Something on your mind? Chat about it here. After last weekend’s flamingo clutch, reader J passed along this hilarious ring, noting “this happy-go-lucky ring will definitely be added to my weekend wardrobe in the near future.” I like it, although I worry that those wings will be snag-o-rific when it comes to pretty much anything. … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
Archives for July 2011
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.) – In today’s blast from the past: FogCreek Software Blog pulls up an old article on women programmers … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Ann Taylor has been having some great sales lately — you can take 30% off a full-price suit set, as well as taking an extra 50% off all sale styles. It’s the latter of these sales that brings this silk … Read More about Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Silk Animal Print Drape Neck Top
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ends on August 1, but there are still some good deals to be had, including this gorgeous purse from Marc by Marc Jacobs. Love the look and feel of the “soft washed leather,” and the wine color (pictured) is calling my name. (It’s also available in a black and a taupe.) … Read More about Coffee Break – Leola Shoulder Bag
Reader S wonders how one can change jobs without changing companies — including getting your current boss to champion the change.
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today I’m liking this pea trench from ASOS. I love that it brings a bit of fun and whimsy to something you wear every day (in cooler weather, of course) — and as always, I love a good sale. This … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Textured Cotton Pea Trench
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. Anyone in … Read More about Suit of the Week: Burberry London
Congratulations to all of the recent JDs finishing up their bar exam today! I thought I’d start an open thread for those of us past the experience to share our stressful memories, as well as to share the fonder memories of the celebrations and relaxations that followed. I’ll start. I always like to look at … Read More about Bar Exam Memories — and How to Celebrate Until Work Begins
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. J.Crew recently added this cute shirt dress to the mix, and I really like it — the nipped-in waist, the pleated skirt, even the half-placket. I wish the skirt were a bit longer (according to J.Crew’s customer service, the size … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Ruthie shirtdress
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. For those of you who like a high heel (4″ with no platform), this one is for you — and I’m drooling over it. We all know I love a good purple pump, and this one seems particularly lovely — … Read More about Coffee Break – Haya Pump
Is curly hair professional enough for interviews? Reader R writes in to ask the question, which has come up a ton of times in comments but hasn’t been discussed directly. So let’s talk about it. First, her Q: I am 23 and interviewing for a new position. I have the suit/shoes/accessories combo set for interviews, … Read More about Is Curly Hair Professional?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reiss is having some killer sales right now, with prices up to 70% off — I love the swirly print on this black and white sillk top. Simple and gorgeous (and, alas, limited sizes only as of this AM). Was … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Heidi Puff Sleeve Top