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What Is Business Casual?

Work environments are changing, so has our dress code.  But navigating the employee handbook terminology can sometimes be hard.  And then there's that awkwardness when you want to dress one way but feel it goes against the company vibe.  We've noticed the changes!  Our customers are asking for different work uniforms, they've come to us with the "deer caught in headlights" look when their company has gone to jeans optional and we know the importance of dressing for the career you want.  We've helped navigate countless women through career changes and fashion trends.  Just consider it part of our civic duty. Recently during a Jophiel Table Talk, we sought advice from the stylists about their approach to dressing for success in...

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1 Style 6 Different Ways.

Looking for the crisp and elegant new uniform? Running around in your yoga pants is so passé.  Let’s face it, if you don’t actually wear them to work out… should you be wearing them? For the next level of perfection, look no further than a polished shirt dress.  From a myriad of designers, the new shirt dress silhouette isn’t stiff and old, but actually a great number to throw over your leggings, a pair of pants or bare legs to show your tan.  It goes from the board room to the carpool line in either fluid silk and graphic prints to denim inspired or crash light for travel (yes wear a Peter O.Mahler crash light shirt dress for all season...

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High Collar Retro

Chokers seem to have arrested the fashion world's attention for good.  Whether you embraced the look when it came back in 2014 or are just now hot around the collar, there is one thing to keep in mind: these chokers are not like the hip mall stretch tattoo chokers of the 90s.  Photo Courtesy ebay You can get one on ebay these days for $.99, but why waste the dollar? Maybe you wore them, maybe you had kids who wore them.  I remember it felt like all of my girlfriends got to wear them, but my mom wouldn't let me.They looked so hot around the neck.  I can't say that I remember them that well, but I do remember thinking I...

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Confidently Dressing: Make It Your Own

Just because we work in fashion, doesn't mean each of us hasn't felt the pressure of dressing appropriately and feeling confident in how we look.  That is a challenge everyone faces!  To shed some light on the topic, we asked stylist Leah Strauss Grant a few questions about the power of style and where confidence comes from. Does the office culture at your work place affect the way you dress? Yes and no.  I think I’ve always placed a lot of emphasis on getting dressed in the morning, it is part of how I actively show up and work hard in life, and because I’m aggressive about living life fully I don’t shy away from wearing what I want to...

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