Archive | May, 2016

Les Lunes Winning Little Black Power Dress Review

When Paris based Les Lunes asked me to review their Gambetta dress, I immediately agreed.  Why?

It inspires me that Les Lunes is committed to helping strong women feel comfortable and confident in the boardroom through apparel.

The dress arrived. I got busy. A couple months passed.

I have to tell you, every time I wore this dress I received numerous compliments.

The doleman sleeves make this dress roomy under the arm. The fabric is soft, and forgiving to wear. Continue Reading →

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3 Amazingly Versatile Little White Work Dresses

“Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone”, says Robert Allen.

These are words to live by. So I’ve made some changes.

But it’s only been a week, and I already miss styling at Nordstrom Tysons Corner! I’m missing all the cool: the people, the products, the service.  And the customers were the highlight- so much fun to play with!

Then the aha moment came.

I can be part of the Nordstrom family here too.  So, please come into my dressing room.

Let’s talk about little white dresses.

Because everyone needs a little white dress for summer! You can take yours to work, weekend, and even on vacation. So many possibilities! Here are three I love:

 

1. Fit And Flare –  This Theory dress can easily be worn to the office with a blazer, or with a  jean jacket for casual Friday and weekend.

Dress it up with wedges and pumps or dress it down with sandals, elevated sneakers, or even classy flip flops. Continue Reading →

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Finally a Mother – Former Lehman’s CFO Erin Callan Is Not Leaning In

Erin lost herself in career, and what saved her in the end was finally becoming a mother.

Every ambitious woman can relate to Erin Callan’s story

Erin Callan, former CFO of Lehman Brothers, and highest ranking woman on wall street during the financial crisis in 2008, gave up her personal life in order to get to the top of the male dominated financial industry. 

Erin shares her experiences in her new memoir Full Circle.

Erin had a male dominated “no interference” approach to work. She saw having a child as an efficiency challenge. She even started on the adoption route once at age 39, not because she couldn’t conceive but because she would not be out of work for more than a couple of days.  At the time what she saw was that children and family did not slow down, or make any of her male colleagues lose focus. Continue Reading →

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