2012 Not-Hot List: The top 10 trends that should NOT have been

One of my resolutions for 2012 is to be more personally active with blog post while showing a bit of my personality as well (hope you’re ready). I have a tendency to be a bit passionate when it comes to hideous trends therefore this post is not for everyone (sensitive ones/violators). ****Disclaimer #1: If you […]

Five Fast Ways to Improve Your Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal relationships are formed in everyday social and cultural environments. These environments include family, friends, organizations, neighbors,employees, and co-workers. The following five tips can help you develop a more positive attitude when interacting with people you see everyday. 1.      Don’t condemn or criticize others  Instead of telling people they are doing something incorrect, say, “What […]

Skills to Thrill in the Workplace

You may think you are ready to work, but being ready is not enough these days. Employers not only want people who are work-ready, but they need people who know how to work. Workplace skills increase productivity and your chances for a promotion. The following are skills you need at a potential or current job: […]

Finding Your Flare

You are at home, relaxing in front of your television. A commercial pops up with dancing models who are singing about how beautiful and lean they look in their flares. Your first thought may be, “What? Flares are back?” Soon after that thought, the long and lean lyrics continuously playback in your head. Do flares […]

Make-up and the Boardroom: Will wearing make-up earn you more?

It is important to show your company and your colleagues that you care about how you represent them, physically. Women who wear make-up generally get better jobs, quicker promotions, and a pay increase (Times Online UK). The way that you physically present yourself is the packaging of your personal brand. Whether you like it or […]

Just because it zips doesn’t mean it fits!

Fit should always be the primary factor in garment selection. No matter how gorgeous the dress or how sharp the jacket, if it does not fit properly you may as well leave it on the rack. Despite knowing how important fit is, many of us go to the register time after time and purchase things […]

Before You Click Submit: Job Seekers and Social Networks

The heat is on! There are millions of job seekers searching and competing for new career opportunities this summer. Not long ago, job seekers mailed cover letters, resumes, and work samples to potential employers in hopes of landing an interview. Now seekers can submit their materials online to potential employers from the comfort of their […]

Summer Essentials: The LWD

With temperatures hovering in the 70s, and reaching the 80s in some parts of the country, spring is on its way out and summer will soon be here. Nothing is more appropriate for the slew of cocktail parties, rooftop events, and summer soirées that fill your calendar this season than the LBD’s cooler step-sister, the […]

5 Spring Essentials for Men

Spring is here, summer is only a few weeks away and being the well dressed gentleman that you are, the search is on for the last few pieces to round out your summer wardrobe. Never fear, we have the five essential items you need to make it through a summer filled with weekends with the […]