One of the hardest things about working a corporate job is not always being able to take advantage of your vacation time. Sure, you may have a lot of it (we’ve got 4 weeks) but who can find the time to reliably get away? N.B.: Answering this poll does not require you to actually be … Read More about Poll! How do you plan your vacations?
Frequently, women’s suits are sold as separates with interchangeable parts. One woman’s skirt suit might be another woman’s pantsuit — or maybe the same woman owns all 3 pieces and wears the jacket with the pants some days, or the skirt by itself other days, or . . . you get the picture. When you … Read More about Corporette 101: Always Clean Matching Items Together
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The Fug Girls wrote a hilarious and great article about how fabulous Anne Hathaway looks after her breakup from certain imprisoned bankers. [NY Mag] – A new … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
N.B.: I still stand by this advice on how to diet while working a corporate job (and links have been updated as of 2016), but you can also check out our 2016 discussion on how not to gain weight during the summer recruiting season. Amazingly, everyone I know right now is either trying to get their … Read More about 10 Things About… Trying to Diet While Working a Corporate Job
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion on how to handle workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent updates on office to gym issues, including gym near the office etiquette. So, a week ago we asked WHEN you change into things … Read More about Poll Results! How to handle workouts near the office
Wondering what to wear to the corporate gym? In this feature, “What to Wear To…” we tackle attire for office events that are outside the confines of the 9-5 office day. If you’re lucky enough to have a gym in your workplace (or nearby enough that there’s a good chance of running into people at … Read More about What to Wear To… The Corporate Gym
Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair? What do you guys think? And, now, just because we’ve got it running through our head, we thought we’d share some lyrics from Hair with you: I want it long, straight, curly, fuzzy Snaggy, shaggy, ratsy, matsy Oily, greasy, fleecy, shining Gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen Knotted … Read More about Poll – Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair?
Sure, we all know what basics 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 basic … Read More about The Hunt: The Perfect Black Blazer
Coffee Break, originally uploaded by bitzcelt – Interesting review of an Title VII case out of Pennsylvania wherein a receptionist was fired nine minutes after sending an e-mail telling her two male bosses she would not get them coffee every day at 3 p.m. The judges said that because there had never been a … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on handling workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our other office-to-gym issues, including our post on gym near the office etiquette. OK! We have no real idea what the answer might be here, so we’re particularly curious to … Read More about Polls: Handling Workouts Near the Office
Sometimes, women new to suits don’t realize that when you purchase it off the rack, there are a number of things that are sewn up for display purposes that should not be sewn up once you wear them. Namely, pockets on jackets and pants, slits in skirts, and vents on jackets. Slits and vents will … Read More about Corporette 101: Rip Your Clothes
2020 Update: We still stand by some of this advice on what to wear to work on the weekend, but let’s face it: it’s an old post! Here are more recent discussions on comfortable workwear for late nights at the office, as well as an updated take specifically on what’s too casual for a weekend … Read More about What to Wear To . . . Work on the Weekend