Zappos has a number of Botkier bags on sale today, and I love this dark green satchel. In addition to having super soft leathers and beautiful colors, I like Botkier bags for the intelligent pockets — and this Eloise stachel is no exception. Was $545, currently marked 20% off to $436. Botkier – Eloise Satchel … Read More about Coffee Break – Eloise Satchel
Archives for June 2011
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice below about long platinum blonde hair at work, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion of the best shade of blonde hair for being taken seriously at work. This is a perennial question: is long hair professional? And a corrollary: is long platinum … Read More about Can Long, Platinum Blonde Hair Be Professional?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Cashmere sweaters are probably not on your mind right now, but summer is a great time to get things like this on sale. Today I’m loving this cashmere sweater from Reiss (which actually has some great sales going on right … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Bella Cashmere Mix Jumper
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. So: let’s … Read More about Suit of the Week: Victoria’s Secret
Travel back in the Corporette time capsule… Here’s what was on our minds oh so many moons ago. One year ago… How to Keep From Crying at Work When Drycleaning Just Doesn’t Help Do YOU Wear Toning Shoes to (or at) the Office? Two years ago… What to Wear for a Corporate Photograph? We offered … Read More about Previously, on Corporette…
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Wednesday! I like the look of this black and white dress from Donna Morgan, available in regulars and petites. The top is apparently a “true wrap bodice” but the skirt is a “partially-stitched down, faux wrap” — whatever it … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Print Jersey Top Wrap Dress
Endless — which always has a 100% price guarantee anyway — is currently offering 20% off on all summer sale items, as well as a few other non-summer items. For Tuesday’s Coffee Break, I’m liking this suede and leather pump from Delman’s. I like the heel height — 2 3/4″ — as well as the … Read More about Coffee Break – Ilia Pump
Reader R has a question that goes pretty well with our discussion of networking with older men — how to network with older women. Here’s the question: I’m a 24 year old summer clerk with a public defender’s office. I got the gig by networking through my friends; specifically, by getting to know their mothers … Read More about Networking with Older Women
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader K wrote in to recommend this dress, noting that “I think it could make a really great work piece (paired with a blazer or cardi). The description doesn’t say it, but it’s lined.” I like this sheath dress a … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: “Vera” Twisted-Waist Dress
Without opining on the celebrity or her brand (I’ve actually never watched The Hills!), I like the look of these butterfly sunglasses from LC Lauren Conrad. An oversized shade s always a fast way to add glamour to a summer outfit, and for the inexpensive price point plus ultraviolet protection, these don’t disappoint. Were $30, … Read More about Coffee Break – Butterfly Sunglasses
What makes outfits look dated? If you invest in a good working wardrobe, the idea is that it should last you for a long time — and it’s disappointing when they immediately signify to other women “I bought this 5 years ago.” So I thought a fun topic for discussion would be thus: what dates … Read More about Open Thread: What Makes Outfits Look Dated?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Love, love, love this herringbone jersey dress from Armani Collezioni. Love the feminine silhouette with a “masculine” pattern, and I think the scoopneck, sleeves, inverted pleats, and concealed back zipper (huzzah!) are perfect for the office. It’s $745 at Saks … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Herringbone Jersey Dress