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3 Tips for Finding a Chic Work Coat

As the temperature starts to drop, a stylish, warm, and comfy coat is a necessity. If you’re anything like me and like to change up your style and have options, you’ll need two to three coats for the cooler seasons. That’...

Interview Outfits for People Who HATE Dressing Up

Sometimes, what we play with in our childhood can easily determine some of the same inclinations as adults. When I was a child, I didn’t like playing “house” or “kitchen” like many little girls did...

The Beauty of Interviews

This morning as I prepare for a job interview, thoughts rattle through my head: What questions shall I ask? Have I done a thorough job of researching the company? What if I don’t get the job? What if I do? What color lipstick...


Say Yes to the Dress: Wear-to-Work Styles

It may be hard to believe, but when I was growing up, I was a serious tomboy. I remember crying when my mother would dress my sister and me for school in matching dresses. I rejected all things girly and wanted to wear only pan...

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5 Tips for After Five Dressing

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.”  I came across this saying on Pinterest this week and I really took it to heart.  Not only have I inadvertently been living by this motto ever since I can remember, but it a...

Is Lip Gloss a Feminist Issue?

Some women love it and others loathe it. For the former, it represents an adult candy land, a veritable potpourri of powder, paint, and perfume. For the latter, it represents a dreaded chore undertaken with gritted teeth and a ...


To Ink or Not to Ink: Tat is the Question

A few months ago, I took a quiz that was titled something like “How Millennial Are You?” One of the questions was “Do you have a tattoo?” For me, the answer is no. But in all truth, I love tattoos. I wat...

Cubicle to Cocktails

Happy Hour: From Cubicle to Cocktails

Happy Hours have been essential in my career, and not because I enjoy the occasional cocktail, but because they allow me to connect with co-workers or catch up with friends. It’s surprising how much you can learn about someon...

Flashback: 90210 in 2012 Fashion

I have a few “stuck in the 90’s” confessions to make before I begin this post: I’ve seen every episode of the original Beverly Hills 90210. I had (I believe it’s still in my parents’ basement...


3 Work looks Under $130

Shopping & Style Tips for the Budget-Savvy Fashionista

Have you ever been shopping and spotted a great pair of shoes, only to look at the price tag and realize that you would have to save for months in order to afford them?  Well it’s happened to me, and I’m realizing my eyes ...