(Today Corporette is starting a new series on something near and dear to every woman’s heart: lingerie. After all, every good outfit for the office starts with a great foundation.) As the weather turns colder, I find that slips are an absolutely essential element to a number of outfits. Not only does it help prevent … Read More about Lingerie Wednesday: Slips
Unmentionables: What are you wearing beneath your suit?
Today, reader J has an interesting question that kind of reminds us of David Lat’s first blog, Underneath Their Robes… I’d love to hear what the gals are wearing under all these fabulous dresses and suits. I love my Spanx hide & sleek full slip for wearing under dresses to keep them from clinging, and … Read More about Unmentionables: What are you wearing beneath your suit?
How to Stay Warm in the Winter in Unlined Pants
Reader N writes in with a question about how to stay warm in the winter in unlined pants — and we have some great suggestions! I am based in Northern California, and have recently started having to travel for business. I am finding that the wool pants I buy around me are no match for … Read More about How to Stay Warm in the Winter in Unlined Pants
The Best Opaque Tights
Reader M is seeking the best opaque tights! Here’s her question… Could you do a piece on where to find really good opaque tights? I would love to buy some Wolford pairs, but think $64 may be a bit out of my price range right now. I want TRULY opaque — not the kind that … Read More about The Best Opaque Tights
Poll: Can Fishnets Be Worn at a Conservative Job?
A while back, someone commented that instead of nude hose they wore nude fishnets in the summer. This piqued our curiosity, so we thought we’d take a poll: CAN fishnets be worn at a conservative job?
How to Save Money on Bras if You’re Busty and on a Budget
What are the best ways to save money on bras, particularly if you’re an unusual size like 32DD? Today’s reader wonders… I am a first year in law school, consequently I am broke. In reading your advice about dressing professionally for busty ladies, I met the same problem I always do. I am aware Neiman’s … Read More about How to Save Money on Bras if You’re Busty and on a Budget
How to Wear Vintage to the Office
Are vintage fashions appropriate for the office? What are your best tips on how to wear vintage to the office?
Ten Things About… Dressing Professionally if You’re Busty
What are your best tips for dressing professionally if you’re busty, ladies? A lot of times for our daily workwear recommendations, people will note that they couldn’t get away with that, as they’re too well-endowed to wear a certain dress. It’s one of the sad facts of clothes that most “professional” outfits seem to be … Read More about Ten Things About… Dressing Professionally if You’re Busty
What Color Pantyhose to Wear for Interviews
Have you ever wondered what color pantyhose to wear to interviews? Last week we asked two poll questions, so we thought we’d take give you guys a break from all the onerous button-pushing and give you updates on how the polls went. It turns out we were 100% wrong about wearing off-black pantyhose to interviews … Read More about What Color Pantyhose to Wear for Interviews
Poll: What Color Hose Is Correct For An August or September Interview?
Ah, interview week. The time when stress is running high at business schools and law schools, the time when everyone’s wearing suits in uncomfortable heat, loitering about awkwardly in hotel lobbies, and wishing they were still in flip flops and ripped jeans. Today’s important question is thus: Assuming you’re wearing a black suit, what color … Read More about Poll: What Color Hose Is Correct For An August or September Interview?