White blazers for summer: yea or nay? I like them, provided you can avoid the “lab coat” look — so we’re rounding up some good options available now.
Gearing up for summer travel — and looking forward to decompressing by the pool or beach with a great book? Let’s talk about favorite beach reads — and listens — and binge watching…
What clothes do you buy each year? Do you have old favorite specific styles that you go back to — the same exact white sneaker or sandal style, for example — or do you tend to have “wardrobe holes” that you fill?
Demi-camisoles can be a great layering piece, particularly in hot summer months when you want to add a higher neckline without adding bulk and fabric around your middle.
This is more a post about the wonders of sunscreen sticks than an endorsement of any particular sunscreen stick, although I do like this Neutrogena one (and this Thinkbaby one and this Cerave one) — but I never knew these things existed before I had kids. I bought a baby-friendly one to stick in my … Read More about Coffee Break: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Non-Greasy Sunscreen Stick
Well, it finally happened: I’m almost out of the beloved Bioré sunscreen that readers turned me on to a while ago. Reports on the newer versions of the sunscreen haven’t been as complimentary, so I’ve been on the hunt for another daily sunscreen. I can’t remember where (I feel like it was an article about … Read More about Coffee Break: Missha Safe Block Soft Finish Sun Milk
Over the years, we’ve had a lot of discussions about what to wear to work in the summer and still look polished, so I thought I’d pull some posts together for one handy dandy post. Readers, what are your biggest challenges for dressing for the office in summer? What are your favorite products or hacks … Read More about What to Wear to Work in the Summer
We got this question a while ago from Reader E, and I thought it’s an interesting one for the hive: what’s your best advice for how to wear shorts as an adult? To the readers who wear shorts: do you feel like a certain style of short fits your weekend style? Do you have any favorite … Read More about Weekend Wednesday: How to Wear Shorts as an Adult
2019 Update: we still stand by this advice for stylish summer dress pants for women — you may also want to check out our latest roundup of the best pants for work! Lightweight, summer dress pants can be difficult to find — you want to look professional, yet be cool, and of course you don’t … Read More about Stylish Summer Dress Pants for Work
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about summer workouts, but you may also want to check out some of our more recent posts on exercise and busy women, including gym near the office etiquette tips. When it’s hot and muggy out, it can be difficult to stick to your regular workout routine, … Read More about Summer Workouts: Open Thread
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to stay cool on your commute — you may also want to check out all of our best advice on what to wear to work in the summer. Did you hear that the highest temperature in the world last week was an incredible 129°F ? … Read More about 5 Tips to Stay Cool on Your Commute and on Really Hot Workdays
For this month’s deeper dive into weekend wear for working women, I thought we’d ponder swimsuits. Ladies, which are your favorite swimsuits? Do you wear them to the beach, the pool, or somewhere else? For those of you who swim for exercise, do you have a different suit just for laps or whatnot? What’s the top thing you … Read More about Weekend Wednesday: Swimsuits