Here’s a great question for today, ladies: how often do you repeat outfits at the office? A lot has been said lately of capsule wardrobes for work — decluttering closets to winnow your wardrobes to things that “spark joy” — and a lot of that may leave you feeling like you’re totally repeating outfits at work. … Read More about Repeating Outfits at Work: How Often Do You Do It?
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Readers go back and forth on whether or not they like cutouts. I’m a big fan, but I get a lot of pushback from readers saying they’re not professional — it’s definitely a know your office kind of situation. I think this dress in particular isn’t that bad because it doesn’t show more skin than you’d … Read More about Thursday’s Workwear Report: Cutout Shoulder Sheath 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. Oooh: I … Read More about Suit of the Week: Hugo Boss
We’ve talked a lot about drugstore beauty items and how your beauty routine changes in the winter, but more and more my winter beauty routine is involving “natural” beauty things — supermarket, even! — and so I thought I’d round up a few I like to kick off the discussion. Find out below how I’m using apple cider vinegar, … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Natural Beauty Products for Winter
I always forget about Antonio Melani because I don’t frequently shop at Dillard’s, but this sheath dress looks great. A lot of their other sheath dresses do, too — they have sort of a Black Halo / Classiques Entier / Hugo Boss look to them, but of course they’re much more affordable. I like the squared notched neck here even though I … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Playing Favorites Mila Square Neck Sheath Dress
I’ve mentioned this awesome blanket before, but I don’t think it’s been a while — and if you order today you can still get delivery by Christmas, so today seems just as good as ever. I’ve bought these a number of times over the years — first for my sick grandmother who had broken a … Read More about Gift Idea: NAP Touch Throw Blanket
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Ann Taylor, but written by your usual friendly blogger Kat Griffin. Good news, guys: Ann Taylor is having a one-day sale and halving prices on a TON of great items, whether for you yourself to wear to work, or to get as gifts for your friends and loved ones. … Read More about Sponsored: Happy Holidays with Ann Taylor
Travel back in the Corporette time capsule… Here’s what was on our minds oh so many moons ago. One year ago… Top Ten Corporette Posts of 2015 Putting Together Work Outfits Using Suit Separates Tales from the Wallet: Black Tie on a Budget Open Thread: Vacation Time Should You Keep Your Blog a Secret at Work?
This gorgeous blazer has lace details on the front as well as the back. Its puffed sleeves honestly gave me pause, though, because even though it’s a nice feminine look, it also sort of reminds me of stuff that was very popular when I started the blog almost 10 years ago. I’m not sure whether we’re ready … Read More about Tuesday’s Workwear Report: ‘Melody’ Lace Trim Jacket
This glitter tech accessory from Kate Spade doesn’t really count as a business card case — it only holds one card. But this baby literally adheres to your phone via sticker — and “holds a single ID or credit card” according to the description. So: if you hate tucking your gym ID or your license … Read More about Coffee Break: Glitter Pocket Tech Accessory
Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a basic … Read More about The Hunt: Stylish Business Card Cases
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Monday! I’m drooling over this amazing dress from Roland Mouret — his tailored, sophisticated designs always knock me dead. I love the wide boatneck, the notch in the neckline, and the sleeves, which seem longer than elbow sleeves but … Read More about Splurge Monday’s Workwear Report: Etty Sheath Dress