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Business Casual Superstar #238: Weekly Grab Bag: Goodies Under $50

So I’m starting something new under the “Collections” sub-section of the Business Casual Superstar series. Each week, I’ll put together a collection of items – jewelry, tops, bottoms, shoes, jackets, whatever – for under $50. Some will be relatively high-end (at least for purposes of these budget posts) like Kenneth Cole and Betsey Johnson and […]

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Business Casual Superstar #234: Reader Request: Cardigans For Under $50

I got this email this morning from Rachel: Could you put up some business casual cardigans? They just turned on the A/C at my office and it’s cold all day, and I need a sweater but it’s too warm to wear them outside. I need some nice cardigans I can wear to work to stay […]

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Business Casual Superstar #231: Modern Muslimahs: Floor Length Skirts

See what I mean about these Modern Muslimah posts not just being for us Muslim gals? You non-Muslim gals like long skirts, too, I’m sure! They’re just so pretty and flowy and feminine. One of my closest friends in high school, Lizzy, knew how to sew, and she showed up one day, senior year, in […]

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Business Casual Superstar #227: Accessories from Ann Taylor Loft for Under $50!

Today’s my Evidence final (9AM), but I scheduled this post in advance. Statement necklaces are really big right now (this isn’t a recent development by any means; they’ve been big since, like, 2008, and the trend is going strong) and I’ve always liked them, even though I don’t really have any. And personally, now that […]

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Business Casual Superstar #225: Designer Trench Coats For Under $100!

Back to fashion today, after my lengthy post about the masjid near Ground Zero. Peruse the comments, go on. Reply if you feel like it. It’s clear to me that no matter what’s said, some people just don’t get it. Which…whatever. So we’re back to fashion now, and I picked out a couple designer trenches […]

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Business Casual Superstar #222: Vintage Finds At Tulle for Under $50!

I just wrapped up my Copyrights final yesterday, which is why there was no BCS post. I just couldn’t swing it, you guys. I have exams on the 12th, 15th, and 18th, and I’m not kidding when I say I’ve read about 20% of the course material, on average, for each of the three classes. […]

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Business Casual Superstar #221: Designer Shoes for Under $50

I’ve been doing collections for the past couple days, and I figure I’d use them to carry us through the weekend. I don’t know if I’ll be able to get a post up tomorrow (Monday), what with my Copyrights final, but it is what it is. I usually pick cheap shoes for these outfits. I […]

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Business Casual Superstar #220: Designer Duds Under $50!

I’m back with another collection today. What do you guys want from me? My Copyrights final is imminent and I know nothing! Okay, that’s not true, but it FEELS like it could be true! So to that end, I put together a collection of 5 bona-fide designer goods that you can have for under $50. […]

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Business Casual Superstar #219: Friday Favorites Under $50 From Ann Taylor!

I’m not going to lie, you guys, I have a lot to do today. I have a final on Monday (Copyrights) and so my aunt literally chose the worst weekend possible to come visit. Goddamn. And I have to CLEAN. And I’ve been running on about 4 hours of sleep per night all week (insomnia/stuff […]

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Business Casual Superstar #215: 5 under $50: Francesca’s Collections

You guys. Let’s not even play. I don’t have the presence of mind right now to deal with my 5 ways to dress 10lbs slimmer. I have a plus-sized structured look inspired by Blake Lively coming up, but I’ve spent a three-day weekend attempting to seduce my Corporations outline, and I can’t. I just can’t […]

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