Posts tagged "work clothes"

Compassionate Fashion: 8 Office-Ready Basics From Dobbin

There are so many reason to love the women-owned clothing line Dobbin, but here are a few: 1. They make all of their clothing in the U.S. 2. They use the same quality fabrics and factories as much, much more expensive designer labels, but keep all their prices below $200. 3. Most of their piece…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 14, 2013

Style 911: Help Me Find Work-Appropriate Shorts!

Lovely reader Elise left the following question on our Facebook page: Would it be possible to do a slideshow on shorts-at-work? So many of the shorts styles are too revealing to work, wearing jeans all the time is way hot, and wearing skirts all the time is way too girly for my .com…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 25, 2013

Work It: 10 Cute Dresses For Conservative Offices

It can be tough to find appropriate clothing for a conservative office environment, especially during spring and summer, when sleeves disappear and hemlines rise dramatically. I went in search of work-ready dresses with sleeves, modest necklines, and hems that hit at the knee or below. Obviously if you work at a super conservative office, you'll…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 26, 2013

Style 911: What Should I Wear To My Event Planning Job?

"My job is a bit unusual because I work in a large sports bar/ lounge at night. I handle all of the events in the space from birthdays, game watches, corporate happy hours and pretty much anything under the sun. I find myself in a wardrobe dilemma!! My hours are so random just like the…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 27, 2012

Work It: 15 Office-Appropriate Pieces For $100 Or Less

On these cold fall mornings, the last thing you need is a closet full of clothes that make you feel frumpy and uninspired. Looking for some new pieces to expand your work wardrobe? We found 15 awesome, office-appropriate clothes that are perfect for fall, all for less than 100 bucks. Click through to check 'em…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 13, 2012

Awesomely Affordable: 10 Work-Appropriate Pencil Skirts For $50 Or Less

Looking for a work wardrobe staple you'll reach for again and again? You can't go wrong with a classic pencil skirt. Flattering and professional, pair your pencil skirts with blazers, cardigans, and ruffled blouses, and amaze your coworkers with your ability to never go out of style. If you're in the market for a new…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 28, 2012

How Does Your Job Affect Your Style?

My friend Molly has a wardrobe many young professionals would envy. She works at Banana Republic, and consequently has a closet full of stylish, classy pieces purchased at a heavy discount. Whenever we hang out she looks polished and put together. A couple weeks ago, we were out Christmas shopping and Molly picked up a…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 28, 2010

What Was Your Worst Work Uniform?

When I found out my friend Aileen once worked 8-hour days dressed as a Holiday Snoopy at the local outlet mall, I have to admit a part of me was a bit jealous. I've had some interesting jobs in my life -- the night in D.C. when I was hired to keep drunk men away…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 8, 2010

Dear Michael Kors, You Rock.

Dear Michael Kors, When I go shopping, I tend to channel a raccoon—I’m instantly attracted to anything shiny, sparkly, or fishy. This means that I have a closet full of sequined miniskirts and silver boleros and earrings shaped like salmon fillets. I’ll go to the store with every intention of purchasing simple black trousers, but…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 7, 2010

Style 911: How To Wear Sleeveless To The Office

If you work in a place where not looking skanky or slobbish is valued, summer presents a few problems. As temperatures creep closer and closer to unbearable, keeping up the same level of dress sometimes becomes an issue. Fall, after all, makes a crisp blouse and jacket easy. July at 90 degrees? Not so much.
By: Lily Q / May 24, 2010

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Those of you who are in college will be developing that gnawing feeling in the pits of your stomachs. That feeling, kiddies, is dread, and it may very well have something to do with being a real Grown Up for the first time. And what comes with your new Grown Up status? A damn job,…
By: Lily Q / April 23, 2010

Style 911: How Can I Wear A Suit Without Looking Like A Suit?

I just started a job in an office where Casual Fridays definitely don't exist and all my co-workers seem to have business cool down with interesting accessories and tailored clothes that totally aren't boring. I'd look lame in a regular suit, so I want to try something suit-ish but edgier. Where do I start? --…
By: Lily Q / March 2, 2010

Horror Stories: Outfits That Flopped At the Office

Apparently there's no dress code at the offices of Gilt Groupe, the online sample sale Mecca that we are obsessed with, because the founders "adore the personal style of every employee." From the "blokes" at the warehouse in their Kidrobot tees to the world's most stylish IT department, members of which teeter…
By: Lily Q / July 22, 2009