TWW Polyvore Group: The Outfit & the Illustration

by Rachel Yeomans | December 31st, 2013

  There are two outfits I like in this submission to TheWorkingWardrobe Polyvore Group – the first is the white blouse and pink skirt…and that coat leaves me speechless. And the other is the fabulous tweed ensemble worn in the illustration! For those of you who’ve been reading TWW for a while is that I… Read more…

Student Fashion: That’s A Wrap!

by Barbara Terry | May 13th, 2013

When you think of a wrap dress the first name that pops into most fashionista’s minds is Diane Von Furstenberg. Since 1972, when the wrap dress was created, it has become wildly popular and flattering for all ages and body types. This dress creates a long v-neck shape and hugs all the right curves of… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Richley Short Dress

by Anne Dreshfield | January 10th, 2013

I’m writing to you all from the warm beaches of Hawaii–well, not quite. I’m looking at the ocean, but I’m not actually on the beach! I’m here on a much-needed family vacation, and the laid-back style of the Big Island had me inspired. While browsing a few shops near where I’m staying, I noted that… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: A Cure for Abundant Black Disorder

by Rachel Yeomans | May 31st, 2012

Someone launched a discussion in our LinkedIn group the other day with the statement that many of us suffer from “Abundant Black Disorder”. I admit, I too claim this diagnosis. However, I think I found a worthy antidote – or at least a Band-Aid between our skinny pant/tunic combinations (hey, at least I wear a… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Diane von Furstenberg Sleeveless Dress

by Rachel Yeomans | November 16th, 2011

This is a great look that you can do a lot with – or do very little with – and still come out with a fantastic outfit. First off, the faux-wrap detailing of this Diane von Furstenberg sleeveless dress along with the pink-toned beige color (versus the yellow-toned that can leave you looking a bit… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Diane von Furstenberg Maxi Skirt

by Rachel Yeomans | August 23rd, 2011

The longer hemline is all over the sidewalks as it was all over the runway last February. Translating those hemlines to the office can be difficult. In a previous blog post, we wrote about pairing the maxi dress with a shrug to make it work-appropriate. Another option with the maxi length is working it as… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Working the Wrap

by Rachel Yeomans | July 13th, 2011

Yes I know I’ve given many-a shout-out to Diane von Furstenberg…but doesn’t she deserve it? Here’s one of her more recent looks that I’m absolutely drooling over. I’ve always loved seeing the brown and blue combination. It’s appropriate for any season, and you can play with your accessories instead of sticking with the basic black…. Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: The New DVF Dress

by Rachel Yeomans | June 21st, 2011

I admit, after reading the last month’s Harper’s Bazaar article on Diane von Furstenberg, I may have gone a little DVF crazy. However that doesn’t mean the craziness isn’t worth it! Just today I received this email on her new pre-fall vintage wrap dress. The vibrant green and the simple yet assertive print would do… Read more…

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. New York. Diane von Furstenberg Fall 2010 Collection

by Rachel Yeomans | February 16th, 2010

Atop the runway notes was the infamous saying we have heard before from Diane von Furstenberg: “I always wanted to live a man’s life in a woman’s body.” If the iconic designer ever visualized this statement, she shared it with us the other day during her Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway show featuring her Fall 2010… Read more…