Dressing for Success

10 Stylish Workwear Finds

With the great summer weather we’ve been having in Chicago, I’ve put little effort into creating my work wardrobe. My go-to summer weekend wardrobe consists of maxi dresses and sandals, so I’m a little bummed ...

How To Wear Jeans To Work

How to Wear Jeans to Work

 Images: Casual Cool, Denim on Denim, Pair with a Classic, Mix & Skinnys If casual Fridays is your favorite day of the week, then this post is for you. On Fridays,  you can throw on your favorite pair of jeans and head t...


Style Essential: The Sleek Skirt

  Of all the Career Girl Style Essentials, the sleek skirt is one of my favorites. It makes a perfect foundation for a stunning outfit. I love pairing my skirts with unexpected pieces like a structured blouse or a bold pr...

Solid and Print Dresses

Summer Dresses: Chic Solids or Stylish Prints

When I think of summer style, I automatically think of flowy summer dresses. They’re the perfect piece for a daytime soiree or a hot summer night. I usually gravitate towards stylish print dresses in the summertime but l...

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CGN Style: 5 Summer Essentials

The search for your summer wardrobe just got easier. In addition to swimsuits and cover-ups, there are other essential items needed to complete your summer looks. Here are 5 essential summer items and why you need them. 1) Su...

How to wear a statement necklace to work

Top Necklace Picks that Make A Statement

Statement jewelry, and more specifically statement necklaces are all over and one of hottest trends right now! This is a fun trend to add to what you are wearing to work everyday. Statement necklaces punch up any outfit and giv...

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1 Item 3 Ways: The Chambray Shirt

  The one item in my closet that is getting the most wear these days is the chambray shirt. It’s a great transition piece for the changing seasons and can be worn multiple ways. I can honestly think of 20 different ...

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10 Hot Spring Buys for Instant Chic

  Excited about the warm spring weather? Try one of these 10 hot spring buys for instant chic!

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CGN’s Wardrobe Guide: Transition from Office to Happy Hour

  I’m loving this Cynthia Rowley dress more and more every time I take it out to wear.  I didn’t realize how much use I would get out of it until I started playing around with how I could make this dress work appropri...

Effortless Neutals

Effortless Style: Neutrals

I’ve never been someone who stays away from a bold color and try to incorporate it into my wardrobe whenever I can, but nothing exudes such effortless elegance like a great neutral. I honestly think you can never have too...