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Archives for March 2011
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Monday! (A rainy one, if you’re in NYC.) Today I am loving this simple crepe dress from St. John, whose entire brand is about quality fabrics, tailored impeccably, designed to last for years. And this is one of those … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Double Face Crepe Dress
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Lately, I am in love with the bright colors and fun prints of the brand Tibi. As spring approaches, I’m loving this sunshine yellow silk dress — with intriguing pleat details down the front — for a weekend cocktail party, brunch, shopping date, et cetera. I’d wear … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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.) – Refinery 29 has a great slideshow about fun color combinations to try right now. My favorite (pictured): … Read More about Weekly News Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. “CUTEST WORK APPROPRIATE DRESS EVER!” reads one of the very excited commenters on this dress. And it does look cute — the crochet detailing at the neck is really interesting, and the sleeves, length, and pleated skirt are all classic. … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Libertine® for Target® Crepe Dress in Black
I love the look of this burnished leather hobo from DKNY, available in burgundy (pictured, available at Zappos for $206.50), gray (also available at Zappos, for $221.25), green (available at Endless for $228.27 and Amazon for $202) and dark blue (available at Amazon for $177.) I like the pleats on the bag, the general size, … Read More about Coffee Break – DKNY Burnished Pleated Flower Large Hobo
Should young women remove their engagement rings for interviews, particularly OCI? Are very large diamond rings inappropriate for the office? This should be a fun conversation. Reader S wonders what size diamond ring is appropriate for a professional woman… What size wedding ring/engagement ring is appropriate for a professional office? Personally, I think giant rings … Read More about Should You Remove Your Engagement Ring for an Interview?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I love the look of this simple tee from linQ — it’s 100% silk, and the chiffon ruching on the shoulders adds interest without overwhelming your outfit. I also like the slight curve to the v-neck. Lovely! It was $88, … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Jersey Ruched Chiffon Shoulder T-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 for women, which should be as classic and basic as you get — instead, this feature is about the slightly different suit that is fashionable, yet professional. I always … Read More about Suit of the Week – Classiques Entier
In a semi-regular feature here on Corporette, we’ve talked about “Tools of the Trade” — ways to make a busy woman’s life easier, either in terms of scheduling programs, tricks to make things go faster or help you remember, and even the multitude of uses for a scarf/wrap. Do you have a newly discovered favorite … Read More about Open Thread: Which Tools/Programs/Tricks Are Your Current Favorites?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This is the kind of dress that, I think, can make a perfect desk to dinner transition if need be. Love the scoop neckline, the paneled hem, and the “silky, fluid matte jersey.” For the office, I’d wear it with … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: “Callandra” Three-Quarter Sleeve Scoopneck Dress
For today’s coffee break, I’m in the mood for something bright and colorful — and this vibrant yellow heel from Seychelles quenches that thirst. Love the way the vamp is high enough so you can walk in it, but not so high that it strangles your leg, and love the low, solid heel. It’s on … Read More about Coffee Break – Aquamarine Pump