Hunting for workwear that fits you perfectly? We just did a mini-update to our roundup.
The Best Made-to-Order Clothing for Professional Women
Hunting for the best made-to-order clothing for professional women? Whether you're a XXXS or a 6XL, you're hard to fit because your top is a totally different size than your bottom, you're looking for more modest clothing or clothing for a special need, you may want to look into bespoke clothing -- clothes made just for you. These days it doesn't have to be super expensive -- we've rounded up a ton of bespoke workwear for women over the years including bespoke suiting for women, bespoke blouses, bespoke dresses, and more. Check out those posts below!
You may also want to check out our series on Workwear Stores Off the Beaten Path, as well as some of our discussions on tailoring clothes tips.
Busty Blazers: How to Find Interview Suits if You’re Curvy
Which are the best blazers if you’re small and busty? Where can you find interview suits if you’re curvy? Reader K wonders: One of my biggest obstacles when it comes to finding business appropriate clothes are my breasts. I feel like it’s impossible to find a jacket or blouse that won’t either pull or else … Read More about Busty Blazers: How to Find Interview Suits if You’re Curvy
The Best Dress Shirts for Women If You’re Busty
When you’ve got a big bust, shopping for blouses that actually fit and flatter can be pretty frustrating (see: “Why does fashion ignore big breasts?”), but there are some quality brands out there that specialize in dress shirts for women with large breasts. We last rounded up these busty blouse brands back in 2013, but the … Read More about The Best Dress Shirts for Women If You’re Busty
Clothes for the Curvy Professional
Are there any workwear brands that cater to the professional curvy woman? Reader V wonders… I’m not plus size – but I am curvy. As in, I hate most clothing stores as I actually can’t fit one size across my boobs but look matronly the next size up. I live in the UK and have recently discovered … Read More about Clothes for the Curvy Professional
The Best Blouses for the Busty
Which are the best blouses for those of us who are on the busty/hourglass side? We’ve talked about how to dress professionally if you’re busty and how to fix your own gaping shirts, as well as where to get bespoke dresses for work, but we haven’t totally talked about the best blouses for bustier women. … Read More about The Best Blouses for the Busty
How to Wear Dresses If You’re A Size 4 On Top and Size 12 on Bottom
Ladies, do you buy bespoke dresses and clothing? How else can you wear dresses if your top and bottom halves are very different sizes? Reader N wonders: I would like to wear dresses more frequently to the office, but I find it very difficult to find a good fit. I wear a size 4 to … Read More about How to Wear Dresses If You’re A Size 4 On Top and Size 12 on Bottom
Tailoring – What Are Your Top Five Alterations?
“Tailoring can really make or break an outfit.” We’ve heard it a million times! On blogs like Extra Petite and Alterations Needed, the bloggers talk — a lot — about what alterations they get done to make things fit. (Jean from ExtraPetite even guest posted on which suiting alterations you should consider.) (Pictured: Expert Tailoring Alterations, … Read More about Tailoring – What Are Your Top Five Alterations?
Open Thread: The Best Stores in Asia for Professional Clothes?
We talked about the best stores in Europe for professional clothes… now let’s talk Asia! I’ve never been anywhere in Asia, but I’m dying to go. To those of you who’ve been: – Which are the best cities for shopping? (Do you agree with this Yahoo article?) – If you want a bespoke suit or … Read More about Open Thread: The Best Stores in Asia for Professional Clothes?