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 Best Lingerie to Buy at Nordstrom
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to buy a bra, but you may also want to check out most recent roundup of the best lingerie to buy at Nordstrom. Sizing for women’s clothing can be incredibly frustrating in general (meaningless numbers! vanity sizing! different sizing among brands!), but figuring out how to … Read More about How to Buy a Bra
I was updating an old post on how to wear stockings to work (fun story: we occasionally get flagged by Google as a NSFW site because of posts like that, in part because posts like that attract some… interesting… commenters, and in part, as best I can guess, because we’re featuring images of pantyhose packages.) … Read More about Coffee Break: Hosiery Mate
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on lingerie for office looks, but you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of the best lingerie to buy at Nordstrom. Here’s something we haven’t talked about in far too long: what’s your favorite lingerie for office looks? Which are your favorite bras, … Read More about Open Thread: What’s YOUR Favorite Lingerie for Office Looks?
2018 Update: We still stand by these busty women style tips, but if you’re a busty professional, you may want to check out some of our other content, including our most recent roundup of the best lingerie to buy at Nordstrom. One of our top posts of all time is one a friend suggested I write, … Read More about 10 Workwear Style Tips for Busty Women
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. I’ll admit, I clutched my pearls a bit when I first started seeing leggings with mesh insets. Mesh? On my upper thigh? Oh no no no. But I honestly really like them now. They seem far, far more acceptable than short shorts, and as someone who isn’t … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
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”?
What do you wear under pants and suits that are unlined? Are you for or against the current trend of unlined clothing? Reader K wonders: I have a question I was hoping you could address. As a slim, athletic woman I love Theory suits because they fit me like a glove. However, I’m peeved that the skirts … Read More about What to Wear Underneath Unlined Pants
What if you like your legs covered when you wear skirts — or your office dress code doesn’t allow bare legs — but you don’t like wearing full pantyhose or tights? Are thigh-high stockings acceptable to wear to work? Are some more appropriate than others? Reader N wonders… I was wondering if you might consider doing a post on … Read More about Wearing Thigh-High Stockings at Work
What is the best underwear for eliminating VPL — particularly if you don’t like thongs? I’ve gotten a number of questions about this from readers lately (and have seen it recentlyish discussed in the comments), so let’s discuss in a proper post. Here’s Reader M’s question: The recent post about bras also triggered me wondering … Read More about The Best Underwear for Eliminating VPL
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on bra care, but you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of the best lingerie to buy at Nordstrom. Bra care can be so confusing. How often do you wash your bras — and how do you care for them? Which bras are … Read More about Bra Care: How Often, and How, To Wash Your Bras
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: Demi Camisoles