Chic Nova is a fashion
on-line super store with frequently changing and updated inventory.
Lots of unusual, tailored and contemporary looks available in
plus-sizes. If you have the patience to sift through with
their search functions this is worth a stop for those who want to
create their own style and not look like the crowd. Low to
moderate prices. Free shipping. Size finder up to XXXXXL,
but depth of inventory really ends at XXL/XXXL.
CJ Banks offers quality classic options suitable for
a more casual work environment including tops, bottoms, blazers,
cardigans, and dresses. Prices are moderate. Some
petites and talls available. Sizes 14-26W.
Coldwater Creek has
chic, contemporary dresses, jackets and separates
with extra artistic flair that are an excellent option for both the
tailored and more creative office. Well-made cottons, linens,
cashmere, and silks are
available here. Good selection of travel knits for traveling
professionals as well. Frequent deep discount sales and free
shipping offers available directly on the website, in addition to a
sale outlet bring a more upscale style well into reach for smaller
budgets. Talls and petites available in pant inseams. Women's sizes up to 24W.
carries labels at a variety of price points like Karen Kane, Michael
Kors, Eileen Fisher,
Jones New York, AK Anne Klein, and Jessica Howard to name just a
few. Unusual labels for more creative work environments to
look for include Peter Nygard, Zozo Woman and Eva Varro. They have particularly good and deep dress and corporate work
collections. Frequent markdowns help bring more upscale labels into
moderate budgets. Occasional plus petites can be found here.
Sizes up to 24W.
Dress Barn offers suit
separates, career dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes and accessories
appealing to working and professional women. Styles are contemporary
and fashion forward without being over the top trendy. Classic
interview suits and separates also available. Larger
inventory available on-line than in most locations. Prices are
moderate. Flat rate shipping. Sizes to 24W.
eShakti is the number one
resource on the web for Mad Men style office chic. One of the
deepest collections available of vintage and retro inspired modern dresses,
tailored jackets, blouses and skirts that can all be customized to
your measurements. Natural fibers like cotton and silk are
frequently available. Prices are moderate with a small
customization fee. Sizes to 36W.
Evans carries a selection of moderately priced work and professional
clothing with a British style including career pants, shirts and
jackets. Can be more casual than corporate environments here, but if
you work in a more casual or creative field some unique pieces are
available. Sizes up to 28W.
Igigi offers a chic
collection of contemporary knit dresses, tops, and tailored suiting
separates designed exclusively for fuller figures. Luxury, tailored
outerwear is also often available in the winter months. Made in the
USA, prices are moderate to upscale. Sizes to 32W.
Jessica London carries a
collection of moderately prices contemporary style suits, suiting
separates, jacket dresses, blouses, cardigans, and work separates.
Linen, cotton, and synthetics with stretch fabrics a central
component in the design for wearability, fit and comfort. More
casual pieces often have a bohemian flavor and can mix into creative
office environments. A few tall
and petite plus-sizes available. Coupons, sales and free shipping
codes regularly offered directly through the website. Sizes 12-
Jones New York is a
better label for stylish working women who appreciate tailored
lines, quality fabrics, and excellent fit. Core classic pieces
like basic black suiting separates mix with more fashion forward
prints, colors, and cuts. Suits can be purchased as top and
bottom separately. Cotton, silk, linen and summer and winter
weight wools mix with synthetic fabrics. Sales and deep
discounts are frequent, bringing this quality line into the more
budget minded shopper's range when she wants investment pieces. Everything available up to size 16, some styles available up to
Just My Size is an
excellent resource for hosiery, shapewear and foundation garments in
addition to offering a small collection of value-priced work
clothing appropriate for more casual business environments.
Sizes up to 6X.
Karen Kane offers
contemporary, upscale style in fine
fibers such as heavy gauge knits with excellent hand and drape, silks and cottons. Many items are
suitable for creative work environments in addition to a
selection of good core basics like black jackets, skirts and
trousers. Regular sales and Free Shipping on $100+ helps make this
line available for investment pieces to tighter budgets. Sizes up to 24W.
Kiyonna is best known
for their better quality chic, contemporary knit dresses that are
stylish office alternatives. Wrap and faux-wrap styles are a
specialty in classic black, red and jewel tones. Occasionally
offer tailored suiting separates including jackets, pants and pencil
skirts. Sizes 10-32W.
affordable options for working women including dresses, blouses,
blazers, skirts, career pants, cardigans and trench coats. Styles
range from classic basics to pieces with a more contemporary edge.
Frequent sales with deep discounts on labels such as Sag Harbor,
Chaps by Ralph Lauren, Croft and Barrow, Ellen Tracy, and Dana Buchman make this
a budget-friendly work wardrobe destination. Free shipping on $75+.
Sizes to 24W.
