2018 Update: Looking for our picks from the Shopbop Sale of 2018? Check them out right here. ShopBop’s big tiered sale is here (formerly known as their “Big Event sale”). As we’ve noted in the past, this is a great sale to stock up on some of those workwear classics that NEVER go on sale … Read More about Deal Alert: ShopBop’s Big Tiered Sale!
Archives for February 2017
These loafers come in medium and wide sizes 5.5–11, and they’re very highly rated at Nordstrom. Lots of women seem to really like them, and in fact they’re among the most highly rated loafers there. We’re picturing the “luggage,” but there’s also a really lovely grape red as well as neutral colors like black, rice … Read More about Coffee Break: Audra Loafer
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. It’s great to see that Diane von Furstenberg has a ton of dresses on sale right now, including this pretty one. I really like the colors and how it has a fuller skirt than a lot of the wrap dresses — plus, … Read More about Tuesday’s Workwear Report: Jewel Wrap Dress
Shopbop just added lots of new markdowns to their sale, which includes this set of four earrings. They look like a great basic, and the two pairs are different sizes, so if you happen to have double-pierced ears it could make for a cool look, or else it would be nice to pair them with your outfits as you like. … Read More about Coffee Break: Baroque Hoop Huggie Set
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 Best Affordable Cashmere For Work
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I absolutely love the pink coat that’s featured as part of this outfit, but at $11,000 for a frayed coat, it’s even a bit much for me. Instead we’re featuring this $1,490 hammered silk blouse (actually a viscose/silk blend). I’ve seen a lot … Read More about Splurge Monday’s Workwear Report: Tie-Neck Long-Sleeve Blouse
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. This may be perhaps the most boring Weekend Open Thread ever, but I was unreasonably psyched when I saw these, so I thought I’d share: they are now making socks cut just for Chucks. Yes: if you (like me) are a fan of Converse Chuck Taylor shoes, … 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. WWD reports that Stitch Fix is now offering plus sizes (14W to 24W and 1X to 3X), having previously only offered sizes up to 16 and XXL. … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This dress is that rare unicorn with both sleeves and pockets. I also like the boatneck, and for those of you who don’t like exposed back zippers, the plus to this dress is that there’s no zipper at all — it’s a pullover … Read More about Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Cotton Knit Fit and Flare Dress
I still love the bright blue GiGi New York clutch I got as swag at a recentish blogger event (they even put my initials on it!), and I wholeheartedly recommend you take a look at the winter sale they have going on right now through the end of the week. For my clutch at least, … Read More about Coffee Break: Sasha Hobo
2018 Update: Check out our latest guide to what to buy at the Nordstrom Winter Sale in 2018! The below content is about the 2017 Nordstrom Winter Sale. Ladies — The Nordstrom Winter Clearance Sale is still on through 2/26! I did our big workwear roundup from the Winter #Nsale last Thursday — but I … Read More about Deal Alert: The Best Shoes For Work Still Left in the Nordstrom Winter Clearance Sale!
We’ve talked about the chatty boss before, but Reader N has a slightly different question: how to deal when your assistant talks too much? Reader N wonders what she can say to discourage her chatty assistant: What are some ways to end a conversation with people at work that work for you? I have a … Read More about Help! My Assistant Talks Too Much