spotlight series: an interview with alexis waters, queen of #hoopnation

Alexis Waters, perhaps best known (for now) as the Shark/Dolphin Girl who appeared on Season 21 of The Bachelor, greets life with boundless enthusiasm and optimism.  She’s self-assured and confident in a genuine way, which makes it easy to root for her and hope that she succeeds.  In an interview with her this month, we talked about this self-confidence, Cardi B, and the launch of her new accessory line, Hoop Nation by Alexis Waters.

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everyone is confused about what “business casual” means

Long gone are the days of employees exclusively wearing suits and pencil skirts to work,  and good riddance! As businesses develop office cultures that are more casual, their dress codes have begun to echo that.  Employees can more easily express their personality in the workplace through their wardrobes.

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my new year’s resolution


Last week, I gave you a homework assignment. Here it is, in case you missed it. I wanted us all to take a moment to step back from the negatives, which are so tempting to dwell on, and look at the positives in the past year. Now that it’s officially 2017, it’s time to look forward, at our goals, ambitions, and dreams. It all sounds silly, but, really, ya gotta start somewhere.

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I feel pretty, oh so pretty

When I told my sister I was getting headshots, she assumed I meant modeling and was (appropriately) confused. I quickly assured her I meant headshots for my professional profiles, as I am still a fledgling in terms of my career. Not that I’d mind being paid to dress up and look nice, but that’s not in the cards. I’ll provide a few examples as to why, below. Continue reading

building your minimalist wardrobe

“Form follows function” is something that I apply to nearly all aspects of my life, especially my wardrobe. This hasn’t always been the case, but I’ve found that if I only purchase a few items that serve me well, it becomes much easier and more enjoyable to get dressed in the morning. In dating terms, my wardrobe and I are now in it for the long haul. Here are a few tips for you to build the minimalist wardrobe of your dreams!

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