Lands End offers classic to contemporary style including tailored
separates, dresses, cardigans and jackets appropriate for work.
Natural fibers like cotton, linen, wool and cashmere are used in
most garments. Many pant
styles are available hemmed to different, custom lengths. Excellent
source for both core basics and pieces with a more fashion forward
edge. Very good quality for moderate prices. Frequent coupon
codes, sales, and free shipping offers available directly from the
petites also available in some styles. Sizes up to 26W.
Lands End Business Outfitter
carries an extensive collection of work uniforms from simple button
down shirts and khakis to suiting separates. Add logos if you
need. Buy one or large quantities in a variety of sizes for your
employees. Women's sizes to 34W.
Lane Bryant has a larger
selection of contemporary, fashion forward clothing available
on-line than at most of their retail outlets. Working women
will especially like the new Lane Collection that offers limited
runs of runway inspired looks interpreted for business environments.
Sales, coupon codes, and free shipping offers are frequently
available directly from the website making this a budget friendly,
moderately priced career style destination. Sizes 14-28W.
Loehmann's is an
excellent spot for designer suiting and career separates at discount
prices. Frequently carries labels like Calvin Klein, Joan
Vass, and Carmen Marc Valvo. Designer shoes, bags, and
accessories to create the perfect tailored work outfit are also
available at discount. Sizes to 24W.
Lord & Taylor offers
tailored suiting options, dresses, cashmere cardigans, blouses and
career trousers from better and upscale labels like Tahari, Albert
Nipon, Anne Klein, Evan Picone, and Calvin Klein. Excellent resource
for conservative interview suits and core business basics. Younger
career women will appreciate more contemporary offerings from
quality labels like Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Jessica Simpson.
Free Shipping on $99+ with discount codes and frequent weekend sales
available directly on the website for additional savings. Sizes to 24W.
Macy's carries a much
larger plus inventory on-line than in most of their stores. Career
women will find options here at a variety of price points, and
appealing to many age groups and working environments. Classic,
tailored suits from better labels such as Jones New York, Kasper,
Calvin Klein and Tahari mix with more youthful options from
contemporary to trendy labels. An extremely good selection of
dresses is available on-line for working women of all ages.
Frequent mark downs and big weekend sales make higher priced labels
affordable, with Free Shipping on minimum orders. Sizes
available up to 24W.
Magellan's has a selection of travel separates perfect for the
professional woman who finds herself flying frequently. Wrinkle
resistant fabrics in professional styles that look as good after
hours of travel as when they first came out of the closet.
Sizes up to 22W.
Metro Style offers
youthful, fast fashion styles for the working woman. Prices are
affordable and styles on-trend. Small collection of dresses,
suiting, tops and bottoms in easy care fabrics, often with some
stretch. A resource mainly for the smaller plus woman with
misses sizes available to 18, a selected collection is available up
New York & Co
specializes in versatile, affordable fashion for working women who
like style conscious clothes appropriate for the office.
Offering inexpensive suiting options, dresses, and separates,
shoppers will save even more with frequent promotional codes, sales
and free shipping offers promoted directly on the website. A
destination for smaller plus women only, they also carry petites and
talls in their full size range. Sizes to 18.
Neiman Marcus Last Call
is an excellent resource for well-known designer clothing at a deep
discount with a good range of work appropriate options.
Designer shoes, hand bags and accessories can also be found here.
Free Shipping offers are also frequently available directly from the
website. Size to 24W.
Nordstrom offers an
exceptionally good on-line
assortment of better to upscale apparel suitable for career women.
Tailored suiting separates, fashion forward blazers, flowing silk
toppers, and cardigans mix with a good selection of office
appropriate day dresses, career trousers, and pencil skirts. Styles
range from conservative to contemporary, some with a creative flair.
Easy care fabrics are mixed in among natural fibers like cotton,
linen, silk and cashmere. Labels here include Exclusively Misook, Tolani, DKNY, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Citron, Eileen
Fisher, and Vince Camuto, to name just a few. Some good
bargains can be found on the sale rack for those on a tighter budget
with the Half Yearly and Anniversary pre-season sale particularly
popular with fashionistas in-the-know. Free shipping and free
returns on all orders. Sizes up to 24W.
North Style carries
dresses and blouses that are often good selections for the
contemporary working woman. Wrap dresses, shift dresses and
fit-and-flare dresses turn up frequently. Classic shirts,
contemporary and feminine blouses are also appealing work options
available in this mainly casual clothing spot. Prices are
moderate, with saving available on the sale rack. Sizes up to 24W.
Old Pueblo Trader
is a appealing to more mature working
women, and carries a wide range of value-priced suits,
skirts, jacket dresses and sets. Bendover Pants, Vickie Wayne,
Alfred Dunner, and Judy Bond are some of the labels here. Carries both plus and
plus petite sizes. Most available up to 26W, select styles available
up to 34W.
