Should women unbutton their suits’ blazer buttons to sit? Given all the discussion whirling about interviews, we though we’d take another poll, because we’re really not sure of this answer, either. Should women button their jackets when standing, and unbutton them when sitting? We’re aware it’s proper form for men to do this, but have … Read More about Yet ANOTHER poll: Should women unbutton their suits to sit?
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Last week, we did some polling on whether dark nails were “too aggressive” for the office. As always, our poll is still open, but as it stands now, only 13% of you took a laissez-faire approach to nails (giving the OK to chipped nails and black nails), with a whopping 47% of you voting that … Read More about Poll Results: Blue Polish Is a No-No
2018 Update: If you’re looking for basic suits for women, you should check out our updated guide to the best women’s suits of 2018! Since interviews are starting, we’ll stick with that theme and show you some great basic suits for women. J.Crew offers wool gabardine and Super 120s wool, which means it’s made with … Read More about Suit(s) of the Week: Basic Suits for Women
Ah, interview week. The time when stress is running high at business schools and law schools, the time when everyone’s wearing suits in uncomfortable heat, loitering about awkwardly in hotel lobbies, and wishing they were still in flip flops and ripped jeans. Today’s important question is thus: Assuming you’re wearing a black suit, what color … Read More about Poll: What Color Hose Is Correct For An August or September Interview?
2020 Update: We still stand by the advice below on what to wear on interviews generally, but you may also want to check out our frequently updated Guide to Interview Suits, our roundup of the best women’s suits, and our best on-campus interview tips and resources. Wow, it’s the start of the interview season already … Read More about Reader Mailbag Part I: What To Wear on Interviews Generally
Update 2018: Check out our updated discussion on where to find stylish plus size suits for work — and please do sign up for our new Plus-Size Workwear newsletter if you’re interested in more plus-size content from Corporette! Now, by your question, we’re guessing you’re a hard size to find, either because you’re above or below … Read More about Reader Mailbag Part II: Suggestions for Suits If You’re Not Size 2-14