2017 Update: We still stand by our advice on when girly clothes become unprofessional, but you may also want to check out The Ultimate Guide to Business Casual for Women. If you wear girly clothes, will you be seen as less of a professional? Reader A wonders… I recently parted ways with a company where … Read More about When Do Girly Clothes Become Unprofessional?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This week’s guest posts are from one of my best friends since college, who we’ll call Auntie M – read more about her here. – Kat I am a sucker for what I call the “polished vintage” look, and this … Read More about Wednesday’s TPS Report: Glazed Lace Pencil Skirt
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. This lovely navy skirt is back in stock at ModCloth, where it seems to have many admirers (47 reviews, 4 star average!). It’s a nice change from a pencil skirt, but be warned — this skirt can be tricky to … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Le Centre Pompidou Skirt
Today we’re loving the idea of a chunky, clear lucite necklace — which eBay has aplenty, at very reasonable prices. We’d wear it with a casual outfit like a fuschia tee and gray pants, or even a colorful twinset and a skirt — for some reason we think we’d avoid wearing it with blazers or … Read More about Coffee Break: Clear Lucite Necklace
Today’s reader mail has to do with a more vintage style — appropriate given this morning’s TPS! I love to dress vintage couture in the classic colors (black, gray, navy). The quality is unquestioned (chanel, valentino, armani, donna karan). Thing is – how to ensure I don’t appear “quirky” or “dated” or “over the top” … Read More about Reader mail: Is vintage couture too quirky or dated to be conservative?
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – Great slideshow on Glamour about the Dos and Don’ts of Wearing Vintage. [Glamour] For our $.02: We think vintage dresses like the one at left (one of … Read More about Weekly Roundup