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Posts by Madeleine Kim

Madeleine Kim is the Senior Brand Manager at M.M.LaFleur, where she started out as a stylist. She loves developing styling-focused content and creating newsletters that bring the M.M. community together.

7 Questions with Michele Gough-Baril, Founder of Iris&Romeo

December 02, 2022

7 Questions with Michele Gough-Baril, Founder of Iris&Romeo

The beauty brand founder reveals the worst career advice she’s ever received, the last text she sent, and more.

The December ’22 Power Casual Style Guide Is Here

December 02, 2022

The December ’22 Power Casual Style Guide Is Here

Seven comfortable but stylish outfit formulas to try this month.

When the Outfit Helps You Land the Job—and How Bottomless Closet Makes That Possible

November 23, 2022

When the Outfit Helps You Land the Job—and How Bottomless Closet Makes That Possible

“It doesn’t matter whether you’re applying for a junior or senior role. If you don’t feel confident, if you don’t feel like you look professional, you’re not going to get the job.”

Six Pieces to Donate, Resell, or Recycle—and the (On-Sale) Styles to Wear Instead

November 23, 2022

Six Pieces to Donate, Resell, or Recycle—and the (On-Sale) Styles to Wear Instead

Because that uncomfortable blazer is never going to stop being uncomfortable.

What to Eat, Drink, See, and Wear When You Visit Austin

November 18, 2022

What to Eat, Drink, See, and Wear When You Visit Austin

From breakfast tacos to outdoor adventures, here’s your itinerary for your trip to Austin.

What Sarah LaFleur Wears in a Week: Staycation Edition

November 18, 2022

What Sarah LaFleur Wears in a Week: Staycation Edition

Our founder and CEO shares the capsule wardrobe she’s wearing for her cozy week at home in Brooklyn.

The Millennial’s Guide to Etiquette

November 04, 2022

The Millennial’s Guide to Etiquette

I asked my Millennial peers what etiquette questions they had, then collected answers from friends and colleagues ages 26 through 39.

10 Pieces, 10 Outfits: A Fall Capsule Wardrobe Inspired by Paris and NYC

October 27, 2022

10 Pieces, 10 Outfits: A Fall Capsule Wardrobe Inspired by Paris and NYC

Meghan Donovan shares her timeless approach to fall style.

Eight Truly Terrifying Notifications and Their Horror Movie Equivalents

October 28, 2022

Eight Truly Terrifying Notifications and Their Horror Movie Equivalents

Warning: These texts, emails, and calendar invites will haunt you.

Meet the Stretchy Jeans That Perfectly Encapsulate Power Casual

October 21, 2022

Meet the Stretchy Jeans That Perfectly Encapsulate Power Casual

Plus, comfy yet polished outfit ideas for all seven colors.

Six Festive Party Outfits You Can Also Wear to the Office

October 21, 2022

Six Festive Party Outfits You Can Also Wear to the Office

I’ve never liked buying pieces that only work for parties. Instead, I take a more versatile approach to my wardrobe.

Get Inspired for the Season with Our Holiday Collection Lookbook

November 04, 2022

Get Inspired for the Season with Our Holiday Collection Lookbook

Cozy, luxurious styles for embracing calm days and prioritizing joy.

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

October 07, 2022

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

How to build connections without overdrafting on your energy bank.

Five Mix-and-Match Packing Lists for Fall Travel

September 30, 2022

Five Mix-and-Match Packing Lists for Fall Travel

Here’s what to pack in your carry-on, whether you’re headed to a work conference or a romantic getaway.

Q&A: Our Style Experts Answer Your Fall Fashion Questions

September 30, 2022

Q&A: Our Style Experts Answer Your Fall Fashion Questions

Real customer questions. Real expert answers.

Sai De Silva’s Capsule Wardrobe Is the Epitome of Effortless Elegance

September 23, 2022

Sai De Silva’s Capsule Wardrobe Is the Epitome of Effortless Elegance

As a mother and fashion expert, Sai De Silva is always discovering new facets of her style. The one constant? Comfort and polish are key.

10 Pieces with Hidden Talents

September 23, 2022

10 Pieces with Hidden Talents

A sweater that’s also a dress. A dress that’s also a jacket. These pieces contain multitudes, just like you.

Investing in Your Style Is an Act of Self-Care—and These 15 Pieces Prove It

September 16, 2022

Investing in Your Style Is an Act of Self-Care—and These 15 Pieces Prove It

We all wear clothes, so why not use your outfits as opportunities for self-care?

Are Trousers the New Jeans?

September 09, 2022

Are Trousers the New Jeans?

Three style experts weigh in on the casual trouser trend.

Thinking About Leaving Your Job? Here’s How Seven Entrepreneurs Decided to Take the Leap

September 09, 2022

Thinking About Leaving Your Job? Here’s How Seven Entrepreneurs Decided to Take the Leap

From inspiring books to unsupportive bosses, here’s what made seven women leave their day jobs to go it alone.

A Sneak Peek at Our Biggest Collection of the Year

September 02, 2022

A Sneak Peek at Our Biggest Collection of the Year

When you wear these pieces, you’ll feel like you’ve arrived—at a renewed sense of balance, at a turning point in your life, at your ideal Power Casual wardrobe.

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