Most commercial air-conditioning systems are dated, as they are often designed for a different time, and for worst-case scenarios. After years of slowly raising the thermostat, my office is now cooled to a clement 74 degrees, and a light blazer will normally keep me sufficiently warm (and productive). The Open-Front Sweater-Blazer, which I’ve featured several times before, is perfect for transitional weather…

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Sheath dresses are (what I consider) a foundational part of any office wardrobe. Sure, they may not be everyday attire for those with casual dress codes, but this wardrobe basic is just the right dose of business. A solid-colored sheath dress is a white canvas, on which you may splash color–or not. Throw on some dangerously tall peep-toe stiletto heels,…

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Sale Alert: For anyone looking to add the Black Halo Jackie O dress (reviewed here) in a spring color to their closet, Saks Off Fifth has it on super sale in “Daytripper” coral/pink. Only sizes 0 and 2 remain in stock. I packed my “bleisure” wardrobe for a recent work trip, and this is one of the outfits that was…

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With July just around the corner, the sale season has now swung into high gear. I’ve included some great sales that I am shopping at the end of the post, but want to highlight a few closet favorites that are now on sale, including the Wide Leg Marina Pants (previously seen here) worn in this post which are 50% off with code…

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Bleisure is one of those dreadful portmanteaus that I would never use in conversation, but for the purpose of this post, we are going to pretend it is not a word that invites eye rolls. I feel fortunate that the business trips I take generally include ample downtime, allowing me to meet up with friends and to also explore the…

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