Reader L has a question about what to wear for a business meeting in the Bahamas… Unlike many of your readers, I am not a lawyer but am an MBA grad working in Investor Relations. After a couple of years of trudging through the economy, the management team has decided to have our small strategic … Read More about Resort Chic — for a Business Meeting in the Bahamas
I was chatting with blogger RoadWarriorette the other day about dressing professionally for summer — it can be a challenge when you’re trying to look polished and not sweaty or wilted! So I thought we should have an open thread with people’s best tips for dressing for summer. These are my personal tips for dressing … Read More about Dressing Professionally for Summer: Tips and Tricks
A visitor to New York City wonders for tips on navigating a New York winter — with style and grace.
2020 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to deal with the freezing office, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on the subzero office thanks to summer A/C, as well as the freezing office all winter long. Reader K has an interesting question about cold offices – … Read More about Brrr: How to Deal with The Freezing Office Without Mittens or Blankets
A reader wrote in for advice, noting “The big problem is that I have absolutely no idea how to dress myself for work in the winter. Do I wear boots to work? Do I wear something different for the train ride to work? What do I do when it’s raining in all directions?”
I was lucky enough to get a free sample of Silver Linings, ultra-thin shoe liners with antimicrobial silver ions — and really love them. They’re intended for women who wear shoes without socks (of which I’m totally guilty). I was intrigued when I pulled them out of the box — they really are super thin, … Read More about Beauty Tuesday: Silver Linings
2020 Update: Cardigans are still a workwear classic, but you may want to check out our Guide to Workwear Essentials, or our 2019 roundup of the best sweater jackets for the office. Someone recently wrote to us, flummoxed over how to wear a cardigan. We looove cardigans, particularly in the summer, and so we thought … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Cardigans
As we are coming up the two year anniversary of this blog, we’ve been going through old posts and realizing which ones we should revisit in the light of new readers (and, awww, remembering the days when it took us 3 hours to figure out how to insert image URLs). So here’s today’s question — … Read More about Poll of the Week: Professional rainboots?
Reader N writes in with a question about how to stay warm in the winter in unlined pants — and we have some great suggestions! I am based in Northern California, and have recently started having to travel for business. I am finding that the wool pants I buy around me are no match for … Read More about How to Stay Warm in the Winter in Unlined Pants
2017 Update: We still think this is an interesting discussion on which winter hats are professional — but you may also want to check out our recent discussion on how to dress professionally on the coldest days. You may also want to check out more of our general advice on commuting to work. Today’s reader … Read More about Reader mail: Which winter hats are professional?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of makeup tips for the summer for professional women, but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion of summer makeup for work, as well as our broader discussion of what to wear to work in the summer. Because the usual author is … Read More about Makeup Tips for the Summer for Professional Women
Can you wear rainboots, such as Wellingtons, to the office? Above: Womens Hunter Original