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Two Women on Dressing for Work During Pregnancy

January 18, 2018

Two Women on Dressing for Work During Pregnancy

Two working women on their maternity style.

Impressive Dressumé: 6 Work Dresses with Their Career Highlights

January 18, 2018

Impressive Dressumé: 6 Work Dresses with Their Career Highlights

In honor of our fifth anniversary, we’re going back to our roots and revamping a few of our original styles.

MM.LaFleur Stylist and DREAM-er Nejvi Bejko Shares Her DACA Story

January 17, 2018

MM.LaFleur Stylist and DREAM-er Nejvi Bejko Shares Her DACA Story

Our D.C. showroom manager shares her story.

Professor Heidi K. Brown on Why ‘Introverted Lawyer’ Isn’t a Paradox

January 11, 2018

Professor Heidi K. Brown on Why ‘Introverted Lawyer’ Isn’t a Paradox

The Introverted Lawyer author on authenticity, blushing, and the accessory that makes her feel like Wonder Woman.

Cindy Gallop’s 4 Rules of Personal Style

January 11, 2018

Cindy Gallop’s 4 Rules of Personal Style

The tech entrepreneur on getting dressed for work.

Karen Haycox, CEO of Habitat for Humanity NYC, on the Work/Life Balance Fallacy

January 11, 2018

Karen Haycox, CEO of Habitat for Humanity NYC, on the Work/Life Balance Fallacy

We talked unexpected job changes and why she doesn’t believe in five-year plans.

9 Black Work Dresses to Simplify Your Morning Routine

January 09, 2018

9 Black Work Dresses to Simplify Your Morning Routine

Nine black work dresses that will give you years of stylish wear and value.

10 Work Dresses That Will Never Need Dry Cleaning

January 09, 2018

10 Work Dresses That Will Never Need Dry Cleaning

Save precious money (and time) with these machine-washable work dresses.

“No Change November,” Or, How I Got Away With Wearing Only 5 Pieces for One Month

January 04, 2018

“No Change November,” Or, How I Got Away With Wearing Only 5 Pieces for One Month

A whole professional wardrobe with only five pieces? It’s possible.

#BetterThingsToDo with Actress Jessica Tuck

January 04, 2018

#BetterThingsToDo with Actress Jessica Tuck

Actress Jessica Tuck shares her #betterthingstodo than shop for workwear.

Kristy Wallace, the CEO of Ellevate, on Building a Network and Taking a ‘Confidence Pill’

January 04, 2018

Kristy Wallace, the CEO of Ellevate, on Building a Network and Taking a ‘Confidence Pill’

Kristy Wallace on networking, confidence, and why you should never ask to “pick someone’s brain.”

Ana Bermudez, Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Probation, Separates the Deed From the Doer

December 21, 2017

Ana Bermudez, Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Probation, Separates the Deed From the Doer

New York City’s first Latina Commissioner of Probation on boundaries, uncomfortable conversations, and the upside to being oblivious.

MM Employees on What They’ll Be Reading, Seeing, and Doing over the Holidays

December 21, 2017

MM Employees on What They’ll Be Reading, Seeing, and Doing over the Holidays

We asked members of our team to share their recommendations for books, movies and other things to do over the holiday break.

Miyako Nakamura on How She Styles Her MM

December 20, 2017

Miyako Nakamura on How She Styles Her MM

Our creative director shows us how she styles some of her favorite pieces.

Get a Uniform: The MM Guide to Party Dressing

December 15, 2017

Get a Uniform: The MM Guide to Party Dressing

In the season of endless holiday parties, we propose adopting an “evening uniform” to save time and preserve your sanity.

9 Unique Holiday Traditions From MM.LaFleur Employees

December 14, 2017

9 Unique Holiday Traditions From MM.LaFleur Employees

On the rituals we have with our families, friends, and even just ourselves.

Lawyer Julie Fink on Winning a Supreme Court Case and Defending Gay Marriage

December 14, 2017

Lawyer Julie Fink on Winning a Supreme Court Case and Defending Gay Marriage

Part of the legal team that won federal recognition for gay marriage, Julie Fink and her law partner have now started their own firm.

Sarah LaFleur on Sexual Harassment and Building a Generational Bridge

December 08, 2017

Sarah LaFleur on Sexual Harassment and Building a Generational Bridge

Our Co-founder and CEO shares her #MeToo story—and expresses hope for a more equal and accountable future.

When All That Glitters Is <em>Not</em> Gold: Parenting Writer Magda Pecsenye on Dealing With Holiday Pressure

December 07, 2017

When All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Parenting Writer Magda Pecsenye on Dealing With Holiday Pressure

Parenting writer Magda Pecsenye on holiday pressure, creating your own traditions, and learning how to let go of an idealized vision of the holidays.

In Praise of the (Grown-up) Security Blanket

December 01, 2017

In Praise of the (Grown-up) Security Blanket

A great outfit isn’t the only thing that can give you comfort. We polled a few team members on the items they turn to when they need a boost.

A Lawyer of Many Talents: Lara Bazelon Talks Family, Justice, and Ambition

December 01, 2017

A Lawyer of Many Talents: Lara Bazelon Talks Family, Justice, and Ambition

The respected litigator (and soon-to-be book author) on career, divorce, and the challenges of being a female in the courtroom.

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