What I Wear to Work: Sareen

by Tracy Layden | June 4th, 2014

Mint green and polka dots – perfect for a spring day! I’m happy to introduce you to Sareen, who works in partner sales. I love how Sareen is mixing color and print in this outfit. The polka dots are super fun and draw your eyes up to her face. Colored pants are always fashion-forward, and mint… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Polka Dot Blouse

by Rachel Yeomans | March 4th, 2014

Let’s add some fun to the business suit! How? Add some polka dots…and the color pink! Okay the pink isn’t a requirement, but it does look great in the outfit above. The blouse though is a fantastic staple that you can grab and go. It will also guarantee to make any pantsuit, skirtsuit or skinny… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Blythe Blouse

by Anne Dreshfield | January 29th, 2013

There are certain things that I’m not allowed to even try on in stores because I already own enough of that trend. Stripes? As much as it pains me to do so, I try to avoid even looking at them because I adore anything with a stripe on it. Color-blocking? Love the preppy-cool vibe, but… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Dotted Tux Shirt

by Anne Dreshfield | December 5th, 2012

Some days just call for a menswear-inspired piece. Whether it’s cold and blustery outside or you have a meeting where you have to impress, a sleek shirt will convey poise and power the moment you walk in the door. I don’t normally look for work clothes at Madewell, but their Dotted Tux Shirt made me… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Madewell Polka Dot Skirt

by Rachel Yeomans | September 24th, 2012

Usually items with polka dots are saved for spring or summer – those sunshine days that elicit a slight skip in your step. However if you add a darker background to the polka dot, you have a transition piece on your hands. For example, the dark blue Madewell skirt below with white polka dots (on… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Polka Dot Skirt

by Rachel Yeomans | February 15th, 2012

I’m not sure if you receive the Refinery29 Reserve deals – if you don’t, then you should. With all of the daily discounts and deals that inundate our Inboxes, Refinery29 actually features some amazing deals from both obscure and well-known designers and retailers. The deal today was the first one I purchased for the pure… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: A Polka Dot Dress and Straw Tote to Bring the Holiday Weekend into the Workweek

by Rachel Yeomans | May 31st, 2011

What a gorgeous Memorial Day it was! This Monday officially ushered in the sunshine, the outdoor-centric festivities, and of course the rising temperatures. Now that we’re stepping back into the work week, how do we bring forward the relaxing fashions of the holiday weekend into Outlook calendar of office meetings? With this week’s Polyvore ensemble,… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Taking the Challenge (And the Crazy) Out of Mixing Patterns

by Rachel Yeomans | March 18th, 2010

By Huma Rashid I’m back this week with an itch to mix patterns. I know! Crazy! Do I dare? Oh, I dare, you guys, I dare. The trouble with mixing patterns is that if you mix the wrong ones, you look like a crazy person. Or like you got dressed in the dark. Or…like a… Read more…