Reader and blogger Siouxsie Law wrote in with a suggestion for a poll about Shape-Up Shoes — as she wrote about the topic here, these things supposedly a) help you exercise muscles you wouldn’t normally, giving you a great lower body, and b) they help your posture by engaging your core. But… are they professional? … Read More about Toning Shoes at the Office – Yay or Nay?
Archives for June 2010
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We like this silk-blend streamers cardigan, which is part of the 25% off online-only sale on regular-priced merchandise that Banana Republic is having today. We particularly like the way the beige cardigan looks with beige pants — it’s a very … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Silk blend streamers cardigan
Dec. 2020 Update: There’s a ton of Pliage totes, backpacks, travel bags and more in the 2020 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale!
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to do when your client hits on you, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of sexual harassment at work. We got a fascinating reader email from an eighth year attorney on the partnership track… I am actively trying to … Read More about What to Do When Your Client Hits On You
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Rachel Roy has a ton of cute things for the office right now, including this fun, almost punk-like fitted blazer. We love the stripes (particularly on the lapels) and the little details, like the scalloped trim. We’d wear it with … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Fitted Blazer With Scalloped Trim
I was lucky enough to get a free sample of Silver Linings, ultra-thin shoe liners with antimicrobial silver ions — and really love them. They’re intended for women who wear shoes without socks (of which I’m totally guilty). I was intrigued when I pulled them out of the box — they really are super thin, … Read More about Beauty Tuesday: Silver Linings
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 liking … Read More about Suit of the Week
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Saks’s summer sale is on, with prices up to 60% off — including this gorgeous silk georgette blouse from Elie Tahari. We like the cap sleeves, the bloused waist, and the high but interesting asymmetrical neckline. It comes in both … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Lucia Drape-Front Blouse
We love the look of these peep-toes from Bandolino and, judging by the 46 glowing reviews on Zappos, they’re not just another pretty shoe. We like that they come in a zillion colors (including the almost tortoise-shell-like print pictured), and the price is great, ranging from $53.06 for some colors to $58.95 for others. Bandolino … Read More about Coffee Break – Bandolino Shelley Pumps
2020 Update: Cardigans are still a workwear classic, but you may want to check out our Guide to Workwear Essentials, or our 2019 roundup of the best sweater jackets for the office. Someone recently wrote to us, flummoxed over how to wear a cardigan. We looove cardigans, particularly in the summer, and so we thought … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Cardigans
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Love this deep red dress from Kay Unger. Love the cap sleeves and the material (a woven silk, which won’t wrinkle quite as easily as plain silk), and we like the little lapels on the neckline of the dress. It’s … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Red Silk Belted Cap Sleeve Dress
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. 6pm.com has BCBG bags on sale today, and we’re loving this large lizard clutch. It’s the perfect quirky accessory if you have a large wardrobe of black dresses (guilty!) — and the price and quality is about right for this kind of piece. With an original price … Read More about Weekend Open Thread