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Workwear sales of note for 6.02.23:
- Nordstrom – The Half-Yearly Sale has started! See our thoughts here.
- Ann Taylor – $50 off $150; $100 off $250+; extra 30% off all sale styles
- Banana Republic Factory – Up to 50% off everything + extra 25% off purchase
- Boden – Sale, up to 50% off
- Cole Haan – Up to 50% off select styles; extra 20% off sandals & sneakers
- Eloquii – 60% off all tops
- Express – 30% off all dresses, tops, shorts & more; extra 50% off clearance
- H&M – Up to 60% off online and in-store.
- J.Crew – Up to 50% off “dressed up” styles (lots of cute dresses!); extra 50% off select sale
- J.Crew Factory – Up to 60% off everything; 60% off 100s of summer faves; extra 60% off clearance
- J.McLaughlin – The Sale Event: extra 30% off
- Loft – 40% off tops; 30% off full-price styles
- Sephora – Up to 50% off select beauty.
- Shopbop – Up to 60% off sale
- Sue Sartor – Lots of cute dresses on sale!
- Talbots – 25-40% off select styles
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- Joss & Main – Up to 60% off, plus an extra 20% off with code
- Tuft & Needle – Save up to $775 on mattresses (Reader-favorite brand; Kat really likes hers!)
- West Elm – Up to 25% off in-stock furniture; up to 60% off clearance
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That looks nice! Good call.
Is it just me (and my computer screen) or does this look like it might be made out of a sweat-pant/t-shirt like material (and thus way too casual for most offices)?
Description says cotton. I really love the cut & color; but feel like this might be one of the non-work appropriate blazers that’s popular now (e.g., traditional look in non traditional fabric . . . cute with jeans, not with a pencil skirt). Would definitely hesitate to order without seeing the fabric in person. If anyone saw/tried this in person, please advise!
I had the exact same reaction as you, AIMS.
That’s exactly what I thought: would be great with dark jeans, flowy dress, even shorts but not pinstripe pencil skirt
I agree as well! That was my thinking. Could definitely see this as a weekend look!
Weekend with jeans = awesome. Work, not so much.
I actually was looking at this exact blazer on piperlime this past weekend and finally decided against it for that reason. I think the color is what does this jacket in. The fabric would totally work in a chocolate brown or navy, or even a solid medium or dark gray, but not heathered light sweatpant gray.
It is cute, but is described on the website as a “cropped knit blazer” – in other words, a glorified sweatshirt.
And, I might add, a sweatshirt that requires dry cleaning. No thanks.
I’m sorry, but this is a sweatshirt. Not work appropriate. And considering that I can buy cashmere blazers for half the price these days, this item seems less a “splurge” so much as a WASTE of money!
What’s up with the crunched up/wrinkly sleeves? It’s like that in all 3 pictures so it is like that permanently or can you straighten them out. I think it could be wearable in my area (FL) but if the sleeves are always going to be wrinkled looking it’s just too sweatshirty.
I was browsing around the piperlime site this w/e looking at their blazers and they all looked like this, almost. Either crinkled up sleeves or rolled up sleeves. Not clear what that is all about.
Found it on the 7 for all mankind website and the sleeves do not look crinkly there.
I think I’m going to try to check it out in the store this weekend. It probably won’t fit me but if it does, I think I might love it – I love jackets that are not wool and don’t make my neck itch!
Found it at 7 for all mankind over the weekend. Sleeves are not crinkly. It’s a very nice item – I would definitely wear it on casual Friday. Now have to decide whether it’s worth the price (including altering the sleeves, which are too long for me)….
Cute for a business casual office on a Friday… but $275 is a little steep for a casual-Friday piece, but maybe that’s just me! It does look cute though – definitely the style/cut I would wear! (I am petite, so the cropped jackets are a goldmine for me!)
Thread hijack: I have an interview tomorrow (hello short notice) with a state Supreme Court justice for a summer clerk job. It’s going to be like, 20 degrees in Chicago. Can I wear a pant suit? Pretty please?
Yes. My last interview in bad weather, I did the same thing & I got the job (also wore a cashmere sweater instead of button down under suit jacket). The most important thing is to feel comfortable during your interview. If that means pants, than go for it.
