J.D. Luxe Fashion Truck: Gives New Meaning to the Pop-Up Shop

by Gloria Iseli | April 5th, 2013

Food Trucks have been a popular hobby for Foodies in the know in Los Angeles for years now, but the enterprising folks at J.D. Luxe Fashion have added a new twist: the Fashion Truck. Jordana Fortaleza and Tyler Kenney are the owners of this unique boutique on wheels. Mobile fashion is fast becoming a popular… Read more…

Designer: Stacy Ellen Rich of Heir Apparent Hand Sewn

by Gloria Iseli | March 29th, 2013

I had the pleasure recently to meet with Fashion and Costume Designer Stacy Ellen Rich at The Loved One in Pasadena, CA to take a look at her couture accessory line, Heir Apparent Hand Sewn.   TWW: How did Heir Apparent come about? I had a collection antique fabrics, some over 100 years old, that… Read more…

Conscientious Shopping for the Holidays

by Gloria Iseli | November 21st, 2012

Black Friday and the Holiday shopping season is fast approaching. The Working Wardrobe would like to give you a few tools to help you be a conscientious shopper. Free2Work is a consumer website that has developed an interactive rating system to help educate the consumer on companies forced and child labor practices from field to… Read more…

What I Wear to Work: Eric Before and After

by Gloria Iseli | November 8th, 2012

Who says that when you grow up and get a real job that you have to give up your favorite rocker look? For this week’s “What I Wear to Work” post, Eric shares two of his work looks in a before and after photo spread. We interviewed BOTH of Eric’s looks and let’s just say… Read more…

The Working Man: Hello Sir, That’s A Nice Bow Tie You’re Wearing

by Gloria Iseli | October 31st, 2012

Having grown up in the south, I seem to have developed an affinity for classic men’s fashion. A man in a well tailored suit or nice fedora always has a way of turning my head. To my surprise and delight there is a movement to reintroduce the bow tie into daily wear. I caught up… Read more…

Halloween Chic For Any Season: Dollybird Real Spider Web Jewelry

by Gloria Iseli | October 29th, 2012

Halloween is right around the corner, but you don’t need an excuse to wear these baubles. I fell in love with Dollybird’s real spider web jewelry. One of a kind rings and necklaces cast from natural works of art, no two are a like. They are perfect for Halloween, but I would wear them all… Read more…

Wardrobe Therapy: Personal Stylists and Why We Love Them

by Gloria Iseli | October 25th, 2012

In today’s working world there isn’t always time to shop or keep up with the latest fashions and if you’re like me, your working wardrobe could use a serious update. Well fret not more, Personal Stylist Crystall Benjamin to the rescue! Benjamin’s  job is to help her clients with what ever their styling needs are;… Read more…

Shop MYRTLE: The Modern Vintage with Whitney Bickers

by Gloria Iseli | September 13th, 2012

Sometimes in our lives we have moments of intense clarity. I know I had mine on a particularly sunny day in Chicago that sent me on a path that would change my life forever. Well, today I had the privilege to speak with Whitney Bickers, owner of MYRTLE, who after years of working in the… Read more…

Funky Meets Comfort: Interview with Shoe Designer Hiromi Dragonfield

by Gloria Iseli | September 7th, 2012

I recently had the pleasure to speak with Japanese shoe designer Hiromi Dragonfield about her line B by Aperire. Dragonfield designs her shoes in Osaka, Japan, then spends time at her Los Angeles boutique, The B Store (in Hollywood on Melrose). The store’s walls are lined with Dragonfield’s designs; which one could only refer to… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: The Exercise Meeting

by Gloria Iseli | August 16th, 2012

Summer is quickly coming to a close, so in an attempt to get outside and enjoy the great weather I propose trying on an Exercise Meeting.  We all know an important part to shaping a career is to build relationships. We do this by going out to drinks, coffee, and lunches to build connections; but… Read more…