A black Chanel caviar leather bag was a dream dream dream bag of mine. It was not just the name Chanel but the quality behind the name. I wanted a bag that could stand the test of time and the wear and tear that I give to the bags I use everyday for work and travel. I don't know about you, but the price tag of a Chanel scared me to death. In fact, I have never bought a "new" Chanel bag - I have always bought them pre-loved. If you have yet to find your favorite Chanel or just don't want to stomach the Chanel price tag, I found nine great quality, real leather, quilted bags in classic styles that can stand up to any road test.
New York Fashion Week February 2019 Recap featuring Ashley Graham, Christian Siriano, and Isaac Mizrahi
We had an amazing time at New York Fashion Week this February! I saw Isaac Mizrahi live, almost fainted when Ashley Graham walked the Christian Siriano runway and so much more. Check it all out below with our featured style and recap video of all the fun!
Often we set goals about saving money. I am no different this year. But without some tangible ways to save money, we can often get off track. I have found those small monthly bills can really add up - like Netflix for $9.99, iCloud storage $2.99, Pandorda $4.99....you get the idea. But we can stop the bleed! These are my top tips for reducing your monthly spend.
The life of a team or departmental manager is filled with lots of challenges to juggle, no matter what industry you may work. There are some common issues that managers will face again and again, and there are steps you can take to ensure you juggle these challenges efficiently and effectively. Below, we will take a look at some of the greatest challenges project managers face and give our insight on how you can tackle them with ease.
When doing business, we can feel the need to show that we are a total boss in the boardroom. We spend so many hour of our day at the office, solving problems, negotiating deals, and staying on top of our game in the work world. But, when we leave the office, do we really need to take this boss mode home with us?
Have you worked long days and nights hoping to succeed in your career, only to find it leaves you feeling unfulfilled? No matter how hard you may work to succeed at your job, often it’s not enough. After years in the field, you may find that your current career no longer excites or motivates you. Although it may be hard to admit, it may be time to start looking for a new career. It can definitely be hard to know where to start. First, we say listen to the newest Not Wonder Woman Podcast Episode on How to Successfully Change Careers and then check out our top four list of new careers paths for you to consider taking now!
Everyone looks at the new year with anticipation of achieving great goals. I often have every intention of sincerely following my New Year's Resolutions only to have broken every one of them by January 14th! Anyone else have the same experience? While we may have the very best intentions when we set goals, we can often pluck them out of thin air, they can be horribly vague, and they don’t really inspire us in any way. The goal of ‘losing weight’ is admirable but what does it actually mean? Do you want to shift belly fat, tone up, get fit for the summer, or train for a marathon? By being more specific and looking to the future with our goal in mind, we have more chance of sticking to it. Take a look at these three simple ways you can maximize your chances of goal success.
Can you believe that 2019 is here? 2018 has to be the fastest year on record! I have a goal of spending less in 2019 - so that means my clothing picks have to pull some double duty and that is exactly my plan for this post. I love picking out my New Year's Eve looks but always want them to be pieces that will take me well into the next year for events other than New Years! I view some of my picks as party wear staples - I have had some of these for years but they get used year after year. Check out all the new year's eve inspo outfits below!
If there is one thing that anyone working in the modern world can agree on, it’s the need to develop a good relationship with your boss. Your boss, after all, has a critical role to play in your career; they will play a decisive role on your opportunity to advance further in the company, or - if you decide to move on - they will usually be the most obvious choice for a reference. As a result, all workers have to carefully nurture their relationship with their boss, doing what they can to stand out, make a good impression, and be considered a vital part of the team.
Unfortunately, there is one scenario in particular that seems to make all of those things impossible: the times when you realize that your boss has made a mistake. There’s no denying that the realization your boss has done something wrong creates a sinking feeling. Even the most even-tempered of people dislike feeling rebuked, and most employees will fear the repercussions of having to do so when, as we’ve mentioned, the person who has made the error has such a crucial role to play in their future prospects. We give your our tips to getting through this sticky situation.
Nobody can afford to buy all of their clothes from high end fashion stores and all of your day to day stuff is probably cheaper. But it’s important that you invest a bit of money in some good clothes for business purposes. If you dress for success, you’ll feel more motivated and it’ll be easier to get ahead in your career. But high end fashion comes with a large price tag most of the time and you might not be able to afford it. Luckily, there are some simple ways that you can find great deals on high end fashion brands.
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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