2019 Update: We still think this is a great list of office staples (clothing edition), but you may want to check out our more recent discussion of what clothes to keep at your office. Last week we covered what toiletry supplies you may want to keep in your office — this week, we thought we’d … Read More about Office Staples – Clothing Edition
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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.) – Happy 100th birthday to Catherine Murdock Dewey, one of the first female lawyers in Boston. [Ms. JD] – Do you take your engagement/wedding rings off when you … Read More about Weekly Roundup
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?
As hundreds of new lawyers, MBAs, and other professionals head to work for the start of their jobs, we thought we’d round up some supplies that everyone needs in their office. In future editions we’ll tackle office supplies and gadgetry, but for now, here’s what you should pick up on your next trip to Drugstore.com. … Read More about Office Staples: Toiletry Edition
2017 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
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.) – Forbes advises what to look for in good cashmere. We agree wholeheartedly with their tip to not buy online — there’s a huge difference in quality. We’ve … Read More about Weekly Roundup
About a week ago, we asked you guys whether cropped pants (and Bermuda shorts) are acceptable for the office, whether as part of a suit or otherwise. While the poll is still going on, we thought we’d summarize the results for you thus far: 65% of you agreed with us that cropped pants and Bermuda … Read More about Poll Results: Cropped Pants and the Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this general interviewing advice — you may also want to check out our recent roundup of our best on-campus interview tips and resources.. We realize interview week is over at some schools; for others they’re still to come. Still, callbacks will be going on well into September and October, so … Read More about 10 Things About … Interviewing
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: Interview Tote Bags
Should women unbutton their suits’ blazer buttons to sit? Given all the discussion whirling about interviews, we though we’d take another poll, because we’re really not sure of this answer, either. Should women button their jackets when standing, and unbutton them when sitting? We’re aware it’s proper form for men to do this, but have … Read More about Yet ANOTHER poll: Should women unbutton their suits to sit?