Collegiate Fashion Goes “Back to the Future”

by Rachel Yeomans | July 30th, 2009

According to yesterday’s Business Wire, the collegiate “back to school” fashion is returning to the ‘80’s. With a little retail assistance, hopefully we won’t see our next working generation fully sequined with shoulder pads. In the article, Plato’s Closet director, Renae Blonigen, explains what trends she’s seeing in her Minneapolis store. * All American Denim… Read more…

Mad Men. Work Fashion Through the Decades

by Rachel Yeomans | July 29th, 2009
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As I’m biting my nails for the third season premier of Mad Men on August 16th, I am scanning through old episodes recorded on my TiVo, and I realized that instead of drooling over the attractive male figures bouncing around that office, I’m agape over all those amazing outfits behind secretary desks and delivering papers!… Read more…

The Blackberry Accessory

by Rachel Yeomans | July 29th, 2009

I first heard the term “Crackberry” on NPR about four years ago–and since then, the miracle of the data phone has grown to be more than an addictive piece of technology–it is an extension of one’s person. It seems that if you don’t have this addictive electronic device by your side, eyebrows will be raised…. Read more…

Volunteer Gear: Wearing a Difference

by Rachel Yeomans | July 27th, 2009

Volunteering is one of the most fruitful endeavors an individual can do; plus it is one of the attributes that prospective employers are looking for in their future team members. Some companies even require their employees to volunteer on a regular basis. Volunteer Gear took it one step further. The company and clothing line launched… Read more…

Getting the Job Out of the Interview

by Rachel Yeomans | July 27th, 2009

This is an era when we are all striving to find that silver lining–that bit of light at the end of the tunnel that gives us reason to keep plugging forward. One segment most needing that silver lining is the job market. For those with jobs, they are trying to hold on to them with… Read more…

What to Wear When Working from Home

by Rachel Yeomans | July 27th, 2009

I started dabbling with the concept of working from home about a year ago. My job required me to travel quite often, and when I was in town, I was running back and forth between meetings. Instead of adding another pit-stop to my daily routine at the office, I realized I was getting much more… Read more…

Welcome to TheWorkingWardrobe.com!

by Rachel Yeomans | July 20th, 2009

This is a publication geared towards the working individual. That can mean finding a job, maintaining that job, interviewing for that job, or changing jobs–all the while knowing what to wear for that specific occasion. We will discuss where to find these clothing items; what is appropriate based on title, responsibility, region, and industry; and… Read more…