PS: Judges tend to be very practical people. If it’s really bad out, you might score bonus points for dressing for the weather. No one thinks, “wow, this person is really dressed for warmth when it’s cold out.” They do, however, notice when it’s cold out & you’re not dressed for the weather accordingly.
I don’t think you can make such a generalization. I saw a female federal judge reprimand a woman for wearing a pant suit in court.
I don’t understand this. What is the nature of the objection? What (precisely) is objectionable about a woman in a pantsuit?
That such a thing happens in 2010 is extremely depressing to me.
Before reading Corporette, I wore a pantsuit to interviews several times and never new it was looked down upon. I even got hired by a federal female judge for a summer internship while wearing a pantsuit to the interview.
*never knew (for the sticklers out there), fast typo
At least in Texas, it’s still considered to be a no-no for a woman to wear a pants suit in federal court. At least, this is what is drilled into our heads in every career/professionalism/how-to-dress-for-the-job day in law school in TX. The federal judge I interned for last summer (a female) stressed that it’s technically still a rule (business attire) in federal court: female attorneys wear skirts. She said that as a woman you don’t get to make the rules about what is acceptable dress until you get appointed judge.
C – the nature of the objection is that a pant suit is considered less conservative than a skirt suit. Women in this country traditionally wore skirts and dresses to work. Pants only came into style in the 60s (or maybe even the 70s?) as an accepted form of work wear and were considered quite modern and forward at the time. It’s funny because pants cover more of your skin, but are considered less conservative.
Many federal judges grew up at at time when women simply did not wear pants to work. Thus, some of them find it inappropriate for women to do so now, even 50 years later. Old school mentality, essentially.
To be fair, it’s not only men feel this way. I worked for a female judge last year. I only saw her wearing a pant suit once, and that was when it was brutally cold. She wore skirt suits every other day of the year.
I think it’s foolish to wear a pant suit for an interview in this down economy when it’s hard enough to find a job. Wear a skirt suit, get the offer, and then wear pant suits every day afterwards! :)
I think it’s absurd, but then I remember my mother telling me she couldn’t wear pants to school until her senior year of high school, and realize there are a lot of judges older than my mother (though perhaps not by much) who probably grew up with that attitude, so I suck it up an wear a skirt suit for interviews. Then again, I don’t live somewhere where it’s 20 degrees.
I had to shadow at a courthouse during a blizzard in northern New England. I wore black snow boots with a pant suit. There was nowhere to leave my boots once I got inside so I just wore them. The judge was wearing carhart boots and cordoroy(spelling?) pants. He pointed me out from the group of law students and said that I was the only one that showed any common sense regarding how to dress for court in a winter storm. He told the girls in heels they looked foolish and told the guys that an opportunity to shadow in court was not worth ruining a good pair of dress shoes.
Argh. I’m in the DC area and we’ve been hit with a ton of snow. There was still a lot around last Friday when I had to go to general district court in Virginia. It’s generally pretty informal but as a young attorney, I think it’s important to always look professional. I was torn on what to do for shoes because of the weather. If I’d been heading to work, I would have just worn wellies but because of court I wore heels. I got there and a ton of attorneys (male and female) were wearing snowboots with their suits and I felt like an idiot for not having kept my sensible footwear on, but then again, they looked pretty silly in the snowboots/suit combo too. I guess you can’t win, it probably depends on the judge.
K – agreed – this was a notoriously laid back judge.
That’s the difference between New England practicality and Texas conservatism, in a nutshell :-).
Do these judges who object to a woman wearing a (business-appropriate) pantsuit also object to a woman keeping her own name / not taking her husband’s name if she marries? Because that’s about how dated it feels. The country moved beyond women-in-pantsuits and women-keeping-maiden-names as being horrors 20 years ago, so pockets that still believe this way don’t feel “traditional and conservative,” they feel “dated and completely out of step with modern times.”
When I was in high school I went for an interview for a job AT THE LOCAL MALL and the man that interviewed me told me he wouldn’t hire me because I was wearing pants. At the mall. For an afterschool job. Really? I asked. You’re a leg man then? (I was kind of a smart alec at 16)
Thank God that shizz is illegal in California now.
