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Architect Louise Harpman Talks Creativity and Miniature Houses

Architect Louise Harpman Talks Creativity and Miniature Houses

The co-designer of the zeroHouse on spaces that make us thrive.

The Curse of the Reply-all Email

The Curse of the Reply-all Email

Wishing you a happy Halloween week, and we hope that you reply-all responsibly.

How to Business Lunch Like a Parisian

How to Business Lunch Like a Parisian

While their style tips and roast chicken recipes are well-documented, the French have also mastered the art of the business lunch.

Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

Expectations vs. Reality: What “Going to Work” Is Really Like

This one goes out to everyone who ever picked up a parent’s briefcase and pretended to “go into the office” as a child.

7 Lessons I Learned While Building a Fashion Company

7 Lessons I Learned While Building a Fashion Company

Our CEO, Sarah, reflects on her personal journey since founding MM.LaFleur.

Alex Amouyel Tackles the World’s Problems, One “Solver” at a Time

Alex Amouyel Tackles the World’s Problems, One “Solver” at a Time

The executive director of Solve at MIT talks non-linear career paths, life on the road, and the upside of quitting her PhD.

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

Amanda Nguyen’s Menu for Self Care

Amanda Nguyen created the “menu” to manage stress while advocating for the civil rights of sexual assault survivors through her nonprofit, Rise.

The 8 Personalities You Meet at a Group Dinner

The 8 Personalities You Meet at a Group Dinner

A guaranteed way to see someone’s true colors? Plan a group dinner.

Candice Morgan, Pinterest’s Head of Diversity, Takes Nothing for Granted

Candice Morgan, Pinterest’s Head of Diversity, Takes Nothing for Granted

“By nature, my role can be like pushing a rock uphill.”

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

My Unproductive Relationship With Productivity

On making peace with my to-do list.

#inmyMM: Five Phenomenal Women and Where They Wear Their MM

#inmyMM: Five Phenomenal Women and Where They Wear Their MM

See our garments in action, modeled by five fearless customers.

My Hair, My Career, Myself: One Woman’s Story

My Hair, My Career, Myself: One Woman’s Story

MM’s tireless customer logistics analyst Chell Burke examines her evolving relationship with her hair.

3 Ways to Wear the Parks Coat, From the Woman Who Named It

3 Ways to Wear the Parks Coat, From the Woman Who Named It

Here at MM.LaFleur, we often name our pieces after the employees who make this company great, like MM social media…

Career Advice From Cathie Black: Don’t Take Rejection Personally

Career Advice From Cathie Black: Don’t Take Rejection Personally

The publishing world titan on first impressions, gumption, and asking for “the whole loaf of bread.”

High Definition: The Story of Our Fall Collection

High Definition: The Story of Our Fall Collection

MM designer Miyako Nakamura shares her inspiration for your fall wardrobe.

The Woman Behind the Vest: Meet YuLim

The Woman Behind the Vest: Meet YuLim

Meet the namesake of our YuLim vest—and see how she wears it.

Portmanteaux for the Purposeful Woman: A Video by MM.LaFleur

Portmanteaux for the Purposeful Woman: A Video by MM.LaFleur

Dresspect. Sexistential. Caffiend. This fall, we’ve developed a new lexicon for the professional woman.

An Ode to the Sweater That Does It All

An Ode to the Sweater That Does It All

Four MM employees wear our fan-favorite Morandi sweater.

Carolyn Murnick on Memoir, Murder, and Vulnerability

Carolyn Murnick on Memoir, Murder, and Vulnerability

Editor Carolyn Murnick on investigating a serial killer (and publishing a book) on top of her full-time job.

16 Tips for Work Travel, From a Globetrotting Expert

16 Tips for Work Travel, From a Globetrotting Expert

How to handle work trips with style (and sanity).

Art Within Reach: The Women Behind the Affordable Art Fair

Art Within Reach: The Women Behind the Affordable Art Fair

The co-directors of the Affordable Art Fair talk style, self-improvement, and artists to watch.

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