The color, admittedly, seems a bit more fall than spring (but hey, … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Wool-blend short cardigan