The Working Reading List: Risky Fashions at Work!

by Rachel Yeomans | January 20th, 2012   

Happy Friday! We hope that your week is wrapping up well, and you’re gearing up for a fantastic weekend. Here is our weekly wrap-up and recap of what we’ve been reading on business and business fashion throughout the inter webs. This week I focused on risky fashions – risky fashions at work!

We also share more reads each day through our Twitter feed and Facebook page, so if you’re hungry for more, you have even more places to check out! Have you read something you want included or do you have a theme you’d like us to feature? Let us know in the comments or email it to Happy reading!

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Business Casual: Capes and Ponchos at Work (TheWorkingWardrobe): Do you want to know how to wear ponchos at work? Here is a stylish way how, all for under $100 no less! Check it out!

Madewell HQ: Our Style Resolutions for 2012 (Madewell): At Madewell headquarters, we’re all very serious about committing to our New Year’s resolutions. OK, maybe not all of them and maybe not for very long, but we do take our style oaths seriously. Check out how some key players on Team Madewell are vowing to refresh their wardrobes for 2012.

Golden Globes 2012: Fashion Risk-Taking Pays Off on Red Carpet (LA Times): It was a Golden Globes red carpet with more fashion fizzles than sizzles. Shades of pale were a popular trend, as were fishtail hems.

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Wearing the Jumpsuit at Work (TheWorkingWardrobe): Do you love jumpsuits? Do you wish you could wear them to the office? Well – I’m going to show you how you can wear the jumpsuit at work!

The Fashion Risk I’m Glad I Took (Real Simple): If you have ever asked yourself, “Can I pull that off?” take a cue from these (former) fellow skeptics who prove that, yes, you can.

Do You Dare? Fashion Risk Time. (Studio Jewel): I know you have seen them. Scattered on magazine pages. Pinned on Pinterest. What are they? Those fashionable items that we love…but we would never dare try ourselves. But what if you did? What if you took ONE risk? It’s just fashion. It’s just for fun. Right?

To Bling or Not to Bling? Cufflinks and Their History in the Workplace (TheWorkingWardrobe): Today, we speak of men’s jewelry.  We ask, “To bling…or not to bling?  That is the question.” Okay, perhaps it isn’t of Shakespearean magnitude, but it works for us.