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…

Toast to Tuesday: Working an Easter Egg Color at the Office

by Rachel Yeomans | March 26th, 2013

Easter egg colors are not known to be what we say, “fashion forward”. However paired with the appropriate (and mostly neutral) accessories, the outfit would say anything but “Easter egg”. This week’s winning Polyvore Group outfit brings a very chic light purple blouse to the office paired with a white blazer. The shoes are a… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Work Look: Vintage-Inspired RED Valentino

by Emma P. | June 5th, 2012

By Emma Pretto I’m a big fan of RED Valentino for the chic, feminine garments that could dress Audrey Hepburn or a modern working woman equally well. Those signature bows sure don’t hurt either! The styles are simple and the frills kept to a minimum, making these vintage-inspired RED Valentino garments pretty and polished. Here… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Valentino Lace Cardigan

by Rachel Yeomans | February 29th, 2012

The cardigan can be one of the most difficult layering item to find. However, it also is one of the most classic items. So when you find a good one, you buy two (at least that’s what I do). That’s how I’m feeling about this gorgeous Valentino lace cardigan. I love how the cardigan mixes… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Looks: A Sucker for the Work Dress

by Rachel Yeomans | October 4th, 2010

As much as I adore high-waisted pants or the comfort and pizazz of the skinny jean, you just can’t tear me away from a fantastic dress. The knee-length shift is ever-flattering, ever-easy, and ever-fashionable. I adore the front pleat and corsage detailing of this Valentino shift. Plus the color you may remember from seeing all… Read more…

NPR’s View on the Business of this Season’s Fashion Cinema

by Rachel Yeomans | September 29th, 2009

In Bright Star, a new film about the poet John Keats, the opening shot is of a needle being threaded and then plunged into a piece of fabric. You don’t see hands, so there’s no sense of scale to the enormous close-ups, which make the needle look like a spear, the thread like heavy cable…. Read more…