2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how short is too short for a skirt at the office — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on when is a dress too short for work (including what’s a modern length, and if the perfect skirt length is different … Read More about Poll: How short is too short for a skirt?
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)
2020 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 … 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?