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)
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice for how to do business casual in cold weather — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on how to dress professionally for the coldest days. (You may ALSO want to check out our Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women!) What are the … Read More about How to Do Business Casual in Cold Weather
How can you make professional, stylish work outfits using suit separates? What are the do’s and don’ts of combining parts of the suits in your closet? Reader A asks… I’m a 2nd year law student in New York and will be starting work at a firm this this summer — I used your tips and articles throughout the interview process. … Read More about Putting Together Work Outfits Using Suit Separates
What should you wear on a long flight with colleagues if you want to be comfortable but still look professional? Reader N wonders… Could you do a post on comfortable, but professional attire for international or long flights? I have an upcoming business trip where my boss and two colleagues will be on a long flight … Read More about Dressing Professionally But Comfortably: What to Wear for a Long Flight
Business casual can be tricky — particularly when you’re transitioning from a conservative office. But what if the culture at your company isn’t just business casual, but ultra-feminine business casual — and you’re still most comfortable in a gray suit? When you’re in a new job and feeling pressure to dress a certain way to fit in … Read More about A Feminine Approach to Business Casual