I always love my huggie earrings, and these look like a great, affordable option thanks to the small pavé crystals (instead of diamonds). As always, I find huggies super comfortable for long phone conversations, unlike post earrings, and they lend a finished look without being distracting when you speak, like a lot of dangling earrings … Read More about Coffee Break: Small Pavé Huggie Hoop Earrings
Ever wonder what to get your mother, secretary, or sister in law for the holidays? Jewelry always seems like a safe choice, but you have to do a bit of analysis — fortunately guest poster / Corporette commenter Kanye East is here to advise us on how to buy jewelry for the women in your … Read More about How to Buy Jewelry For The Women In Your Life
A big welcome to commenter Kanye East (lawyer by day, jewelry fan by night!) with her pearl guide!
What items are “worth the splurge” if you have a healthy amount of discretionary income? Reader S wonders… Here’s my idea for a post – what are the central items that are “worth the splurge” for those of us with a healthy amount of (but not unlimited) discretionary income? I’m thinking there are certain purchases … Read More about The Best Splurges
When is the right time to wear pearls? We’ve talked about how to buy pearls, but Reader C sent in a super short email wondering when to wear them… One of my favorite jewelry pieces is my strand of Mikimoto pearls that I got for my 30th birthday. They were an investment piece, and they … Read More about When Should You Wear Pearls?
How can brooches help your work wardrobe? Reader A wonders how to wear a brooch: I have a fashion challenge that has stumped me for years. I received two beautiful, expensive broaches that look like they could be integrated into my work wardrobe, but I do not know how to wear them. How does a … Read More about How to Wear a Brooch
Which are the best watches for professional women? Is it still worth investing in a quality watch, even though everyone uses their cell phone or computer to check time? Reader L wrote in to ask about watches: I searched your site and found the post on digital watches, but I would love your (and your … Read More about Professional Watches for Women
How can you “edge up” a conservative look (and still look professional)? Reader T wonders… I’m in a creative field (aspiring commercial director) and recently came out of a personal branding seminar where I was given the suggestion to “edge up” my look, which I think is actually a good idea. I dress pretty polished … Read More about How to Edge Up a Conservative Look
How do you know when to splurge on a piece of jewelry? A big step in the right direction involves understanding the jewelry terminology (it’s also helpful if you suspect you’re allergic to some jewelry!) Today’s guest post explores just that. Author “Kanye East” is an attorney at law, New York City ex-pat, sarcastic Corporette … Read More about A Discriminating Woman’s Guide To Buying Jewelry, Part One
Reader A thinks her look is too “tomboy” for the office… I am writing to you in hopes for some advice on how to change from a “tom boy look” to a mid-level executive in a financial institution. I know that your blog is mostly geared toward New York lawyers, but while I am neither … Read More about The Tomboy in the Suit
Should young women remove their engagement rings for interviews, particularly OCI? Are very large diamond rings inappropriate for the office? This should be a fun conversation. Reader S wonders what size diamond ring is appropriate for a professional woman… What size wedding ring/engagement ring is appropriate for a professional office? Personally, I think giant rings … Read More about Should You Remove Your Engagement Ring for an Interview?
Reader J has a great question about mixing jewelry… Just wondered about the mixing of gold and silver jewelry or different kinds of jewelry, in general. I really like silver jewelry, however, my wedding band is gold, which I obviously wear all the time. Are there any “dos” or “don’ts” when it comes to mixing … Read More about Silver, Gold, and More: Mixing Jewelry Metals