It’s been a while since we’ve done a roundup of backpacks for work, but most people really, really seem to like their Tumi backpacks — and if you’re looking for a “classic professional” style, Tumi is among those that are the most timeless. This nice leather laptop backpack is 20% off in the big Nordstrom … Read More about Coffee Break: Tumi
Archives for May 2018
Here’s something I’ve been thinking about: how long do you expect your clothes to last these days? I know I’ve seen a lot of comment threads lately about how people feel like clothes 10-15 years ago were made with better lining, better fabrics, and so forth — but in today’s environment (particularly where the trends … Read More about How Long Do You Expect Your Clothes to Last?
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I came upon this simple, chic sheath dress a few weeks ago and was impressed both by how many colors it comes in (6 colors, including a darker blue and a fun black and white polka dot) as well as … Read More about Thursday’s Workwear Report: 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. I think … Read More about Suit of the Week: Zara
Here’s a topic we haven’t addressed in a while that seems apt since we just did our big roundup of the best women’s suits: where to find stylish plus-size suits for work? Plus-size readers, please chime in — which are your favorite stores to buy plus-size workwear, from dresses to blazers to suits? (We’re actually … Read More about Where to Find Stylish Plus-Size Suits for Work
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This unusual blazer caught my eye when I was browsing through new-to-me store Pixie Market — they have a number of interesting pieces for work and beyond, all with a very cool vibe. The blazer is $135, available in sizes … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Bianca Cinched Waist Blazer
Dec. 2020 Update: This comfortable flat (with serious padding!) is included in the 2020 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale for as low as $43.
After putting together our Slow Fashion Shopping Guide and sharing more recent posts on brands offering stylish vegan shoes for the office and clothing and accessory brands for the stylish vegan professional, we thought it was time to take a look at cruelty-free makeup — so today we’re featuring the best cruelty-free beauty products, as well as a list … Read More about The Best Cruelty-Free Beauty Products (Reader Favorites!)
The below content is about the 2018 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale. Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I mostly focused on more affordable things in our big roundup of the workwear on sale at the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale — but note that there are a ton of … Read More about Splurge Tuesday’s Workwear Report: Max Mara
The below content is about the 2018 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale. Something on your mind? Chat about it here. We did our big roundup of the clothes for work in the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale that just started — but there are a TON of their best-selling denim styles on sale as well, including jeans from AG, … 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. Vanity Fair reported that Saks has unveiled a new beauty destination that includes a Hotel Ritz Paris-replicated spa treatment room (ooh la la!). Kat spoke with Above … Read More about Weekly News Update
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re featuring this Lands’ End blazer in pink (available in regular and petite), but it also comes in a few other colors and a velvet plus-size version. It looks like a great basic blazer in a nice, fun pink with … Read More about Frugal Friday’s Workwear Report: Beacon Blazer