Building Your Brand

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...

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...

Write a Great Cover Letter – CareerBuider Video

CareerBuilder.com isn’t just a great job search site, it also has fantastic practical tips for those looking for a job. I highly recommend subscribing to their YouTube channel for short, easy, practical tips like those in...


Words to Stop Saying – Never Ask ‘Does That Make Sense’

Have you ever been in a conversation and become incredibly aware that the person you’re speaking with is saying “like” every two seconds? Or maybe you’ve spoken to that annoying person who ends every sen...

Does Casual Dress Hurt Your Income?

In some ways, this is a no brainer – the person required to wear a suit to work probably makes more than the person required to wear a uniform. But Payscale.com breaks it down even further, showing us that it’s not ...

7 Ways to Wear Your Little Black Dress

I’ve posted numerous times about the LBD (Little Black Dress). You see, I live in the LBD. I have the LBD for event planning and execution, and more recently I posted about buying the LBBD (Little Black Business Dress), a...


25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!

I’m always that person who wraps the scarf twice and is done. Then, I look at those chic women on the street with their scarves tied in artful ways, and I think, “Why can’t I look like that?” Well, thank...

Makeup: Beautifies and….Successifies?

We all know makeup can beautify, but did you know if can also…..successify? Wait. Is that a word? Well, if it’s not, let me explain. The New York Times, citing the work of a clinical psychology professor from Harvar...

The Career Girl Wish List

With just 12 days until Christmas, I figured it would be a good idea to write the “Career Girl Holiday Wish List” – for everyone who’s shopping for that special career girl in your life, here are some of...


Black Tie Optional

Having worked in events for as many years as I did, my closet is full of “the little black dress.” I have wrap dresses, sheaths, sleeveless, long sleeve, 3/4 length sleeve, and more. But somehow, none of them can st...