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
How do I find a black jacket to wear with all the different types of black pants in my wardrobe? I really want to look a bii more professional on certain occasions in the office, but I’m not sure what type of jacket is appropriate to coordinate with basic black work slacks. All the blacks slacks are different fabrics and different shades.
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
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 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 or office pashmina. Here are nine other reasons to keep a wrap at the office: … Read More about The Office Pashmina: 9 Ways to Use a Wrap at the Office
Readers, what differences do you see in different price ranges for suits? How much does YOUR average suit cost (both in terms of sticker price and in terms of what you’ll actually pay, after any discounts)?
What do you wear to work when it’s unseasonably warm? What’s off limits; what will you find a way to make it work?
Behold, a turtleneck layered beneath a sheath dress…
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 just … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Stylish Cardigans for the Office
Which are the best camisoles to layer beneath sheer 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 … Read More about Camisoles Beneath Blouses: White or “Nude”?
What ARE the best tips for how to keep white blouses white?
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