With summer almost here, we thought we’d revisit a subject readers have talked about through the years: great board games for grown-ups! They’re the perfect antidote to too much screentime (both for kids AND adults), a great stress reliever (well, unless Monopoly ends up getting too heated!), and a way to distract your mind from, say, what’s in the … Read More about Six Great Board Games for Grown-Ups
Here’s a fun question for today: what’s your vacation money strategy? What’s your overall strategy about vacations and budgets — how do you plan to budget while on vacation — and how do you pay for vacation? There are a lot of questions here, such as: Overall vacation money strategy: What do you consider getting … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: What’s Your Vacation Money Strategy?
What’s the best advice for how to stop skirts from twisting around? Is it a slip problem, a skirt problem, or a sizing problem? Reader C asks a question about a problem that I know I’ve experienced: the rotating skirt. I did some digging to find some solutions, and spoiler alert: one of the tips on how … Read More about How to Stop Skirts from Twisting Around
As usual, a lot of stores are celebrating the long weekend with some sales. We took a look at some favorite stores for workwear and have bolded our favorite stores (the Nordstrom sale is not to be missed; Boden is also having a good 30% off sale). Readers, where are you excited to shop this weekend? On … Read More about Sales for the Long Weekend! (and Kat’s Top 5 Sales to Hit!)
A reader suggested we start a series this summer for what to do in different cities — I DO often notice that there are a lot of comments about different cities, so this seems like a great idea. Let’s start with NYC! What’s your best advice on where to shop for workwear in NYC? (What … Read More about City Series: The Corporette® Guide to New York City
The below content concerns the 2017 Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale. Whew — I’ve been busy combing the big Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale all morning to find the best deals on workwear for you guys! (There’s a TON of great stuff under $100, and some crazy markdowns on investment pieces like Hugo Boss and more.) First, a note — … Read More about Deal Alert: The Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale: The Best Deals on Workwear
We’ve talked a lot about the commute to work over the years, but we just got a great question about how many bags you should bring to work — specifically, how many do you carry, how large, what stuff do you bring to work, and WHICH bags. Reader A literally just wrote in to ask … Read More about How Many Bags Do You Bring to Work (And: What Does Your Schlep Look Like?)
Job-hunting is challenging enough when you have a typical full-time career — but how do you handle looking for a new position when you work long hours in a job that makes it hard to get away for networking and interviews? How DO you job search when you’re super busy? We’ve talked a lot about interviewing, job-hunting, … Read More about How to Job Search When You’re Super Busy
Does your work wardrobe need a bit of a refresh — or are you just building one for the first time? It can all be a bit overwhelming in stores, so today I thought we’d round up some online stylists for your work wardrobe (especially since Keaton Row closed up shop)! A big welcome back to freelancer … Read More about Options: Online Stylists for Your Work Wardrobe
Boden is a great spot for petites and tall women, and they’ve expanded their size range to 20/22 — and they’re experts at machine-washable workwear. Here’s what to get.
When should you tell your clients you’re pregnant or otherwise announce your pregnancy to your clients? Reader C announced her pregnancy at work — but she’s now wondering as a lawyer when she should tell her clients. Here’s the question: I’m currently pregnant and an attorney , and am looking for some advice on when to … Read More about When to Announce Your Pregnancy to Your Clients
I was thinking about this the other day while moisturizing behind my ears: I follow some weird-ass beauty rules. And I got these gems from even weirder places. So I thought it might be a fun thread — what weird beauty rules do YOU follow — and if there’s a story there, where did you get your … Read More about Three Weird Beauty Rules I Follow