One Stop Plus offers an
extensive collection of value priced suiting, separates, and
dresses. Styles range from classic to contemporary detailing
and colors, mostly in easy-care fabrics. Skirts tend to be
longer in these suits, duster jackets are frequently available.
Additional savings are available directly from the website in coupon
codes, sale mark downs, and free shipping offers. Some plus petites
and plus talls can also be found. Sizes up to 44W.
QVC often has a very good selection of contemporary to classically
tailored work separates and dresses, with designers you
won't find anywhere else. Look for labels such as Isaac
Mizrahi, George Simonton, Liz Claiborne, and Joan Rivers to name a
few with work appropriate collections. Travel and soft knit styles are also
available. A particularly good spot for cashmere sweaters,
trench coats, and outerwear. Prices range from moderate to
more upscale, with more expensive items often including a payment
plan option. Sizes up to 3X (26-28W) available.
Rafaella offers a
collection career appropriate separates and dresses with a
contemporary flavor. Prices are moderate. Free shipping and
free returns on all orders. Sizes to 24W.
Roaman's has a selection of value priced-skirt
and pant suits, jacket dresses, blazers and
separates appropriate for the working woman in classic to trendy
styles. Fabrics are easy care. Longer skirt and jacket styles can be
found here for those who prefer more conservative coverage in among
shorter and trendier looks. Often carries suiting in colors
other than basic black. Coupons, sales and free shipping offers are
frequently available directly on the website. Some
petite and talls. Sizes to 44W.
Saks Off Fifth is where
you'll find the upscale and luxury designers and brands regularly
available from Saks at discount prices. Sizes and availability are
limited so act fast if you see something you like. Upscale looks
suitable for both corporate and more creative office environments.
Shoes, bags and accessories for completing you polished professional
look are also available. Sizes to 24W.
Sierra Trading Post is an
outdoor specialist, so the last place one would expect professional
clothing. But: this is a hidden gem for some unusual styles
and brands unavailable elsewhere, including both skirt and pant
suits. Steep discounts on labels like Louben, Pendleton and other
upscale names can often be found. Blazers, dress pants, career
blouses, and dresses are all mixed in to their more casual
offerings. Sizes to 3X.
Soft Surroundings carries
better quality, ultra-soft clothing with
upscale designs perfect for the working woman who enjoys comfort
with her style. Natural fibers such silk, cashmere and cottons are
frequently available here, in addition to less common fabrics like
soft modal. Most styles have a resort or bohemian edge more suitable for
creative professionals. Sweaters, cardigans, and jackets are the
most unusual style finds for professional women here. Misses, petite and tall styles up to 18,
women's sizes up to 3X.
Tog Shop offers mainly
classic, casual clothing but can be a good resource for better
quality tailored blazers, career trousers, tailored button down
shirts, and occasionally items like jacket dresses. Prices are
moderate to slightly upscale. Free shipping on orders $50+.
Misses and petites to size 20. Women's to size 26W.
Ulla Popken has work
appropriate separates for more casual and creative office
environments. Core basic knits in black include career pants
and waterfall cardigans and kimono jackets can be found here, along
with options with more color, pattern and embellished detailing.
Prices are moderate. Sizes to 38W.
Willow Ridge carries value
to moderate priced classic and contemporary career apparel appealing
mainly to more mature women. Offerings include suits, jacket
dresses, and tailored separates. Styles are available and
appropriate for both more casual working environments and
conservative office spaces. Misses, petites and talls to size
20. Women's sizes to 28W.
Woman Within is a value priced plus and super size catalog that
carries a small selection of skirt and pant suits and separates in
easy-care fabrics for more casual office
environments. Dresses are available in a range of styles from casual
to occasion. Sales, coupon codes and free shipping offers are
available directly from the website making selections affordable to
the budget conscious. Some plus petite and plus tall sizes. Sizes up to 44W.
Women's Suits is a
suiting specialist endorsed by Oprah. Styles are contemporary
to trendy with unusual panache and flair. Labels include Vinci
Couture and Lisa Rene. Many evening, church and special
occasion suits, but some are also appropriate for creative
professional environments. Prices are moderate to upscale.
Sizes to 30W.
Zappos now offers clothing
from better quality and more upscale labels and designers, in
addition to their incredible shoe and designer handbag inventory.
Professional women will find classic, contemporary and trendy styles
suitable for work from brands like Michael Kors, Calvin Klein,
Jessica Simpson, Anne Klein and many more. Markdowns on-site
can bring many of these quality fashions into smaller budgets,
making investment career dressing easier. Known for their
extra fast free shipping and returns. Sizes to 28W.