The way you’ve presented the question shows you already know the answer. Here’s your choice: wear the pant suit and feel more comfortable when you’re outside or wear the skirt suit and feel more comfortable when you’re inside.
ha, well put.
the pant suit is a risk. many judges would be just fine with it. some judges, however, would not. you’re rolling the dice that you’re getting one of the “fine” ones when you go in. are you comfortable doing that in the current economic climate when competition for summer jobs is particularly stiff?
As stiff as the job market is, were I in the OP’s shoes I would say “I don’t want to work for someone who will be offended by a woman wearing pants in 2010.” It’s just a summer clerkship – not a FT job – and it in no way guarantees that the OP will get a FT job. And the worse the personality fit between the clerk and the judge, the less likely it is that the judge will be willing to pull strings to get the OP a FT job.
Of course, I *hate* wearing pants to work, don’t wear much makeup, etc. If the OP is more comfortable conforming to stereotypical gender role expectations, then maybe it would be no big deal to wear skirts all summer and it’s worth sucking it up and being uncomfortable for a little while going into the interview.
Totally agree. If someone is going to have a problem with me wearing pants rather than a skirt, then I wouldn’t like working with them.
Totally agree. At 49yo I have zero patience for anyone who judges me negatively for wearing a pantsuit. That is just ridiculous.
I think what is an interesting dynamic is that, if I’m judging ages correctly, it’s those of us who are the 40somethings, who grew up in the era when women did only wear skirts and a pantsuit was Pushing The Envelope, who are saying “If someone judges you negatively for wearing a pantsuit, to heck with them” and it’s the 20somethings who seem more ready to just say “Suck it up and deal if you want a job.” One might have almost expected the reverse. Very interesting.
I’m probably in the middle range (30s) and also say no to having to wear a skirt. I worked in a few fields before coming to law and in one field, women were definitely not viewed as equals. I’m just not willing to put myself into a situation where someone is going to have a problem with me wearing pants rather than a skirt because I know it wouldn’t be a good fit for me.
I think it’s too easy to underestimate how a summer or short-term internship can impact your future career. Even in a bad economic climate, I think you have to look at your career in the long-term instead of the short-term. I know when I was doing my teaching internship, I was partially assigned to a supervising teacher who was a horrible fit for me. I couldn’t do anything to make her happy and it also made my performance with my other good supervisor suffer. It destroyed any enthusiasm I had for teaching and eventually encouraged me to pursue a law career.
It IS ridiculous that this is even an issue in the year 2010. Our secretary of state wears pantsuits to represent our country abroad; these judges who have a “problem” with a woman in a pantsuit must be exercising what little power they have, or else they’re stuck back in the mid 1980’s when it was really out there for a woman to wear a pantsuit. Either way, it doesn’t show them as being particularly with the times or exercising good judgment.
I think this would be a very interesting poll topic – if you were interviewing and found out that a particular judge frowned on women in pantsuits, and you weren’t already planning on wearing a skirt suit, would you (a) wear a pantsuit, (b) wear a skirt suit, or (c) politely decline the interview?
What about if you were arguing your client’s case?
I for one would wear the skirt suit in a heartbeat. I’m not going to shut myself out of potentially life-long career-enhancing experiences over pants v. skirt in a business environment. Sure, if I were being asked to wear a skirt to shovel snow, I’d put my foot down–but, the fact is, some people (old-fashioned though they may be) simply view skirt suits as proper business attire. Secretary of State Clinton can wear whatever the heck she likes precisely because she’s Secretary of State–Condi wore knee-high boots to visit dignataries, but it doesn’t mean I should wear them to court!
I clerked for two male judges who have been on the bench for 20+ years, both far more conservative than I am. I honestly couldn’t say how they feel about skirt v. pant suit, and wouldn’t be surprised if they thought skirt was more appropriate, but I’m glad I didn’t roll the dice. I had two amazing experiences and learned a lot from two intelligent and experienced judges with very different views from mine.
I agree, and repeat my previous questions: What is the nature of the objection? What (precisely) is objectionable about a woman in a pantsuit?
I have been out of law school for 20 years and have practiced in NYC and Washington, DC, where I’ve seen pantsuits here, there, and everywhere.
I don’t get it.
