Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Weekend recommendation, pictured: For some reason today we’re in a black-tie kind of mood. We like this lovely clutch because it seems applicable for many different situations (from full-on gown to the attire for a nice dinner out), as well as the relatively low price: $55. Available … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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Liking these posts? Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale through our CorporetteDeals Twitter feed.) – The NYT wonders how a pair of khakis can cost $550. (We haven’t worn khakis in a … Read More about Weekly News Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This morning we were reminded of one of the reasons we started the blog: a conversation with a colleague about what the best plain t-shirt to wear beneath a suit jacket was. And the funny thing is, we still don’t … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Modern scoopneck tee
Reader D sent us in this new-to-us Assouline/Cole Haan collaboration: a gorgeous bookbag, covered with numbers. (Assouline is a French book company, apparently.) Love. Love! Can we say: love? It’s definitely on the splurgy side, though: $450, available in brown (pictured), black, and red. Assouline/Cole Haan Bookbag Update: looking for something similar? As of 2022 … Read More about Coffee Break: Assouline/Cole Haan Bookbag
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We like this basic gored skirt from Calvin Klein — it strikes us as a perfect go-to skirt if you’re a fan of the A-line look. It seems to be hitting the model at the perfect point — just at … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Calvin Klein Gored Skirt
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. For today’s suit pick, … Read More about Suit of the Week
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Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Nordstrom has a ton of cute work-appropriate dresses in the $150 and under range right now. We’re really liking this simple black faux wrap dress which, apparently, is almost a “stretchy denim material,” according to the one reviewer (who raved … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Ruched Cotton Dress
We like the look of this pump from Joan & David — particularly because it’s only a 2.5″ heel, which is our preferred shoe height. It comes in both black and brown, and the black is on sale today — was $88, now $79 at Endless. Circa Joan & David Women’s Darleen Mid Heel Pump … Read More about Coffee Break: Darleen Pump
Today’s reader question brings up an interesting question, we think: What should the “casual but professional” uniform be for women? Here’s the reader’s question: In a couple weeks I’ll be wrapping up my MFA and have to do a public reading. Publishers and agents are known for showing up at these end of year readings, … Read More about What Is the Casual-But-Professional Uniform For Women?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. LeTrainBleu has a bunch of great office dresses that have just a hint of an indie vibe right now — for example, this lovely silk crepe de chine dress, with dolman sleeves, a wide boatnecked scarf collar, and a belt … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: San Sebastian Dress
Today we’re loving the idea of a chunky, clear lucite necklace — which eBay has aplenty, at very reasonable prices. We’d wear it with a casual outfit like a fuschia tee and gray pants, or even a colorful twinset and a skirt — for some reason we think we’d avoid wearing it with blazers or … Read More about Coffee Break: Clear Lucite Necklace