I’m really curious when do you stop wearing tights to work? How about ankle boots and knee high boots?
Tips for Women Professionals in the Summer
Being polished can be a bit trickier in the summer -- it's hot as heck outside but your office air conditioner may make it feel Arctic in the office. We've talked a lot about the different challenging aspects of summer work. Some of our best hits you might want to take a look at (most are frequently updated):
- What to Wear to Work in Summer
- 5 Tips to Stay Cool on Your Commute on Really Hot Days
- Summer Work Clothes: How to Look Professional When it's Hot Out
- Lightweight Pants for Work
- The Best Work Dresses
- Lightweight Blazers for Work
- Stylish White Blazers for Work
- Do Summer Rainboots Exist? How to Commute in the Rain
Of course, if you're a summer associate at a law firm, that's a whole other ballpark -- here are our best resources for summer associates and other summer interns!
Here are some of our favorite ways to cool down quickly after a really hot commute…
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
Lightweight, summer dress pants can be difficult to find — you want to look professional, yet be cool, and of course you don’t want to look like a wrinkled mess. It’s been a while since we talked about lightweight pants for work, so let’s discuss. Ladies, do you prefer to wear pants year-round — and … Read More about Stylish Summer Dress Pants for Work
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?”