TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: The BIG Move

by Rachel Yeomans | February 9th, 2012

No I’m not in my six-month sublet…yet. Talk to me in 8 days, and I shall be! This was the big move that didn’t lead me to my apartment, it led my suitcases. Now, I have been incredibly fortunate to have so many wonderful friends to put me up before my sublet begins next Friday…. Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: Onward to Harlem

by Rachel Yeomans | January 30th, 2012

Almost a month in, and I’m definitely developing my sea legs – make that, “sidewalk legs”. I have moved out of my sublet in Murray Hill and now am residing on an air mattress in my dear friend’s studio in Harlem. One of the evenings I returned from a full day of work, walked up… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: Neighborhood Exploration

by Rachel Yeomans | January 21st, 2012

Ah, Saturday. I’m cozying up behind my computer, glasses on, and a mug of steaming tea in front of me. Working? Of course! I’m prepping for the recording of this week’s SpeakingOfFashion podcast – plus I’m slightly workaholic in tendency. However, I am also dutifully ignoring those open suitcases in my bedroom. My lease doesn’t… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: First In-Person Meetings

by Rachel Yeomans | January 11th, 2012

I am proud to say that I had my first two meetings these past two days! I know it seems silly, but working from home full time after having two days out of the office can be a bit trying. So on Monday I met with the CASHHIMI, the exotic handbag brand (you’ll be seeing… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: The First New York Weekend

by Rachel Yeomans | January 9th, 2012

So I have to be honest, my first New York weekend constituted a lot of recovery…I was tired! However I did manage to get certain things accomplished. First, I had to kick off my first Friday NYC happy hour with some margaritas. I met my amazing publisher, Tenisha Anderson of Qlix Magazine, at Zengo for… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: Finding the Neighborhood Coffee Shop

by Rachel Yeomans | January 6th, 2012

I decided to turn my first blog post about my move to New York into a series! I feel that if anyone moves for work, then it takes about a month to six weeks to adjust to life. For me, it’s until I settle into my long-term sublet on February 17th. So I’ll write this… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan – Moving for Work

by Rachel Yeomans | January 5th, 2012

So two days ago I boarded a flight with a one-way ticket. I brought three suitcases, one carry-on roller bag, and one very large purse duffel. Now, of course I can’t take the day off when I move across the country. Don’t be silly. So I rolled these three suitcases and threw the duffel over… Read more…

Monday Start-Up: TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan!

by Rachel Yeomans | October 24th, 2011
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For those of you who listened to our SpeakingOfFashion podcast yesterday, I have some big news for TheWorkingWardrobe. We’re heading to New York!!! We have some really exciting developments coming in January, including growing our business relationships in the New York area. That doesn’t mean we’re going to be ignoring Chicago. In fact, I’m putting… Read more…

Business Attire Assisted in a Prison Escape!

by Rachel Yeomans | October 1st, 2009

On the police scanners (now on Gothamist Newsmap), there have been multiple reports of an “escaped prisoner” from 100 Centre Street in lower Manhattan, which is the Criminal Court Building. Now it turns out that the prisoner escaped because he was dressed so well that he looked like a lawyer! Click here to read the… Read more…