Mad For Plaid

It's the start of the new work week, so I felt inclined to share a blog post that is centered around work wear. Specifically, a trend that works wonders in the fall/winter season, always provides a polish look, and never goes out of style...

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December Dresses: Classically Elegant

My December Dresses series continues! Today, I'm sharing a very elegant evening gown. This particular dress is not mine, in fact it belongs to my mother. She was very kind in letting me borrow it for this series. She bought it last year to wear...

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5 Healthy Habits for the Office

Good Afternoon! I've rounded up 5 healthy habits for the office that you can incorporate today. Working in an office 5 days a week, for 8 to 10 hours a day, can get to be a lot. Many people develop unhealthy habits once they enter...

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December Dresses: Retro Green Velvet

Happy Saturday! For the month of December I am sharing 6 festive dresses you can wear to all your holiday events and celebrations. First up, is this velvet number from ModCloth. When I saw this on the website last month I fell in love instantly! I...

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Old Hollywood Style

A flair for the dramatic, who me? Over the past few weeks I've been in a bit of a style rut. All I've wanted to wear/have been wearing has been basic pieces, mainly black, and that's about it. I haven't felt very adventurous in my clothing,...

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The Little Black Jumpsuit

You've heard the saying that every woman should own a LBD, (little black dress) well I'm here to declare that you should also own a LBJ (little black jumpsuit) as well. And honestly I'm shocked that I am even writing this...

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Book Review: Back Talk

Happy Wednesday! Back Talk: Stories by Danielle Lazarin was released earlier this year. I decided to read it. For my thoughts on this highly anticipated collection about women, read on… "The best collection I've read in years, from a phenomenal new talent." --Celeste Ng I found Back Talk...

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5 MUST-HAVES When Formatting your Resume

Hello and Happy Friday! I mentioned a while back how I wanted to start publishing more career focused content. I am passionate about empowering women in the workforce, providing resources, sharing career stories/advice, etc. and would love to transition The Chic Word in that direction. I...

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Book Review: Magpie Murders

It’s book review time! I read Magpie Murders in October, seemed fitting for the season. A murder mystery in October, c’mon! Please read on for my book review… "Magpie Murders is catnip for classic mystery lovers...

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3 Shoes To Wear To Work That Aren’t Heels

Today’s blog post is all about shoes! Carrie Bradshaw would be proud. For all the ladies who spend most of their day at the office, I put together a little list of shoes to wear to work that aren’t heels. I don’t know about...

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