Toast to Tuesday: A Polka Dot Dress and Straw Tote to Bring the Holiday Weekend into the Workweek

by Rachel Yeomans | May 31st, 2011

What a gorgeous Memorial Day it was! This Monday officially ushered in the sunshine, the outdoor-centric festivities, and of course the rising temperatures. Now that we’re stepping back into the work week, how do we bring forward the relaxing fashions of the holiday weekend into Outlook calendar of office meetings? With this week’s Polyvore ensemble,… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Bow Blouses and Pencil Skirts

by HumaR | May 26th, 2011

By Huma Rashid I must be on a real vintage kick lately, but I have to say, I have always loved pencil skirts. They’re so classic and feminine. And lately, what with my vintage kick, I’m really noticing pretty bow blouses. Not all bow blouses – they have to be just right. So my outfit… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Pearly Pinks and Heather Greys

by HumaR | May 19th, 2011

By Huma Rashid Pink and grey have to be one of my favorite color combinations for workplace ensembles. The pink is blatantly, unmistakably feminine and effortlessly pretty, while the grey (depending on the shade – there is, after all, a difference between charcoal grey and pale heather grey) is polished and professional but without getting… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: Men’s Work Wear in a Heat Wave

by Rachel Yeomans | May 17th, 2011

En route to a business meeting last week, my boss made a comment regarding my blog: “You should write about how men can dress for work while not sweating to death.” I of course laughed and made a joke about how I feared that required an accessory of air conditioning. It is true though, men’s… Read more…

Business Bonus Giveaway: Stella & Dot Earrings

by Rachel Yeomans | May 16th, 2011

Need the perfect pair of earrings to complete your work outfit? Well we’re excited to give them to you! This week, TheWorkingWardrobe is working with Stellar Gem of Stella & Dot to give you a pair of their Grace Pearl earrings through Twitter (retail $35)! The giveaway runs from Monday, May 16th at 9:00am CST… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: Planning a Monday Mantra

by Rachel Yeomans | May 16th, 2011

Do you have a mantra when you wake up in the morning? Or do you have that playlist that should be entitled, “Makes Me Smile”? What about a Monday morning start-up song? And no I’m not talking about The Carpenters’ “Rainy Days and Mondays“. Think more along the lines of Mamas & the Papas song… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: Welcoming the Sunshine

by Rachel Yeomans | May 10th, 2011

Yes it’s easy to don the gray/black/neutral combination when it comes to grabbing something to wear to work. But maybe tomorrow morning you should thing about the weather. It’s finally sunny! Why not embrace that sunshine with your wardrobe? For this look, I thought about what I would wear to a brunch on a gorgeous… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Bringing a Spring Tunic Into the Office!

by HumaR | May 5th, 2011

Temperatures are finally starting to warm up – well, kind of. Here in Chicago, it’s still overcast and kind of cool, so we can’t bust out those sun dresses just yet. But that’s okay, because you can easily restyle your spring and summer dresses for this cool weather, and for the office, too! Let’s take… Read more…

Business Bonus Giveaway: Whooga UGG Boots

by Rachel Yeomans | May 4th, 2011

Yes spring is here, and yet I still find myself donning my UGG boots for commuting between work and home, and also to double as slippers when I’m home. There’s enough chill in the air to warrant the necessity for some feet-warmth…and to pamper your toes from your work pumps. Therefore in honor of giving… Read more…

Midweek Style Society: Working it Pretty Blog Roundup

by Rachel Yeomans | May 4th, 2011

Midweek STYLE Society is sharing a Mauboussin jewelry giveaway, backstage designer insights from Oscar de la Renta, city-specific stylish stores, colorful outfits and pretty hair accessories, caftan love from Tory B and Rachel R, and royal wedding finds! Click and read/see/listen/be style for top style bloggers… The Stylish Chick ~ April Color of the Month:… Read more…