Monday Start-Up: Breaking the Rules of Business Travel

by Rachel Yeomans | March 18th, 2013

“Oh I always check my suitcase!” My mentor and previous manager said this to me during a business trip we took together years ago. I was speechless. bubbo.etsy.com / Foter.com / CC BY-NC Being on an airplane at least twice each week, I was the individual with the carry-on suitcase that never quite got completely… Read more…

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan: Suitcase and the Subway

by Rachel Yeomans | February 5th, 2012

This weekend was a bit of an adventure for me. I left my friend’s homey abode in Harlem to venture to Park Slope in Brooklyn to stay with my dear friend and his two roommates. I departed my friend’s studio, took my suitcase, shoulder bag, and shopping bag down her four flights of stairs and… Read more…

Today’s Coveted Working Look: The Business Traveler Toolkit

by Rachel Yeomans | January 30th, 2012

Considering that I’m now into “convenient yet effective business traveler” mode, I found myself immediately drawn to the concept of a fold-able carry-on suitcase. Carried by the Parisian retailer, Lipault, this rolling suitcase (available in very cute colors by the way), can be packed into a plastic bag similar to that of a comforter or… Read more…

With Travel Restrictions Being Lifted, My Business Travel Accessories are Ready to Come of Age

by Rachel Yeomans | November 14th, 2009

Planning my travels for the holiday season has brought me back to the pre-economic turmoil of unlimited business travel. My company has promised that travel restrictions will be lifted come New Year’s, so I’m trying to gear up for frequent business flyer travel once again. I became an expert business traveler about two years ago… Read more…

Forbes Woman Walks You Through Perfect Packing Process. Business Travel in Style and Ease

by Rachel Yeomans | October 14th, 2009

You know you won’t need half the stuff in your suitcase. The next time you travel, pack lighter and pack smarter. Here’s how. “There are only two types of luggage,” says Doug Dyment. “Carry-on luggage and lost luggage.” Dyment is a former computer technician and creator of OneBag, a travel blog that offers advice on… Read more…

What a Professional Should Pack for Alumni Weekend. Solve the Puzzle through PlanTheDay.com

by Rachel Yeomans | October 1st, 2009

Epic Storyline: a young professional returns for her alma mater’s alumni weekend. Debauchery is sure to ensue when she is reunited with her sorority sisters. But what does she pack for a weekend of smoky bars and themed keg parties? Click here to read what PlanTheDay.com says would be a perfect suitcase fit for taking… Read more…