These lovely Taryn Rose heels are on sale in both leopard (pictured) and a solid dark ruby; Zappos still has them full price in black. Just looking at them I would have guessed they had a 3″ heel, but they actually have a 2.75″ heel — and a .5″ platform (who knew?), which makes these … Read More about Coffee Break: Teaneck Pumps
Archives for October 2013
A few weeks ago I told you about the great new video series at American Express’s OPEN Forum, “Inside Successful Small Businesses” — I chose a few of my favorites from the series, and then we took a closer look at the lesson the founders of online eyeglass shop Warby Parker learned, to never underestimate … Read More about Congratulations to the Warby Parker/OPEN Forum Giveaway Winner!
Hot on the heels of our post about the best splurges (in which I include my pearls), I thought now would be a great time for guest poster/Corporette commenter “Kanye East” to demystify buying pearls for us. In real life,the author is an attorney at law, New York City ex-pat, sarcastic Corporette commenter, and amateur … Read More about A Discriminating Woman’s Guide To Buying Jewelry, Part Two: Pearls
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I’m always a fan of wrap blouses (although I often supplement with a professional camisole beneath), and this bestseller from Sweet Pea looks full of promise, even for someone who generally hates beige clothing. I’d add a gold necklace, maybe an … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Sweet Pea Wrap Top
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. OK, I … Read More about Suit of the Week: Brooks Brothers
Travel back in the Corporette time capsule… Here’s what was on our minds oh so many moons ago. One year ago… The Most Comfortable Brands for Heels Are Your Evenings Productive? How to Take Vacation (and Keep Your Sanity) Changing Your Beauty Routine With the Seasons How to Use Your Flex Spending Plan The Best … Read More about Previously, on Corporette…
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I’m not a fan of wearing sleeveless shells beneath blazers (I prefer sleeves beneath suits because it lets you dry clean less) but some women disagree, hating the bulkiness of sleeves (among other reasons, I’m sure). So if you’re in … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Wool Shell
Reader M wrote in to recommend this bag: I would like to recommend for posting, a well-made, stylish, leather tote bag at Overstock.com that is very inexpensive: $67. I can’t understand why it hasn’t sold out. I’ve been using the black bag for the past six months and it looks brand new. It is supposed … Read More about Coffee Break: Extravagant All-Purpose Tote Bag
It’s time to close our ShoeMint giveaway! There were 88 entries; according to Random.org lucky number 63 was the winner. She’s already been contacted by me by email. For those of you who DIDN’T win, please keep in mind that you can still use this link to get 20% off first-time purchases. Happy shopping, ladies! … Read More about Congratulations to the ShoeMint Winner!
What items are “worth the splurge” if you have a healthy amount of discretionary income? Reader S wonders… Here’s my idea for a post – what are the central items that are “worth the splurge” for those of us with a healthy amount of (but not unlimited) discretionary income? I’m thinking there are certain purchases … Read More about The Best Splurges
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This isn’t the most fascinating jacket on the planet, but it’s a great basic — and this is a great sale. I like the textured fabric (perfect for a blazer-as-separate), the single button, and the welt pockets. As for the … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Javanese Haven Jacket
I like these black resin earrings — particularly for a blonde. (I always feel like dark earrings get lost in my dark hair!) I particularly like that these have a smooth setting — I don’t think they’ll move around and be a distraction for whoever you’re talking to at the office. They’re $44 at ShopBop. … Read More about Coffee Break: Oval Drop Earrings