On the hunt for the best suits for women? These are the best for each budget — great for interviews, conservative offices, and more!
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
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 … Read More about The Hunt: Comfortable Work Heels
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
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?
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
If you were to write someone a guide to pantyhose for work, what would you say? Reader H wonders, and since pantyhose is one of the biggest topics we’ve talked about through the years, I thought I’d give it a go. Here’s H’s question: Hi! I know you write a lot about pantyhose/tights/stockings–sorry to bring … Read More about The Guide to Pantyhose for Work
Are short-sleeved suits appropriate for young women in professional jobs — or are they horribly frumpy and tacky? Reader C wonders. What are your thoughts on short-sleeved suits? Appropriate or tacky? To provide some context, I am an attorney in my late 20s in Kansas City, and I work for a non-profit which is generally … Read More about Short-Sleeved Suits: Yea or Nay?
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?
An injured woman lawyer wondered: could she wear flats to court?
2016 Update: We still stand by the advice in this older reader mail asking if longer skirts appropriate for court, but you may also be interested in our recent discussion on whether women lawyers can wear interesting suits to court. We’ve been thinking about this question since we first read it… I have an important court appearance … Read More about Reader Mail: Can I Wear a Longer Skirt to an Important Court Appearance?