Leather jackets for the office: yea or nay? WHEN can you wear leather jackets to the office? (Is it a matter of seniority, “casual day only,” “only if the leather jacket is _____”?)
If you work in a business casual office and HATE tights, what are the best leggings to wear with skirts and dresses? We went on a hunt… (UPDATED 2/5 after readers inspired more suggestions…)
Can you wear leggings to work in 2019? What is your favorite brand of leggings for work (or, if you have a legging-substitute in terms of comfort or style, who makes it?)
Even though our focus here at Corporette® tends to be on conservative business attire (women’s suits and sheath dresses for the win!), we’ve done a TON of posts over the years offering advice on business casual — so we’re happy to announce our new Guide to Business Casual for Women! We’ve rounded up some of … Read More about Announcing… our new Guide to Business Casual for Women!
2017 Update: We still stand by our suggestions on tops to wear with jeans to the office, but if you’re building a wardrobe for work for the first time you may want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women and our Wardrobe Essentials for Work. Here’s a question we haven’t discussed in a … Read More about Tops to Wear with Jeans to the Office
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on what women should wear to work in Silicon Valley, but you may want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women. What should you wear to work when you work with some colleagues who dress very casually and very formally — is there … Read More about Adventures in Business Casual: What to Wear to Work in Silicon Valley
2018 Update: We still think this is a great round up of the best tees for layering under blazers, cardigans and more — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion about stylish tops for under suits. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, … Read More about The Best Tees For Layering Under Blazers, Cardigans, and More
We just rounded up a ton of great black heels for interviews and beyond — and they’re such a basic, versatile piece in your work wardrobe you hopefully don’t need TOO many ideas for how to wear them to work. Still, I thought it would be fun to come up with a few work outfit … Read More about Work Outfits with Black Heels
Do ponytails count as professional hairstyles? Which are the best ponytails for the office? Do you think 50s/cheerleader ponytails are no-gos for the office, or is any neat, easy hairstyle inherently professional? Have you guys been watching AMC’s Better Call Saul? It’s the prequel story to Breaking Bad, chronicling the path that small-time con-man/lawyer Jimmy McGill took to … Read More about Professional Hairstyles: Do Ponytails Count?
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what not to wear to work, but you may want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women and our Corporette Work Outfit Challenge. Here’s a fun question as we slide into summer with lots of summer interns and summer associates: what NOT to wear … Read More about What Not to Wear to Work
We recently got this question from a reader who’s running for judge (woot, you go!), and it raises an interesting issue of what is casual but professional footwear for women — for weekends and other outings outside the office. Can you be professional in sneakers? What are some other options besides work sneakers? In a bigger sense, … Read More about Stylish Work Sneakers For Women (And Advice On What Should Women Wear While Canvassing)
What are the best strategies for staying warm during a wintry commute while still looking professional when you get to work? How can you look stylish and professional in the winter?