This tote bag at Amazon comes in 10 colors, but as far as reversible tote bags go, it’s not that different otherwise — it’s synthetic vegan leather, and it’s a big bag. What’s interesting about this one is that it’s the bestselling tote bag on the site. I like the light blue color because it’s … Read More about Coffee Break: Reversible Tote Bag
Archives for September 2017
Sure, we all know what wardrobe essentials for work 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 … Read More about The Best Merino Wool Sweaters for Work
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I love a pop of color, and this electric pink blazer from Theory is gorgeous. If the color is a bit too bright for you, though, note that it also comes in a more subdued, darker shade called “pink currant.” … Read More about Splurge Monday’s Workwear Report: Etienette B One-Button Jacket
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Despite their lack of pockets, I’m still a fan of my Zella leggings — they don’t come unraveled like some brands, they don’t roll down, they’re opaque, and they’re on-trend and lovely. I’m liking these moto-inspired ones in a greenish gray (also available in black) for that … 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 Washington Post reports that Rebel Wilson has won a record $4.56 million Australian dollars ($3.66 million U.S.) in damages in her defamation case. We love that she … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. If you’re looking for an opaque t-shirt, double-layered tops are always a good bet. This one is $42 at Boden and comes in five colors, including a light and a dark blue — we’re featuring the red because that’s what’s … Read More about Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Double Layer Front Tee
I’m sure I’ve ogled Tory Burch’s simple block bags on here before, but when I saw that a) Nordstrom has them on sale, b) including this happy blue color, I had to post. There are several versions on sale, including large totes like the one pictured (also in black, as well as a navy/cobalt iteration … Read More about Coffee Break: Block-T Leather Tote
Our recent post asking for recommendations for the best podcasts for professionals brought tons of reader comments, so now we’re wondering: Who do you follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Medium (and other platforms), for professional reasons and otherwise? Whose thoughts, advice, and analysis do you appreciate most? Is there anyone whose writing you’ve added to your daily … Read More about Who Do You Follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Medium?
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Uniqlo has a very interesting collaboration with French designer Inès de la Fressange — the collection just arrived in stores on September 1. This tweed jacket looks really lovely — I like the sort of nipped-in, schoolboy look and the … Read More about Thursday’s Workwear Report: Tweed Jacket
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’m … Read More about Suit of the Week: L.K. Bennett
Even though our focus here at Corporette® tends to be on conservative business attire (women’s suits and sheath dresses for the win!), we’ve done a TON of posts over the years offering advice on business casual — so we’re happy to announce our new Guide to Business Casual for Women! We’ve rounded up some of … Read More about Announcing… our new Guide to Business Casual for Women!
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. The interesting thing about Lauren Ralph Lauren (and the other many names they sell under) is that they’ve had the same or similar dresses for about 1,000 years, and they’re all pretty good bets for the office — although some … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Colorblock Sheath Dress