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Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

October 19, 2017

Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

This one goes out to everyone who ever picked up a parent’s briefcase and pretended to “go into the office” as a child.

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

October 11, 2017

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

Amanda Nguyen created the “menu” to manage stress while advocating for the civil rights of sexual assault survivors through her nonprofit, Rise.

High Definition: The Story of Our Fall Collection

September 22, 2017

High Definition: The Story of Our Fall Collection

MM designer Miyako Nakamura shares her inspiration for your fall wardrobe.

Portmanteaux for the Purposeful Woman: A Video by MM.LaFleur

September 19, 2017

Portmanteaux for the Purposeful Woman: A Video by MM.LaFleur

Dresspect. Sexistential. Caffiend. This fall, we’ve developed a new lexicon for the professional woman.

Introducing Our Noble Knit Capsule Collection

August 28, 2017

Introducing Our Noble Knit Capsule Collection

The most luxurious knit dresses you’ve ever tried on.

See Our Pre-Fall Collection in Action

August 15, 2017

See Our Pre-Fall Collection in Action

Behind-the-scenes video, plus styling tips from our designer.

Meet the Doctor With a Side Hustle—or Three

August 11, 2017

Meet the Doctor With a Side Hustle—or Three

Dr. Raj has never been satisfied doing “only one thing.”

5 Women on Finding Their Signature Silhouettes

August 04, 2017

5 Women on Finding Their Signature Silhouettes

5 MM employees on their go-to shapes and how to style them.

Tara Sorensen Is Defining the Next Generation of TV Watchers

August 04, 2017

Tara Sorensen Is Defining the Next Generation of TV Watchers

TV executive Tara Sorensen on what all the kids will be watching next.

Sabra’s CEO: Why Taking a Year Off Work Was Great for Her Career

July 28, 2017

Sabra’s CEO: Why Taking a Year Off Work Was Great for Her Career

Shali Shalit Shoval, the CEO of Sabra, on the importance of a fresh perspective.

4 Sun-ready Outfits (and Sunglasses to Match)

July 21, 2017

4 Sun-ready Outfits (and Sunglasses to Match)

How to look instantly cooler in seconds? Right this way.

TED’s Lisa Choi Owens: Pay Attention to What Keeps You Up at Night

July 21, 2017

TED’s Lisa Choi Owens: Pay Attention to What Keeps You Up at Night

On leadership, presence, and the stories behind great TED talks.

The Personality Guru: Conley Zani Knows Your Type, and How to Work With It

July 07, 2017

The Personality Guru: Conley Zani Knows Your Type, and How to Work With It

The MM.LaFleur team recently had the privilege of working with Conley Zani, a renowned expert in MBTI—also known as the…

How Natasha Nurse Went From Lawyer to Lifestyle Guru

June 23, 2017

How Natasha Nurse Went From Lawyer to Lifestyle Guru

The founder of Dressing Room 8 on plus-size fashion and defying social norms.

How to Ask for That Raise (And Get Past What’s Holding You Back)

June 16, 2017

How to Ask for That Raise (And Get Past What’s Holding You Back)

Alex Dickinson, the founder of Ask For It, walks us through her top five strategies for getting a raise.

CEO Vanessa Cartwright Thinks Common Sense Is ‘Massively Underrated’

June 16, 2017

CEO Vanessa Cartwright Thinks Common Sense Is ‘Massively Underrated’

The newly-minted CEO talk transparency, dressing one’s age, and the most underrated quality in the workplace.

Valerie Silensky on Marathons, Money Laundering, and Fighting Financial Crime

June 02, 2017

Valerie Silensky on Marathons, Money Laundering, and Fighting Financial Crime

State Department officer Valerie Silensky fights international financial crime—and runs the occasional marathon on the side.

The Messages Your Clothes Send: An HR Director Talks Work Outfits

May 26, 2017

The Messages Your Clothes Send: An HR Director Talks Work Outfits

The HR director on looking “elegantly formidable.”

How Our Extended Sizes Work

May 22, 2017

How Our Extended Sizes Work

A guide to our new sizes, and how we created them.

Introducing Our First Addition: MM.LaFleur’s Extended Sizes

May 18, 2017

Introducing Our First Addition: MM.LaFleur’s Extended Sizes

Read the story and watch a behind-the-scenes video of our new extended sizes.

How To Combine Stripes, Try a Reverse Tuxedo, and More Summer Styling Tips

May 12, 2017

How To Combine Stripes, Try a Reverse Tuxedo, and More Summer Styling Tips

MM designer Miyako Nakamura talks about her inspiration for our latest summer pieces, and how to wear them.

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