Speaking of Fashion: Fashion Week, Google Goes Shopping, Facebook Changes & the Conde Nast School

by Rachel Yeomans | September 24th, 2011

Rachel Yeomans of TheWorkingWardrobe and Tenisha Anderson of Qlix Magazine and Ten Style Media, Inc. discuss the ongoing fashion weeks, and Rachel gives a few cents from Social Media Week. They also discuss the changes within Google and Facebook, and Conde Nast goes back to school! Fashion Week, Google Goes Shopping, Facebook Changes & the… Read more…

Classrooms to the Cubicle: How to Adjust from College Lifestyle to the Workforce

by Rachel Yeomans | November 10th, 2009

Many college students just starting their new careers find themselves exhausted from the 9-5 and don’t understand why work is so much different (and often harder) than the academic school schedule. In school, college students could stay up until 2am (or later), enjoy sleeping in until 9 or 10 (or later) and design a schedule… Read more…

Reversing the Uniform Role: Dress Code for Teachers Could Help the Students

by Rachel Yeomans | October 13th, 2009

Read what Wendy Owen of The Oregonian says about the influence of a teacher’s dress on the student’s productivity. * * * Deb McGowan knows the power of clothes. She was among seven teachers from across the United States to win a fashion makeover this summer from Jones New York in the Classroom, which included… Read more…

Aeropostale Stays Strong for School

by Rachel Yeomans | September 23rd, 2009

The back to school season has recently swept through the country and causing retailers to cross their fingers hoping the students (and parents) will kick up their spending habits to make sure their children have proper dorm rooms and clothes for their return to college. That proved true with one teen retailer – yes, just… Read more…

Working the Job Fair

by Rachel Yeomans | September 14th, 2009

Usually advertisements for job fairs are straight forward–bring copies of your resume and wear business attire. That phrase is open to so many translations, any student’s head would spin. How many copies of your resume should you bring? What do you mean by business attire–does that mean a suit and tie or a polo and… Read more…

What do Lululemon Athletica and Charlotte Russe Have in Common? Their Private Equity Firm.

by Rachel Yeomans | August 25th, 2009

Today’s Wall Street Journal declared that Boston-based private-equity firm Advent International Corp. is going to buy out teen clothing company Charlotte Russe. The selling price: $380 million. This may seem a risky turnover considering the competition offered by Forever 21 and H&M, however as Advent boasts having the workout retail haven Lululemon Athletica in its… Read more…

Collegiate Fashion Goes “Back to the Future”

by Rachel Yeomans | July 30th, 2009

According to yesterday’s Business Wire, the collegiate “back to school” fashion is returning to the ‘80’s. With a little retail assistance, hopefully we won’t see our next working generation fully sequined with shoulder pads. In the article, Plato’s Closet director, Renae Blonigen, explains what trends she’s seeing in her Minneapolis store. * All American Denim… Read more…