We like the look of this pump from Joan & David — particularly because it’s only a 2.5″ heel, which is our preferred shoe height. It comes in both black and brown, and the black is on sale today — was $88, now $79 at Endless. Circa Joan & David Women’s Darleen Mid Heel Pump … Read More about Coffee Break: Darleen Pump
Today’s reader question brings up an interesting question, we think: What should the “casual but professional” uniform be for women? Here’s the reader’s question: In a couple weeks I’ll be wrapping up my MFA and have to do a public reading. Publishers and agents are known for showing up at these end of year readings, … Read More about What Is the Casual-But-Professional Uniform For Women?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. LeTrainBleu has a bunch of great office dresses that have just a hint of an indie vibe right now — for example, this lovely silk crepe de chine dress, with dolman sleeves, a wide boatnecked scarf collar, and a belt … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: San Sebastian Dress
Today we’re loving the idea of a chunky, clear lucite necklace — which eBay has aplenty, at very reasonable prices. We’d wear it with a casual outfit like a fuschia tee and gray pants, or even a colorful twinset and a skirt — for some reason we think we’d avoid wearing it with blazers or … Read More about Coffee Break: Clear Lucite Necklace
2019 Update: We still stand by these tips on traveling for work — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of business travel must-haves. Traveling — whether for work or pleasure — can be a harrowing experience. We thought we’d try to summarize some of our best tips that, we’ve … Read More about Traveling for Work: Our Top Tips
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We are normally (really) not fans of orange, but something about this jacket looks so, so luxe to us. The fabric looks unusual, and the detailing at the nipped waist — and the snaps on the front of the jacket … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Snap-Front Jacket
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. Our weekend recommendation: Perhaps we’ve been inspired by all the footage we’ve seen from Coachella (including this hilarious video), but we are loving the hippie chic look, including this great top from Ella Moss. It’s $98 at Nordstrom. Ella Moss ‘Parasol’ Top
Liking these posts? Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – We are loving this NYT photo shoot inspired by a book from 1908 that came with a section, “50 Exercises to Do … Read More about Weekly News Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Happy Friday! We just got this top from Ann Taylor Loft, and are liking it — it’s a wide scoop that doesn’t feel quite so wide because of the looped trim, and the cotton has a nice weight to it … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Looped Trim Top
We’re not sure if it’s an official sale or what, but Zappos seems to have a ton of totes on sale for 20% to 30% off. We’re liking this hip take on a briefcase/tote from Kooba, a brand we know and love well — the leather is particularly luscious and soft. The berry color strikes … Read More about Coffee Break: Kooba’s Piper Bag
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Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Polos can be great for the spring or summer, because they can be a cool look with a pencil skirt and cardigan, or they can dress up something like a pair of jeans for a truly casual office or networking … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Basic Check Collar Polo