Dressing for Success
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Relaxed Does Not Equal Unprofessional

  The women in the above photo, if they were wearing these outfits to an office, would quite obviously be working in a casually dressed work environment. Imagine, for a moment, where these women might work. Google, perhaps...

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3 Keys to Wearing White At Work

1) Staff Meeting:  Jacket – Alexander McQueen, Pants – Stella McCartney, Scarf – Hermes, Shoes – Manolo Blahnik, Clutch – Givenchy 2) Power Lunch: Dress – Michael Kors, Pumps – Manolo ...

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’50 Shades of Grey’ Inspiration: Ways to Wear Grey to Work

Although I’ve never read the infamous book 50 Shades of Grey, I have incorporated several shades of grey into my work wardrobe.  You may find grey as a dull color, but  if worn in the right way, it can be very stylish....


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4 Chic Valentine’s Day Items to Wear To Work

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. You may have locked down dinner reservations at your favorite restaurant or maybe you’re planning a girl’s night in, regardless of what your plans are more than like...

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Your Feet Don’t Have to Hurt to Be Fashionable

I have a confession to make. I’ve lived in Chicago for 2.5 years, and it’s official, I can no longer wear high heels. When I was a Minneapolis gal, I lived in 4-5″ heels. Walking from parking garage to parking...

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Stay Warm and Stylish in the Cold: 5 Tips for Wearing a Cardigan

I walked in to my office last week and noticed my co-worker was wearing a blanket, or at least what I thought was a blanket.  She actually had on a snuggie (a sleeved blanket), and even though I knew she was comfortable, I fel...


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Mixing Business With Pleasure: 4 Ways to Wear the Black Blazer

If you watched the recent Golden Globes, you may have noticed Amy Poehler wearing a black blazer without a shirt on the red carpet. Now I don’t suggest styling your blazer this way, but I do suggest taking Amy’s cue...

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It’s All in the Bag

I love my clutches and handbags as much as the next girl, but I find it hard to carry client proposals, and other documents in these small bags.  I also oppose the bulkiness and size of briefcases, and try to stay away from lo...

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Get Fit in Style

Odds are, if you made New Year’s Resolutions, one of them is centered around health, fitness, or working out. Whether you’re interested in losing weight or just being healthier, a good work out can have great physic...


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Found It! Best Nail Polish

There’s nothing I love more than having perfectly manicured fingers and toes. But like most women, making the time for a weekly or even monthly manicure is sometimes a challenge. And somehow, my nails never seem to hold o...