Posted Jun 8, 2010 in For Him

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RRRRRRolll up the rim

There has been many times in my life when I have tried to usher in a new trend. For example, when I thought sweatbands were the coolest things, and I bought a white D&G one and wore it to my grade eleven exams. How about the time I thought I could start the trend of wearing a sweatshirt only on my neck, and letting it hang like a bandana. That...

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Posted Jun 7, 2010 in Beauty & Grooming, For Her, Shoes

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My Top 5 Products

I’ve now been living in London and working at Selfridges for seven weeks, and as I dive deeper and deeper into the luxury fashion industry, I am learning more and more about the different modes and methods that make the industry what it is.  This of course includes the eco-friendly aspect of fashion. As I’ve said before, being eco-friendly...

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Posted Jun 7, 2010 in For Her

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Style Icon Series – Patricia Field

In the wake of the Sex and the City sequel I find it only appropriate to start my style icon series with none other than Patricia Field, the mastermind behind the Manolo Blahnik craze, name plated necklaces and ballerina tutus, and the woman who made us all feel like our wardrobe needed an upgrade. Born in North America’s fashion capital...

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Posted Jun 6, 2010 in LifeStyle

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Networking – Continued

In my last article on networking, I discussed the powers of online social media to help you get started with building your network. In Part 2 of the series, I’ll discuss ways to develop and maintain your network so that you are able to build a foundation of solid contacts. ASK OPEN ENDED QUESTIONS – AND LISTEN TO RESPONSES Ask questions...

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Posted Jun 5, 2010 in GREEN Berets

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Nix Your Paper Trail

Do you hate getting flyers in the mail? Do you dread receiving your monthly bills in the mail? There’s a way to filter out most of this paper waste out of your mailbox. Many companies, whether they offer a utility or a service, offer the option of online billing. Simply check out the company website and see if they provide it, or call and talk...

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Posted Jun 4, 2010 in Beauty & Grooming, GREEN Berets

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Green Beauty

As a sustainability student AND a fiend for fashion, I am constantly scratching my head, trying to rationalize purchase upon purchase. But one area in which I can constantly be green, is beauty. Whether in packaging, choice of ingredients and processes, or support of external causes, beauty companies are setting an eco-friendly example. Here are...

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