Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Sole Society Leopard Print Anneke Pump

Sole Society Anneke Pump - Leopard

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  I’ve sang the praises of Sole Society’s Anneke Pump on Commandress before, but today I’m highlighting this fantastic shoe again for three new reasons. (1) This fantastically affordable midheel pump has been released in a chic new leopard print this fall. Behold the Sole Society Anneke Pump in Black & […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Kate Spade Pita T-Strap Pump

Kate Spade Pita T-Strap Pump

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve almost featured this Kate Spade Pita T-Strap Pump on Commandress – but couldn’t quite make it happen because of the price. You see, this lovely pump was originally $350. (Gulp.) But yesterday it was marked 40% off at Nordstrom. It’s still […]

Business Casual Makeover – Under $100 – Ivanka Trump Loire D’Orsay Flats

Ivanka Trump Loire D'Orsay Flat

How to add more color, interest & style to your business casual wardrobe. I have a fantastic shoe recommendation from Reader R today – the Ivanka Trump Loire D’Orsay Flats ($100 from Nordstrom; shown in Black Lace & Pewter below). Reader R wore these lovely flats in Pewter (far right above) to work yesterday with […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Coach Gabby Pumps

Coach Gabby Pumps - Garnet Suede

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. Here’s a lovely pair of midheel pumps on a fantastic sale! The Coach Gabby Pumps in Garnet Suede with snake-embossed trim are on sale at Macy’s for $94 (regularly $188). The combination of rich garnet suede, natural snake and gold adds a lot of interest while still […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – UGG Claudine Tall Boots

UGG Claudine Tall Boot - Chestnut

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. Today’s post is brought to you by the Department of Never Say Never. This is because I never expected to find myself smitten by a pair of UGG boots – much less a pair of UGG boots that you can wear in a professional office. But behold […]

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? […]

Office Holiday – Daytrip to Senoia & the Return of The Walking Dead

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Sooooo, I probably haven’t had a reason to mention it here before – and I know that this admission may seem a bit out of character – but I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead. Season 5 starts on Sunday, and I couldn’t be more excited. I started watching the show when it premiered after a […]

Cole Haan Sale on Sale – Under $100 – Rose Gold Air Tali Open Toe Wedge

Cole Haan Air Tali Open Toe Wedge - Rose Gold and Jute

Last month I was shopping with a friend when she received some distressing news. This tale of shoes loved and lost actually begins about three years ago when my friend first discovered Cole Haan’s Air Tali Wedges with Nike Air technology. It was a revelation for her to find a cute and truly comfortable shoe that is […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Ivanka Trump Tellas Pointy Toe Pump

Ivanka Trump Tellas Pointy Toe Pump

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  This Ivanka Trump Tellas Pointy Toe Pump ($134.95 from Nordstrom) is a perfect example of the fantastic designs and affordable prices I’ve come to expect from Ivanka Trump’s shoe collection. What a great design for work or after hours! It features a high – but walkable – […]

Class It Up – Business Travel Shoes

Stuart Weitzman First Class Pump

In the Commandress feature Class It Up, contributor Amy (Bergsma) Schwarzenbach draws on her legal industry experience – including some of the mistakes she saw along the way – to share ideas for taking your work wardrobe to the next level. Do you face any of these scenarios? Perhaps you are able to walk to work or have […]