It can feel like a hard-fought victory to lose weight — but buying a new wardrobe for every size on the way can be an expensive habit! So how can you look stylish and put together while your weight is fluctuating? Reader K wonders how to shop for clothes while losing weight… I’m in a … Read More about How to Shop for Clothes While Losing Weight
What are the most helpful alterations a tailor can make for professional women? What tailoring alterations really make an impact in looking polished? Reader L wrote in with this question, and I thought it might make an interesting open thread: I’m 99% sure you did something on this years ago but could be worth reviving … Read More about Tailoring Alterations for Women: What to Ask For to Look More Polished
2017 Update: We still stand by the advice below on suiting alterations for women, but you can also check out our most recent post on tailoring alterations for women! We’ve talked a bit about tailoring, but what are the top alterations you should be thinking about with a suit? Today’s guest poster, Jean from ExtraPetite, … Read More about A Guide to Suiting Alterations
Today’s reader mail comes from J, who is trying to keep her pants from dragging on the ground… As a New Yorker, I walk at least a couple blocks to get to commute to work. As many women do, I usually leave my heels at my desk at work and wear more comfortable shoes to … Read More about Reader Mail: On pant lengths and shoes…
2016 Update: Check out our latest discussion on suits for tall women. Today’s question comes from, well, an Amazonian… My question has to do with where to find professional clothing that will actually fit me. I am 6′ tall and usually need a 36″ inseam in pants and “longs” or “talls” in jackets, so the sleeves … Read More about Reader mail: Suits for an Amazonian
Stuck at the office over the weekend? Got something on your mind? Discuss it here. Pictured: Butterfly Tea Cup and Saucer, $215 at Vivre.
Sometimes, women new to suits don’t realize that when you purchase it off the rack, there are a number of things that are sewn up for display purposes that should not be sewn up once you wear them. Namely, pockets on jackets and pants, slits in skirts, and vents on jackets. Slits and vents will … Read More about Corporette 101: Rip Your Clothes