Reader M wrote in to recommend this leather portfolio at Barney’s, noting: “Alas I don’t have it so I can’t vouch personally (so expensive!), but I’m pretty sure I would DIE of happiness if somebody gifted me this gorgeous, gorgeous zip-around leather portfolio. It should even fit legal size paper, judging from the dimensions.” Le … Read More about Coffee Break – Zip Around Portfolio
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on staying cool on a hot day. How do you stay cool in an overheated office? Reader L — who notes that she is nowhere near “hot flash” territory — wants some advice on working with some overactive radiators: You’ve written about staying warm in a cold office. … Read More about Staying Cool in a Hot Office
2019 Update: We still love this discussion on how to set up the best home office, but you may want to check out our more recent discussions on how to work from home efficiently or some of our thoughts on flexible work arrangements here or on CorporetteMoms. I’ve recently gotten a few requests on how to set up … Read More about How to Set Up the Best Home Office
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on how to find the best planner for you. Today, reader D wonders if she has to make her own Franken-planner to find the absolute best planner out there… I realize this may be a bit too late to be useful for the upcoming new year, I would … Read More about The Perfect Planner/Calendar
What toiletries do you keep in your desk drawer? We’ve talked about the clothes you keep in the office, the food you nibble on during the workday, and the tech stuff you have to have for the office — but what about toiletries? I have such an established list that, when my brother started his … Read More about Drawer Drugstore: Toiletries to Keep In The Office
Not only do I consider myself a bit of a tech geek, but I specialize in a weird subset of tech geekiness: tech for the office. These are my top techy things to keep at the office — readers, what do you keep? (Check out our prior discussions on clothes to keep at the office, … Read More about Tech Fun: Slightly Geeky Things to Keep at the Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this old discussion on snacking and dining at the office — but you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of 40+ snack ideas for work. Last week we talked about what clothes you keep at the office… this week, let’s talk about the food you … Read More about The Pantry In Your Desk Drawer: Snacking and Dining at the Office
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on what clothes to keep at the office, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on what clothes to keep at your office. One of my favorite series of posts that we’ve done on Corporette was always the series on stocking your … Read More about Clothes to Keep at the Office
2017 Update: We still think a lot of these computer bags and laptop sleeves are awfully cute, but you may also want to check out our recent roundup of the best laptop bags for work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one … Read More about The Hunt: Computer Bags and Laptop Sleeves
2017 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of the best notebooks, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on our favorite office supplies. When we talked about the best pens a few weeks ago (which I’m still in the process of trying out — many of the ones mentioned … Read More about Open Thread: The Best Notebooks
2017 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of favorite pens, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on our favorite office supplies. When I was a kid, I loooooved going back to school shopping. New pens! New folders! All that crisp, white, lined paper… It seemed like everything had … Read More about Open Thread: What’s Your Favorite Pen?
Reader H wonders whether students should get business cards… A couple weeks ago, you did a post about stationery and handwritten notes. In the run-up to OCI, I’m wondering if I should order business cards. Many law schools offer student business cards but I personally think the branding is sort of tacky and would much … Read More about Business Cards for Everybody!