Something on your mind? Chat about it here. I’ve seen this blouse on a zillion bloggers, so I broke down and bought it — quality is about what you’d expect for a $27 blouse, but I like it. It’s big and drapey, but fluid so it feels more flattering. I plan to wear it with leggings … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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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. The New York Times suggests some makeup that … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This wrap-bodice dress has mixed reviews, but hello: it’s marked down to $17-$30 at Talbots, and it’s available in regular, petite, plus size, and plus size petites. I like the ruching detail, the faux wrap skirt, the three-quarter length sleeves, the work-appropriate … Read More about Frugal Friday’s TPS Report: Wrap-Bodice Dress
The Row kills it again with this gorgeous yellow suede shoulder bag. Love the goldtone hardware (so chic with yellow!) and all of the pockets. Gorrrrgeous. It’s $2,700 at Barney’s New York. The Row Sidekick Shoulder Bag A few lower-priced options are here, here, and here. (L-5)
Which are the best camisoles to layer beneath sheer blouses? Is a seamless camisole important, or a nude-for-you camisole? Or is a white camisole the best thing under a white blouse? Reader S has a question, and I thought it might be a fun topic because I’ve said before: I am a fan of plain, non-lacy … Read More about Camisoles Beneath Blouses: White or “Nude”?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This faux wrap dress from Karen Kane has been around for a long while — every season they do it up in new prints, colors, and sleeve lengths. It’s machine washable, has a nice neckline and length — although it … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: ‘Brushed Flower’ Print Cascade Faux Wrap Dress
Here’s what may be an odd question for you: Which are your favorite makeup products to combine? On the flip side — which are your favorite makeup products that are great by themselves? For my own $.02: in the past I’ve layered applications of two different kinds of mascara (because I liked one for coverage … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Makeup Combinations
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. Ooooh: I love this … Read More about Suit of the Week: Akris Punto
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This flowy skirt from Brooks Brothers’ Red Fleece is unexpected — the flowy shape (with ruffle!) does not often meet a windowpane’d wool. I can see it being interesting for work with a very subdued outfit — navy turtleneck, navy … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Windowpane Skirt
Hmmmn. I had been obsessing over this blue coat when the sale first hit — it’s now almost sold out, but I am now obsessing over this dark green one instead. Call me silly, but I always prefer a button to a loose belt with a coat — something about the belt feels so bathrobe-like … Read More about Coffee Break: ‘Bonnie’ Shawl Collar Skirted Coat
When can you wear a dress and blazer — instead of a suit?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This silk blouse with raw edges looks kind of perfect to me — it’s perfect for wear with ankle pants, although of course I’d throw a cardigan or blazer on top to cover my arms at the office. The long placket … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Taneah Modern Georgette Blouse