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Tory Hoen

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Tory Hoen is the editor-in-chief at MM.LaFleur and the founding editor of The M Dash. She has written for New York Magazine, Bon Appétit, Condé Nast Traveler, and Time Out New York. Current home base: Brooklyn. Current spirit animal: serval.

Starting a Work Wardrobe: Olympian Maya DiRado Gears Up for Her First Office Job

Starting a Work Wardrobe: Olympian Maya DiRado Gears Up for Her First Office Job

Olympic gold medalist Maya DiRado gears up for her first office job.

Psychologist Danielle Sheypuk on Sex & Stigma

Psychologist Danielle Sheypuk on Sex & Stigma

Dr. Sheypuk talks style, stereotypes, and Tinder weirdos.

Citigroup’s Elinor Hoover on Diversity, Goal-setting, and Preparing for Success

Citigroup’s Elinor Hoover on Diversity, Goal-setting, and Preparing for Success

How to survive—and thrive—in the financial services industry.

Here’s Jonny! And His Alter Ego Shimmer

Here’s Jonny! And His Alter Ego Shimmer

The party doesn’t start until Shimmer arrives. Meet our resident drag queen (who also happens to be our Inventory Control & Quality Assurance Analyst).

The Unexpected Hero of My Wardrobe: The Oversized Blazer

The Unexpected Hero of My Wardrobe: The Oversized Blazer

Cool, slouchy, versatile. The epitome of ‘90s nonchalance is reincarnated 20 years after its heyday.

Talking Tampons and Transparency with the Founders of LOLA

Talking Tampons and Transparency with the Founders of LOLA

LOLA has quickly become the cool girl’s tampon of choice. Here’s why.

The End of the Office Dress Code? What the ‘New York Times’ Doesn’t Understand About Women’s Workwear

The End of the Office Dress Code? What the ‘New York Times’ Doesn’t Understand About Women’s Workwear

It’s time to deepen the cultural conversation about workwear so that we can, once and for all, shift the focus from women’s bodies to their brains, both in the office and beyond.

The Going-out Top: A Modern Phenomenon

The Going-out Top: A Modern Phenomenon

Remember the top that you shared with your entire friend group in college? Of course you do.

Maureen Sherry’s “Opening Belle” Examines Wall Street from a Woman’s Perspective

Maureen Sherry’s “Opening Belle” Examines Wall Street from a Woman’s Perspective

From astronomical year-end bonuses to butt-grabbing co-workers, a woman on Wall Street tells her story.

The Samantha Stories: An Epic Tale by MM.LaFleur

The Samantha Stories: An Epic Tale by MM.LaFleur

Mansplainers. Lunch ruts. That feeling of being “unsuitable.” Samantha weathers it all with enviable style.

Lou Doillon Takes the Stage

Lou Doillon Takes the Stage

Actress. Model. Singer. It girl. Lou Doillon is impossible to pin down, but is thoroughly (and thoughtfully) enjoying the ride.

Ampersand Women: How the Founders of Fairygodboss Are Making Workplaces More Female-friendly

Ampersand Women: How the Founders of Fairygodboss Are Making Workplaces More Female-friendly

When you’re interviewing for a job, there are certain questions you’re expected to ask. And then there’s the stuff you REALLY want to know, but can’t ask outright. For those questions, there’s Fairygodboss.

#inmyMM with Lawyer Bridget Kane

#inmyMM with Lawyer Bridget Kane

We met up with lawyer (and longtime MM customer) Bridget Kane to talk workday rituals, her weekly uniform, and her favorite stress-relieving strategy.

25 Things You Should (Attempt to) Have by the Time You Turn 30

25 Things You Should (Attempt to) Have by the Time You Turn 30

Because you need a real bed, a nice coat, and a go-to karaoke song.

7 Ways to Wear Navy and Black for Work (or How to Look French Without Really Trying)

7 Ways to Wear Navy and Black for Work (or How to Look French Without Really Trying)

Embrace the darkness.

Start the New Year with Advice from Writer Paul Bowles

Start the New Year with Advice from Writer Paul Bowles

“And yet it all seems limitless.”

Ampersand Women: Entrepreneurs Samira Panah & Hitha Palepu

Ampersand Women: Entrepreneurs Samira Panah & Hitha Palepu

Meet the entrepreneurs behind charitable giving platform Bridge2Act.

Ampersand Woman: Danielle Vincent of KIMIKO

Ampersand Woman: Danielle Vincent of KIMIKO

A beauty entrepreneur on building her brand.

The Pregnant Professional: How Maura Kutner Walters Mastered Her Maternity Work Style

The Pregnant Professional: How Maura Kutner Walters Mastered Her Maternity Work Style

How to dress for the office when there’s another human inside of you.

Ampersand Woman: Entrepreneur Chris Staffel

Ampersand Woman: Entrepreneur Chris Staffel

On risk-taking, IPOs, and how practice can pay off in the most unexpected ways.

Ampersand Woman: CEO Alexandra Lebenthal

Ampersand Woman: CEO Alexandra Lebenthal

A Wall Street power player talks daily routines, the evolution of women’s workwear, and the principles she learned from her mentor.

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