Event: StyleChicago’s “Cruise in Style”

by Rachel Yeomans | August 17th, 2014

On Thursday, July 31st, StyleChicago.com hosted “Cruise in Style”: a two-and-a-half hour cruise on Lake Michigan from Navy Pier aboard the Odyssey.  The event included complimentary cocktail drinks from ABSOLUTE and PERONI, a buffet styled dinner and dessert, DJ and dancing, and fashion from J.TOOR and RICORSO. We sent our interns Jessica Braun Gervais and… Read more…

Eugene is My Middle Name Launches at Scoop NYC

by Kate Jacobsen | October 31st, 2012

  Last Wednesday kicked off a week chock full of events, seminars and hours upon hours of work – both in retail and in the office – leaving almost zero time for writing. Catch-up begins now. To jumpstart my crazy week, I helped Scoop NYC and Laura Ellner of On The Racks celebrate the launch… Read more…

Gurjot New York and 85 Broads Fashion Show

by Rachel Yeomans | August 7th, 2012

It’s not every day you hear about a fashion show for working women that showcases real working women! Late last month, Gurjot New York, a custom luxury work wear brand, and 85 Broads Power Circle hosted an event at Manhattan’s Core Club. It consisted of everything you expect from a business event (and more): Networking,… Read more…

Summer Workwear, Summer Cocktails, Summer Reading and a Grand Summer Fête!

by Rachel Yeomans | June 7th, 2012

Working in the summer is one thing. Business travel in summer is another thing entirely. Grab a mojito and create your dream work wardrobe for the warm months ahead – whether on the subway or crossing your fingers for WiFi on the plane. Order the Mémé LAFLEUR pre-launch collection at 10% off, discover drool-worthy bags… Read more…

Cheeky Chicago and Peroni Italy Presents: The Real People of Style

by Kate Jacobsen | April 3rd, 2012

On Thursday, March 29th I had the privilege of attending Cheeky Chicago‘s 3rd Annual Spring Fashion Show entitled The Real People of Style at the 900 North Michigan Shops. The show featured eight of Chicago’s most fashionable tastemakers that showcased the latest spring trends, curated by Evolve Productions. Market Bar & Grill was on hand… Read more…

Thread Lounge & TheWorkingWardrobe Event: Having Fun With Work Wear

by Rachel Yeomans | December 21st, 2011

What an amazing night it was! Between 6 and 8pm last night at Chicago’s Thread Lounge, people mixed and mingled while noshing on nibbles, sipping white wine, and shopping for fun work wear at the official event, Thread Lounge & TheWorkingWardrobe Present: Having Fun With Work Wear! I arrived early with my lovely PR Manager,… Read more…

Speaking Of Fashion: Interview with Colleen Schmidt of Thread Lounge

by Rachel Yeomans | December 17th, 2011

We have a special treat for you this week! Colleen Schmidt – the woman behind the fantastic Thread Lounge boutique – was gracious enough to Skype in for an interview! The inspiration to interview Colleen came from the event I am co-hosting with Thread Lounge on December 20th. And I’m so glad she agreed to… Read more…

The Working Reading List: Working the Business Event from Work Wardrobe to Work Etiquette

by Rachel Yeomans | December 16th, 2011

Happy Friday! We hope that your week is wrapping up well, and you’re gearing up for a fantastic weekend. Here is our weekly wrap-up and recap of what we’ve been reading on business and business fashion throughout the interwebs. This week we’ve been talking about another timely topic: business events spanning from work wardrobe to… Read more…

On the Job: Interview with Colleen Schmidt of Thread Lounge

by Rachel Yeomans | December 12th, 2011

Throughout my musings on TheWorkingWardrobe, you may have come to realize that I truly value creativity in clothing, and shopping local. In preparation for an event I am hosting with Thread Lounge (a fantastic boutique in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood) on December 20th that combines both, I wanted to share what Thread Lounge is all… Read more…

Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show at Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique

by Kate Jacobsen | November 28th, 2011

By Kate Jacobsen Can anything get better than cupcakes, wine and shopping all in one event? I am convinced not. I was in pure ‘bliss’ a few weeks back when I attended the Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show at Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique in River North. Cake Plate Boutique co-owners Linsday Kroll and Paige Smith… Read more…