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    25 Things a Professional Woman Should Never Wear

    We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn't matter. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on the caliber of their work. Unfortunately, that's not how the world works. How you choose to dress each morning *reflects how you feel about your job* – that you take your position seriously, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Do Heels Belong at Work?

    Do Heels Belong at Work?
    Blog post originally appeared on savetheassistants.com. The British Trade Union Conference has suggested that stiletto heels should be banned at workplaces in the United Kingdom. While I’m not more on Team Ballet Flat than Team Stiletto, I’m not usually interested in creating office dress codes. This one, though, is kind of interesting - the proposal isn’t about telling women how to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    6 Nasty Things Lurking in Your Cosmetics

    Quick disclaimer: We are patently against fearmongering, so don't anyone start panicking. That being said, when you look at some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and body-care products, it raises some serious questions of the "How is that even possible?" variety. Well, here's how: The cosmetics industry is self-policed, operating with very little regulatory oversight. As such, it is ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Risky Fashion Trends and How to Wear Them

    5 Risky Fashion Trends and How to Wear Them
    It's so easy to be seduced. You pass by a store window and see lust-worthy fashions that are calling — even screaming — your name. At that point, consider putting your hands over your ears and repeating, "Not listening. Not listening." Here's why. Some of the most popular styles for fall and winter should come with warning labels: Exercise extreme caution! ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Is Your Youthful Appearance Affecting Your Career?

    Is Your Youthful Appearance Affecting Your Career?
    Pamela LaTulippe still recalls the day 10 years ago when she walked into a client's office and got a stinging reminder that she looked much younger - and to some, less credible - than her 25 years. "The general manager looked at me, and the first thing he said was, 'How old are you?'" says LaTulippe. "I didn't answer with my ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Zen and the Art of Holiday Party Dressing

    Zen and the Art of Holiday Party Dressing
    Writing on the Huffington Post, Friend of STA Brooke Moreland deftly breaks down the main types of holiday party outfits, what they say about you, and what others will think of you for wearing them. Here are a couple of highlights: * The LBD: You think it’s timeless, everyone else thinks it’s safe and predictable. They’re also all wearing LBDs themselves. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Dos and Don'ts of Summer Office Attire

    Dos and Don'ts of Summer Office Attire
    Those hazy, lazy days of summer can make a business suit feel as comfortable as a suit of armor. Fortunately, you can make a professional statement and still beat the heat with these tips. How Casual Is Summer Business-Casual? Even some of the most formal workplaces — such as those within the financial and legal industries — now institute a "casual ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers

    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers
    Have you ever arrived at work and realized you forgot something small, yet critical, at home? Like your I-must-have-it-everyday-or-I’ll-die chapstick? Well, here is AdminSecret’s list of office essentials, must-have supplies to stash away at your desk to help you avoid those minor panic moments in the future. [photo:12935] Beauty Supplies Dry Shampoo Available in spray or powder forms, dry shampoo will ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz
    We created the Fashion IQ Quiz to test how much you know about all things fashionable. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Fashion IQ Quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) You’ll get your Birkin ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    7 Ways to Fight Office Flab

    7 Ways to Fight Office Flab
    A growing concern for us working women: job-related weight gain. Not to mention cubicle-induced achiness, anxiety, lethargy, and dehydration. But listen up, ladies: you don’t need to quit your office job to stay healthy and happy. Here are seven ways to reverse your cubicle woes and greet the evening with energy to spare. 1) Put Your Glutes to Work There’s a ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?

    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?
    Why do we love shoes that hurt us? In the workplace, heels are seen as a marker of professionalism. It's why so many of us come to work in our sneakers, flip flops or flats only to change into a pair of high heels upon arrival. We choose comfortable, wearable shoes to get us from point A to point B (smart!), ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Barack Obama Inspires Milan Men's Runway Styles

     Barack Obama Inspires Milan Men's Runway Styles
    MILAN, Italy - The latest "first" for Barack Obama comes off the Milan runway. Calling the U.S. presidential hopeful "the man of the moment," Donatella Versace dedicated her Spring-Summer 2009 collection presented Saturday evening to Obama, creating a style she said was designed for "a relaxed man who doesn't need to flex muscles to show he has power." Chatting with reporters ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer

    Sneaky Ways to Stay Slim this Summer
    By the time June arrives, I’m ready to get outside whenever and however I can. My usual activities—whether I’m reading a book or fitting in a workout—are exponentially more enjoyable in the fresh summer air, beneath the warm sun (as long as it’s not too hot, of course). All winter long, I trudge through my cardio routine, avoiding the rain and ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    I'm hurt and lost: Haunting web message of the supermodel, 20, who threw herself from her 9th floor New York flat

    I'm hurt and lost: Haunting web message of the supermodel, 20, who threw herself from her 9th floor New York flat
    Supermodel Ruslana Korshunova wrote a series of heartbroken internet messages about love in the weeks before she leapt nine floors to her death. The striking beauty from Kazakhstan appears to have left no hints to her closest friends that she was depressed, let alone suicidal. But her internet poems and postings reflect an inner torment sparked by a lover, with her ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Where Do You Find Affordabe, Cute Work Clothes?

    Where Do You Find Affordabe, Cute Work Clothes?
    Since their job is so visible — to people inside the company and customers — Administrative Assistants need to look their best at all times. You're representing your company, right? So how do you manage to look great without earning a CEO's salary (yet!)? Got a tip on a great store or a classic style that doesn't break the bank? Share ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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