Sure, we all know what wardrobe essentials for work professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a … Read More about The Hunt: Flat, Tall Boots
What shoes look professional and can be worn with socks? I keep getting questions about this, so let’s discuss. (Pictured.) First, reader J wondered: I was wondering if you have ever covered where to find great workplace-appropriate shoes that you can wear with socks (that aren’t tall boots). The weather where I live is often … Read More about How to Keep Your Feet Warm and Look Professional
2017 Update: We still like a lot of these tall black boots for work, but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on what boots to wear with tights to work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one … Read More about The Hunt: Black Tall Boots
2020 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best black knee-high boots! Can you wear knee-high boots to the office with a skirt? Reader B wonders… I live in DC and work in the public interest world. I love wearing boots in the winter and when there is inclement weather. I have two … Read More about Boots at the Office: THE POLL
2020 Update: We still think this is a fun discussion of comfortable ankle boots, but you may want to check out our more recent post on stylish booties for the office. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time … Read More about The Hunt: Comfortable Ankle Boots
Reader J wonders: I have a question I’d love to see addressed on your blog (or maybe you can just give me your $.02): can I wear riding boots to work? If so, how? I am in court every day, but it’s juvie so it’s not like I have to wear a suit every day. … Read More about Riding Boots … to the Office?
A reader wrote in for advice, noting “The big problem is that I have absolutely no idea how to dress myself for work in the winter. Do I wear boots to work? Do I wear something different for the train ride to work? What do I do when it’s raining in all directions?”
Today’s reader mail has to do with the quest for comfortable heels… I was wondering whether you had heard of Tsubo shoes. I recently posted on Facebook about my quest for comfortable heels, and instead of the usual “get the Cole Haan Nike Air pumps” suggestion, two people posted about Tsubos. I checked out the … Read More about The Quest for Comfortable Heels
2020 Update: Hunting for boots for suits? Check out our recent roundups of the best ankle boots for work and stylish booties for the office. Today’s reader question has to do with boots for suits: Spending a lot of time in cold, wet Washington the last few weeks has convinced me I have got to … Read More about Reader mail: Boots for suits?
2017 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting to work, as well as our last discussion of whether boots are acceptable for work. We haven’t done a poll on this in a while, so here’s the question of the moment: are tall boots ever acceptable for a conservative … Read More about Poll: Are tall boots ever acceptable for a conservative office?
Ever since we read a Washington Post article suggesting Condaleezza Rice looked like a dominatrix when she wore knee-high boots to a meeting, we’ve been a bit apprehensive about wearing knee-high boots in a professional capacity. So, of course, we polled you guys. The poll is still open, but the answers thus far are in: … Read More about Poll Results – We’re Still Not Convinced Boots Are Appropriate, But These Are Cute
2017 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting to work, as well as our last discussion of whether boots are acceptable for work. Yesterday was the first day of autumn — hooray! Already around New York City we’re starting to notice women wearing dresses and knee-high boots, mostly … Read More about Poll: Are knee-high boots appropriate for work?