Today’s reader mail has to do with shoes… I am going to be a summer associate in a couple months in a large New York City law firm. I also have been secretly drooling over women’s oxford style shoes in the last few months. My question is are these shoes appropriate or do I stick … Read More about Reader Mail: Can Oxford Shoes Be Worn to Work?
Deal alert! Today’s the Saturday sale at Shoes.com, with some one-day only markdowns up to 75% off. Samples include… Taryn Rose Black Women’s Dancy Patent Croc Shoe, was $425, now $106 Belle by Sigerson Morrison Taupe Women’s Panda Ballet Shoe, was $295, now $73.75 Anne Klein New York Black Leather Women’s Manley Shoe, was $245, … Read More about Deal Alert – Massive Sale at Shoes.com
About a week and a half ago, we asked a pivotal question: at what point does a high heel become TOO high for work? As always, the poll is still open, but the initial results are in: – 44% of readers said a medium heel height was most appropriate for work — 3.5″ being the … Read More about Poll Results: Towering Heels
Our readers are thinking along similar lines, because a second reader wrote in to wonder if there is a limit on how high a shoe can be before it’s unacceptable for work. I recently bought some shoes, including these (pictured) (3″ black patent with tweed edging–for $30, I figured why not). When I tried them … Read More about Poll: How High is Too High?
Are vintage fashions appropriate for the office? What are your best tips on how to wear vintage to the office?
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The bloggers over at Feminist Law Profs consider whether a through-the-legs shot is sexist, but honestly all we can think is: who let Hillary hem her pants … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Ever since we read a Washington Post article suggesting Condaleezza Rice looked like a dominatrix when she wore knee-high boots to a meeting, we’ve been a bit apprehensive about wearing knee-high boots in a professional capacity. So, of course, we polled you guys. The poll is still open, but the answers thus far are in: … Read More about Poll Results – We’re Still Not Convinced Boots Are Appropriate, But These Are Cute
2017 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting to work, as well as our last discussion of whether boots are acceptable for work. Yesterday was the first day of autumn — hooray! Already around New York City we’re starting to notice women wearing dresses and knee-high boots, mostly … Read More about Poll: Are knee-high boots appropriate for work?
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. We love a … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report – Kate Spade Kelley
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The Chicago Tribune asks, why must comfortable shoes be so ugly? We like the story of the woman who thought about changing into flip flops to cross … Read More about Weekly Roundup
So about a week and a half ago we ran a poll about flip-flops — specifically, whether they were ever acceptable to wear to the office. Poll is ongoing, but thus far, these are the answers… Are flip-flops acceptable to wear IN the office? According to 68% of you, NO. Are flip-flops acceptable to wear … Read More about Flip-Flops: Not the Best Office Accessory (Poll Results)
Oh, come on, you knew it was coming: how can we have a blog about office-appropriate attire without addressing flip-flops? We’re going to have a multi-part quiz… Above: FitFlops WalkStar Sandals (from Amazon) Psst… below are some of our favorite flip flops for your commute if you’re on the hunt…