Weekly News Roundup

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Reminder to all those in or near Minneapolis — we’ll be at the Southdale mall in Edina from 1pm to 3pm tomorrow (at the Macy’s) to help AK Anne Klein and InStyle celebrate Corner Office Style. Please come out and join us! you can RSVP by calling 1-800-329-8667, or e-mailing [email protected]
– We also have another announcement — we’re partnering with Ann Taylor and InStyle to offer a one-hour career/life/whatEVER consultation to whoever wins Ann Taylor’s latest sweepstakes — enter here for a chance to win a Chic Wear-to-Work Wardrobe from Ann Taylor, and a Career Consultation with me!

The WSJ wonders what happens AFTER you splurge on that fancy handbag and then find yourself bored of it in six months.

NYT rounds up the best money sites on the web.  Meanwhile, The Simple Dollar suggests ways to incrementally decrease your spending — to make a big difference in your savings eventually.

The Productivity Pro suggests matching your tasks to your energy level.

Business Insider has a fun slideshow on how to network like a pro.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Ann Taylor
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins
– As well as our advertisers through BlogAds!

Weekly News Update

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Corporette Insider– As we may have mentioned, we’re doing an event series with AK Anne Klein and InStyleWe’ll be in New Jersey this Saturday, at the Cherry Hill Mall, from 2-4 — please come out and see us!   — you can RSVP by calling 888-622-9769, or e-mailing [email protected]

Hilary Clinton big hair– Ladies, the day you have waited for since the ’80s is here:  Big Hair is Back.  At least, so says the NYT(Pictured.)

Gothamist reports on how overachieving women will drink you under the table.  Amusingly, quite a few of you “liked” this item on Facebook — perhaps we should have a post on drinking and overachieving? (If so, what should the post focus on?)

HungryGirl rounds up some great snack foods for the office.

The Wall Street Journal reports on what a professional organizer can do for your clutter.  Meanwhile Real Simple advises on how to recycle anything.

– Monday’s guest-poster, Kalyn Johnson (who wrote about transitioning your wardrobe from winter to spring), was featured on LawShucks this week, telling about how she made the decision to leave BigLaw and become a stylist.  Meanwhile, former guest-poster LPC (who gave us advice from the hiring manager/VP level intended for young women just entering the workforce) is featured on fashion blog Already Pretty, advising how to add a touch of personality to an otherwise conservative office.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins
– As well as our advertisers through BlogAds!

Weekly News Update (And — Come See Us In Miami!)

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ak instyle corporette.indexed– As we may have mentioned, we’ll be heading to Miami this Thursday night (!) to help host an event at the Dadeland Macy’s with AK Anne Klein and InStyle. We’re so excited!! Posting will continue throughout the week, but we thought we’d do the weekly round-up today instead of Friday. If you’re near Miami, please come out and join us — you can RSVP by calling 305.662.3533, or e-mailing [email protected]

obama bruni-sarkozy.indexedRobin Givhan of the Washington Post has some thoughts on whether the fashion choices of Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy are an “international wedge issue.”

Zen Habits has some suggestions on how to simplify your workday.

– The good folks at the WSJ’s The Juggle ponder whether one should hire a CPA or go it alone for tax time.  (Our $.02.:  The only thing we got out of our tax law class was that there are a gazillion rules and exceptions to the Code.  Thus: We’ve been happy with our CPA for the past 7 or 8 years.)

Lifehacker seeks to perfect that mythical creature: the power nap.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins

Weekly Roundup

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tg– Tim Gunn, we love you so; even more so after you announce your hatred of Crocs.  (Hat tip: Jezebel.)

Fashionista advises folks what to wear if they’re told to “dress down” for a professional conference.  In semi-related notes, Jauntsetter advises women with unruly hair to splurge on an up-do for important travel.

Rare Vintage suggests great reading on fashion.  (They don’t mention our favorite book for fashion inspiration: The Power of Style, available in new and used copies through Amazon.com.)

Lifehacker ponders how to best cement a new business relationship, while Ms.JD advises how to network with women.

WSJ’s The Juggle wonders what the best way is to get a loud co-worker to quiet down.

Wisebread shares five creative ways to invest during a weak market.  If just watching is more your thing at the moment, The Simple Dollar rounds up nine great financial/business books.

Weekly Roundup

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– Hello, luxury — Lanvin’s designer was so inspired by Glenn Close’s character in Damages that he’s decided to make a collection focused on tailoring, and made in the same factories that produce Lanvin’s menswear. [Fashionista] (We studied Rose Byrne’s character’s outfits from the first season a while ago.)

Ms. JD has a great roundup of articles focusing on how female judges decide cases.

– This is hott — computer programs to help you organize your closet.  [Unclutterer]  Also, in techy tools — the best online sites for personal finance.  [WSJ]

– How NOT to network.  [The Thin Pink Line]

– Christina Binkley studies the importance of being ergonomic.  [WSJ’s The Juggle]

Weekly Roundup

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picture-6– Nancy, Beth, George, and Ned… these names would all be familiar to many of the women of SCOTUS. [Ms. JD] At left: we highly recommend this great little book, Nancy Drew’s Guide to Life (available at Amazon for $4.95).

– Don’t show your chest hair — and other rules on business casual dressing from one NY law firm. [Above the Law]

– Do female travelers have different needs than male travelers? [The Glass Hammer]

– Eight rules for outlet shopping… [The Chicago Tribune] We would add the following: don’t bother with “factory stores” — the clothes were never sold in the regular store, and are generally of a cheaper quality (but for almost the same price).

 

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