Building Your Brand

How to Wear Chambray to the Office

Left to Right:  1)  J.Crew chambray shirt, Johnathan Saunders skirt, Tory Burch tote, Stuart Weitzman shoes 2) J.Crew shirt, Tory Burch jacket, Red Valentino pants, Michael Kors clutch, Karen Millen shoes 3) J.Crew shirt, Zar...

Embracing Wabi-sabi: Be a Little Crazy

You know this person. They’ll say or do anything to make you happy. They probably agree with whatever you just said. They go out of their way to fit into your group or be like you. It’s annoying, because you know it’s fak...

Mother's Day Gifts

Chic Accessories That Make Great Mother’s Day Gifts

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it is a great time to finalize your Mother’s Day gifts.  Chic accessories can make great gifts for any mother. My mother is my fashion icon and I definitely get my sense o...


What Your Breakout Says About Your Life

The photo below has been floating around Pinterest for the last few weeks, and intrigued me each time I saw it. Unfortunately, it always seemed to Pin back to a missing link. So I did some research and tracked down the original...

Job Searching on Saturday: Make Sure Your Resume Lands in the Right Place!

When setting out to find a job or internship, you may often feel like the odds are against you. As the economy slowly picks up and you’re against applicants with greater experience, make sure your resume lands in the righ...

CGN’s 5 Must-Have Beauty Apps

This week CGN tracked down some of the top beauty apps for you. As we head into summer, make sure to download these on your phone, or tablet. Happy apping! Good Guide – Concerned about the ingredients in your next beauty, or ...


ankle pants

Stylish Ankle Pants You Can Wear to Work

If you’re bored with your everyday classic dress pants, try a pair of ankle pants. One of my favorite items to wear when the weather gets warm are a pair of stylish ankle pants. I prefer a slim fit and a length that hits...

Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...

How to Wear the Wrap Dress at Work

Dresses left to right:  1)  Issa 2) Diane Von Furstenberg 3) Just Cavali 4) Michael by Michael Kors The knitted jersey wrap dress was made famous by Diane Von Furstenberg when she introduced it in 1974.  Today, there are man...


How To Make Mistakes Like A Pro

You hit “reply all.” Or you had one too many drinks at the office holiday party and behaved inappropriately. Maybe someone pressed the wrong button on a terrible day and you blew up at them. Perhaps you forgot to ma...