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Creativity in Every Job: What’s Your Professional Canvas?

April 27, 2018

Creativity in Every Job: What’s Your Professional Canvas?

We asked women in fields from finance to medicine about when they’re able to be most creative at work.

Ad Producer Annie Dietz on Finding Creative Balance

April 26, 2018

Ad Producer Annie Dietz on Finding Creative Balance

“My job is like herding cats.”

Fit for a Goddess: Meet Our Summer Jewelry Collection

April 20, 2018

Fit for a Goddess: Meet Our Summer Jewelry Collection

How we named our newest jewelry pieces.

Celebrity Attorney Stacy Phillips: “There’s a Very Fine Line Between Caring and Going Overboard”

April 20, 2018

Celebrity Attorney Stacy Phillips: “There’s a Very Fine Line Between Caring and Going Overboard”

On being a better boss, why she likes working in family law, and the importance of developing fellow women at work.

7 Women on How They Get “Unblocked”

April 18, 2018

7 Women on How They Get “Unblocked”

What do you do when you get stuck on a project? MM team members share their insights.

Sarah LaFleur on the Connection Between Parental Leave and Equal Pay

April 15, 2018

Sarah LaFleur on the Connection Between Parental Leave and Equal Pay

Our founder and CEO explains how MM’s parental leave policy came to be.

Actress and Reporter Orelon Sidney: “I’m an Actor With a Damn Good Day Job”

April 12, 2018

Actress and Reporter Orelon Sidney: “I’m an Actor With a Damn Good Day Job”

The weather reporter-turned-actor talks about quitting CNN, the worst advice she ever got, and why she’ll never “coast.”

Meet the Leading Ladies of Our Summer Collection

April 12, 2018

Meet the Leading Ladies of Our Summer Collection

Meet four incredible (fictional) women of purpose.

9 Tips for Effective Public Speaking (from Finding Your Resonators to Re-learning How to Sit)

April 05, 2018

9 Tips for Effective Public Speaking (from Finding Your Resonators to Re-learning How to Sit)

I spent an hour with professional public speaking coaches, learning how to sound more confident at work.

Lawyer Maria Woltjen: “My Work Does Make Me Angry, but That Fuels Me”

April 04, 2018

Lawyer Maria Woltjen: “My Work Does Make Me Angry, but That Fuels Me”

Maria Woltjen, the director of the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, talks motherhood, knitting, and letting work get to her sometimes.

A Formerly Anti-Trouser Woman on Learning to Love Pants

March 30, 2018

A Formerly Anti-Trouser Woman on Learning to Love Pants

Spoiler: Our Foster pant played a big role.

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

March 29, 2018

Introducing MM.LaPurr, a Business Cat-sual Line for Professional Felines

For our next trick, we’re making cat-friendly versions of our bestselling pieces.

Nathalie Rayes, VP of Public Affairs for Grupo Salinas: “I Don’t Like Leaving Things to Chance”

March 29, 2018

Nathalie Rayes, VP of Public Affairs for Grupo Salinas: “I Don’t Like Leaving Things to Chance”

The public affairs executive on list-making, mind games, and what it was like to turn down a job offer from President Obama.

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

March 23, 2018

The Power of Going It Alone: On Buying an Apartment By Myself

Buying an apartment is no easy feat, especially on your own. Here’s how one woman did it.

5 Tricks to Keep You Looking Put Together at Work

March 23, 2018

5 Tricks to Keep You Looking Put Together at Work

MM stylist Makenna shares her five go-to secrets for tackling wardrobe malfunctions at work.

Filmmaker Mathilde Dratwa on Internal Validation and Realizing No One Ever “Makes It”

March 23, 2018

Filmmaker Mathilde Dratwa on Internal Validation and Realizing No One Ever “Makes It”

The founder of Moms in Film talks accountability, creative field trips, and finding internal validation.

7 Women on How They Tackle Email

March 16, 2018

7 Women on How They Tackle Email

How these busy and accomplished women have conquered their inboxes.

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

March 16, 2018

Anna Quindlen: “Who Doesn’t Take Criticism Personally?”

The novelist and Pulitzer Prizewinner talks ambition, her “greatest surge of confidence,” and her latest book.

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

March 16, 2018

A Wool New World: Our New Machine-Washable Fabric Comes from the Italian Alps

We’ve always loved wool for its warmth and comfort—and now we love it even more for its machine washability.

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

March 09, 2018

A Peek into Our Chicago Showroom

Tales from the Windy City MM team.

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

March 09, 2018

5 Power Dresses and When to Wear Them

Power doesn’t only exist in one form—and, in our newest collection, neither do power dresses. Meet the newest Power Play collection pieces.

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