We love, love, love the ruffled/ruched V-neck collar on this J.Crew suit, as well as the hidden singular button closure. Available in bright papaya (pictured) and “heather carbon” (a dark gray/black). The jacket is $188, and the skirt is $118.
This week’s poll is about an office space — if it’s your own, and you have a door that shuts and blocks it from view entirely, how clean do you keep it? (We’ll also assume, for the purpose of this poll, that you don’t have frequent clients or superiors coming to your office.) We have … Read More about Poll: When does a messy office cross the line?
2018 Update: We still stand by these tips on dressing professionally if you’re busty, but if you’re a busty professional, you may want to check out some of our other content, including our most recent roundup of the best lingerie to buy at Nordstrom. What are your best tips for dressing professionally if you’re busty, ladies? … Read More about Ten Things About… Dressing Professionally if You’re Busty
Wow — in what was one of our most unpopular polls ever, we asked last week whether people nap at the office and whether they have a system to it. The poll is still open, but the initial results were split pretty much in thirds: – 32% said that yes, you had napped at the … Read More about Poll Results: Not many will admit to napping, even though it’s good for you!
Inspired by last week’s Wolford sale at Rue La La, we thought we’d ask — do you wear patterned tights in cold weather? There are a ton of options out there. Our rule of thumb has always been to stick with the kinds of patterns men wear on shirts — pinstriped, windowpane, et cetera. What … Read More about Poll: Patterned tights for professional women?
2012 Update: We still stand by this conversation on professional women and tattoos — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on tattoo sleeves in the workplace. Last week we asked you whether a visible tattoo was ever acceptable to women lawyers and other professional women. And wow did you … Read More about Professional Women and Tattoos: Can Women Lawyers Ever Have Visible Tattoos?
Wow, what a gorgeous dark brown suit — simple, elegant, yet with enough details that it’s memorable and clearly not just your run-of-the-mill suit. We lurve the slightly up-turned collar and, as always, we love the touch of spandex in with the wool. Alas, such beauty (from Armani Collezioni!) is not cheap — the jacket … Read More about Suit of the Week: Armani Collezioni Ribbon Jacket
Sometimes, being overachieving and fabulous means you get a bit stretched too thin. Like, if, say, you’re working 250 hours, running a blog, planning a wedding 300 miles away, and trying to diet/exercise well in the meantime. (This, of course, relates to NO ONE we know.) Anyway, sometimes push comes to shove and exhaustion overwhelms … Read More about Poll: Have you ever napped at your desk?
2018 Update: This post on healthy food stuffs to keep in your office is an old favorite — do check out our most recent roundup on 40+ snack ideas for work, too. We’ve done the toiletries, the clothes, and the gadgets — now it’s time for Corporette’s suggestions for food stuffs to keep at the … Read More about Office Staples: Healthy Food Stuffs to Keep in your Office
The other day we got an e-mail from a reader: I have a question about tattoos. I’m thinking of getting a new tattoo on my inner ankle, and I’m wondering what you/your readers think about what is appropriate for the office in terms of tattoos. In terms of placement, if I was wearing a skirt … Read More about Poll: Are visible tattoos ever appropriate for professional women?
Last week we asked: How has the recession affected your spending and saving habits? Although we’re all peeking through our fingers as we check on our 401Ks and various accounts, the good news is that it hasn’t affected us that much. 46% of voters said they weren’t doing anything differently 28% of voters are looking … Read More about Poll Results: Recession, Smession
Monopoly Justice,originally uploaded by mtsofan Okay: it seems safe to say we’re in the midst of a financial crisis. But how is it affecting you? Less cabs? More sleepless nights? More days of “breakfast for dinner“? Take our poll and then weigh in, in the comments… we’re curious!