Let’s Make Outfits

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Rather Than The Traditional Closet Purge, Let’s Make Outfits I don’t like closet purges for two reasons. First, in times of stress, I’m self-possessed to over-clean, later finding I forgot that a seemly insignificant t-shirt linked several outfits. Second, closets are meant to be used. Using my closet and wardrobe in a compressed period gives […]

Suit Up for a New Day

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We are all part of a global business makeover where video conferencing is now a central communication tool. Conveying confident professionalism is the goal and comes with practice. The following are ten ways to enhance professional appearance during video conferencing Get Ready Mentally – doing the work to gain clarity is foundational for pursuing our […]

Personal Style and the Career Search

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This interview was originally featured on the University of Washington’s Foster MBA program website. Why is the topic of personal style so important in the workplace now? The world of workwear is shifting. Where there used to be restrictive standards of dress, we currently have companies going with appearance suggestions.Now more than ever, we want to show […]

An Interview with Kathy Caprino, Finding Brave podcast

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in style, Style Signature | No Comments

Audrey recently joined Kathy Caprino on the Finding Brave podcast to discuss how to design your Style Signature. Watch the interview below. Highlights from the interview: Why it’s so hard for many of us to figure out our own style [3:10] What our work attire could be telling us [7:20] What is a “style signature” […]

How to Shop Like a Pro: Build a Wardrobe You Love

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019 in fashion, style, Style Signature | No Comments

Ask yourself these three questions before you purchase to build a wardrobe you love: 1. What’s The Look? Does what you’re about to buy work with several other pieces in your wardrobe making it a Basic? Is it outfit specific, only goes with that suiting, these pants or a specific top, making it a Bridge […]

How to Shop Like a Pro: Everyone Loves a Deal

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019 in fashion, style, Style Signature | No Comments

‘Tis the season for bargains! It’s the time of year to purchase low-use but high-impact items at great prices. Some categories to consider filling: • Suiting: You’ll find low prices on suiting or tailored separates. Look for an all season fabric, like worsted wool in an unusual, attractive color. It’s hard to remember someone if […]

How to Shop Like a Pro: Confidence, Please

Posted by on Jul 7, 2019 in fashion, style, Style Signature | No Comments

It’s morning, it’s you, your closet and it’s time to get dressed. You hate this part of your day. Your eyes sweep across all of it, from stuffed, to well organized or the bare minimum, not an outfit insight, even after all that earnest effort. Good enough is the norm, and that’s exactly how it […]

How To Shop Like A Pro: Closets are a Tool Box, Not a Junk Drawer

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in fashion, style, Style Signature | No Comments

Isn’t that the absolutely to-die-for shirt you needed, under that pile of clothes over there on that chair? Or better yet, in a floor-drobe pile? In fact aren’t all of these the ones you had to have? I don’t care what you do, but what you do is providing the funds for that pile of […]

MBA Resources

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 in business school, MBA, style, Style Signature | No Comments

RESOURCES Good Prices and Size Ranges, most have both women and men’s: Ann Taylor Banana Republic H&M JCrew Macy’s Mango Target TIBI The Loft Uniqlo Neiman Marcus Last Call https://www.lastcall.com/ For Men –Good Suiting Prices, shirts and business jeans Nordstrom Rack, Downtown 5th and Pine Good Shoes, men and women TheRealReal https://www.therealreal.com/ Online Consignment   […]

MBA – Interview Prep

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in fashion, job interview, style | No Comments

  Business attire confounds even the smartest people. With the availability of books, blogs and a running feed of professional apparel standards; you wouldn’t think that getting dressed would be as big of an issue as it is. Interview dressing is a blend of knowing yourself and your understanding of the culture you’re about to […]