Something on your mind? Chat about it here. These aren’t the most appropriate boots for a conservative office, but I lurve them for the weekend. I love the equestrian details, the buckles, and the slightly crackled look to the leather. They’re $200 at Zappos. Dolce Vita Harlene Bootie Here’s a lower-priced option.
Archives for January 2015
Like these posts? Follow us on Twitter or 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.) You can also follow us on Pinterest and Instagram, or by our RSS feed. New York magazine has news of the demise … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Cobalt is back, and it isn’t just among the big designers like McQueen — both Limited and Express have cobalt trousers this season. (Express’s are a bit more subdued if these seem a bit… bright.) Limited also has them as … Read More about Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Cassidy Bootcut Pant
There are some serious sales at the Barneys’ Warehouse sale online — they are now offering an EXTRA 70% off all clearance. These are final sale prices, alas, but there are some crazy deals to be had, particularly among the shoes. (Ladies who wear size XS in clothes, you’re going to make out like bandits.) … Read More about Coffee Break: Studded Pumps
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to interview in a snowstorm, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how to dress professionally on the coldest days. What should you do if you have an interview — in a snowstorm? Reader A wonders: Can you do … Read More about How to Interview in a Snowstorm
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Talbots is having some pretty crazy sales right now — there are so many markdowns, and so steep, it’s tough to find anything over $50. That said, Thursdays are usually the day where we feature something priced $50-$100, so I … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Double Weave Notched Bateau Dress
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’ve written … Read More about Suit of the Week: Halogen
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. You have to be careful with geometric necklines — if they’re too crazy, or the dress is too tight, you end up looking like the comic relief in an ’80s movie (Dr. Monica Demonico, anyone?). Still — I like this … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Vesta Sheath Dress
One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go cat go… hey, Elvis was on to something with his blue suede shoes. As one commenter pointed out, I have an odd love for cutouts with flats — but I also like them in heels. These simple pumps (with a relatively … Read More about Coffee Break: Tessie Pump
Midi rings at the office: yea or nay? In terms of the bigger picture, how do you know whether to try out a fashion trend at the office? What makes certain jewelry or accessories too trendy or unprofessional for work? Reader J wonders: I normally don’t wear any rings other than my wedding bands but I recently bought some … Read More about Are Midi Rings Appropriate for the Office?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Parker is one of those brands that I forget about, but they have SUCH pretty blouses right now. My favorite is this print (which is also available as a dress, although it’s a bit short on the model for my … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Daniela Plaid-Print Silk Blouse
Here’s a serious question: are headbands ever appropriate for the office? I am normally in the “no” camp (at least for most women) but this two tone gold number has me questioning that. I like the thin, spindly nature of this one, which looks both delicate and comfortable. It’s (!) $70 at Nordstrom. Mrs President & … Read More about Coffee Break: ‘The Urbanista’ Headband