BOSS Hugo Boss Jeisika Blazer & Vilina Skirt (Plus a Bonus Abstract Floral Dress)

BOSS Hugo Boss Jeisika Blazer and Vilina Skirt

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  There’s still time to take advantage of the Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale, which lasts through tomorrow in-store and online. Use promo code FANDF to save 20% off almost all regular or sale merchandise. I took this opportunity to browse the newest wear to work clothes for women […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Nanette Lepore Suiting and Friends & Family Sale

Nanette Lepore Romance Crepe Blazer & Amourous Dress

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women.  Right now Nanette Lepore has some of the best women’s suiting that I’ve seen in a while – available in both neutral sand and daring red. Nanette Lepore may be best known for her feminine and flirty aesthetic – as well as […]

Commandress Business Casual Friday – NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg Jeans, Cords & Pants

NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg Jeans - business casual all star #madeinusa

The weekly feature “CommanDress Down – Business Casual Friday” features clothing & ideas for professional women who want to add more color, interest & style to their business casual wardrobes. I have a confession to make. I have short legs. Actually, my confession is even more specific: I have short thighs. Why am I sharing […]

Commandress Business Casual Friday – Equipment Embellished Cashmere Sweater & NYDJ Trousers and Jeans

Equipment Sloane Embellished Crewneck Sweater

The weekly feature “CommanDress Down – Business Casual Friday” features clothing & ideas for professional women who want to add more color, interest & style to their business casual wardrobes. This striking image of the Equipment Sloane Embellished Crewneck Sweater ($368 from Nordstrom; hand washable) is one of my most popular Pinterest Business Casual pins to date. […]

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target – Arriving Online and In Stores this Sunday

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target Lookbook - Woven Shirt Dress in Paper Floral Print, $39.99 Tote in Black, $54.99

Could 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target be the next great competitive shopping experience? The collaboration is arriving online and in stores this Sunday and there is a lot of buzz surrounding many of my favorite items. Shown here: a couple key looks for men and women from the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target Collection. The women’s outfit […]

Commandress Favorites – Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2013 – Best Work Separates for Regular, Petite and Plus Size Women

Classiques Entier Jacket, Blouse & Pants - 'Lamb Moss' Collarless Leather Jacket Purple Italian Black - Ruffled Silk Georgette Blouse Shimmer Floral Purple Multi - Classiques Entier 'Notion Weave' Slim Pants Purple Italian Black

It’s the second most wonderful time of the year! This week Commandress is featuring my top picks from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale - a fantastic opportunity to buy brand new fall clothes and accessories at amazing discounts. Today’s post rounds up the Best Work Separates that are on sale as part of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale. All of […]

Commandress Favorites – Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2013 – Best Women’s Suiting

Halogen Suit Jacket

It’s the second most wonderful time of the year! Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is underway – and it’s a fantastic opportunity to buy brand new fall clothes and accessories at amazing discounts. This year’s selection is one of the best yet. There is a lot to admire, so I’m planning a series of posts with the […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Classiques Entier Suiting & Separates on Sale at Nordstrom

Classiques Entier Kara Intarsia Cardigan

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  I got a lot of great feedback from readers about the beautiful Classiques Entier Platine Weave Suiting (shown here) from Nordstrom that was featured on Commandress last month. The Platine Weave Suiting is still full price, but today’s post features some other great items from Classiques Entier that have […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Classiques Entier Platine Weave Suiting

Classiques Entier 'Platine Weave' Jacket and Skirt - Grey Multi

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  When you spend a lot of time looking for stylish professional clothes for women, sometimes you have to wonder if a classic, attractive and affordable suit is an elusive and mythical creature – something that is often discussed, but rarely seen in person. I’m always thrilled when […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Best Professional Suits – BOSS Black Jarina Jacket & Tulia Trousers

Boss Black Jacket - Blueberry Jam

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. It’s the day before Thanksgiving, so I was planning to post something more whimsical than a suit – until I discovered this sharp new BOSS Black suit that just can’t wait until next week! Besides, there’s a little whimsy here too: this beautiful rich indigo color is […]