2019 Update: We still stand by these great stores for winter coats, and we’ve updated some options for you below — you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of the best winter coats to wear on your commute. Alas, I think I’ve waited too long to do my Hunt for winter … 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)
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice for how to do business casual in cold weather — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on how to dress professionally for the coldest days. (You may ALSO want to check out our Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women!) What are the … Read More about How to Do Business Casual in Cold Weather
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to buy a great winter coat — and we’ve updated some picks for you, below — but you may also want to see our full round-up of the best winter coats to wear on your commute. How can you find a great winter coat, or … Read More about How to Buy a Great Winter Coat
2019 Update: We’ve added a carousel of our 12/18 picks including some favorite wool coats for work — you can also check out our fuller discussion and roundup of the best winter coats to wear on your commute. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re … Read More about The Hunt: Wool Coats
What color tights do you wear with a navy suit? Reader B wonders…
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
Reader B has some good questions about navigating a New York winter: I work for a global financial firm and will be heading to Manhattan for a week-long business trip in mid-January out of our NY offices. As a lifelong Southern California Girl, I am totally clueless how to navigate the weather and still look … Read More about 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… 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 to my upcoming interview: 1.) I (and the interview) are in the Midwest, so it’s cold … 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?