2020 Update: We still think this is a really interesting discussion on visible tattoos for professional women — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion on tattoos in the workplace. The other day we got an e-mail from a reader, wondering if visible tattoos are ever appropriate for professional women: I … Read More about Poll: Are visible tattoos ever appropriate for professional women?
How should you change your spending in a recession? The readers took a poll, and these were the results…
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!
Last week we covered what toiletry supplies you may want to keep in your office — this week, we thought we’d give our recommendations on clothing to keep in your office. (In the coming weeks we’ll also tackle foodstuffs and gadgetry.) 1. A suit. The goal of the suit is to be able to look … Read More about Office Staples – Clothing Edition
About a week ago we asked you: when is your skirt too short for work? The poll is still ongoing, but we thought we’d fill you in on the results so far. Tons of people voted (thank you, Above the Law, for the link!), and the majority of you (31%) said that C was fine, … Read More about Poll Results: We wear…. not so short skirts
2017 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting to work, as well as our last discussion of whether boots are acceptable for work. Yesterday was the first day of autumn — hooray! Already around New York City we’re starting to notice women wearing dresses and knee-high boots, mostly … Read More about Poll: Are knee-high boots appropriate for work?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion on day to night transitions — you may also want to check out our recent post on what to avoid in “desk to dinner” dresses. About a week ago we asked you how you handled the much-talked-about day-to-night transition — do you change outfits entirely? … Read More about Poll Results: Day to Night Transitions
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how short is too short for a skirt at the office — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on when is a dress too short for work (including what’s a modern length, and if the perfect skirt length is different … Read More about Poll: How short is too short for a skirt?
2020 update: We still think this is an important list of 5 things to look for in a nail salon near your office — but you may also want to also check out our post about the best work-appropriate nail polish colors. It’s something every working woman needs from time to time: a manicure. Your … Read More about 5 Things to Look for in a Nail Salon… Near Your Office
A few weeks ago on Project Runway the contestants had to design a look to take Brooke Shields’ character on Lipstick Jungle from “day to evening” in a single look. We wanted to scream at the television — we’ve never bought into the idea that women want to wear their office garb out for the … Read More about Poll: How do you handle the day to night transition?
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: Basic Black Pumps
For us, make-up must walk a fine line — you want to look professional, you want to look pretty, you want to look well-rested — but you also want to get out of the house on time in the morning. We have a post coming up in a bit about interview makeup — but for … Read More about Poll: What’s In Your Everyday Makeup Bag?