A Work-Appropriate Look You Can Get Excited About

Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Topshop Jitter Studded Kitten Heel Pump

Topshop Jitter Studded Kitten Heel Pump

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  When I think of the trendy British retailer Topshop, practical work shoes are not one of the first (or even twentieth) things that come to mind. But this Topshop Jitter Studded Kitten Heel Pump ($75 from Nordstrom) may change that. Sleek studded black leather and a walkable 2-inch heel? […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Nanette Lepore Workshop Dress & 20% Off Fall Dresses from Amazon

Nanette Lepore Workshop Dress - Merlot Ponte

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. While writing today’s post about this lovely Nanette Lepore Workshop Dress in Merlot Ponte, I discovered a great promotion at Amazon – 20% off a selection of Fall Dresses with promo code FALLDRSS. Update: this promotion ends 10/29/14. I don’t recall seeing Nanette Lepore at Amazon before, so […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Peacock Feather Prints at Talbots

Talbots Peacock Feather Print Skirt

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Today’s post is courtesy of Reader S, who wrote in to recommend this gorgeous Talbots Peacock Feather Pencil Skirt ($109 in Regular and Petite sizes). The skirt has been popular and is only available in limited sizes, but Talbots has plenty of other items to tempt peacock […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Piperlime Collection Mix Print Blouse

Piperlime Mix Print Silk Blouse

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Piperlime has a great promotion right now where you can save 20% off a great selection of clothing, shoes and accessories from their Ultimate Fall Checklist – use code FALL20 by October 13. One of the items that immediately caught my eye is this very chic Piperlime Collection […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Jacquard Moto Cardi at Anthropologie

Moth Jacquard Moto Cardi - Anthropologie

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Today’s post features a very cool Jacquard Moto Cardi recommended by Reader V, who has a great eye for asymmetric chic. This Moth Jacquard Moto Cardi looks fantastic both open (as shown above) and zipped (shown below). It is hand-washable and available in regular and petite sizes for $128 […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Nanette Lepore Garden Graph Pencil Skirt

Nanette Lepore Garden Graph Pencil Skirt

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women & their families. Here’s a lovely floral pencil skirt on sale that would make a great statement piece in a professional wardrobe. The Nanette Lepore Garden Graph Pencil Skirt is Made in the USA and would look lovely with a blazer or cardigan […]

Tory Burch Friends & Family Sale – Tilda Silk Damask Dress

Tory Burch Tilda Dress

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. Today is the last day of the Tory Burch Friends & Family Sale – you can save 25% off most merchandise with promo code FRIENDLIEST. There’s lots of great stuff to browse online – including the Workweek Chic Shop and clothes on sale. This is also the perfect time […]

Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale – And a Perfect Print Dress to Wear Anywhere

Grayse Tassle Print Scoop Neck Dress

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Friends & Family season has arrived, and Bloomingdale’s is one of the first to start! You can save 20% off most regular and sale merchandise and receive Free Shipping through October 5 with promo code FRIENDS. Today I’ve put together a desk to dinner look that features […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Ro & De Tweed Jacket & Floral Print Shell

Ro & De Tweed Jacket

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Here are a couple reasonably priced separates from a relatively new brand – Ro & De – that could go a long way toward sprucing up your fall work wardrobe.   Both the Ro & De Tweed Fringe Jacket ($98) and the Ro & De Floral Print […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – J.Crew Merino Wool Dutch Floral Mixed Media Sweater

J.Crew Merino Wool Mixed Media Floral Sweater

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Have you been intrigued by the fancy sweatshirt trend, but remained on the sidelines thus far? Here’s a fine example of the trend interpreted for grown-ups in a very pretty – and versatile – sweater. The J.Crew Merino Wool Mixed Media Sweater ($138 in sizes XXS – XL; on […]