All of our posts are special to us… but if you’re curious what the top-read posts on Corporette are (according to Google Analytics, at least), check ’em out below… don’t miss our special “Start Here” page if you’re new to the blog, also! (You can also try this link to just see all of our top posts in the regular blog format.)
Top Posts from 2012-2022
(I’ve typically done the “Top Posts of All Time,” but due to some screwy analytics in the early years I think I’ll do Top 10 of the Last Ten Years. Plus, the older posts have more time to garner page views! So for 1.1.12-12-27.22, the top posts were:)
- Guide to Basic Women’s Suiting
- The Guide to Comfortable Heels
- The Best Women’s Suits: Affordable, Designer, and Everything In Between
- Guide to the Best Tops for Under Women’s Suits
- Pantyhose for Work
- What Not to Wear To… a Black-Tie Affair
- Mind the Gap: Some DIY Options for Gaping Blouses
- 12 Easy Updos for the Office
- How to Style Long Hair for Job Interviews
- The Guide to Business Casual for Women
Top Posts of 2022
(according to Google Analytics, as of 12-27-2022
- The Best Women’s Suits in 2022 (major update)
- Guide to the Best Tops for Under Women’s Suits (major update)
- The Best Places to Shop for Plus-Size Work Clothes (major update)
- The Hunt: Best Wide Leg Pants to Wear to Work
- The Best Sneakers for Work Outfits
- The Hunt: The Best Sweater Jackets for the Office (major update)
- The Hunt: Best Women’s Dress Pants for Winter (major update)
- The Hunt: The Best Bodysuits for Work Outfits (major update)
- What to Buy for Work at J.Crew
- What to Wear to a Holiday Party (major update)
Top Posts of 2021
(according to Google Analytics 12-22-21)
- The Best Work Dresses
- The Best Dress Pants for Women
- What Not to Wear to Work
- 10 Great Mocktail Recipes for Dry January
- How to Make an Outfit Look More Put Together
- The Best Bodysuits for Work Outfits
- Wearing Kids’ Clothes When You’re Petite
- 10 New Places to Shop for Stylish Workwear Clothes
- What’s Your Morning Routine?
- Power Dresses for Work
See more of our favorite posts form 2021 here.
Top Posts of 2020
(according to Google Analytics 12-23-20)
- The Ideal COVID-19 Quarantine Woman (Guestposter!)
- The Best Leggings to Wear with Skirts
- 5 Online Classes to Take for Fun During Quarantine
- Streaming Workouts to Do at Home
- Our Very Best Work From Home Tips
- Money Snapshot: A 30-Year-Old BigLaw Mom in NYC
- Should She Have a Baby During Law School?
- The Most Comfortable Bras for Working from Home
- The Best Office Chairs for Working From Home
- The Money Snapshot: A Doctor in a HCOL Area
See our other top posts of 2020 here.
Top Posts of 2019
(according to Google Analytics 12-18-19)
- How to Keep Your Spirits High When Life Stinks
- The Hunt: The Best Pants for Work
- 5 Workwear Pieces You Need to Get Rid of ASAP
- The Minimalist’s Guide to Dressing for Work
- The Hunt: The Best Dresses for Work
- Things All Professional Women Should Know How to Do
- The Hunt: The Best Comfortable Flats for Summer
- The Hunt: Stylish Skin Tone Pumps for Work
- Office-Appropriate Perfumes: Do They Exist?
- The Money Snapshot: A 33-Year-Old Management Shares Thoughts on Three Mortgages & Her Aggressive Savings Strategy
See more of our favorite posts of 2019 here.
Top Posts of 2018
1. The Best Women’s Suits of 2018: Affordable, Designer, and Everything In Between
2. A Review of Amazon Prime Wardrobe
3. Four Weeks’ of Work Outfit Ideas
4. The Best Commuting Shoes in 2018
5. The Hunt for Jardigans: Jacket/Cardigans for Everyone
6. The Hunt: Cute Flats for the Office
7. The Best Work Bags for Interviews, Commutes, Your First Day of Work, and Beyond
8. The Hunt: The Best Sleeveless Tops, Shells, and Blouses for Work
9. The Hunt: Classic Sheath Dresses for Work
10. What to Wear to Work in the Winter
See more of our favorite posts of 2018 here.
Top Posts of 2017
1. My Magnetic Lashes Review of One Two Cosmetics
2. Courtroom Attire for Women Lawyers
3. The Best Tote Bags for Work, Interviews and More
4. Work-Appropriate Nails: Length, Shape, Color and More!
5. 6 Resume Rules for 2017 That You May Not Know About
6. Wardrobe Essentials for Work
7. When is a Dress Too Short for Work, What’s Modern, What Shoes Work, and How to Deal if You’re Tall or Short
8. How to End Your Emails (And: Do You Think It Matters?)
9. Workwear Inspiration from House of Cards: How to Get Claire Underwood’s Style
10. Four Types of Comfortable Flats Every Professional Should Own — Even if You Hate Ballet Flats
See more of our favorite posts from 2017 here.
