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
Whenever we talk about boots for the winter, the favorite brand that readers mention is La Canadienne. 6pm has a number of styles on deep discount, including this suede boot with a 2″ heel. Although not among La Canadienne’s waterproof offerings, they look like a well-made boot and for a great price: they were $210, … Read More about Coffee Break – Jaimy Boots
We’re always a fan of the short ankle-high boots — they’re perfect beneath pants all fall and winter long. We like the Nike Air technology in these simple Cole Haan boots, and we like the variety of sizes still available even though they’re marked down — they were $298, now $161.46 at Sierra Trading Post. … Read More about Coffee Break: Lynda Short Boots
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Today we’re liking this simple knee-length dress from Talbots. We’d wear an opera-length necklace with it (or perhaps a scarf wrapped once around our neck) and tall leather or suede boots. (And we’d skip the belt — it is not … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Ponte knit bateau neck dress
Today’s reader mail comes from reader E, wondering: is toe cleavage appropriate for the office? She also wonders what hosiery to wear with pumps (other than bare legs)… My feet get sweaty while wearing pumps all day. Am I supposed to be wearing some type of hosiery-sock with them? How do others deal with the … Read More about Is Toe Cleavage 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.) – Shopping’s My Cardio has a great round-up of fall cuffed boots (probably not great for the office, but thank goodness for the weekend, right?) Our favorite from … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Stick with us here: boot season IS coming up, after all. Perhaps we are insane, but we occasionally like to wear loud, colorful, crazy-patterned socks as our tiny way of — of what? Rebelling against adulthood and dress codes? Being … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Gap’s Striped Knee-High Socks
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. You know, maybe we’re insane… but is fall here yet? We’re lusting after all things autumnal, from tweeds and wool flannels and cashmere, to this lovely pair of waterproof suede boots on sale at Zappos. We love the classic styling, … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Aquatalia by Marvin K.’s Zylo Boots
About a week and a half ago, we asked a pivotal question: at what point does a high heel become TOO high for work? As always, the poll is still open, but the initial results are in: – 44% of readers said a medium heel height was most appropriate for work — 3.5″ being the … Read More about Poll Results: Towering Heels
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?