Personally I’m on the hunt for simple cashmere sweaters on sale, so I thought I’d share a few on my radar…
In general, what do you think are the best jeans to wear to work in a casual office — and what jeans are you wearing right now? Are you a fan of classic Levi’s, comfy Wit & Wisdoms, or cool-girl brands like MOTHER? Do tell…
Dec. 2021 Update: There are several washes of these jeans (in regular and plus sizes) in the 2021 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale, with some colors and sizes as low as $40.
Dec. 2020 Update: Many of these jeans are marked down in the 2020 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale! There are links to sale options next to each image.
Update: There are a ton of different colors of these jeans marked down to $49 in the 2022 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!
Here’s a question we haven’t discussed in a while: how to wear jeans to work. Reader E writes in wondering specifically which tops to wear with jeans to the office, particularly because her Midwestern BigLaw office has “jean Fridays” in the summer. Sigh. (FYI, we rounded up all our best tips for summer associates here!) … Read More about Tops to Wear with Jeans to the Office
A reader working in a start-up wondered what to wear to a board meeting, but it raises the broader question: what to wear to a big meeting in a very casual office?
How can you wear jeans to work — and particularly, what shoes should you wear ? Which business casual outfits look the most professional? Reader B wonders which shoes to wear with jeans to work… I work in public accounting and we have “Jean Fridays,” but HR says no sneakers, tennis shoes, etc., so I … Read More about How to Wear Jeans to Work
Today’s reader question brings up an interesting question, we think: What should the “casual but professional” uniform be for women? Here’s the reader’s question: In a couple weeks I’ll be wrapping up my MFA and have to do a public reading. Publishers and agents are known for showing up at these end of year readings, … Read More about What Is the Casual-But-Professional Uniform For Women?
2017 Update: I still stand by this basic advice on how to wear jeans to the office on Jeans Friday — but you may want to check out our latest discussion on what tops to wear with jeans to the office. We’ve heard from a few readers about their offices allowing jeans to be worn … Read More about How to Wear Jeans to the Office on Jeans Friday
We stirred up quite a bit of controversy last week when one of our readers asked us what to wear to Sunday brunch at her partner’s house. We suggested trouser jeans and a blazer, raising eyebrows and bringing forth vehement disagreement from some of our readers, who insisted that trouser jeans were not appropriate for … Read More about Poll Results: Jeans Are Often Appropriate… But Perhaps Not To Brunch
We seem to be getting a ton of negative feedback on the reader mail question yesterday, wherein we recommended that our reader wear dark trouser jeans to Sunday brunch at the partner’s house. Although she wrote in to clarify her situation, we were still intrigued by the feedback. As we noted in our original post, … Read More about Poll — Are jeans ever appropriate if you’re in a semi-work situation?