Dressing for Success
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The Michelle/Kate/Oprah Effect

A few years back, CNBC created “The Oprah Effect”, a documentary that outlined the incredible effect Oprah’s recommendation can have on a brand, a product, and a company. Oprah put companies like Spanx and Car...

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Dressing for Success in Summer Heat

Summertime is finally here. And while we’ve spent the last two seasons complaining and waiting for summer to come, high temperatures are accompanied by their own set of problems. Inevitably, every year, women ’round...

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What Do You Wear to Feel Powerful?

What do you wear when you want to feel powerful? Is the answer different if you end that sentence with “in the office” vs. “on Saturday”? Is there an outfit in your closet you to go to when you need to f...


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Using Your Flight as a Spa Day

I recently heard of a YouTube video it seems many women are watching. Lisa Eldridge is a world renowned makeup artist and she recently posted this video – “My Beauty Regime on a Long Haul Flight.” Yes, you hea...

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Workplace Fashion Quick Fixes

We’ve all been there – we’re in the middle of a busy day, about to rush into a meeting, and oops, a wardrobe malfunction. From a broken heel to a popped button to a major spill at lunch, we all deal with workp...

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High Schools Set the Stage for Appropriate Dressing

If you’ve ever been a hiring manager, you’ve likely had the experience of reluctantly sitting across from an interviewee who is dressed inappropriately. The worst I’ve ever seen was a recent college graduate i...


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What I Know About Beauty

The Huffington Post recently enlisted five writers who waxed philosophical on the topic “What I Know About Beauty.” The writers each classified a decade of their life – “What I Know About Beauty Now That...

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It’s All in the Undergarments

You’ve searched your closet and every department store. You’ve scoured the sale racks. You’ve built for yourself the best work wardrobe you can afford. You have your power suits, your little black dresses, you...

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Creating Your Own Personal Style

You wake up in the morning, you wander over to a dark closet and you decide in a half-asleep state what to wear that day. Perhaps you grab the first pair of pants you see and a cardigan. Maybe you make it easy and grab a suit o...


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10 Commandments for Dressing for Work

Every morning, women around the country make a huge decision before they even set foot in their offices – what to wear. It may seem small, but the difference between a JCrew cardigan and a Mickey Mouse sweatshirt can also...