Building Your Brand
THE SHEATH DRESS

The Classic Career Girl Dress: The Sheath

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again, I love wearing dresses! I find that they are one of the easiest ways to get dressed for work. No mixing and matching needed. So when I’m looking for something effortle...

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Please Don’t Sell Yourself Short

I remember going on informational interviews with established freelancers when I first started freelancing. We’d talk about networking, finding a niche, and the realities of the freelance market. Inevitably, it would end ...

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Why You Need to Write a Professional Bio

There may be numerous times in your career when you’re asked for something other than your resume to represent yourself in a given situation. In those times, you’re often going to be expected to present a profession...


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Cute, But Never Mundane

I discovered the talented Dovey Kim last October when she was featured as one of Allure’s top three Beauty Bloggers. Dovey is an obscenely talented professional who knocks out one of my favorite beauty blogs, Cute and Mundane...

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A Career Girl Essential: The White Blouse

  If you don’t already have a white blouse in your wardrobe, you should get one ASAP!  Not only does it go with almost any bottom or color, it can make you feel and look amazing. If you’re not a fan of the white b...

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Building Your Brand: The Good, The Bad, The Digital

Some of the top reasons new businesses fail are poor accounting and operational inefficiency. According to New York Times business expert Jay Goltz, these things should seem obvious, but many businesspeople don’t spot t...


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Fall in Love with Your Brand Like You Fall in Love with Your Spouse

 It seems, this week, everyone is talking about love and branding, and the combination of the two. Our friends over at Entrepreneur.com published the article “Would You Date Your Brand?” and the folks over at Busin...

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A Short Story: 3 Ways to Wear Summer Shorts

Left to Right:  1)  Work:  J.Crew blouse, J.Crew Shorts, Chloe Blazer, YSL tote, Gianvotti Rossi heels, Apple Ipad 2)  Weekend:  Tory Burch top, Zara Shorts, Lanvin tote, Chloe flats 3)  Charlotte Ruse hat, Theory tank, T...

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Chicago Launches Simply Stylist

  On Saturday, I attended the first Simply Stylist held in Chicago.  The luxe Dana Hotel and Spa played host to some of the country’s top stylists, make-up artists, and fashion bloggers. Historically, Simply Stylist...


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Eras of Beauty: Part Three

In part one of Eras of Beauty, we looked at the evolution of the beauty industry beginning in the Victorian era and ending in the 1930’s. Part two of the series took us from the 1940’s through the ‘70s. So, it seems fitti...