Dressing for Success
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Trend Report: As Clear as Black and White

If you followed the recent New York & London Fashion Weeks, you may have noticed the Black & White trend all over the runways.  This trend was prominent at the Alexander Wang, Burberry, and Tom Ford shows, to name a ...

Deja Vu

Deja Vu: 3 Tips on How to Wear the Same Thing Again

If you’ve ever found that perfect dress, skirt, blouse, etc. that you “had to have” so you invested your bonus/raise/savings into it, only to wear it a couple times per year, this post is for you. Sometimes I&...

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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....

Lips

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...

the Cardigan

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...

Black Blazer

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...


It's All in the Bag

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...