I’d suck it up and wear a skirt, with the understanding that being a lawyer isn’t always about my comfort. We work long hours, in suits and heels, because that’s what the job demands. And if I knew it would hurt my client’s case, no way would I be wearing a pantsuit to make a point.
The nature of the objection, as someone posted earlier, is that skirts are simply considered more formal. Why is a suit with a tie more formal than without a tie? No reason other than society says ties = formal. Likewise, society says a skirt is more formal than pants. And yes, that is still the societal norm, like it or not. How many women in pants do you see at black-tie events? on the red carpet? Not many.
Its going to be about 30 tomorrow. If you want to wear pants as a political statement, go for it. But its not so cold that you can’t wear a skirt…just saying.
I’m a daily skirt wearer in the winter states. I just don’t understand the idea that it’s “too cold” to wear a skirt suit. Unless you work outdoors, or have to walk miles outside to get to the office, what’s the big deal?
If you’re walking from the train station, pants or tights or even legwarmers you can slip off. If you’re driving and parking fairly close, you won’t die in a skirt and hose. If you want to wear a pantsuit, though (and I don’t blame you), and you haven’t heard anything particular about this judge having an issue with that, just do it. I’m in the Northern District of Illinois all the time, and have yet to wear a skirt there. Never gotten a raised eyebrow for it.
I mean, I get that a skirt is more formal. But if pants are formal enough for the Supreme Court, then they are formal enough for District Court.
Sticking my comment here since my questions have been addressed in a few places (thank you). I guess I fundamentally disagree that society objectively views skirts as more formal than pants, in the context of suits. This has not been my experience (in twenty years of practicing in large East Coast cities).
I guess, bottom-line, I’m glad I don’t live in Texas. And I’m glad I’m old enough (49) and experienced enough to be comfortable dismissing such a “standard.”
C – The fact that in your years of experience on the east coast, pants are acceptable, does not mean skirts are not considered more formal. It just means that pants are “formal enough.” Just like in some places, a sport coat and tie or suit, but no tie are formal enough for men, in others its strictly suit and tie.
I have a jacket with crinkly sleeves like that and I LOVE IT. It’s amazing for writing, working, etc., because there’s room in the elbows to move while the arms are not baggy. That said, I probably wouldn’t wear it to court. And I have to agree with the sweatshirt material concerns on this one … but otherwise I’d like it!
Yes, it is ponte/sweatshirt material, but I’ve embraced it for one purchase, and I LIKE IT. Looks classy and it’s comfy. It’s not really sweatshirt, material, either. It’s not furry inside and cotton-y outside. Rather, it’s a nice blend of cotton and spandex and maybe nylon for strength. Doesn’t look cheap AT ALL. New fabrication for a new decade. Give in to the knit, people, you won’t regret it! LOL.
Checked this out in the store and my fashionista friend and I totally loved it. Great cut, interesting puff to the shoulder at the sleeve, definitely does not look like a sweatshirt and is comfortable to boot. Still trying to decide whether I’m willing to pony up though.
I actually saw a simpler ponte knit jacket at Uniqlo the same day – it was a darker gray and a traditional jacket cut, but similar fabric. Sadly it was not in my size….
I have a peacoat made of sweatshirt material that I wear day in and day out for casual. I love it. I would have worn the jacket above to my office in in Silicon Valley happily, or to a customer meeting if a) I knew them already b) they were the tecchy, alt rock types you find around here….And $275 isn’t too much to pay. Buy fewer items, pay more for each, look better over time.
I like it, but trading down in this Depression/Recession means i don’t pay more than $100 per piece. I’m more resourceful nowadays as a result (coupons, super sales, stalking items, free shipping, knockoffs, eBates, you name it) , but I dress just as nicely… ;-D
I don’t think that $275 is too much to pay for a jacket, if it is an “investment” piece. This jacket does not qualify on that score IMO.
It therefore is too much to pay.
I remember Zara recently had an IDENTICAL gray sweatershirt-type blazer and I was thinking of getting it. It’s already on sale/clearance for around $40 (originally $79 i think), if any are left.
The Zara website sucks, but this is what I was talking about: http://www.vogue.com/voguedaily/2009/09/dressing-for-new-york-spring-2010-sophie-pera-on-her-zara-sweatshirt-suit/
I LOVE this jacket. Excellent pick!
