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: 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 in 2018: 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? … 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
Which are the best women’s suits of 2018, whether for a stylish interview outfit, a power suit, or some other major career event? (Or, hey: a simple, chic suit often makes a great work outfit all by itself!) We’ve recently updated The Corporette Guide to Interview Suits, but we haven’t talked about the best suits … Read More about The Best Women’s Suits of 2018: Affordable, Designer, and Everything In Between
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?
2018 Update: We still think this is a nice roundup of plus size suits and more, and links have been updated below — but you can also check out our updated post on where to find stylish plus-size suits for work (as well as where to find the best women’s suits of 2018). Looking for … Read More about Suiting Brands for Women: Plus Size Suits, Petite Suits, Tall Suits and More
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice for how and when to wear pantyhose for work — links have been updated below. You may also want to check out our free four-week challenge if you’re hunting for work outfit ideas for conservative offices! If you were to write someone a guide to pantyhose for work, what … 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?
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to get the perfect plus-size blazer, but you may also want to check out our more recent post on where to find stylish plus-size suits for work. You may also want to sign up for CorporettePlus, our newsletter just for plus-size workwear! The perfect fit … Read More about How to Find The Perfect Plus-Size Blazer
March 2018 Update: We just updated our Guide to Suits! Our new “Guide to Women’s Suits” is now up! What are the best tips you have for basic women’s suiting? What brands are your favorite? What is your ideal interview attire — or what would you recommend as the ideal courtroom attire for women lawyers? … Read More about Introducing: The Corporette Guide to Women’s Suits
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?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion on whether you can wear flats to court — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of cute flats for the office, or our general advice on courtroom attire for women lawyers! Today’s reader mail comes from Reader L, an … Read More about Will Flats Fly with a Judge? How to Know Whether You Can Wear Flats to Court