Last week we asked you guys what was in your makeup bag for daily office wear. There were a few surprises… We’d also love to get some comments from you guys on what your favorite products are — comment away! Only 49% of you wear blush on a daily basis. For some reason we NEVER … Read More about Poll Results: There are some surprises in your every day makeup bag!
Crops, floodies, capris, bermuda shorts — we’ve seen a LOT of variations on the “summer suit.” As the season winds to a close, we’re curious — are cropped legs ever appropriate for the office? For our $.02…. We’ve seen a lot of people wearing cropped pants at the office — but really only one has … Read More about Poll: Are cropped legs ever appropriate for the office?
Corporette would like to welcome its first guest blogger today — Marina from Makeup Loves Me! having a finished face makes the difference between a great outfit wearing you and the whole office thinking you look fantastic. i am absolutely head-over-heels for the high drama makeup looks for this fall (lancome’s piha red and piha … Read More about Fall Makeup Trends For the Office
For this week’s suit of the week, we’re loving BCBG’s menswear inspired tribute, the Nika suit. We lurve the fit, as well as the tiny details like the layered hem and collar (they’re different without being frou-frou, which is so necessary in a suit). The Nika jacket is $318 in viscose and $338 in wool, … Read More about Suit of the Week: BCBGMAXAZRIA
For us, make-up must walk a fine line — you want to look professional, you want to look pretty, you want to look well-rested — but you also want to get out of the house on time in the morning. We have a post coming up in a bit about interview makeup — but for … Read More about Poll: What’s In Your Everyday Makeup Bag?
For the busy woman, shopping online is sometimes all the schedule will allow. (Whose bright idea was it to have store hours from 10 AM to 8 PM, anyway?) It’s actually our preferred mode of shopping — so long as we don’t pay for shipping. For some reason, no matter how great of a discount … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Retail Me Not
Another week, another suit! This week’s suit is by Nanette Lepore. We’ve actually had wildly different reactions to this suit: the first time we saw it we thought, oh, hell yes — but then we saw it again and thought it was a bit fug. Now we’re thinking it’s fabulous but perhaps only on very … Read More about Suit of the Week: Don’t You Dare, by Nanette Lepore
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 — which just goes to show, you can make a major … Read More about Poll results: Nude pantyhose for interviews, but no real requirements on buttoning
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We begin the week in splurge mode, with our most expensive suggestions, and wind our way to Friday, where a less expensive item of clothing might be just what you need to make it to the weekend. Wow. Wow, wow. … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Diane von Furstenberg Nueva Jacket
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: Interview Tote Bags
Should women unbutton their suits’ blazer buttons to sit? Given all the discussion whirling about interviews, we though we’d take another poll, because we’re really not sure of this answer, either. Should women button their jackets when standing, and unbutton them when sitting? We’re aware it’s proper form for men to do this, but have … Read More about Yet ANOTHER poll: Should women unbutton their suits to sit?
Last week, we did some polling on whether dark nails were “too aggressive” for the office. As always, our poll is still open, but as it stands now, only 13% of you took a laissez-faire approach to nails (giving the OK to chipped nails and black nails), with a whopping 47% of you voting that … Read More about Poll Results: Blue Polish Is a No-No