Today’s Coveted Working Look: Kate Spade Saturday Block-Pocket Satchel

by Jordan Zeman | June 20th, 2014

Dealing with hot and humid weather is annoying. What is even more annoying – and unpleasant – is carrying a heavy, sticky leather tote around. Whether real or faux, leather materials pressed against skin on a hot day can create a moat of sweat and their weight can cause straps to dig. Fill that bag… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Boots for the Commute

by Rachel Yeomans | December 27th, 2013

Commuting can be cumbersome not just for you, but for your footwear. Do you wear winter boots, rain boots or can you get away with stepping carefully still wearing your pumps? If the weather isn’t inclement, I usually try to wear a pair of flat boots, but my current pair from United Nude are getting… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: What’s Your Commute Playlist?

by Rachel Yeomans | April 22nd, 2013

My morning commute is filled with podcasts. On the way home however, I need music. There are times I just randomly shuffle my iTunes; otherwise I go straight toward my “Dance & Be Happy” mix on Spotify. Usually when I leave the office between 6 and 7pm, I need a bit of a pick-me-up. Here’s… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: The Morning Routine

by Rachel Yeomans | February 11th, 2013

So here is a snapshot into my New York morning routine. 8:30am – Wake up 9am – Really wake up 9:30am – Scan the New York Times and Twitter 10am – The work-day begins with email, all in the comfort of my pajamas Now, my Chicago routine. 6:30am – Wake up (no snooze button for… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Colorful Ballet Flats

by Rachel Yeomans | September 28th, 2012

Almost all of us have our standard black ballet flats in our closets, which we rely upon for many a commute or business casual day at the office. What if we added a bit of color to the scenario? Many of us wear all black anyway, so why not add a pop of yellow to… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: The Milly Market Tote

by Rachel Yeomans | August 7th, 2012

What are the contents in your bag when you commute to the office? Going through the checklist you start thinking: Wallet Phone Keys Laptop iPad/Tablet Makeup Office key Train card Lunch Umbrella … In other words, we need a hefty tote to carry these items. I have seen individuals carry back backs and *shiver* gym… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: Fashionable Walking Shoes

by Rachel Yeomans | May 14th, 2012

With winter, we are used to wearing snow boots to work and then transitioning into our pumps and heels into the snow-free zone of the office. Rain boots are similar during torrential weather. But with warm weather, we could actually wear our work shoes during our commute, but then we have blisters and sour backs… Read more…

Student Fashion: Adding Commuter Booties to Your New Work Wardrobe

by Rachel Yeomans | March 28th, 2012

By Jenn Bussell During my five-year stint in NYC I always marveled at the career women traipsing down 5th Avenue in five-inch stilettos, hailing cabs and sprinting towards Grand Central.  I attempted the walk-of-fame in heels many a time and always found myself conspicuously nursing blisters once in the office, each time thinking, “There has… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: The Commuting Routine. What’s Yours?

by Rachel Yeomans | November 28th, 2011
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Most of us have a morning routine that we stick to pretty stringently each workday. But what about the commuting routine? I worked for Sears Holdings Corp. as a Social Media Manager for about a year, and let me tell you that commute demanded more of a routine than any pre-work routine could muster! I… Read more…

Business Bonus Giveaway: CitySlips Luxe Gives Your Heels a Coffee Break

by Rachel Yeomans | October 18th, 2011

Wouldn’t you love to wear a pair of heels to that networking event tonight? But the only problem is that you have two other meetings, you have to run back to the office, and then go straight to the event…and you take public transit. I have a few pairs of ballet flats that I throw… Read more…