How can you find a great winter coat, or know when it’s time to invest in great winter coats in general?
Alas, I think I’ve waited too long to do my Hunt for winter coats, as there are only lucky sizes left for everything I like. So instead, let’s have a discussion about three things: where would you go if you’re looking for an AFFORDABLE BUT DEPENDABLY WARM COAT? where would you go if you were … Read More about What Are Your Favorite Stores for Winter Coats?
Reader E has a timely question: Which are the best lightweight jackets that look professional (other than a trench coat)? What’s best to layer on top of blazers, sweaters, and more as the weather turns colder (finally!)? We haven’t talked about lightweight jackets in a thousand years, so let’s discuss! Do you have any suggestions … Read More about The Best Lightweight Jackets for the Office (Other than Trenchcoats)
What are the best strategies for staying warm during a wintry commute while still looking professional when you get to work? How can you look stylish and professional in the winter?
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: Wool Coats
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: Raincoats & Lightweight Jackets
A visitor to New York City wonders for tips on navigating a New York winter — with style and grace.
Reader E writes to us with a request for an accessories post on hats: I would love to see a post on how to wear hats, not winter hats, but some of the more structured 50’s-esque hats that seem to be everywhere. I imagine they aren’t appropriate for a conservative office environment but where exactly … Read More about When and How To Wear Hats
As we are coming up the two year anniversary of this blog, we’ve been going through old posts and realizing which ones we should revisit in the light of new readers (and, awww, remembering the days when it took us 3 hours to figure out how to insert image URLs). So here’s today’s question — … Read More about Poll of the Week: Professional rainboots?
Today’s reader mail comes with a ton more of questions about interviewing — including whether it’s appropriate to wear black tights with a suit. Here are her questions: I’m a 3L and have an interview next week with a panel of district court judges for a judicial clerkship. I have a few questions with regards … Read More about Pantyhose or Tights: What to Wear with a Dark Suit for a Winter Interview
2017 Update: We still think this is an interesting discussion on which winter hats are professional — but you may also want to check out our recent discussion on how to dress professionally on the coldest days. You may also want to check out more of our general advice on commuting to work. Today’s reader … Read More about Reader mail: Which winter hats are professional?
Can you wear rainboots, such as Wellingtons, to the office? Above: Womens Hunter Original