As much as you’d like to, you probably can’t get away with wearing jorts and a crop top. More
Places it is appropriate to wear a ski jacket: mountains and ski shops. Places it is not appropriate to wear a ski jacket: professional offices. More
You can’t wear a blanket around the office, sorry. More
It can be hard to strike the right balance between getting something work appropriate without being hugely impersonal, so we tried to find items that didn’t seem too generic and we’d be happy to receive. More
Watch the first episode of (another!) new series on The Gloss, all about our hilarious coworker Mari! More
I love questions from people in the UK, Australia, and Canada! They’re my favourite! (See what I did there?) Not just because I enjoy dabbling in the Queen’s English, but also because it’s so much easier to answer people’s career-related questions when I can sleep soundly knowing that nobody’s going to lose their health insurance. More
When you’re taught not to speak until spoken to for a long time, you just assume nobody wants your opinion unless they ask for it. More
A study was done wherein a woman was asked to read a piece of paper, first in a turtleneck and slacks, then in a miniskirt, a tank top and high heels. Those observing her were asked to guess her IQ, where she went to college and whether she’d be a good employee.
Unsurprisingly, the woman scored higher in the turtleneck.
Because her brain was better supported by the wool. More
Goodbye comfy woman-child wardrobe and hello, sexy office woman out to make a difference in the world. More
You’re ugly, awkward and weird but you really like Alex from accounting. While you don’t intend on sexually harassing anyone, you know you’ve got to figure out a surefire way to show your true feelings without complicating your career. What if Alex is the one? What if your boss finds out? What if someone catches you naked in the bathroom stall?
Here’s how you can date a coworker without being creepy, losing your job, or getting sued. More
So. You want to move to New York and be part of the big, glamorous magazine industry, do you? Well, don’t think that people who work at places like Condé Nast are so fancy and important, because guess what: they shit too. More
Blue Velvet (the movie) stresses me out. But the material? It looks great on shoes, dresses, bags, whatever. Here are some totally non-upsetting options.
In my head, I’m gong to “redo my office” (read: “do” my office in the first place) in blue. More
Granted, this studio is only used as a workspace. But I know that when I lived in a studio, I was constantly resisting (and often failing to resist) the urge to cram every corner full of stuff in an attempt to make it look and feel like something more than it was.
But there’s beauty in small spaces, friends More