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.
Summer Entertainment: Let’s Name Favorite Books, Magazines, Podcasts, Bingewatch TV, and More
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 Do You Buy Each Year?
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?
The Hunt: Demi-Camisoles
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.
Coffee Break: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Non-Greasy Sunscreen Stick
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
Coffee Break: Missha Safe Block Soft Finish Sun Milk
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
What to Wear to Work in the Summer
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
Weekend Wednesday: How to Wear Shorts as an Adult
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
Stylish Summer Dress Pants for Work
2020 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 lightweight summer pants for women! 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
Summer Tweed, Winter Tweed — What’s the Difference?
A reader asked: ” I frequently see you mention “lightweight tweed” for summer, but I’m not sure I actually know what that means. Can light/bright colours bring an otherwise heavier weighted tweed into the summer months?”
Summer Workouts: Open Thread
When it’s hot and muggy out, it can be difficult to stick to your regular workout routine, whether it’s running outside, walking to/from work, or doing a studio class like barre.
Weekend Wednesday: Swimsuits
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