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: 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…

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: Surviving the NYC Sample Sale & Taking in the Sights

by Rachel Yeomans | January 16th, 2012

To wrap up my first full week in New York, I had to do it with some style! I received a press release regarding a sample sale. And not just any sample sale – the very first AllSaints Sample Sale to be held in the United States! Now mind you, I have been to many… 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…