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Archive for May, 2015

What to Wear: the Long-Line Blazer

I recently read a piece in Harper’s Bazaar that said to add a long-line blazer to an outfit for an instant style update. Not long after, I happened upon this great summer linen version at Banana Republic. I have a serious soft spot for chambray and it’s the perfect material for the warmer months of … Continue Reading →

Wardrobe Refresh

This time of year I always feel like starting fresh – the seasons are changing, flowers are out, great fruit is in the market, graduations are happening and many people are beginning new jobs. I’ve been talking to a lot of women who are either about to enter the workforce or are transitioning positions, so I thought … Continue Reading →

The One Item to Always Buy

My love affair with black and white is well documented on this blog. It’s a classic combo that is appropriate just about any time of year. Black and white print items are the one item I always buy when I see it. From skirts (like this one) to dresses (like this one) they are items I … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: to a Business Dinner

Business dinners can be an important piece of the work equation, but it can also be a tricky area. You want to connect in a different way than an office meeting allows, but you want to keep the feel professional and focused on any business you need to take care of. Early in my career … Continue Reading →

What to Wear: the Summer Suit

With warmer months ahead, I’m always trying to find ways to look and feel sharp for meetings that don’t involve a full suit. This is the second season I’ve had my eye on a vest blazer and finally decided to give it a try (started with a sleeveless trench in Shanghai here). I love how it makes … Continue Reading →