2018 Update: You may want to check out this year’s roundup of nude-for-you pumps — as well as our general guide to wardrobe essentials for work! In “The Hunt,” we look at a variety of options for a working woman’s basic wardrobe. Summer is approaching (or so they say) and that means nude legs. Whether … Read More about The Hunt: Perfect Nude Shoes
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Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We begin the week in splurge mode, with our most expensive suggestions, and wind our way to Friday, where a less expensive item of clothing might be just what you need to make it to the weekend. Happy Tuesday! We … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS: Vera Wang Lavender Label Collection
WowOwow has an interesting new segment where they’ll show a “scene” from their daily life. Today, it’s desks. We’re sort of an odd duck: we’ve been in love with desks for a while now. (We were also in love with libraries as a child, so this may not be that odd.) In our opinion, the … Read More about We love old, musty desks, even in the Internet age
– Ask a Working Woman Survey: Indeed! You’ll learn all sorts of stuff. Such as, nobody likes pantyhose. But seriously, go take the survey! [Feminist Law Professors] – WaPo thinks Vogue’s shoots of lady politicians is a window into how these women would like to be perceived. [WaPo] – Uh oh: Barack has now been … Read More about Weekend Roundup
We’ve taken the poll down for the moment because it was screwing up the sidebar, but the results are in: – 50% of you think pantyhose never need to be worn, regardless who you’re meeting with that day, – 43% of you think that bare legs are fine unless you have a big meeting (i.e., … Read More about Poll results!
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We begin the week in splurge mode, with our most expensive suggestions, and wind our way to Friday, where a less expensive item of clothing might be just what you need to make it to the weekend. Good morning campers! … Read More about Monday’s TPS Report – Vivienne Tam
– The ChicagoTrib looks at the prevalence of sleep problems in today’s society. If you’re having trouble sleeping, we recommend working out in the morning, not drinking caffeine after 3 PM, and avoiding thoughts about work/career issues before bedtime. – Oldie but still relevant: WSJ’s The Juggle has lots of good links to old articles … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
For Friday, a shirt dress from Liz Claiborne. Yes, yes, the brand is slightly stodgy, but Tim Gunn’s in charge now, and for $89 this dress is a nice steal. Fit is key, however: the hem should be tailored to sit just above the knee, and the body of the dress should be fitted. Bare … Read More about Bargain Friday: TPS Report
Are bare legs acceptable for the office? Photo by telethon, courtesy of Flickr.
Look, a cute blue top by Twinkle for $183. We like the details: the abstract print, the sheer (but still demure) top portion of the top, the slight flutter to the cap sleeves. We’d wear this under a suit for day — either a nice wide pantleg or a pencil skirt — and then remove … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Twinkle