A while back, someone commented that instead of nude hose they wore nude fishnets in the summer. This piqued our curiosity, so we thought we’d take a poll: CAN fishnets be worn at a conservative job?
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear stockings without ripping them — we’ve also updated links below. You may also want to check out our guide for how to wear pantyhose for work! More reader mail to catch up on… I thought this reader Q was particularly relevant given some … Read More about How to Wear Stockings to Work Without Getting Runs and Rips
We got this request in from a reader, and thought we might resurrect an old feature — The Hunt — in which we look for a great basic, available now, in a variety of price points. Here’s the request: As an incoming summer associate at a large NY firm, I’ve been wondering – what kind … Read More about The Hunt: Appropriate Bags for Summer Associates
Hopefully, no one thinks that miniskirts are a DO for the office. (See our prior poll on this here and here.) But a reader posed this question in comments, and we think it’s a good one: does a time come in a woman’s life — a serious, professional woman’s life — at which it is … Read More about Poll: When Do Miniskirts Become a Don’t, Even Outside the Office?
About a week ago, we asked what kind of hair accessories were appropriate for the office. As always, the poll is still open, but the preliminary results are in — roughly 50% of you said that as long as the ‘do and the accessory was conservative, anything was ok as long as it worked for … Read More about Poll Results – The Best Hair Accessories for Professional Women
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.) Personalize your Blackberry with happy, fun decals and stickers. [Coveroo] (Warning: some are cute, some look like “tramp stamps,” and some make you wonder how there could possibly … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Which hair accessories are appropriate for the office, ladies?
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…
Have you ever wondered what color pantyhose to wear to interviews? Last week we asked two poll questions, so we thought we’d take give you guys a break from all the onerous button-pushing and give you updates on how the polls went. It turns out we were 100% wrong about wearing off-black pantyhose to interviews … Read More about What Color Pantyhose to Wear for Interviews
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
Ah, interview week. The time when stress is running high at business schools and law schools, the time when everyone’s wearing suits in uncomfortable heat, loitering about awkwardly in hotel lobbies, and wishing they were still in flip flops and ripped jeans. Today’s important question is thus: Assuming you’re wearing a black suit, what color … Read More about Poll: What Color Hose Is Correct For An August or September Interview?
2017 Update: We still think a lot of these laptop sleeves are awfully cute, but you may also want to check out our 2017 roundup of the best laptop bags for work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first … Read More about The Hunt: Laptop Sleeves