Designer Profile: Soul Carrier

by Jessica Braun Gervais | October 16th, 2014

I hate commuting. Three to five days a week, I pack an overstuffed bag (sometimes two) and embark on the two hour journey from Wisconsin to Chicago.  Being away from my home for almost ten hours a day forces me to stuff my life into a purse, and I know I’m not alone.  I see… Read more…

Shop Emerson Fry: Quality Fashion Made In The USA

by Emma Klug | October 15th, 2014

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a large issue in the fashion industry today is the lack of quality when it comes to design and the way clothes are made. With the love for fast-fashion retailers at an all time high, it can become difficult to see that although owning a large amount of… Read more…

Milan Fashion Week Trend Round-Up For The Workplace

by Tracy Layden | October 11th, 2014

Hello 1970s! Milan Fashion Week was all about the organic, relaxed vibe. Flared pants, neck scarves, suede, fringe, ponchos, tie dye… we saw it all! Flared trousers with tucked-in shirts, both in bright colors, create a long and lean silhouette that make your legs look miles long. Patterned neck scarves bring all the attention up to… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Cuyana Fall 2014 Collection

by Anne Dreshfield | October 8th, 2014

If there is anything I’ve come to love since working in San Francisco and the tech industry, it’s startups that are challenging the status quo, whether it’s in social networking, payments, education, and even fashion. A small company called Cuyana, whose office is just blocks from my office, is doing just that. Their tagline, Fewer,… Read more…

Designer Profile: NOMAD by Tess Johnson

by Emma Klug | October 7th, 2014
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With my recent post on the Timbuk2 Walker Laptop backpack and my ongoing obsessive search for my future backpack, it’s safe to say that backpacks have captured my attention as of late, which is why I was so excited when I got the opportunity to speak with Tess Johnson, the designer behind the NOMAD backpack…. Read more…

London Fashion Week Trend Round-Up for the Workplace

by Tracy Layden | September 29th, 2014

London fashion week had a decidedly casual and ready-to-wear vibe – the looks can translate directly to your closet! A notable development: designers and the front-row VIPs have decided flats are the way to go this season!  That’s good news for those of us who have  long walks on the commute to work. We saw… Read more…

Shop Need Supply Co.: A Lookbook Lovers Best Friend

by Emma Klug | September 23rd, 2014

Online shopping often gets a bad rep for not being the best shopping experience. Compared to brick and mortar shopping trips, online shopping doesn’t allow you to feel the fabric of the clothing, try it on before you buy it, or interact with sales associates who can often offer good advice while purchasing decisions. However,… Read more…

Shop The Mode Collective: Fashion-Forward Footwear

by Emma Klug | September 19th, 2014

Shoes are my absolute favorite fashion item. Whether it’s a fresh pair of heels, loafers, flats or boots – a new pair of shoes can easily upgrade an entire outfit and change my attitude for the better. There’s nothing like the feeling of finally finding the perfect shoes, the ones that can complete an outfit… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Altuzarra for Target

by Tracy Layden | September 18th, 2014
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We admired his looks at New York Fashion Week, and now we can have his designs in our closets! Target just debuted their limited-time collaboration with designer Altuzarra. The luxurious, nearly 50 piece collection has everything from outerwear to accessories to lingerie. The pieces are to covet and the prices are a steal! The collection embraces… Read more…

Designer Profile: Of Mercer

by Jessica Braun Gervais | September 17th, 2014

When it comes to the professional workforce, it’s no secret that women are faced with challenges; but putting together a wardrobe that is appropriate, stylish and affordable should not be one of those stresses.  Dorie Smith and Emelyn Northway, co-founders of Of Mercer, couldn’t agree more, which is why they have developed a clothing line… Read more…