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 _____”?)
Demi-camisoles can be a great layering piece, particularly in hot summer months when you want to add a higher neckline without adding bulk and fabric around your middle.
Sure, we all know what wardrobe essentials for work 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 … Read More about The Hunt: The Best Sleeveless Tops, Shells, and Blouses for Work
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
Besides keeping a blazer at work, it’s also a great to have a wrap handy in your office. Sure, they’re great to grab as a top layer when you’re freezing, but that’s just one of the many ways to use a wrap. Here are nine other reasons to keep a wrap at the office: Use it as … Read More about The Office Pashmina: 9 Ways to Use a Wrap at the Office
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: Camisoles for Work
I don’t know about you guys, but I can barely believe it’s November — it feels super warm to me. We’ve talked before about when there are arbitrary date cutoffs on clothing (such as when to stop wearing tights, and whether you can wear bare legs in winter), but not in a while — so … Read More about What to Wear to Work When It’s Unseasonably Warm
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. I’ve often suggested layering pieces beneath sheath dresses, but it’s been hard to find good pictures, so when I saw that this lightweight turtleneck not only had good reviews, was recommended by reviewers as being a great layering piece, and … Read More about Frugal Friday: Long Sleeve Turtleneck
2020 Update: We still stand by this guide to stylish cardigans for the office — but you may also want to check out our recent roundup of sweater jackets for the office! We shared our first Corporette Guide to Cardigans way back in 2010, so we figured it was time for an update — and the timing is … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Stylish Cardigans for the Office
Which are the best camisoles to layer beneath blouses? Is a seamless camisole important, or a nude-for-you camisole? Or is a white camisole the best thing under a white blouse? Reader S has a question, and I thought it might be a fun topic because I’ve said before: I am a fan of plain, non-lacy white … Read More about Camisoles Beneath Blouses: White or “Nude”?
2020 Update: We still stand by this general advice on how to find seasonless sweaters for the office — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of what to wear to work in the summer! Is there a magical sweater you can buy that is seasonless — great for summer, … Read More about Seasonless Sweaters for the Office
Is it professional to go sleeveless at the office — even if you don’t have perfect arms? When you want to bare your arms at your sleeveless-is-acceptable office, is it worth considering other people’s potential reactions if you don’t exactly have Michelle Obama arms to show off? Do people adjust their expectations of what’s “appropriate” when considering coworkers of … Read More about The Sleeveless Professional: Body Types, Bare Arms, and Expectations