Today’s reader mail has to do with how to wear gray/silver shoes… How to wear pewter shoes? I bought 2 pairs of pewter colored shoes: Franco Sarto Artist Collection ‘Cameo’ Round Toe Flat and Me Too ‘Sunset’ Slip-On Wedge. Should I wear them with black? Would they go with a blue dress? (I bought 2 … Read More about Reader mail: How to wear pewter shoes?
We haven’t taken a poll on this in a while, but gauging by recent comments we should. Here’s the question: are 3″ heels appropriate for work? (Pictured: L.A.M.B. – Juva (Black Multi) – Footwear, available at Zappos Couture for $353. (They’re 4″.)) Opinions tend to run the gamut on this one, as we know from … Read More about Poll: Are very high heels inappropriate for work?
Today’s reader is with us in our desire for fall… Fall shoe question: where in the world can I find leather shoes SANS platforms and peep toes? I’m also tired of all the patent leather. So much of this year’s spring, summer, and now fall lines are peep toes and the platforms are getting higher … Read More about Reader Mail: Where to Get Fall Shoes
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?
The other day, we got a request from a reader asking whether or not vintage is appropriate to wear to the office or court. At the guts of her request, she asked for our best tips on how to wear vintage to the office. Here’s her question: Does the fact that a suit is vintage … Read More about 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