Mostly, I like the blazer. But don’t the sleeves look a bit too long?
Query: C says you can wear the blazer for a ” black-on-gray-on-white look.” How many colors can you wear together? In this weather (DC), I want to layer, but can I wear a black blazer, white shirt and colored sweater? Or blue suit with white shirt and red sweater? Sometimes I look at the outfits I pick out and say “too many colors, try again.” Thanks.
I think you can easily wear 3 colors at once, without any problem. They just have to be complementary.
I would say that one bright color at a time is probably the limit in most cases (yes, I know the rules in Florida & the South are probably different ;))
Three neutrals like black, white & gray though are fine just about anytime if you ask me. I might even add a little red scarf/belt/something if I felt I was being a little too neutral.
I think the max is three colors, and I count shoes as a color. One of my favorite looks is some combination of black and grey (black-on-black, black-on-grey, grey-on-grey) with colored pumps: a deep red, a peacock blue, or even a green. Perhaps that is just my way of expressing individuality while remaining true to my office dress code, but I think it’s totally appropriate and totally fun and interesting.
I need a navy suit and I’ve been eyeing the Super 120’s suiting at J. Crew. I don’t currently own any J. Crew pants suits because I usually prefer a longer jacket with pants (I’m tall), and J. Crew jackets haven’t fit the bill in the past. But I love the longer “Nouvelle jacket” (http://www.jcrew.com/AST/Browse/WomenBrowse/Women_Shop_By_Category/suiting/super120s/PRDOVR~23346/23346.jsp) which is currently available.
I tried it on and liked it a lot–it’s just what I’m looking for–but something about the pants led me to think they might be wrinkle prone or wouldn’t otherwise wear well. I would love to hear about your experience with the Super 12o’s. Do they last? Do they wrinkle easily?
I can’t help you with the pants (I didn’t keep them since I prefer lined pants and they are unlined) but I have two different skirts and I wear them all the time. They don’t wrinkle easily and what few wrinkles they have by the end of a long day will disappear once you hang it up overnight.
I absolutely love JCrew’s Super 120’s suiting. The material is great, doesnt wrinkle easily, and stretches just enough to give a good fit. It is unlined, but it isnt itchy. I also like it because you can buy the same colors year to year. For examply, I have a navy pantsuit I bought years ago and this year bought a navy Super 120s dress to go with the jacket I already have. Some, but not all, of their Super 120s suiting items come in talls sizes too, so you may want to check that out.
Thanks! This is a big help!
I just bought this dress, which is made of sweatshirt material basically.
I don’t like it at all. The problem with this kind of material is that it is very unforgiving and highlights all the bumps and lumps that we don’t want! A stiffer fabric goes a long way in hiding imperfections.
L from Oz
Not my favourite blazer, but it’s mainly the colour – that shade of grey makes me look washed out.
But a related blazer question – I work in what might be the most casual city in Europe, and commute on a bike, so my standard outfit when not meeting management or travelling for work is jeans / skirt and boots + smart top and blazer. (I used to wear cardigans more, but my job is fairly active and I got sick of pulling threads on corners, bookshelves etc and having to spent hours mending things.) My question: how many blazers does one actually need given my dress habits? I don’t want people to recognise one at 100 paces because I have too few, but decent ones here are not cheap, and I don’t want to blow my budget unnecessarily.
You could probably get away with 3-5, assuming they’re neutral enough not to be too memorable (I cannot see anyone taking issue with you wearing a given item once a week; and maybe twice if it’s a classic neutral blazer, worn differently on, say, a Mon. and a Th.). I would imagine that maybe a couple more would be appropriate for seasonal purposes (e.g., a very lightcolored one for spring/summer or a heavier fabric/autumn shade for the fall/winter months.
Armani Exchange has a great-looking “sweatshirt” material blazer that actually looks appropriately casual. And it’s less than half the price of this one! I have it and it’s sooo cozy but also gives your casual outfits a more tailored look.
ooh! I like that version a lot – particularly the price. Can you give any advice on how the S/M/L sizing runs?
I like the jacket – agree that the fabric isn’t the best though.
