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. Wow — … Read More about Suit of the Week: Calvin Klein Birdseye Stretch Suit (AND Deal Alert: Lots Of Affordable Workwear On Sale!)
Archives for May 2017
Here’s a fun question for today: what’s your vacation money strategy? What’s your overall strategy about vacations and budgets — how do you plan to budget while on vacation — and how do you pay for vacation? There are a lot of questions here, such as: Overall vacation money strategy: What do you consider getting … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: What’s Your Vacation Money Strategy?
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This lovely dress from Boden is machine washable, as so many Boden dresses are, and it’s in a medium-weight ponte jersey, fully lined, with a hidden back zip. I go back and forth on lace for the office, but these details are like a … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Hera Ponte Dress
Just an FYI, over at CorporetteMoms today we’re discussing the best advice on work-life balance that we have learned now as working moms — and what we would tell our pre-mom selves. Come join the discussion if you’d like!
We’ve included this pump from Trotters in a number of our roundups of the best low heels, but I don’t think we’ve ever highlighted it in its own post. I love this black python-print leather, the short 1.75″ heel, and the classic kitten heel look. It comes in 10 colors and five (!) widths at Nordstrom for $99-$109 … Read More about Workwear Hall of Fame: Paulina Leather Pump
What’s the best advice for how to stop skirts from twisting around? Is it a slip problem, a skirt problem, or a sizing problem? Reader C asks a question about a problem that I know I’ve experienced: the rotating skirt. I did some digging to find some solutions, and spoiler alert: one of the tips on how … Read More about How to Stop Skirts from Twisting Around
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Tibi is doing a lot of very interesting things, for those of you with a more fashiony comfort level when it comes to workwear. They’ve got these corset peplum tops and also corsets, Edwardian tops, and some very intriguing double waist pants — so … Read More about Splurge Tuesday’s Workwear Report: Twill Corset Peplum Top
As usual, a lot of stores are celebrating the long weekend with some sales. We took a look at some favorite stores for workwear and have bolded our favorite stores (the Nordstrom sale is not to be missed; Boden is also having a good 30% off sale). Readers, where are you excited to shop this weekend? On … Read More about Sales for the Long Weekend! (and Kat’s Top 5 Sales to Hit!)
The below content concerns the 2017 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale. Something on your mind? Chat about it here. If you’re on the hunt for affordable fake diamond earrings, I always hear readers singing the praises of Nadri. These are certainly well reviewed at Nordstrom, and I think they look kind of edgy and cool. They’re great … Read More about Holiday 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. Fountain of 30 breaks down color blocking with celebrity looks that can work for all fashionistas. The Atlantic takes a stab at … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This very simple Boden t-shirt is great for a casual office, no matter how you accessorize it, and for other offices, the little ruffles at the hem and the neckline elevate it a bit from your typical t-shirt and make … Read More about Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Rapallo Woven Trim Top
Yes, yes, I do love the huggie earrings and like to feature them, but these diamond hoops from Dana Rebecca Designs also seem kind of edgy and cool. I haven’t seen this black/hematite type of metal in a while, and I like the diamond arrows. Even better, they’re 40% off — they were $660 and are now $395. They’re … Read More about Coffee Break: Double Arrow Diamond Hoop Earrings