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Archive for March, 2015

What to Wear: Black on Black

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I’ve talked a lot about layers over the course of the past few months – it’s like I watched a Sesame Street episode on Under vs Over…having had a long-standing love affair with cardigans, the realization that I could put a shirt on under a tank to create a totally different look has opened up … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: Scalloped Flats

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I recently met with one of the most stylish executives I know. She was wearing these incredible scalloped-edged flats. It’s very hard to find flats that look sharp for work – heels make everything look better! – but she pulled it off flawlessly, maintaining a polished, powerful look. [Side note: few of you know this, but I’ve … Continue Reading →

Seasonal Transition: Spring Layers

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Spring is a beautiful time of year – flowers blooming, days getting longer…but I find it one of the most difficult seasons to dress for. Because the weather is often still chilly, dark colors and heavy fabrics don’t make as much sense. That’s when layers come in handy. Adding a crisp white shirt under this lighter, … Continue Reading →

Lazy Bear Cold Brew Iced Coffee

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Especially if you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’m a huge coffee fan. The stuff just makes my days better. I don’t usually drink it at night, but recently at the end of our dinner at Lazy Bear in San Francisco, I couldn’t resist ordering their signature cold-brew iced coffee. Served in a beaker, it’s … Continue Reading →

Strategies of Successful People

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Throughout the course of my career, I’ve been lucky enough to spend a good deal of time with incredibly successful people. I’ve taken every opportunity to learn from them. Below are a few of the top strategies I’ve seen them employ. Hope they are helpful to you! What are the top things you’ve learned along your … Continue Reading →

Silicon Valley Guide: Palo Alto

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Coming to Silicon Valley, if you don’t know where to go, you might just end up experiencing strip malls and corporate office buildings. However, with a little planning, you can experience Silicon Valley as a magical place brimming with creativity, innovation – and the next start-up right around the corner! I recently spent the day with fellow blogger … Continue Reading →

11 Questions from Miss May

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Last month Justine, creator of the blog Miss May, nominated me along with a handful of other bloggers to share a bit about who I am. I couldn’t have been more honored! This kind of connection – from the other side of the world, nonetheless, is exactly why I’m excited to have this blog. Thank … Continue Reading →

MM.Lafleur Work/Shop Champagne Power Lunch

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I’ve been a fan of the brand MM.Lafleur since I first learned about them last spring – I’ve talked about them here and here. Their mission of helping career women look chick effortlessly spoke to me immediately. While in New York, Jenny and I were invited to join the team for a champagne power lunch at their … Continue Reading →

NYFW: Front Row at Badgley Mischka

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During New York Fashion Week, I was lucky enough to have a front row seat to the Badgley Mischa show. Being that it was my second show ever, I’ve now been completely spoiled! ; ) The thing about fashion shows is that they are incredibly fun. What never came through for me in the magazines or online … Continue Reading →