2016 Update: Links updated below, and do heck out our more recent discussion on the most stylish business card cases for women! 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 … Read More about Card Cases for Women
2017 Update: We’ve updated links below, but come check out our more recent discussion of 9 ways to use a wrap at the office! We were thinking last week of the multitude of uses for the wrap, of which every woman should buy one or two to keep at the office. (Pictured: Made to order fabric … Read More about Tool of the Trade: The Wrap
Reader M is seeking the best opaque tights! Here’s her question… Could you do a piece on where to find really good opaque tights? I would love to buy some Wolford pairs, but think $64 may be a bit out of my price range right now. I want TRULY opaque — not the kind that … Read More about The Best Opaque Tights
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We love this large satchel/tote (8″ shoulder drop) from Cole Haan, with its woven leather exterior, and rich, sophisticated red color — we even love the name of the red: Lacquer Red. Like all Cole Haan bags there are special … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Cole Haan’s Genevieve Small Carpet Bag
2016 Update: Links have been updated as of 2016. See our most recent discussion on professional tote bags here! Last week, we suggested Hayden-Harnett’s Ibiza “convertible flight tote” to readers — intending to recommend it as a tote bag for when you need to take home approximately fifteen pounds of paperwork — so we were … Read More about What Your Tote Bag Says About You
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear brooches (and links have been updated below) — but you may also want to check out our more recent roundup of how to wear a brooch. Reader L writes to us, wondering: Can you do an article about how to wear brooches / … Read More about Reader Mail: How to wear brooches?
Today’s reader mail has to do with long necklaces… what are the best tips for how to wear long necklaces, particularly for a conservative job? Here’s her question: What are the rules of thumb for long necklaces? I love the look, but I only have a couple and wear them all too rarely because I’m … Read More about Reader Mail: How to Wear Long Necklaces
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear silk scarves (and links have been updated below); you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how to wear scarves to work in 2018. Today’s reader mail is all about how to wear silk scarves… I’ve got two silk … Read More about Reader Mail: How to Wear Silk Scarves as a Young Professional?
A reader wondered how to cover the bug bites on her legs — and still wear skirt suits in the middle of a sweltering summer.
Today’s reader mail has to do with office-appropriate jewelry… I noticed that you said, “We’d wear it with a white cardigan or a cropped jacket, and maybe one or two long, simple necklaces” in a recent post. You, as usual, are accurately tuned into to what I’m thinking. Please help! Where can I find fun, … Read More about Reader Mail Roundup
What jewelry do you wear at the office? Is anything off limits? A reader wondered what the modern options were.
So last week, we asked about fishnet tights — and whether they were ever appropriate for the office. It turns out that we failed to account for something that a lot of people thought was an important factor: the width of the netting. (Our apologies!) With the caveat, then, that our poll was imperfect (hey, … Read More about Poll Results: Most of You Really Don’t Like Fishnets