What are the best hostess gifts for your boss? What if the boss’s partner sends the invitation to a “holiday open house” — should you bring something for him or her? A few days ago a reader wrote in with a burning question: As a new associate, I have been invited to a young partner’s … Read More about What Are the Best Hostess Gifts for Your Boss?
Are you sending holiday cards to clients and coworkers? Here’s what to know about the business etiquette of it all.
We stirred up quite a bit of controversy last week when one of our readers asked us what to wear to Sunday brunch at her partner’s house. We suggested trouser jeans and a blazer, raising eyebrows and bringing forth vehement disagreement from some of our readers, who insisted that trouser jeans were not appropriate for … Read More about Poll Results: Jeans Are Often Appropriate… But Perhaps Not To Brunch
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.
Are vintage fashions appropriate for the office? What are your best tips on how to wear vintage to the office?
When is a messy office TOO messy? Is it a badge of honor instead of an embarrassment?
We seem to be getting a ton of negative feedback on the reader mail question yesterday, wherein we recommended that our reader wear dark trouser jeans to Sunday brunch at the partner’s house. Although she wrote in to clarify her situation, we were still intrigued by the feedback. As we noted in our original post, … Read More about Poll — Are jeans ever appropriate if you’re in a semi-work situation?
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?
What are your best tips for dressing professionally if you’re busty, ladies? A lot of times for our daily workwear recommendations, people will note that they couldn’t get away with that, as they’re too well-endowed to wear a certain dress. It’s one of the sad facts of clothes that most “professional” outfits seem to be … Read More about Ten Things About… Dressing Professionally if You’re Busty
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.) – Oh, good — a sexy prosecutor outfit, available for $64.99. But wait, isn’t that what we all dress like every day, anyway? [buycostumes.com] – Christina Binkley (WSJ … Read More about Weekly Roundup — Happy Halloween!
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!
It’s easy to find a lot of high-end companies like Wolford or Falke making patterned tights — but are they appropriate for work? We asked the readers…