Top Posts of 2016
1. 30 Workwear Brands You Probably Haven’t Tried
2. Professional Tote Bags for Work
3. Style Tips for Busty Women
4. Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, and Tall Suits
5. “Dry Clean Only” Clothes and How to Wash Them
6. Going Out Clothes After 25
7. Suits for Women: An Overview
8. Sleeved Dresses with Pockets: The Workwear Unicorn (And Perfect Conference Attire)
9. Stylish Work Sneakers for Women
10. The Best Work Clothes for Different Body Types
Here are more of our favorite posts from 2016.
Top Posts of 2015
1. How to Style Long Hair for Job Interviews
2. Pantyhose for Work
3. How to Wear Black and Navy Together
4. Wearing a Dress & Blazer — Instead of a Suit
5. Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Work
6. What to Wear to a Holiday Office Party
7. Tips for Whitening Teeth and Nails
8. How to Look Stylish and Professional at a Business Casual Office
9. Easy Office Updos
10. When Is It Time to Stop Wearing Tights?
Top Posts of 2014
1. What To Do About Your Work Email After You Quit
2. Must a Blazer BUTTON To Fit?
3. Comfortable Heels for Wide Feet
4. Are 4″ Heels Too High for Interviewing?
5. Which Undies Are Best for Avoiding VPL?
6. Feeling Too Fat to Interview?
7. Professional Frump: What to Avoid
8. Quick, Easy Hairstyles (from guest poster Lindsey Frederick)
9. Professional Image, Outfit “Compliments,” and Confidence at Any Size (from guest poster Kathryn Rubino)
10. How to Wear Heels (If You’re Used to Flats)
Top Posts of 2013
1. Business Casual for Women – Without Being Overdressed
2. Is Ombre Hair Professional?
3. The Best Button-Down Shirts For Women
4. How Often Can You Repeat Your Outfits at Work?
5. The Best Camisoles for Layering
6. How to Look Professional in Flats – All the Time
7. How to Wear Cropped Pants to Work
8. What’s YOUR Annual Clothes Budget?
9. The Best Simple Sheath Dresses
10. When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?
See more of our favorite posts from 2013 here.
Top Posts of 2012
1. Do You Have to Wear Pantyhose in the Summer?
2. Tattoo Sleeves — in the Workplace
3. Sheer Blouses: Some Don’ts Should Stay Don’ts
4. The Best Graduation Gifts for Friends
5. Professional Watches for Women
6. How to Do Black Tie on a Budget
7. The Best Bags for Walking to Work
8. How to Build a Professional Wardrobe for $150 (guest post)
9. How to Dress Professionally with a “Bubble Butt”
10. Flared Pants, Hems, and Commutes (with The Corporette Guide to Hems)
See more of our favorite posts from 2012 here.
Top Posts of 2011
1. What Not to Wear to the Office
2. What Not to Wear as an Intern or Summer Associate
3. What to Wear Beneath a Suit Jacket
4. Diamond Rings and the Working Girl
5. Taking a New Job While Pregnant
6. Emergency Reader Email: Maternity Leave Email (and other messages)
7. Which Stores and Brands Work Best for Different Body Types?
8. How to Resign Gracefully
9. “Comfortable Casual” for a Heat Wave
10. Administrative Assistant’s Day: A Poll
See more of our favorites from 2011 here.
Top Posts of 2010
1. The Intern with the $9000 Handbag
2. The Quest for Comfortable Heels
3. Can You Give Unsolicited Fashion Advice to Interns?
4. Big News — And Introductions
5. Guest Post: Advice from the VP/Hiring Manager Level
6. Calling All Tuckers
7. An Attitude Revamp (Or, How To Get Your Groove Back)
8. How Not to Gain Weight Over the Summer Recruiting Season
9. Some Thoughts on Frump
10. Will Flats Fly in Court?
See more of our favorite posts from 2010 here.
Top Posts of 2009
1. Building Your Wardrobe For Your Summer Internship
2. Open Thread: Ponytails at the Office: Yay or Nay?
3. The Hunt: Appropriate Bags for Summer Associates
4. Poll: When Wearing A Collared Shirt and Blazer, Does the Collar Go Out or In?
5. Corporette 101: The Old Mirror Trick
6. What to Wear When You’re Laid Off and Looking
7. How to Wear Silk Scarves?
8. Reader Mail: Can I Take Leftovers From My Business Lunch?
9. A Bun in the Oven and a Mother in Court
10. Emergency Mailbag: Should she “Friend” her boss on Facebook?
Top Posts of 2008
1. How to Leave Your Internship With Grace and Style
2. Ten Things About Interviewing
3. What to Wear to Work on the Weekend
4. How to Dress Professionally if You’re Busty
5. Are Visible Tattoos Ever Acceptable For Professional Women?
6. Clothing Staples To Keep In Your Office
7. Poll: Holiday Presents for Administrative Assistants and Secretaries
8. What to Wear on Interviews Generally
9. 10 Things You Should Know About a Business Lunch
10. 10 Things to Know About Wearing Button-Down Shirts
Credits for image elements from graphic (2019): Creative Market: Eclectic Anthology (ribbon)/ Zzorna (blue watercolor detail).