Sure, we all know what basics 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 basic … Read More about The Hunt: Nude Flats for All Skin Tones
The Most Comfortable Ballet Flats, For Work and Beyond!
Sure, we all know what basics 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 basic … Read More about The Most Comfortable Ballet Flats, For Work and Beyond!
How to Wear Flats in Winter
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to wear flats in winter — you may want to check our more recent discussion on cute flats for the office for more updated brand and style options. In cold weather, what are the best ways to wear flats to work? With socks? Tights? Reader … Read More about How to Wear Flats in Winter
What to Look For in Interview Flats
What should you look for in interview flats? When, if ever, must you wear heels to an interview? Which are the most stylish kinds of flats for interviews? Reader L wonders: I’m starting law school in August, and I’ve heard that heels (3-4″) are a MUST for interviewing and working at a law firm. However, … Read More about What to Look For in Interview Flats
Coffee Break – Lola Flats
I really like the cap-toed look to these flats from Geox. The lilac/prune pair (pictured here — love that bit of red where the cap toe meets the rest of the shoe) would be a lovely unexpected pop of color to a pair of black pants, gray pants, and definitely navy pants. They range from … Read More about Coffee Break – Lola Flats
Thursday’s TPS Report: Patent Leather Blucher
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Many thanks to this week’s guest poster, Carolyn Hsu of The Daily Obsession and The Hsu Closet! You probably already own the basic black pump in a variety of shapes and heels but for office appropriate shoes that doesn’t require … Read More about Thursday’s TPS Report: Patent Leather Blucher
Coffee Break – Media Ballet Flat
This one goes out to all the ladies who dislike wearing heels — loving the look to this simple ballet flat from Naturalizer. The low vamp, the classic buckle, the rubber soles — it looks classic and comfortable. It’s pictured here in “oxford brown,” but it’s also available in black, a reddish “cab sav,” a … Read More about Coffee Break – Media Ballet Flat
Coffee Break – Reba Flats
Zappos has some great sales on Elizabeth and James shoes today, and I find myself intrigued by these interesting flats. The bows on the vamp strike me as a little preppy, maybe a little sporty, but ultimately I think I like them. I’d wear them with cigarette pants or (if allowed by my office) ankle-length … Read More about Coffee Break – Reba Flats
Coffee Break: Tory Burch Eddie Flats
I was recently sent this pair of Tory Burch flats, and between the color, the comfort, and the style, I’m honestly loving them. First: hello, one of my favorite colors of blue. (We actually have one wall of our bedroom painted this color, I love it so much.) I’ve also found it great for pairing … Read More about Coffee Break: Tory Burch Eddie Flats
Coffee Break: Wanda Flat
Endless has a bunch of great sales right now — lots of great brands on sale including Kate Spade, L.A.M.B., Cole Haan, and more. Today I’m liking these simple geometric flats from Delman. The red patent is cheerful and bright, and the closed toe helps make the other cut-outs more appropriate for a conservative office. … Read More about Coffee Break: Wanda Flat
Riding Boots … to the Office?
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?
Coffee Break: Twist Flat
Amazon has some great deals going on right now on shoes — significant discounts, plus there’s a deal going where you can get an additional 25% off with a purchase of more than $50. These leather flats were $84.95, now marked to $33.98 (with free shipping), plus another 25% off if you buy more than … Read More about Coffee Break: Twist Flat