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Work Wardrobe

Our Antidote to the Dreaded Office Air-Conditioning

I’m one of those women who is perpetually cold. You would think this would be difficult in the winter, but I actually find it to be more challenging in the summer when you have to be prepared for two temperatures at all times. There is the scorching hot DC weather, with temperatures that get stuck in the 90s. And then there are the buildings with the air conditioning blasting around 58 degrees all summer. In July, grocery stores become my worst nightmare. Are you like me? Do you keep heating pads and sweaters at your desk? We find that most women keep …

Work Wardrobe

Working Women of DC Rejoice, MM.LaFleur is Here

. Do you remember when I went to the MM.LaFleur pop-up shop at the Jefferson Hotel?  Exactly a year ago, I set up an appointment to try on some of my favorite offerings from the online shop. I was beyond impressed with the quality and fit of the clothes. While there, their stylist mentioned that they were looking to set up a permanent DC location (because let’s be honest, no other city so desperately needs attractive professional clothing). And on March 15th, after eight pop-ups in DC, they’ve opened the showroom at 1424 K St NW, one block from the McPherson …

Mommy Fashion

The Best Work Outfits for Breastfeeding Moms

Getting dressed for your first few months back at work post-baby, especially if you are breastfeeding and will need to pump at work and feed as soon as you get home, can be a HORROR. But it doesn’t have to be. MM Lafleur, one of our favorite fashion brands, has gathered together a group of their most breastfeeding and pumping friendly tops and dresses. Hallelujah! Here is a sneak peek of their great post but we suggest you click through and read on. Enjoy! Happy Shopping! . . MM.LaFleur Austen Tunic, $190 . . MM.LaFleur Katerina Dress, $295 . . MM.LaFleur …

Seasonal Trends

Spring 2015 Trend #3: All Tied Up

This spring, designers found inspiration from the east. Obi belts were seen around the waists of models at Dior, Celine, Alexander Wang, Marni, 3.1 Phillip Lim, and more. An Obi, which translates directly to “sash” in Japanese, is the belt typically seen around kimonos and karate gis. Think of artfully tied ribbons around your vests, coats, dresses, and tops. Not only is the obi belt a super interesting accessory, it also flatters your waistline giving you the appearance of an hourglass figure. See for yourself why Vogue calls these belts the “ultimate power dressing for spring.“ . 1. For the Beginners …