On an unrelated note, I am curious about people’s perspective on buying multiples of an item in different colours. I recently found a great tulip-shaped pencil skirt in an all-seasons wool fabric. It is very flattering and is discounted by 75%. Would it be OK to buy several, say a navy pinstripe, light grey and charcoal pinstripe? Does anyone do this? I am in the process of building my professional wardrobe (I’m a recent grad), and wanted to know if this is something that others do. I don’t want it to look as though I am wearing the same skirt all the time. At the same time, I’m not sure how memorable the details of a skirt are, or whether it’s the colour that stands out. I’m also on a budget.
The skirt looks similar to the one in the link below, except that it has some small darts near the hem and a few buttons that do it up at the waist.
Thanks for your help!
I have been known to buy multiples of the same item in the SAME colors, if it was something I really loved and knew I would have trouble finding again. I have two pairs of the exact same black pants, same size and everything, that I got at Off Fifth – they were perfect in every way and I very frequently wear both pairs in the same week. I also have two pairs of my favorite Michael Kors Bayville loafers in black; I rotate wearing them so neither pair wears out too fast.
If you really love something, know it would take considerable effort to find something similar you loved as much, the price is reasonable, and you have the money, I say go for it. Generally when I pass up opportunities like this – to buy alternates or duplicates of an item I really like and that really works for me – I am sorry for it later. And trust me, no one is going to come up to you and say “is that the same skirt in a different color?” It’s very rare that anyone would pay that much attention to what you’re wearing, and even if they do, they probably would just think you shopped smart and got a killer deal.
I think multiples should only be for really classic pieces. I’m not sure a tulip shaped skirt counts (pleating is always an in/out item; shape is a bit too trendy too). You’d do better to get pencil or a-line skirts, classic pants, button downs (assuming you wear these), some shells/sweaters, etc. Blazers are great — but look for simple, clean lines. Nothing with crazy lapels, odd cuts, or too much detail — these will all be too memorable. But most people don’t notice basic neutrals so you’re fine wearing these items (just as an example, I have no idea what my office mate wore today or just about any other day).
Don’t focus on the discount so much as you build your wardrobe but pieces that can be mixed & matched; worn different ways; and that will stand the test of time. Best of luck!
I’m with Lucy – I would only recommend buying multiples of pieces that are classic and will still be in style in several years.
I think I would notice if someone wore that tulip skirt a few times to my office in the same color, or different colors. Trendy pieces like that should appear sparingly in a professional environment, IMO.
M in CA
I agree with Amy. If you know you love it and it makes you feel good to wear it, I see no problem with buying multiples, especially if it’s at a great price and you can afford it. You can easily pair the skirts with different tops for a different look each time.
Full disclosure: this comes from a “multiple” buyer — I just bought a second pair of shoes that I already know I love (fortunately they were on sale). Same style, same color, same everything … and now I’m happy to know I’ll have them for twice as long as I would have otherwise.
I agree too – and for what it’s worth, that’s what Jackie Kennedy Onassis did as well. :-)
L from Oz
I often buy multiples in basics (particularly collared shirts and v-neck jumpers) and would do so for shoes too, except that I have problem feet and can’t normally afford it in the brands that work for me. Unless the style is really striking, no-one’s ever commented. I mean, if it’s a well-cut skirt or a thin roll-neck pullover that fits really well, why on earth would you run around later trying to find something almost the same when you could have bought two?
Not sure where you are, given the link to an Aussie shop, but I would also note that a) I love Oxford! (Several of my favourite things come from there, and I always drop in when I’m home), b) if you’re in Sydney, for example, I cannot imagine a tulip shirt being too extreme or dismissed as dated in six months time (really, I’ve seen people wearing everything) and c) that price is really good.
Thank you all for your thoughts!
L from Oz – yes, I’m in Sydney. :) I love Oxford too! Actually it’s one of the few stores in Australia that stock quality women’s suiting. The skirts I bought were also from Oxford, just a little different to the one in the link (and reduced even further, which was nice). I ended up getting two: love the fit and fabric so hope that the style doesn’t date too quickly. Thanks for your input!
L from Oz
Greetings to one Sydneysider from an ex-pat one! Can only agree about Oxford – a large chunk of my work wardrobe is from there, with various extra things from Cue. (I love Jigsaw in the UK, but the Aus shop doesn’t seem to have as much suiting.)