Topic: work wardrobe

The History Of The Pencil Skirt You Wear To Work In 8 Slides

The History Of The Pencil Skirt You Wear To Work In 8 Slides

Though you probably think women just favor the pencil skirt for work because it is slimming and professional looking, it actually had another purpose when it was first designed. The pencil skirt is an essential part of any professional woman’s wardrobe if not just a regular wardrobe. It accentuates the feminine shape while at the same time being quite conservative. It doesn’t allow for any high kicks (unless of course you are Angelina Jolie in a movie) but it does make you look like you are ready to do a job. We thought we would take a look at the history of this essential clothing item.
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The Founders Of Quincy Are Going To Help You Not Look Like A Corporate Drone

The Founders Of Quincy Are Going To Help You Not Look Like A Corporate Drone

The alarm goes off. You force yourself out of bed and drag yourself to the bathroom for a shower and to brush your teeth hoping that one of these things will automatically turn you into a morning person. It didn’t work. And now you are about to deal with your first big challenge of the day: What the hell are you going to wear to work? On television and in the movies people just magically put together these fabulous outfits and show up to work looking amazing. We all know it actually requires a lot of time and thought to put together the perfect work ensemble. You want to look professional but at the same time express your style, be fashionable and not go broke while doing it. You also want to be able to meet your friends for drinks after work and not look like a corporate drone. But that is really hard to achieve when you are running late, stuffing a Pop-tart in your mouth and haven’t had time to do laundry in a week. Luckily Alex Nelson and Christina Wallace started a clothing company that could help us with this problem. More »

The Afternoon Grind: Highs And Lows Of Starting A Business

The Afternoon Grind: Highs And Lows Of Starting A Business

• Refusing to settle part two. (The Hairpin)

• For or against dirty jokes. (Double X)

• The highs and lows of starting a business. (Women 2.0)

• Learn how to get your flirt on. (Third Age)

Herman Cain making inappropriate jokes. (The Frisky)

• How to live a meaningful life. (YouBeauty)

• Should you untag Facebook photos? (YourTango)

Melissa McCarthy had a spanx fashion disaster. (The Stir)

• Dream symbols that point to stress. (Divine Caroline)

• Does wearing revealing clothes hurt a man’s image as well? (HuffPost Women)

The Morning Grind: Co-Founders And Startups That Matter

The Morning Grind: Co-Founders And Startups That Matter

How women have grown in the past decade. (YouBeauty)

Works biggest cost. (HuffPost Women)

Dealing with a co-founder of the opposite sex. (Daily Muse)

Is plastic surgery right for you? (Third Age)

What kind of first impression do you make? (YourTango)

Herman Cain inspired ice cream. (The Frisky)

Make your own blouse. (The Hairpin)

How people are treated on Facebook. (Double X)

Creating startups that matter. (Women 2.0)

Amanda Knox about to make a great decision. (The Stir)

The most hilarious women right now. (Divine Caroline)

Your Rainy Day Work Wardrobe Guide From The Of A Kind Founders

Your Rainy Day Work Wardrobe Guide From The Of A Kind Founders

Well the West-coasters probably aren’t as familiar, but right now us East Coasters seem to be stuck in some sort of summer-to-fall-transition never-ending rainstorm and it is really annoying. Everyone was all ready to wear their adorable fall clothes but now it rains everyday and is still warm. We are showing up to meetings looking like wet rats because we thought wearing a bright yellow poncho would look dumb. Little did we know, you also look dumb when you are soaked or are sweating like a maniac because you have been wearing giant rain boots that don’t let your feet breathe. Well luckily Of A Kind founders Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo, are here to rescue us once again. More »