We hadn’t updated our list of plus-size suits for interviews in quite a while — so we went on a hunt!
Courtroom Attire for Women Lawyers
What is the best courtroom attire for women lawyers? What are the best suits to wear to court -- and must you wear heels and pantyhose? We discuss many topics relating to conservative offices and looking professional as a young woman -- but below is collection of our best posts discussing fashion questions about court appearances. Pantsuits or skirt suits? Interesting/fun suits? The best budget suits? We've talked about it all. These other features and guides may be of interest to you, as well:
- our frequently updated Guide to Interview Attire
- our frequently updated Guide to Comfortable Heels
- our popular Suit of the Week feature
- for more casual days where you don't need a suit, check out our daily workwear reports, suggesting one item of work-appropriate clothing in a range of prices (Mondays are splurges; Fridays are always under $50!) -- as well as our Wardrobe Essentials for Work page, with all of our favorite basics for work like blouses, skirts, pants and more.
- just starting out? Check out our resources for summer associates!
On the hunt for washable suits for women? They can be hard to find, but this is a nice option.
Today we’re hunting for the best black heels for business attire — what are you wearing to work, ladies?
woman walking on cobblestones, wearing ankle-strap heels
The perfect fit for a plus-size blazer can be elusive, so I’m thrilled to introduce today’s guest poster, Kathryn Rubino. In addition to being a plus-sized lawyer and overachieving chick, I’m proud to count her among my most fashionable friends. – Kat The search for the perfect blazer is age old, and for those of … Read More about How to Find The Perfect Plus-Size Blazer
Here’s a topic we haven’t addressed in a while that seems apt since we just did our big roundup of the best women’s suits: where to find stylish plus-size suits for work? Plus-size readers, please chime in — which are your favorite stores to buy plus-size workwear, from dresses to blazers to suits? (We’re actually … Read More about Where to Find Stylish Plus-Size Suits for Work
We try to keep our major shopping guides updated regularly, but sometimes they need a major overhaul — that’s been the case for our Guide to the Best Tops for Under Women’s Suits for a while now. I’m proud to say we’ve finally done it — you can check it out here. In the meantime, … Read More about Stylish Tops for Under Suits
What are the best tips on how to dress professionally on the coldest days — particularly if you’re headed to a Very Formal occasion like court?
Can you wear “interesting” suits to court — colorful, patterned, fanciful, haute? (You know, kind of like in our weekly Suit of the Week feature?) Reader E asks — specifically wondering about this teal LK Bennett suit that Kate Middleton is wearing here and here — and I think it’s a great question for all the women lawyers: … Read More about Can You Wear Interesting Suits to Court?
This spreadsheet will help you estimate here you are now versus your billable goal for the year — and show you how many hours you need to bill each day to hit your goal.
In case you missed it, we did a major round up of the best suiting brands for women a few weeks ago, from the budget brands to the boss brands. As promised, we’re back with a focus on specialty suiting brands for women — if you’re looking for plus size suits, petite suits, tall suits, or even suits from independent/specialty … Read More about Suiting Brands for Women: Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, Tall Suits and More
Updated: Check out our Guide to Basic Women’s Suiting and our roundup of the best women’s suits! With interview season for schools right around the corner, we thought now would be a great time to do a general guide to suits — where to get ’em, how much to expect to pay, and what the general pros … Read More about The Corporette Guide to Interview Suits