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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.”

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.

Should You Use Emojis at Work?

September 29, 2022

Should You Use Emojis at Work?

Simple smiley faces just got a whole lot more complicated.

Five Women on Going Gray in the Workplace

September 23, 2022

Five Women on Going Gray in the Workplace

It may actually work in one’s favor.

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.

How to Make the Most of Your Commute, According to 10 Successful Women

September 02, 2022

How to Make the Most of Your Commute, According to 10 Successful Women

Aspire to a better morning routine? Make the most of your drive (or ride).

How to Prep for Important Career Moments, According to a Singer, Dancer, Athlete, and Movie Stand-In

August 26, 2022

How to Prep for Important Career Moments, According to a Singer, Dancer, Athlete, and Movie Stand-In

Ever wondered how a ballerina gets ready backstage? How a singer gears up to perform at Coachella? Four women share their tactics for getting in the zone.

“It Was Time to Do Something Uncomfortable”: A Former M.M. Stylist’s Unexpected Career Journey

August 18, 2022

“It Was Time to Do Something Uncomfortable”: A Former M.M. Stylist’s Unexpected Career Journey

Elecia Allen is risk-averse by nature—but she quit her job and moved across the country to follow her passion anyway.

Starting a New Job? Follow These Tips on How to Succeed 30, 60, and 90 Days In

August 12, 2022

Starting a New Job? Follow These Tips on How to Succeed 30, 60, and 90 Days In

M.M.’s Director of People shares tips on setting realistic boundaries, getting the most out of onboarding, and establishing yourself as an expert.

Makeup Has Officially Returned to the Office

July 08, 2022

Makeup Has Officially Returned to the Office

Foundation, eyeliner, and mascara have even more meaning now.

11 Things Never to Do in an Interview, According to HR Professionals

June 23, 2022

11 Things Never to Do in an Interview, According to HR Professionals

You got your résumé into tip-top shape, and you landed the interview. Here’s what NOT to do next.

6 Successful Women Share Their Biggest Career Mistakes

June 03, 2022

6 Successful Women Share Their Biggest Career Mistakes

These women learned the hard way—so you don’t have to.

Do You Have to Quit Your Day Job to Work on a Passion Project?

May 20, 2022

Do You Have to Quit Your Day Job to Work on a Passion Project?

Plus, contribute to M.M.’s time capsule, and we’ll follow up in one year with reflections on what has (and hasn’t) changed.

How to Make a Positive Social Impact—Without Quitting Your Day Job

April 21, 2022

How to Make a Positive Social Impact—Without Quitting Your Day Job

Want to make a difference in the world, but aren’t sure where to start? The Executive Director of MIT Solve shares her advice.

What 6 Women Who Changed Careers During the Pandemic Learned About Themselves

April 07, 2022

What 6 Women Who Changed Careers During the Pandemic Learned About Themselves

Change is never easy, but it can also be an important catalyst for self-discovery.

Want a More Meaningful Career? Try Starting with a Personal Vision Statement

March 26, 2022

Want a More Meaningful Career? Try Starting with a Personal Vision Statement

Executive and leadership coach Kacey Cardin shares her advice for prioritizing purpose-driven work.

How to Be an Equitable Manager, According to a Workplace & Equity Expert

February 25, 2022

How to Be an Equitable Manager, According to a Workplace & Equity Expert

Author, professor, and equity expert Minda Harts shares concrete steps to create an equitable and psychologically safe environment for all employees.

3 Black M.M. Stylists Share Their Thoughts on Hair in the Workplace

February 19, 2022

3 Black M.M. Stylists Share Their Thoughts on Hair in the Workplace

“Working in fashion, I am fortunate to be in a space that fosters and encourages creativity. But many cannot say the same.”

M.M.LaFleur’s 2021 Year-in-Review

December 17, 2021

M.M.LaFleur’s 2021 Year-in-Review

Find out what M.M. customers—and employees—wore, watched, and did this year.

The One Thing Every Woman Wants More Of, Post-Pandemic

November 07, 2021

The One Thing Every Woman Wants More Of, Post-Pandemic

In partnership with The Harris Poll, M.M.LaFleur surveyed 800 women to learn how the pandemic has changed the trajectory of their lives. What we discovered was that the majority of women want the same thing: time.

12 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Find Your Purpose

October 09, 2021

12 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Find Your Purpose

This is what you should know about yourself before making a major change in your career or your life.

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