What are your favorite low-cost clothing basics for work and play? The WSJ just did a story about this, so I thought it would be fun to discuss…
How big is your work wardrobe — how many options do you have for each type of clothing? How many blouses, pants, skirts, blazers, dresses, and sweaters do you have?
Wondering where are the best places to buy and sell used maternity clothes? We rounded them up…
What is your annual clothing budget for 2020 — and how will you keep track? Do you already know how you want to spend that budget in terms of “holes” in your wardrobe?
It happens to all of us — sometimes you just need to rein in your purchasing. So here are 12 easy tips for how to stop shopping…
I was perusing Nordstrom Rack and T.J.Maxx recently for the first time in a long time, and I was thinking to myself that when you’re shopping in the stores — particularly discount stores — there are a separate set of rules than if you’re shopping online, to be sure, but also if you’re hunting in … Read More about How to Get a Deal at Discount Clothing Stores Like T.J.Maxx, Nordstrom Rack and More
Here’s a fun topic that we haven’t discussed in eons: How much do you spend on work clothes (as in, prices for individual clothing items)? What’s an average price you’re happy to pay for a pair of pants — for a sheath dress — for a blazer? I’m looking over my original answers from our … Read More about How Much Do You Spend on Work Clothes?
It’s a common problem for people just starting out — you may need to buy an entire work wardrobe with no money or an extremely limited budget. Short of relying on the kindness of parents (or using credit cards — please resist the urge to go into debt to build your work wardrobe!), what’s a … Read More about Affordable Office Attire: How to Buy an Entire Work Wardrobe With No Money
How long do you expect your clothes to last these days?
The capsule wardrobe for work — a limited number of essential pieces that can be combined to create many outfits — has been growing in popularity, which makes sense when you look at the parallel trends of “slow fashion” and Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (aff). A focus on quality pieces + an emphasis on decluttering/organization = … Read More about Creating a Capsule Wardrobe for Work
Update: We still stand by this interesting discussion of fashion math — but along these cost-per-wear lines, you may want to check out our more recent post where we asked the readers: how long do you expect your clothes to last? One of the things I’ve employed for YEARS now is what I call “fashion … Read More about Fashion Math: How to Know if That Pair of Shoes is Really Worth It
How do you “shop your closet”? It’s frequent advice from stylists and fashion magazines — but what does it really mean? I’ve noted before that one of my favorite weekend activities has always been to play “Closet,” meaning much the same. Reader R wonders… I know you have covered wardrobe basics before, but I have … Read More about Playing “Closet”: How to Shop Your Closet and Find New Things