The perfect fit for a plus-size blazer can be elusive, so I’m thrilled to introduce today’s guest poster, Kathryn Rubino. In addition to being a plus-sized lawyer and overachieving chick, I’m proud to count her among my most fashionable friends. – Kat The search for the perfect blazer is age old, and for those of … Read More about How to Find The Perfect Plus-Size Blazer
We cover a LOT about women's suits, obviously! This page collects all of the posts we've had about particular aspects of women's suits. If you're looking for something more basic, these pages might be helpful:
- The Best Women's Suits - all of our favorite suits in each price bracket with lots of links to stores (updated every year)
- The Corporette Guide to Basic Women's Suiting - a general overview on how to wear suits, with advice on what to wear under suits and with suits.
- Suit of the Week - Every week we pick an unusual, striking, or fun suit to feature
- The Best Shirts to Wear Under Suits
How to Wear a Blazer With Something Other Than a Suit
How do I find a black jacket to wear with all the different types of black pants in my wardrobe? I really want to look a bii more professional on certain occasions in the office, but I’m not sure what type of jacket is appropriate to coordinate with basic black work slacks. All the blacks slacks are different fabrics and different shades.
Where to Find Stylish Plus-Size Suits for Work
Here’s a topic we haven’t addressed in a while that seems apt since we just did our big roundup of the best women’s suits: where to find stylish plus-size suits for work? Plus-size readers, please chime in — which are your favorite stores to buy plus-size workwear, from dresses to blazers to suits? (We’re actually … Read More about Where to Find Stylish Plus-Size Suits for Work
Stylish Tops for Under Suits
We try to keep our major shopping guides updated regularly, but sometimes they need a major overhaul — that’s been the case for our Guide to the Best Tops for Under Women’s Suits for a while now. I’m proud to say we’ve finally done it — you can check it out here. In the meantime, … Read More about Stylish Tops for Under Suits
Cheap Suits: How Low Can You Go?
Readers, what differences do you see in different price ranges for suits? How much does YOUR average suit cost (both in terms of sticker price and in terms of what you’ll actually pay, after any discounts)?
Can You Wear Interesting Suits to Court?
Can you wear “interesting” suits to court — colorful, patterned, fanciful, haute? (You know, kind of like in our weekly Suit of the Week feature?) Reader E asks — specifically wondering about this teal LK Bennett suit that Kate Middleton is wearing here and here — and I think it’s a great question for all the women lawyers: … Read More about Can You Wear Interesting Suits to Court?
How to Buy Suit Separates
I’ve always said that suiting separates are far, far more flattering and versatile than discount bin suits (you know the ones, sold on the same hanger with a single size, some for very inexpensive prices) and we’ve seen an explosion in recent years with a TON of options for suiting separates. Jacket, skirt, and pants, sure — but … Read More about How to Buy Suit Separates
What to Wear to a Recruiting Dinner
A law student wondered: what to wear to an interview dinner?
Colorful Suits and the Working Woman
Are colorful suits appropriate for the working woman? Are any colors off limits, such as baby blue?
How to Step Up Your Working Wardrobe
What should you wear when you want a promotion? Reader U wonders for her business casual office…
Suiting Brands for Women: Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, Tall Suits and More
In case you missed it, we did a major round up of the best suiting brands for women a few weeks ago, from the budget brands to the boss brands. As promised, we’re back with a focus on specialty suiting brands for women — if you’re looking for plus size suits, petite suits, tall suits, or even suits from independent/specialty … Read More about Suiting Brands for Women: Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, Tall Suits and More
The Corporette Guide to Suits
Which are the best brands for basic, classic-cut suits for women — worthy of use as interview suits and other outfits for important, career-advancing events? We haven’t talked about simple women’s suits in ages, so I thought we’d discuss. (Update: check out Part 2 of this post, featuring plus size suits, petite suits, tall suits, maternity suits, and … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Suits