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The Morning Post: February 27, 2017

*** 1) How to fend off a mentor’s advances when they want to give more than advice. (Elle) 2) I cannot decide if this Mango tote with a metal handle is uber chic or uber uncomfortable to carry? 3) The exact minute of the day when you’re least productive (aka. “snack time”). (AOL) 4) Club Monaco has a delightful olive trench that I think I need.  Their Helek blouse is also high on the wish list.  Just check out those buttons. 5) Why being late is unacceptable. (LinkedIn) 6) I really want these Chloe scallop trim pumps. But at that price,…

Belle’s 2017 Academy Awards Recap

Another awards season has come and gone.  Trophies were handed out.  Speeches were made.  Tributes paid.  And had it not been for that little (aka monstrous) Best Picture incident with octogenarian Bonnie and Clyde, this would have been an Oscar ceremony like any other.  But since most of us probably haven’t seen any of the nominees, let’s get to the matter at hand, the dresses. I tried to make K watch the Oscar arrivals.  I would have had better luck making him watch Sex and the City reruns in Ukrainian.  So we watched The Walking Dead (apocalyptic zombies, I don’t…

The Afternoon Post: February 24, 2017

*** 1) Career Coach: How to find role models when you need them. (The Washington Post) 2) I bought these $26 Old Navy flats in pink and gold. They’re perfect for spring. 3) Speaking truth to “Big Dry Cleaning” about your smelly sweaters. (Racked) 4) This Talbot’s Mixed Dot Cardigan will fit into any work wardrobe. 5) How to write e-mail with military precision. (Harvard Business Review) 6) Early Spring Must Haves: A ruffled LOFT sweater. a cute Topshop water-resistant jacket. these Sole Society booties. 7) QB Jameis Winston told an elementary school class that girls should be “silent.” #GFY (Marie Claire)…

Fashion Beauty Queries: Vol. IV, No. Six

Short Bar Exam Update: Thank heaven that’s over, but for all of you ladies who might’ve been worried that I was going to pass the bar, get a fancy lawyering job, and abandon this blog for greener pastures, worry no more.  Because unless “minimum competency” includes running out of time on the essay portion, messing up the form of your performance test, and being shocked by how many ways they can test post-trial appeals on the multiple choice, I’ll be here a while longer.  And now, back to our regularly scheduled programming… *** Belle, What type of Hyaluronic Acid serum…