About a week ago we asked you: when is your skirt too short for work? The poll is still ongoing, but we thought we’d fill you in on the results so far. Tons of people voted (thank you, Above the Law, for the link!), and the majority of you (31%) said that C was fine, … Read More about Poll Results: We wear…. not so short skirts
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?
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?
In the 360 Review, Corporette examines a “professional woman”s” attire and critiques it from all perspectives: underling, boss, friend. We must admit, we stopped watching FX’s series Damages after a particularly preposterous deposition scene. However, we were impressed with Aussie actress Rose Byrne’s portrayal of Ellen Parsons, the naive young lawyer who finds herself playing … Read More about 360 Review: Ellen Parsons
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)
Update: We still stand by some of this advice on what to wear to work on the weekend, but let’s face it: it’s an old post! Here are more recent discussions on comfortable workwear for late nights at the office, as well as an updated take specifically on what’s too casual for a weekend in … Read More about What to Wear To . . . Work on the Weekend
Someone was telling us recently that they didn’t wear button-down shirts, didn’t even know how to wear ’em. So, here ya go…ten things to know about wearing button-down shirts! 1. If you’re going for the crisp cotton look, go for non-iron. Brooks Brothers makes a great fitted non-iron shirt. Thomas Pink (very high end, typically … Read More about 10 Things to Know About: Wearing Button-Down Shirts
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…
Women’s suits: No one really knows how often to dry clean them. For men, the answer that is given time and time again is the same: Rarely. Once a season, maybe. The less the better. But then again, men’s suits fit differently than women’s, and the things men wear beneath a suit (the long-sleeved shirt, … Read More about Poll: How often do you dryclean suits?