Author Archives: Megan Broussard

Carrie Hammer Is Going To Revolutionize Your Work Wardrobe

Carrie Hammer Is Going To Revolutionize Your Work Wardrobe

If you haven’t heard of Carrie Hammer yet, we bet your work wardrobe has – and it’s going to be asking for her clothing line as a gift this season. Hammer, contributor to The Huffington Post’s style section and to StyleList.com, launched her self-titled, NYC-based clothing line CARRIE HAMMER in 2012 this year, delivering stylish professional wear to women with three versatile options: ready to wear, customization and made to measure. You can even choose the color, sleeve and length of your dress online. And, if you have a particular office environment, you can choose a dress that works for you, fitting your office dress code delivered in 3-4 weeks. Amazing, right? More »

BlogHer’s Co-Founder On Why The Term ‘Mommy Bloggers’ Doesn’t Do Them Justice

BlogHer's Co-Founder On Why The Term 'Mommy Bloggers' Doesn't Do Them Justice

Meet Elisa Camahort Page, co-founder and COO of the ground-breaking online network BlogHer, Inc., with its flagship conference Variety magazine calls the “ComicCon for women who blog.” Sure, she’s known as one of the fore-mothers of the term marketers love and many parent bloggers hate – “mommy bloggers” – but, as Camahort Page tells us, there’s much more to the site than that. More »

10 Tips From The High-Heeled Leader On How To Achieve Work/Life Balance

10 Tips From The High-Heeled Leader On How To Achieve Work/Life Balance

England-based Katie Day is a first-time author of The High-Heeled Leader: Embrace Your Feminine Power in Life and Work. She sat down with The Grindstone to talk about her mission to help women achieve confidence, assertiveness and self-belief. Working as a business coach and personal style consultant, she offers 10 tips for women looking to be the best they can be in life and work. More »

Chauvinistic Editor Told Movie Critic: ‘Stop Reviewing Films with Strong Female Leads!’

Chauvinistic Editor Told Movie Critic: 'Stop Reviewing Films with Strong Female Leads!'

Roger Ebert gave this story two thumbs down. In a recent article in the Chicago Sun-Times, Ebert featured a disgusting, yet true account, of a Buffalo film critic named Michael Calleri who was asked by former pig of an editor at the Niagara Falls Reporter, to stop reviewing movies with strong leading ladies, specifically Snow White and the Huntsman. More »

Kristen Stewart Is Spending A Ton Of Money On Revamping Her Reputation

Kristen Stewart Is Spending A Ton Of Money On Revamping Her Reputation

If you want to know how much it costs to fix a reputation, Kristen Stewart has a pretty good idea. The awkward actress, known for wearing t-shirts, skinny jeans, converse sneakers and messy hair, is making a costly fashion comeback to revamp her reputation as a stylish star and maybe along the way, a doting girlfriend. According to The Daily Mail, she has spent almost $40,000 on new threads. More »

Petraeus’s Digital Obsession Led To His Downfall

Petraeus's Digital Obsession Led To His Downfall

Here lies the perfect example of the dangers of digital addiction, a real problem apparently, and also a great addition to everyone’s favorite Alanis Morissette karaoke song. CIA Director David Petraeus has been criticized for his digital communication compulsion exemplified through rapid responses to all emails and social media messages sent his way – and his constant Googling of himself. More »