Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Hump Day! I kind of like that this dress is a hybrid between a drop waist and a fit & flare — it’s more sophisticated than your typical F&F, and yet more flattering than your typical drop waist. And … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Pleated A-Line Dress
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Oooh: these little pointed toe flats are bestsellers over at Bloomingdale’s, and it’s easy to see why — I love the bit of gold in the heel, the classic pointed toe style, and the wintry suede (for non-slushy days or office shoes, at least). Bloomingdale’s has them in three colors, Zappos has them in five, and … Read More about Coffee Break: Synal Flat
How do you break the ice with coworkers and make conversation, particularly while traveling together? Travel with coworkers can be awkward for exactly this reason — and hopefully our tips can help. We’ve talked about party-appropriate conversation topics, as well as how to steer a conversation away from sports or the like, but not in … Read More about How to Break the Ice With Coworkers — Even While Traveling
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This is a new trend for me: these sort of tied cuffs on blazers and sweaters. I like it — it seems fresher and more versatile than bell sleeves — but I haven’t bought anything yet showing it off. This … Read More about Tuesday’s Workwear Report: Mikena Jacket
These fingerless gloves are awesome. In the past I’ve had mittens that folded over your fingers (like these Kate Spade ones) and wore them because, while childish, they were very functional for touchscreens and more. These pictured fingerless gloves add a TON more style while sacrificing just a tiny bit of warmth — and you won’t … Read More about Coffee Break: Fingerless Gloves
There’s a meme going around about your #firstsevenjobs — so I thought it might be a fun thing to discuss. (A lot of celebrities and business leaders have answered, including Sheryl Sandberg, Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Colbert, and more.) My own answers kind of highlight my upper middle class youth, I guess — there aren’t many … Read More about #FirstSevenJobs: What Were Yours?
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Monday! This azure blue dress caught my eye because it looks classic and refined, but still has a touch of sass in there. I love those darts along the bodice, and call me crazy, but it’s nice to see full … Read More about Splurge Monday’s Workwear Report: Milena Sheath Dress
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. The skinny jean/pant trend seems just as strong as ever, with a ton of faux leather options (I’ve even seen multiple pairs of maternity leather leggings!), and this cool relaxed sweater seems like the perfect thing to wear with them. It’s on trend with the side slits, … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
Like these posts? Follow us on Twitter or Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! You can also follow us on Pinterest and Instagram, or via our RSS feed. The New York Post shares the life story of Ann Lowe, the dseigner of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. While Lowe died “broke and unknown” at 82, her gowns are now featured at the National … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Reader W writes in to recommend this skirt, noting: “It’s simple and elegant with vivid color choices, beautiful red and teal for the fall. The seams on the side give a flattering fit. The fabric is soft, drapes well and … Read More about Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Scuba Pencil Skirt
I love this bag and would wear it with neutrals (particularly all black, with a red lipstick), but I love when bags and prints give you inspiration for entire outfits. I mean, everything about the colors is right here — the depth of the purple, the brightness of the red — even the proportions, with about … Read More about Coffee Break: Candace Leather Satchel
Looking for outfit ideas that put your workwear to work for Halloween? Here are some easy costume ideas you can make from your own closet.