For us, make-up must walk a fine line — you want to look professional, you want to look pretty, you want to look well-rested — but you also want to get out of the house on time in the morning. We have a post coming up in a bit about interview makeup — but for … Read More about Poll: What’s In Your Everyday Makeup Bag?
Last week, we did some polling on whether dark nails were “too aggressive” for the office. As always, our poll is still open, but as it stands now, only 13% of you took a laissez-faire approach to nails (giving the OK to chipped nails and black nails), with a whopping 47% of you voting that … Read More about Poll Results: Blue Polish Is a No-No
2017 Update: you may also want to check out our latest discussion about work-appropriate nails. As we roll into August, the shimmery pinks and muted nudes of early spring and summer tend to move their way to darker hues, like the NARS polish at left. So today’s poll is about nails — particularly, darkly … Read More about Poll: Are dark nails inappropriate for the office?
Wow, overwhelming responses to our poll about whether it’s acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair. 80% of you said that long hair is absolutely acceptable — 35% said any length is fine, while 45% limited it to locks that stretched no further than mid-back. If you haven’t weighed in yet, you can do so … Read More about Poll Results – Hair! Hair! Long beautiful hair
Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair? We took a poll…
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: The Perfect Black Blazer
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.) – The Chicago Tribune asks, why must comfortable shoes be so ugly? We like the story of the woman who thought about changing into flip flops to cross … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Let’s face it, we’re all busy. Some stuff becomes a priority; other stuff falls by the wayside. So, in the great tradition of keeping up with the Joneses, we thought we’d take a poll: Incidentally, if you haven’t heard of it, the Lifebooker service can be great — if you have a spare night free … Read More about Poll: How high maintenance are you (salon-wise)?
– Becky Quick (co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box) gives her advice for how to dress for a job in finance. [Marie Claire via Dealbreaker] – Under-eye circles: women’s No. 1 beauty concern. [NYT] – A new site targets women financial advisers: the goal is to empower them with “the information, resources, and sense of community … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
– The Girls in the Beauty Department round up the best pink nail polishes. [Glamour] We totally want the one The Daily Obsession recommended, though (pictured). (Available at Nordstrom.) – Eeek! How did we miss this? “Clothing” arguments for a new legal dress code. We luuuurve the rule that “if you wear it to play, … Read More about Weekly Round-Up: If you wear it to play, don’t wear it to work