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Especially in the dog days of summer, we often find ourselves in a style rut: default to the same ol’ black pencil skirts and white button-downs. But with fall just ahead, there’s no time like the present to spark sartorial change. We set out to find the best bright, bold skirts (that still adhere to an office dress code, albeit […]

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Shop the look: 1. J. Crew pants, $230; net-a-porter.com 2. Barneys New York notepad, $65; barneys.com 3. Elizabeth and James earrings, $150; shopbop.com 4. Trina Turk bangle, $78; trinaturk.com 5. Zara heels, $90; zara.com 6. Mango shirt, $50; mango.com There it is on your calendar: a meeting with your boss. And regardless of what’s on the agenda—whether it’s something as casual as a weekly “touch […]

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Minimalism, done right, exudes a level of polish so compelling, it has the power to grab the eye of street-style photographers everywhere (the very same ones who are hot-wired to snap extremely maximalist, Insta-bait outfits). Done wrong, and it’s laziness masked as minimalism (as in, pairing any old button-down shirt with any pant). And it’s […]

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There’s no time like the present to revamp your work wardrobe. Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales came and went, dozens of retailers are still offering deep discounts on everything, including insanely chic (and now, affordable) pieces that work for the office. From satin blazers to metallic tweed skirts, shop nine timeless pieces […]

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Having to choose between fashion and warmth is a winter wardrobe dilemma that plagues us every. single. morning. Dressing for below 30 degrees is hard enough as it is, but needing to look polished on top of it? Sometimes it’s just asking too much. For the lazy girl that sleeps in all of us, we came up with fashion […]

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I love summer. It’s my favorite time of year. But let me tell you, there is nothing as hellish as waiting for the subway in New York City on a sweltering weekday in July or August. By 9 a.m., it often feels like a sauna. I’ve learned to plan ahead for those times when I have important meetings […]

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When it comes to sartorial expression, there’s nothing more freeing than being able to choose the clothes that suit your style and personality. Yet, there’s something strangely comforting about working within the confines of a uniform. It’s why one particular New York City exec willingly chose to wear the same outfit every day for three years—a uniform exempts […]

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For those of you who work in more conservative fields, like finance or law, we know getting dressed in the morning can be tough. For instance, wearing the #girlboss uniform of a suit in the spring and summer is quite different than sporting it in the fall and winter. In order to deal with varying temperatures and still show […]

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Back in December, I needed a dress for a black tie optional wedding, and felt completely uninspired by everything in my “dressy” wardrobe. As I often do in these situations, I turned to my friend (we’ll call her M) in hopes she’d let me shop her closet. In a scene out of a movie montage, […]

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In a world that rarely caters to anyone below the average height, it’s easy to settle for an ill-fitting suit when you’re on the shorter side of the spectrum. The trick to suit shopping for petites is to style a look of your own—and not take things too seriously. Forget about standard colors and meticulously […]

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