Building Your Brand

The Rules of Peep-Toe Pumps

It’s no secret to any of my friends (or my husband and subsequently our checkbook) that I love daily deal sites. Gilt, Rue, HauteLook, and many more. But RueLaLa is one of my favorites, and I was so excited to see the ima...

Are You in the Clone Zone? Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Marketable.

For so long, we’ve been taught not to make waves in the workplace. Keep your head down. Tick the boxes. Do the work. Don’t upset anyone. Be the best at fulfilling that job description. Don’t color outside the ...

Spring Getaway and Winter Body? 4 Great Coverups

Left to Right:  1) Tory Burch Tunic 2) Missoni One Piece Bikini, Beach Panties Wrap Skirt 3) Warehouse Maxi Dress 3) Seafolly Kaftan It’s been grey, cold and raining outside.  You’ve been slaving away at the offic...


Upgrade Your Life

Every time we go to check in for a flight, they make us an offer, “Want to upgrade for only $79?” The amount and logistics might be different, but basically we are given a choice: Do this, and you’ll get that. Companies c...

4 Cover Letter Openers That Score the Interview

The first sentence of a cover letter should be like the first sentence of a good book – it should make you want to read the whole thing. If you write a bum first sentence, chances are your cover letter is going to get a quick...

The Business of Powder and Paint: Part Two

In our previous episode, a seemingly innocent question was posed: Is there truly a difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brand? The short answer: Yes, there is a difference between a drugstore (mass) prod...


nude-pumps

1 Item 3 Ways: Nude Pumps

If you’re tired of the go-to “Corporate” black pump and you’re looking for a pair of heels that will go with almost everything in your wardrobe, you should invest in a pair of nude pumps.  Nude pumps ca...

Be Your Own Spokesperson

I’ll admit that I sometimes buy things based on a celebrity endorsement or spokesperson. I tend to use Neutrogena makeup not only because I like how the foundation feels on my face, but also because I’ve wanted to b...

The Business of Powder and Paint: Part One

I am frequently asked about the real difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brands. Isn’t it really all the same stuff? I always hesitate when I answer – (in my mind) a complex question just materializ...


flats

8 Affordable Flats for Your Work Commute

Although I enjoy wearing heels in the office, I try to give my feet a rest when it comes to my commute to work.  Just because you’re wearing flats doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice style. I invested in a pair of T...