Today’s Coveted Working Look: Textured Pencil Skirt

by Anne Dreshfield | January 17th, 2013

All right, everyone, I’m back in the freezing cold, snow, and gray skies of eastern Washington, and just about the only thing keeping me from the despair of leaving Hawaii has been the stack of magazines revealing spring’s hottest fashions. Have you looked at them yet? I love seeing trends unfold, from super-saturated colors to… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: Adding Color and Gold Jewelry to a Business Wardrobe

by Rachel Yeomans | September 27th, 2011

This week’s Polyvore group look comes to us from group member Professionality. I love how she mixed both colors and patterns with this look – and brought some gold jewelry forth. I usually opt for silver jewelry myself, but the gold definitely pops with this outfit.   Just another day on the job by professionality… Read more…

L’Occitane en Provence Featuring Organic Beauty Products

by Rachel Yeomans | March 9th, 2010

Sustainability Weekend: Today’s Coveted Working Looks for the Eco-Friendly

by Rachel Yeomans | January 24th, 2010

I have a weakness for clutches, and this cutlet cluch by hu.made is just so…pretty! I would love to skip around the city carrying it while wearing a flirty white dress. Or it would be a lovely clutch to have in my larger purse during the work day that I can take out to use… Read more…

Sustainability Weekend: Interview with Jessa Brinkmeyer of Chicago’s Pivot Boutique, the Windy City’s Very First Eco-Fashion Boutique

by Rachel Yeomans | January 24th, 2010

To continue or our special weekend Sustainability Series, TheWorkingWardrobe is honored to bring you an interview with Chicago’s sustainability maven, Jessa Brinkmeyer of Pivot Boutique, Chicago’s very first eco-fashion boutique. TheWorkingWardrobe What is your personal background that inspired you to open Pivot in 2007 as Chicago’s first eco-fashion boutique? Jessa Brinkmeyer – Pivot Boutique I… Read more…

Sustainability Weekend: Today’s Coveted Working Looks for the Eco-Friendly

by Rachel Yeomans | January 23rd, 2010

In honor of “Sustainability Weekend”, we at TheWorkingWardrobe are going to share with your our coveted working looks centering around eco-fashion and sustainability throughout the entire weekend. I’d like to start with two of my all-time favorite looks from Chicago designer Lara Miller. I love wide-legged pants and I love these as they not only… Read more…

Sustainability Weekend: The Environmentally Friendly & Ethically Made Men’s Dress Shirt

by Rachel Yeomans | January 23rd, 2010

By Brad Bennett Just because your wardrobe need be professional, doesn’t mean it can’t also be sustainable. There are a handful of environmentally friendly, ethically made dress shirts on the market, all of which boast great design, quality construction and zero granola. For those wanting to look good while doing good, here’s a brief round-up… Read more…

Designers Who Work It: Melissa Baswell of Mountains of the Moon Works Style into Sustainability. Sustainability Weekend Series Kick-Off

by Rachel Yeomans | January 22nd, 2010

This week we offer the readers of TheWorkingWardrobe a little treat. As part of our weekly Designers Who Work It series, we are proud to bring you an interview with not only one of the leading Windy City designers, but also on the forefront of sustainability design. So we are so excited to have our… Read more…

Working for the Environment One Outfit at a Time

by Rachel Yeomans | November 23rd, 2009

It’s all about “green” right now. You may have received notices from your employer on new recycling bins, shredding policies and turning the lights off in the break room before leaving. Green has also gone to fashion – there have been several designers who now only produce sustainable clothing and stores that proudly tout that… Read more…

Vert Couture “Springtime in Chicago” Provided the Grand “Green” Finale of This Year’s Fashion Focus Chicago

by Rachel Yeomans | October 28th, 2009

Vert Couture, translated from French to read “green fashion”, premiered in Chicago to give us high fashion take away the guilt. Not necessarily the guilt of the possibility of overspending for a fantastic outfit, but more so for the ever-so-present problem of harming the environment. The Vert Couture “Springtime in Chicago” runway show presented the… Read more…