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Remembering Maya Angelou, Woman of Many Dimensions

May 29, 2014

Remembering Maya Angelou, Woman of Many Dimensions

Maya Angelou in Hollywood, 1971. (Photo: WF/Corbis) Yesterday, inimitable writer Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86. Just…

Ampersand Woman: Real-Estate Aficionado Sarah Williams

May 22, 2014

Ampersand Woman: Real-Estate Aficionado Sarah Williams

A chat with Sarah Williams, real-estate broker extraordinaire.

Wait, Is “Following Your Passion” Actually a Really Bad Career Strategy?

May 16, 2014

Wait, Is “Following Your Passion” Actually a Really Bad Career Strategy?

“Follow your passion” has become an American mantra. But is it nonsense?

Can’t Find Your Dream Job? That’s Because You’re Looking for It.

May 13, 2014

Can’t Find Your Dream Job? That’s Because You’re Looking for It.

Mike Rowe on how NOT to job hunt.

Gloria Steinem Is “A Body with a Thousand People in It”

May 09, 2014

Gloria Steinem Is “A Body with a Thousand People in It”

What we learned about Gloria Steinem at New York Women’s Foundation’s annual breakfast.

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Matters Most?

May 05, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: What Matters Most?

Our designer Miyako ponders that idea of ephemerality.

Have a Big Decision to Make? Consult this Shakespeare Passage.

April 24, 2014

Have a Big Decision to Make? Consult this Shakespeare Passage.

To thine own self be true.

Lesley M. M. Blume: Writer and Ampersand Woman

April 18, 2014

Lesley M. M. Blume: Writer and Ampersand Woman

An interview with author, journalist, and columnist Lesley M. M. Blume.

Reclaiming the Finish Line: A Boston Native on the Meaning of This Year’s Marathon

April 15, 2014

Reclaiming the Finish Line: A Boston Native on the Meaning of This Year’s Marathon

A Boston native reflects on her family’s experience of the 2013 Boston marathon, and the meaning of the race today.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Discovering littleBits

April 14, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Discovering littleBits

Our designer Miyako discovers her new favorite toy: littleBits.

Business Time: What Happens When You Suddenly Realize You’re Aging?

April 09, 2014

Business Time: What Happens When You Suddenly Realize You’re Aging?

In which our CEO realizes she’s aging — and is cool with it.

Paris Has Its First Female Mayor!

April 01, 2014

Paris Has Its First Female Mayor!

4 no-nonsense looks for Paris’s first female mayor.

I (Un)consciously Uncoupled and Didn’t Even Realize It

March 26, 2014

I (Un)consciously Uncoupled and Didn’t Even Realize It

Last night, Gwyneth Paltrow announced the non-divorce heard round the world. She and Chris Martin are splitting, or as they…

Miyako’s Mood Board: Experience the Colors

March 24, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Experience the Colors

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura ruminates on what’s inspiring her this week. Today, it’s all about color.

48 Hours in the Akiko with Narie

March 20, 2014

48 Hours in the Akiko with Narie

Our COO Narie Foster styles the Akiko four ways for a 48-hour period.

Miyako’s Mood Board: Finding New Meaning in a Poem from Childhood

March 17, 2014

Miyako’s Mood Board: Finding New Meaning in a Poem from Childhood

Every Monday, MM.LaFleur’s designer Miyako Nakamura reflects on what’s inspiring her this week.

10 Style Truths from Karl, Diana, Coco, and More

March 11, 2014

10 Style Truths from Karl, Diana, Coco, and More

10 style truths from some of fashion’s most iconic thinkers.

What Ira Glass Wishes Someone Had Told Him

February 28, 2014

What Ira Glass Wishes Someone Had Told Him

“This American Life” host Ira Glass’s advice to beginners.

Behold the Bird of Fortune: A Scarf That’s Literally Made of Cash

February 19, 2014

Behold the Bird of Fortune: A Scarf That’s Literally Made of Cash

The story behind the Bird of Fortune scarf, a collaboration between MM.LaFleur and collage artist Mark Wagner.

The World’s Most Ridiculous Forgotten Olympic Sport

February 12, 2014

The World’s Most Ridiculous Forgotten Olympic Sport

How ski ballet failed to take off as an olympic sport, we’ll never understand.

#Mmazing Contest Results: And the Winner Is…

February 07, 2014

#Mmazing Contest Results: And the Winner Is…

The winner of our January #Mmazing contest will collaborate with our designer Miyako to design and name our next dress.

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