Today’s Coveted Working Look: H&M Oversized Cowl-Neck Sweater

by Emma Klug | November 22nd, 2014
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The weather has already gotten extremely chilly here in Chicago. There’s already been a few days where I’ve woken up in the morning, frozen from head to toe, wishing I could lay in bed, wrapped in my covers, forever. The idea of getting up from my bed and commuting to work, let alone even venturing around… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Rockport Total Motion Herringbone Boot

by Jessica Braun Gervais | November 21st, 2014

As much as I love the sky-high shoe art of Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo, they aren’t the most practical of shoe choices for a student on a budget.  They also aren’t the best option for hiking miles across city streets filled with sleet and slush.  So as the winter winds begin to blow between… Read more…

Shop and Other Stories: Upscale Fast-Fashion

by Emma Klug | November 20th, 2014

It’s nearly impossible to have missed the big news: H&M’s little sister store, & Other Stories is now available in the US. Until recently the site was only available in Europe, which is really of no use to fashionistas in other parts of the world in like say, oh, the U.. Currently, in addition to… Read more…

Beauty 101: Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette in Grege

by Anne Dreshfield | November 19th, 2014

What’s your favorite eyeshadow palette for the office? If you’re anything like me, you probably reach for a trusty neutral palette and create a bit of drama with eyeliner or a pop of color on the lips. My longtime favorite is Chanel’s palette in Raffinement, a stunning, slightly warm-toned eyeshadow palette that I can use… Read more…

The Working Wardrobe At Henri Bendel

by Emma Klug | November 18th, 2014

On Thursday, November 6, The Working Wardrobe had the pleasure of holding a shopping event at the Henri Bendel in downtown Chicago. From complimentary champagne to an extremely generous discount of 25 percent, the event was a definite success. On top of getting to chat with friends and guests, we also enjoyed perusing the extremely… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Old Navy Jacquard 3/4-Sleeved Dresses

by Anne Dreshfield | November 18th, 2014

Don’t you just love when you stumble on a pleasant surprise in a story? I headed to Old Navy today to return a few items I’d bought online and didn’t fit, and decided to take a spin around the store. I love a variety of Old Navy’s pieces, particularly their activewear, accessories, and smaller items… Read more…

Outfits Under $100: Putting Together an Outfit with Sum Opposites

by Anne Dreshfield | November 18th, 2014

House of Fraser Vila Lace Skirt: $35.00 Mango Blouse: $20.00 Shoe Cult Allegiance Heels: $34.00 Grand Total: $89.00 It’s a cinch to head to the office in style with an outfit comprised of sum opposites. I was immediately drawn to this skirt and built the rest of the outfit around it – it just goes… Read more…

Student Fashion: Pack Your Totes

by Jessica Braun Gervais | November 18th, 2014

It’s not easy to find an appropriate option for carrying daily essentials.   Purses are too small and backpacks feel inferior, probably because they are designed for hiking or school children. While some backpacks do a decent job balancing style and convenience, such as the Timbuk2 Walker Laptop Backpack or the Nomad by Tess Johnson, I… Read more…

Beauty 101: Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Powder

by Anne Dreshfield | November 17th, 2014

As a lover of makeup, I tend to keep track of cult products that seem to get the job done, no matter the person’s skin type or skin tone. I read blog posts, watched YouTube videos, and heard makeup artists whisper about Kevyn Aucoin’s Sculpting Powder for what felt like years and never got my… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Two-in-One Top from Loft

by Jessica Braun Gervais | November 17th, 2014
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What could be easier then layering to add variety to your wardrobe? When the layering is already done for you, such as with the two-in-one top from Loft! This top makes every working woman’s dressing routine effortless by combining two office wardrobe staples into one essential shirt. Use this top as inspiration for other layering… Read more…