Your hard work and years of education have finally paid off! You received your first job offer and happily signed the dotted line to become a part of the “Real World.” Now that you are ready to begin your career, keep in mind that you should look the part. When it comes to dressing for the workplace, there are typically three style personas: The Classic, The Trendsetter, The Blissfully Ignorant.
Wouldn’t life be more pleasant if it was as easy to balance as a Libra scale? Home and work, two sides, you put the same amount into one as you do into the other and there’s perfect balance. That doesn’t sound correct, even in the perfect world. Try adding a new baby to that equation. Life is full of options and choices that affect how we balance and manage our time. I’ve found that the best way to add some sort of stability is to break it down into three steps: prioritize, compromise, and improvise.
Unless you live in sunny Southern California or South Florida, right about now you are preparing for a dip in temperatures. With that dip comes a slight wardrobe change. For some in further northern latitudes that slight change is more drastic. When it comes to winter style tips, you can live by three rules: stay color neutral, layer when possible and invest in some nice boots. Follow me as I explain why winter is my favorite time of the year. (more…)