Something on your mind? Chat about it here. I think the bootie is one of the key casual looks for this fall — which is handy since I’ve always been a fan of the motorcycle/Western style with low, stacked heels. These suede Sam Edelmans are rated highly for comfort (one of the Zappos reviewers own … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I haven’t seen this feminine little number in person, but I think it has real possibilities to be great. I like the polka-dotted navy pattern, the collarless design, the placket down the front, and the thick ruching around the waist. … Read More about Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Easy Waist Dress
Fine, fine, fine: I want one. I’ve seen the Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel bag everywhere (around town, on blogs, on TV) and I can’t deny it any more: I want one. One with rose gold hardware, please. It’s $895 at ShopBop. Alexander Wang Rocco Duffel with Rose Gold Hardware (L-2)
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Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today, I’m liking this stretch jersey peplum jacket. It’s very feminine, for sure, but I think the fact that it’s a jacket and has so many structural seams that it sort of makes up for it. I like it best … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Peplum Frill Jacket
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. Happy Wednesday! … Read More about Suit of the Week: Theory
What are some of the best changes that you’ve made to save more money? For some people it might be curbing your Starbucks habit; for others it might be something like learning about double coupon days. But I’d love to focus our discussion today on what you’ve CHANGED about your strategy (versus what you never … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: What’s the Best Change You’ve Made to Save More Money?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. So here’s the funny thing: I was going to recommend this blazer for a “splurge” a few months ago, but misfiled it (I have systems, people) until a few days ago. So imagine my delight when what was once a … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Apres Tennis Stripe Blazer
These shoes make me happy. The little polka dots, the unexpected calfhair, the walkable 2.75″ heel… squee. For the office, I’d wear these with a fairly muted outfit — an all-black ensemble, perhaps, or a navy pencil skirt with a white blouse. They’re $350 at ShopBop. Loeffler Randall Tamsin Mid Heel Pumps (L-2)
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to avoid ironing your work clothes — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on laundry issues, including how to iron your clothes less. Can you look professional — without ironing your clothes every day? Reader K is particularly curious … Read More about How to Avoid Ironing
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. It’s rare for me to get excited about skirts on the Internet, but I am loving this blue herringbone A-line skirt from Brooks Brothers. It strikes me as the perfect skirt for fall and spring: wear it now with navy … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Wool Herringbone A-Line Skirt
Hi guys. I’m going to have to step away from this for a few hours, but just thought I’d give you an update on where we are with some of your comments on the redesign: Re: the comments section The pink lines are gone for the moment, but I think I’ve fixed the spacing/padding issues. … Read More about More thoughts on the redesign.