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The Solution for Sheer Tops

Let’s be real for a second: When was the last time you bought a blouse that was completely opaque?  2005?  During the recession, fabric quality fell through the floor.  Retailers claim that sheer is the “trend” or the “style”, but it’s just a convenient excuse to use cheaper materials.  What I wouldn’t give for an end to this nonsense, but until then, all I can …

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Nine Laundry Tips for the Aspiring Martha Stewart

We spend a lot of money on our clothes, so we have to maintain them.  Don’t risk losing your favorite sweater, jeans, or blouse to a laundry accident.  Here are nine tips that will help you channel your inner Martha Stewart and launder your clothes with the special care they deserve. Tip No. 1: Sorting Matters.   I didn’t separate laundry until I put a pair of jeans in …

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Seven Essentials for Organizing Your Work Bag

Old Navy Faux Leather Zip Top Bag ($30) 1. Agent 18 Macbook Sleeve ($19) // 2. Pure Copper Water Bottle ($22) // 3. Zero Gravity Earth iPhone Case ($26) // 4. Abbitt Leather Tassel ($36) // 5. Ivanka Trump Zip Pouches ($59) // 6. Graphic Image Notebook ($158) and Y Studio Brass Pen ($115) // 7. Clava Coin Purse ($28) *** While some companies like Dagne Dover and Lo & Sons understand that women need a work bag with pockets, pouches, and organization, most designers don’t.  So what do you do when you find a great bag, at a great price, that lacks anything resembling structure?  You organize it yourself.  Here are seven essentials for keeping …

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Winter Essentials for the Working Girl

When the winter months comes around, you should re-stock your office emergency kit.  You never know what mini-crises you might run into working 9-to-whenever-the-work-is-done.  A professional lady should always be prepared. The Laundry Room.  Spill coffee on your blouse?  Skirt clinging like a bad boyfriend?  You can’t have your carefully chosen outfit ruined by an unfortunate incident. I recommend keeping a Tide Pen for tiny spills, and …

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