This strikes us as a great deal on a basic purse — it’s made of a “soft tumbled cowhide,” has a zipper top, and isn’t overly big (11″x11″x6″) and is perfect in its simplicity. It was $325, now $162 — available at Kate Spade in black, chocolate, and a fun green “fern.” Westbury Medium Serena
Archives for September 2010
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on closet organization hacks. How do you organize your closets? Last week in our conversation of clothes storage for the closet-impaired, some folks started talking about how they kept their work clothes separate from their weekend clothes. Yes! I thought. I do that toooooooooo! But that’s a whole … Read More about A Clean and Well Lighted Space: Your Closet?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Nordstrom has a number of great dresses marked down to the $60 range, including this attractive tweed sheath dress, perfect for cold weather. We’d pair it with a bright emerald or royal blue cardigan for a more casual fall day, … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: ‘Heartland’ Tweed Sheath Dress
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. LOVE this Theory suit … Read More about Suit of the Week: Theory’s Strategy
Travel back in the Corporette time capsule… Here’s what was on our minds oh so many moons ago. One year ago… Which Sunglasses are Best? Can You Wear Vintage To The Office? Are Very High Heels Inappropriate for the Office? DC Gala: What to Wear? Two years ago… 5 Things to Look for in a … Read More about Previously, on Corporette…
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Interesting — Lord & Taylor has a number of office appropriate dresses from a brand called Averly, which is new to us. We like this cap-sleeved dress with zipper details at the neckline and pleats at the waist — it … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: AVERLY Fit-&-Flare Cap-Sleeved Dress
Whoa: I did not know that a) Jonathan Adler designed laptop sleeves, or b) Modcloth carried Jonathan Adler designs! This happy blue color and the abstract print strike me as just enough to make you feel special, but not self-conscious, when you pull your laptop out of your bag. The case is $29 and available … Read More about Coffee Break: Reflection Symmetry Laptop Sleeve in Blue
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on 6 Things to Have on Hand When You’re Sick at Work. Today’s poll is inspired by reader V’s question: I work in Big Law and throughout the recruiting season, I shake a lot of hands. Now and then I encounter someone who says, I’m sorry, I don’t shake … Read More about Do You Shake Hands When You’re Sick?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Neiman Marcus seems to have a ton of great cashmere on sale right now for deep discounts — and even though it’s still a splurge, we love this gray cardigan. The shawl collar is interesting without being distracting, and the … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Collared Cashmere Cardigan
Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a basic … Read More about The Hunt: Wide Belts
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Love this simple dress from Lafayette 148 New York — the piping details, the dropped waist, the pockets — it strikes us as chic as well as professional. It’s $348 at Nordstrom. Lafayette 148 New York Piped Dress Seen a … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Piped Dress
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy all have great sales going on right now — after perusing the sites this morn I bought a bunch of deeply discounted basics that are hurtling my way right now. I like this button detail boatneck tee so much I nearly … Read More about Weekend Open Thread