Today’s Coveted Working Look: J.Crew Ski Sweater

by Emma Klug | December 10th, 2014

Holiday fashion typically elicits images of a red and green color palette, sparkle and shine, elegant fabrics and silhouettes reserved for a classy night out. Yet, fashion doesn’t always have to be so predictable. Whether you like it or not, ugly holiday sweaters are also a staple of this season. With their mismatched prints, strange… Read more…

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.┬áThere’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…

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…

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…

Chicago Fashion Week 2014: Style Chicago Shopping Event

by Emma Klug | November 10th, 2014

Chicago Fashion Week 2014 came to an end on October 18 and 19 with a two day shopping extravaganza. Situated under two large stark white tents propped up at the Northern end of Millenium Park, local designers and artists set up booths to sell their merchandise. The shopping event, presented by stylechicago.com, was free admission… Read more…

Shop Filson: Rugged Outdoorsman Meets Durable Professionalism

by Emma Klug | October 21st, 2014

Never judge a book by its cover. That’s how the saying goes. And never assume that just because a store specializes in hunting, fishing and overall outdoor activity clothing and accessories that it can’t also be a great place to shop for office wear. Meet Filson, your newest destination for quality bags and clothing durable… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Michael by Michael Kors Paisley-Print Lace-Up Dress

by Emma Klug | October 20th, 2014

I tend to not wear a lot of prints or crazy colors. Nothing against them, they’re just really not my style. However, oddly enough, paisley has always been my favorite print. I know what you’re thinking… “Didn’t you just say that you don’t like prints or crazy colors?! If one print were to go against… Read more…

Shop Emerson Fry: Quality Fashion Made In The USA

by Emma Klug | October 15th, 2014

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a large issue in the fashion industry today is the lack of quality when it comes to design and the way clothes are made. With the love for fast-fashion retailers at an all time high, it can become difficult to see that although owning a large amount of… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Calvin Klein Faux Leather Accent Mock Neck Jacket

by Emma Klug | October 15th, 2014

Key signs of quality in men’s clothing tend to include: correct fit, high-quality fabric, attention to detail and signs of tradition. Men’s clothing, when done in a successful manner tends to nod towards simple design, and for good reason. While women’s wear can drastically change from season to season, historically, men’s wear stays fairly cohesive… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: All Saints Miya Coat

by Emma Klug | October 13th, 2014

The weather has been testing me lately. One day it’s a beautiful 70 degree day and the next it’s 52 and raining. I don’t know why I would expect anything different, considering that this is the way September in the Midwest always seems to play out. Yet, despite having lived through this many times before,… Read more…