Pinspiration: Throw a Fabulous Last Minute New Years Party

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

If you haven't planned anything for New Years this year, IT IS NOT TOO LATE!  At the end of the day, it is the company you keep that makes it a good party so here are some  easy last minute ways to pull together a Fabulous New Year Party, then let me know how it goes! Here are some great ideas to get you started!  For the links to these pics check our Soworkweekchic Pinterest Page:

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Who What Wear: Fur

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Happy Holidays Professionistas!  One of the hottest trends for this season for all generations has been the faux fur vest and stackable jewelry.  Connie her got hers from QVC. QVC has a number of vests that you may like this season like these pieces from Rachel Zoes Line (1) or Wendy Williams (2).

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Tips on What to Wear for Date Night

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hey Professionistas! Recently my husband and I went on a double date with friends to Chima Brazilian Steakhouse and it was fantastic!   Chima's is definitely pricey but well worth it.  What separates this steakhouse from the rest for us is that the sides are just as good as all of the meat selections. So if you have a special night coming up and you want a place to celebrate then come try this great restaurant near Tyson's Corner, VA.  If you are fretting about what to wear on this hot date then here are a few tips to remember:
  • Color Me Beautiful: Don't be afraid to go for a sexy smoldering eye. It is easy to do, goes great with a nude lip and looks great in dim lighting. Also if you will be eating so a nude lip might be exactly what you need. The last this you want to do is reapply your lipstick color every few minutes. If you don't have a nude lip and you are looking for the right color, then look here.
  • Be Seen- Pull out your figure flattering dresses and show you beautiful curves. Grab the boldest color in your closet and dare people not to notice you on this special night. Not ready for a lot of color then grab a blinged out clutch and draw some attention. 
  • Layer on the Sexy- Grab a coat, blazer or sweater to stay warm as many of the date night places may be cold however be weary of covering up too much. You don't want too bundled up during dinner.
  • Soft to the touch- Don't be afraid to layer, like in this weeks style challenge, with textures like leather or cashmere. Touch can be a powerful tool so make sure  you are using it to your advantage.
What are your go to looks for date night?

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Who, What, Wear: Leather Lady

Friday, December 12, 2014

Who : Phylece LaVally CEO & Co-Founder of Fee La Vee Botanicals
What: Colorful leather/ recycled leather/ distressed leather
Where: Bernardo
Bag: Distressed leather- Culpeper leather artisan
Earrings: Tiffany’s
Sunglasses: Vintage Foster Grants
T-shirt- Calvin Klein
Skirt: Macy
Rings: Sundance

This professionista has really embraced the SWWC leather lady challenge and then took it up a notch by pairing fashion with passion.  Her botanical site Fee La Vee Botanicals is all about using natural products that are good for the environments so she took the leather challenge by wearing recycled leather products. From her shoes to her bag using all recoiled product vendors. How Cool! #swwcleatherlady 

SWWC STYLE CHALLENGE WEEK 11: How to Wear A Sleeveless Coat

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

This amazing multitasking piece paired with feminine staples makes this trend the look of the moment. Pairing this sleeveless piece with a leather blazer for this weeks SWWC Style Challenge Week 11: leather challenge was just one of the many ways to sport this great piece. If you have a sleeveless coat like this think about pairing it with:
  • a flowy blouse to soften the tailored lines of the coat
  • a large tote to add to the structured look with out being so stuffy
  • a cropped hem or skinny jean to help balance out and elongate proportions
  • a classic stiletto or heeled bootie to add polish 
How will you rock your leather? Let us know by #swwcleatherlady

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Friday, December 5, 2014

It is getting colder and the perfect time to add a few layers! So take this weeks challenge to try the boyish look!  Still wondering how to pull it off?  Check out this weeks Top 10 Inspirational looks from Pinterest for the #SWWC Style Challenge Week 10: Trying a Boyish Look.  Head over to the SoWorkWeekChic Pinterest site for your weekly pinspiration and make sure you email, instagram, tweet and Facebook your week 4 looks to us with the #swwcboyishlook, so your look can encourage other working women to challenge their work week uniform by joining the style challenge. 

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SWWC Style Challenge Week 8: Draw Attention to Your Face

Thursday, November 20, 2014

People often comment of the glowing skin and good completion and I have to laugh just a bit because they think it is me but it is really just my Mary Kay.  For years, I did not have great skin or a good completion but thankfully when I switched over to Mary Kay skin care and make-up products, it was the welcome break my skin needed.  I begin to quickly feel and see a big difference.  The skin care line I use everyday is the time wise miracle set. I totally love it.  The time wise set really started evening out my skin and I had far less break outs. The glow that you see on my head shots comes from my time wise luminous-wear foundation.  So weather you are posing for Facebook or Vogue, you want your skin to look its best so you have to treat it right.You use a good product consistently  Once you have your skin looking the way you want to, you will want to show it off so add a scarf to your look and the scarf will naturally draw attention to your face and your wonderfully glowing skin.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

IT'S SCARF WEEK LADIES!!! So grab your scarfs and wrap up like there is no tomorrow.  This weeks style challenge asks you to step up your look with your favorite warm accessory: SCARVES. Struggling on how to wear them or still needing some inspiration, then grab some style tips from a few bloggers that are leading the way in this area.

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