What do you think makes a work outfit look frumpy? What are your best tips on how not to look dowdy at work?
Where should you start when you need a complete wardrobe revamp — to completely update your look?
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 _____”?)
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?)
How can you maintain a modicum of professionalism when your coworkers are wearing flip flops and Bermuda shorts?
I was looking at a major department store’s “Wear to Work” dresses and found myself negging rejecting half of the dresses because they looked like wedding wear to me instead of workwear. And it occurs to me: this topic comes up a TON — what is cocktail attire, what is office attire, what is wedding … Read More about Where Do You Draw the Line Between Wedding Wear and Office Wear?
The perfect fit for a plus-size blazer can be elusive, so I’m thrilled to introduce today’s guest poster, Kathryn Rubino. In addition to being a plus-sized lawyer and overachieving chick, I’m proud to count her among my most fashionable friends. – Kat The search for the perfect blazer is age old, and for those of … Read More about How to Find The Perfect Plus-Size Blazer
Since it’s been a while since we last discussed this particular workwear issue for those of us on the bustier side, we thought it’d be a great time to talk about the best solutions for gaping shirts. Last time, we gave some DIY options for gaping blouses, including recommendations for sewing, taping, and pinning to close … Read More about The Best Solutions for Gaping Shirts
When you’re used to dressing conservatively for work and your new office is much less formal, how do you put outfits together to look casual but still professional and stylish? Some women would react to a dress-code switch like this with a “Score! Jeans and comfy shoes EVERY day,” but others are bigger fans of dressing conservatively in … Read More about How to Look Stylish and Professional at a Business Casual Office
2019 Update: Check out our latest discussion on the 2019 fashion trends we hate. I’ve noticed a few trends that seem to be EVERYWHERE of late, and I thought we’d discuss, if only because so many of them seem inappropriate for officewear — I’d love to hear your thoughts. What trends WON’T you wear to … Read More about 2016 Trends: What WON’T You Wear to Work?
With only a few weeks to go until summer officially begins, it’s a great time to discuss how to wear pantyhose in the summer — because even if your office is freezing, your commute won’t be. We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: This is very much a “know your office” situation. If you’re new, assume … Read More about How to Wear Pantyhose In the Summer
One of our top posts of all time is one a friend suggested I write, back in the early days of the blog: how to dress professionally if you’re busty. We haven’t offered busty women style tips in a while, so I thought we’d discuss. But let me be clear at the outset: there’s nothing inherently … Read More about 10 Workwear Style Tips for Busty Women