Toast to Tuesday: The Color Wheel of Ties for Working Men

by Rachel Yeomans | September 11th, 2012

One of the most popular posts on TheWorkingWardrobe focuses on the color wheel and how men can apply it to their working wardrobes. I felt this set from TheWorkinWardrobe Polyvore Group put together by user professionality was the perfect follow-up to that post! Now to decide which tie is my favorite.   Gentlemen: Express yourselves… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: Show Your Local Pride By Working it With the Blackhawks!

by WorkWardrobe | June 22nd, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak As I am a Chicago gal born and bread, I find it very important that I stay loyal to my Chicago sports teams. That being said, I would like to take a second to acknowledge the Chicago Blackhawks for winning the Stanley Cup! If you don’t live in Chicago you may not… Read more…

From the Classroom to the Cubicle: The Entertainment Intern

by WorkWardrobe | June 2nd, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak Depending on which company and which state you are interning in, your outfit for an entertainment internship may vary. If you are in Los Angeles, your required dress is going to be more laid back then that of New York City. Some interns think that because you are in a competitive industry,… Read more…

Business Casual Superstar: Working the Blazer with the Skirt

by Rachel Yeomans | May 28th, 2010

I’m really feeling blazers these days, and lucky for all of us, they’re the very definition of work-appropriate. We’ve talked about blazers before, but I don’t think we’ve discussed wearing blazers with skirts. I love that idea because the skirt keeps everything feminine and flowy, and the blazer adds a professional touch. Keep it unbuttoned… Read more…

Toast to Tuesday: Never Fear the Formal Event

by WorkWardrobe | February 23rd, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak Many of us have come face to face with the challenge of attending a formal work event at least once in our lives. It seems as though the population is split between those who love shopping for the work appropriate outfit and those who absolutely dread it. For those of you who… Read more…

From the Classroom to the Cubicle: Dressing for an Internship – How to Remain Professional while Showing Your Youthful Side

by WorkWardrobe | February 3rd, 2010

By Jacqueline Rezak When dressing for an internship, it is often very difficult deciding where to draw the line between youthful and unprofessional. I am here to help you solve this ever-so-challenging dilemma that us students are constantly facing. There is one thing to always keep in mind when putting together the outfit for an… Read more…

University Program, Project Success, Works with Students to Obtain Business Attire for Interviews

by Rachel Yeomans | November 23rd, 2009

Students at the University of Texas at Arlington who can’t afford business attire for interviews will soon have a campus-grown resource: Project Success, a student organization. Project Success is seeking donated clothing and money for dry cleaning. Mission Arlington has agreed to keep the clothing in a dedicated area of its downtown offices, within walking… Read more…

Warm Up at Work: Work Ensembles that Don’t Demand a Space Heater

by Rachel Yeomans | October 12th, 2009

The temperature is dropping and I’m starting to dig out my sweater dresses and turtlenecks from storage. It’s difficult getting ready for work in this weather when usually warmth comes before professionalism. However it is still a great feeling walking out of your home and feeling put together and fashionable, despite the weather. Here are… Read more…

What a Professional Should Pack for Alumni Weekend. Solve the Puzzle through PlanTheDay.com

by Rachel Yeomans | October 1st, 2009

Epic Storyline: a young professional returns for her alma mater’s alumni weekend. Debauchery is sure to ensue when she is reunited with her sorority sisters. But what does she pack for a weekend of smoky bars and themed keg parties? Click here to read what PlanTheDay.com says would be a perfect suitcase fit for taking… Read more…

Dear Students, Want to Dress Like a Professional? Learn from a Fellow Student

by Rachel Yeomans | September 23rd, 2009

Are you a student trying to take that step from pajama pants in the cafeteria to a suit at a job fair? Read from a fellow student Jennifer Puhr on what she says on the subject. * * * So I’m taking this project/presentation-oriented class this semester. You know the type. You do one or… Read more…