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We really like this black and white combo suit from Semantiks, available at Nordstrom. The piping on the jacket is interesting without being distracting, and the cut of the suit is feminine without being frou-frou. The Semantiks Mélange Jacket is $138, and the Semantiks ‘Moonlit’ Mélange Trousers are $88. There’s a coordinating Semantiks ‘Moonlit’ … Read More about Suit of the Week: Semantiks Mélange Suit
Somehow, we made it all the way through the election without discussing this: Is it still inappropriate to talk about politics in the office? Sure, places like Fundrace let you know who gave what — and to whom — so the political leanings of your coworkers are much more out-in-the open. Still, the office can … Read More about Poll — Are politics still taboo at the office?
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) Personalize your Blackberry with happy, fun decals and stickers. [Coveroo] (Warning: some are cute, some look like “tramp stamps,” and some make you wonder how there could possibly … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Ever wondered how to wear a boyfriend blazer to the office? We got this request a little while ago from one of our readers… Can you help suggest what to wear with a boyfriend blazer? I just got a slim, one-button wool boyfriend blazer (from Iisli – love it) and am not sure what would … Read More about How To Wear a Boyfriend Blazer to the Office
What a gorgeous black navy skirt suit. When we refer to wearing a dress with a cropped jacket, this is almost exactly what we have in mind. We love the cut of the suit, the texture of the fabric, and especially the pockets — “raw edge pleated trim” is apparently code for “cool”. The jacket … Read More about Suit of the Week: Ann Taylor Karlee Suit
One of the article ideas that people often offer us is to do an article about which hair accessories are appropriate for the office. Yet we’ve always hesitated … well, primarily because we don’t know if anything is appropriate for the office beyond low-ponytail type hairbands. Headbands always seem too prissy / 1980s / wear-in-your-early-20s … Read More about Poll! What kind of hair accessories are appropriate for the office?
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – If you’re interested in reading Suze Orman’s “2009 Action Plan,” you have until 1/15 to download it for free from the Oprah site. [Oprah via Lifehacker] – … Read More about Weekly Round-up
What is the best way to personalize your office? We love reader mail, and we’re using our lack of ideas for polls to catch up answering some… (Update: check out some of our more recent posts on office decor!) I’m a new associate in BigLaw. My very experienced assistant tells me I need to put … Read More about Reader Mail – Personalizing an Office
Wow — there are some mighty colorful suits out there right now. (For all the women who enjoy wearing suits on their resort vacation, perhaps?) Anyway: there seems to be a lack of fun, interesting suits, but this is one we haven’t seen before: Italian topstitched twill suit, from Bebe. We like the piping and … Read More about Suit of the Week: Bebe Italian Topstitched Twill