What are the top 10 things you should know about a business lunch, especially if you’re a new hire or summer intern at a conservative office (summer associates, we’re looking at you!)! No, we’re neither Debrett’s nor Emily Post, but we know a thing or two about conducting ourselves properly at a business lunch… we’ve … Read More about 10 Things You Should Know about a Business Lunch
Great, great jacket from Armani. Classic, fitted, beautiful. The sort of piece you’ll have for years.
We’re not sure why WSJ has this story *now*, given that black tie season is over (isn’t it?) but today they have a great article on why businesswomen need to be very, very careful in choosing an evening gown. It’s not just a matter of image; sometimes, there can be real trouble. Lisa Goldstein, an … Read More about Black ties and faux pas
Here’s a fun and slightly different t-shirt to wear underneath a suit jacket or cardigan. We’d wear it with a white or black camisole underneath, at least the first time it’s worn — we’ve been burned by Anthropologie before. We think the square neckline would look perfect with a nice pair of pearls, or even … Read More about Friday’s TPS Report
We used to buy those tiny fabric knots to wear with the French-cuffed shirts we got at Thomas Pink, until a friend who’d made a move to a more relaxed lifestyle sold us her cufflink stash: beautiful, feminine cufflinks she’d collected over the years that turned out to be 200x easier to get through the … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report
If well-made, conservative clothes is what you’re looking for, Brooks Brothers is always a safe place to go. Nothing there is earth-shattering, and it’s relentlessly preppy, but nothing there is going to offend anyone. There’s a number of great basics in the “Clearance” section (including a $300 4-ply Loro Piana cashmere sweater marked down to … Read More about Well, well – sale at Brooks Brothers
One of the things we’ll be doing on this site is looking at one piece of office-appropriate clothing each day, in a range of prices. Mondays will be sky’s-the-limit; Fridays will be “trying to get out of debt to quit.” Today’s find is a beautiful David Meister sheath dress in a happy blue. It’s knee-length, … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report