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Career Style, Style | July 20, 2023

Work from Home Pants from Athleta

My mother is to blame for this.  Whatever anyone tells you about Terri — kind, generous, doting grandmother — she is also a pusher of athleisure wear.  Athleta pants and tops in particular.  And finally, after two years, she convinced me to buy a pair of wide leg, cropped pants “just to try.”

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Career Style, Style, Work | April 27, 2023

Work Dress Week: A Printed Sheath Dress

My work dress wardrobe has become a bit dark.  Lots of black.  Lots of navy.  So I thought I would add a great print in a work-friendly color palette to liven things up.

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Career Style, Style | March 13, 2023

Two Ways: Styling a Draped Blouse for Work

One of my wardrobe themes is choosing pieces that are basics with something extra.  A draped blouse takes a standard layering piece and gives a bit more.  Here are two ways to style it for the office, whether your workplace is casual or formal dress.

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Career Style, Style | March 13, 2023

Two Ways: Styling a Draped Blouse for Work

One of my wardrobe themes is choosing pieces that are basics with something extra.  A draped blouse takes a standard layering piece and gives a bit more.  Here are two ways to style it for the office, whether your workplace is casual or formal dress.

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Career Style, Style, Work | March 9, 2023

The Four Best: Blazers for Spring

I know, I know. I just said I need more casual clothes, but I spend most of my life at work, so I still need to refresh some items for spring.  Here are some blazers that caught my eye.

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Career Style, Style, Work | February 27, 2023

How Did I Become a Wearer of Pants?

For at least 15 years, I owned (but barely ever wore) a single pair of suit pants.  I wore dresses and skirts every day, even when it was below freezing.  So when I was doing laundry last week, I noticed a disturbing trend occurring in my hamper — there were no skirts, and only one […]

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Career Style, Style, Work | February 15, 2023

Career Style: A Pantsuit Good Enough for Gov’t Work

It’s difficult to find style icons who wear work-appropriate business suits.  When stylish people who aren’t lawyers or government staffers wear suits, they usually wear brightly colored or sparkly ones.  So when a bright start like Amal Clooney appears to make work clothes look chic, you embrace her fiercely.

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Career Style, Style, Work | February 15, 2023

Career Style: A Pantsuit Good Enough for Gov’t Work

It’s difficult to find style icons who wear work-appropriate business suits.  When stylish people who aren’t lawyers or government staffers wear suits, they usually wear brightly colored or sparkly ones.  So when a bright start like Amal Clooney appears to make work clothes look chic, you embrace her fiercely.

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Career Style, Style, Work | December 27, 2021

Monday Outfit: A Blend of Casual and Business

On some days, I wear a nice dress to work — usually when I’m meeting clients.  On Fridays or holidays, I wear denim.  But on the in-between days, I like to find looks that are relaxed business attire.  Looks that say lawyer, but one who works in a casual office.  This outfit is such a […]

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Career Style, Style, Work | October 18, 2021

Monday Outfit: A Business Casual Look for Hybrid Work

Next week, I begin hybrid work, meaning I can be called into the office for meetings any day.  This means that I need to up my daily attire a bit.  And this outfit makes use of some pieces that I already own to create a fabulous business casual look.

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Career Style, Style, Work | August 11, 2021

Two Ways: A Colorful Fall Cardigan

The ease of having a mostly black-and-white wardrobe cannot be overstated. I almost never have to think about my clothes in the fall-winter months.  But it does get a bit stale, and seeing the warmer color palettes many retailers are selling this season, it makes me think it might be time to add a bit […]

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Career Style, Style, Work | August 11, 2021

Two Ways: A Colorful Fall Cardigan

The ease of having a mostly black-and-white wardrobe cannot be overstated. I almost never have to think about my clothes in the fall-winter months.  But it does get a bit stale, and seeing the warmer color palettes many retailers are selling this season, it makes me think it might be time to add a bit […]

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