Laura and Jill are public policy communications consultants by day and pro shoppers by night. In a nutshell, we are nerds who like fashion.

We started this blog for two simple reasons: 1. To leverage our online shopping [procrastination] skills. 2. Because our coworkers and friends are always asking us: how does this look on me? or can I wear that with this? and what should I wear to _____?

We believe that…

A trip to Nordstrom over a lunch break can remedy any client meeting disaster.

Buying clothes to wear to work is an investment—and it pays dividends by earning credibility and boosting professionalism.

Quality should be prioritized over quantity.

How a garment fits trumps the power of any brand label.

We are so happy that you’ve stumbled upon this blog and hope you’ll subscribe, comment and even send questions our way (office pretty [at] gmail.com)  so we can post things that are interesting and helpful to you.

From time to time, we also ask our friends, co-workers, favorite bloggers, and fashion professionals to blog as a guest. Recent guests posts include:


12 Responses to “About”

  1. NeldasVintageClothing.com May 26, 2011 at 10:26 am #

    I love your blog, interesting and good information. May I add your blog to my blogroll. I think my readers and visitors can benefit from the information you share.

    • Admin May 26, 2011 at 10:46 am #

      We would be honored! Thanks for asking. – JH and LG

  2. Megan November 12, 2011 at 4:24 pm #

    You got photos! Love them… you both are so beautiful and so is your style! I also agree with everything you wrote above.

  3. Molly November 12, 2011 at 5:25 pm #

    Love you pretties. Even though my “office” is my kitchen and playroom with my babies, I still love seeing how style is transforming:).

  4. Beth November 12, 2011 at 6:57 pm #

    Great blog on you guys! Love the post.

  5. Lee Payne (@charleslpayne) November 14, 2011 at 2:12 pm #

    Great site!

    I had a question that you might be able to help me with…Is there a male tense to the word Fashionista–maybe Fashionisto?

  6. Charlie at Salmon Cove November 21, 2011 at 10:00 am #

    Great fresh take on ladies fashion, we love it, found you all over the weekend.

  7. Aimee Wolf March 12, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    I just subscribed to you via email and I love your Staples looks and I found you on Tiny Twig, another great site, but you must know, really, you must know, it’s Nordstrom, not Nordstroms.

    • Admin March 13, 2012 at 10:52 am #

      Oops. That’s what we call a typo.

  8. Jessica R April 18, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    I am SO happy I stumbled upon this blog! Adding it to my Bloglovin feed right now!

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