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Building a Professional Wardrobe

Paralegal Career Dressing: Five Bow-tie Blouses under $50

Bow-tie blouses are a great way to dress-up a suit, cardigan, skirt, or even re-mix with a dress. Here’s five under $50: Red crepe bow tie pintuck blouse $27.99 (Bluefly) Kookai Sleeveless Pussy Bow Blouse ~ $35.81 (asos) Morning Mist Bow Shirt ~ $39.99 (French Connection) Jones New York Low Bow Ruffle Blouse ~ $39.99…

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Paralegal Career Dressing: Orchestra Ready

Last week I had a very long day, working about 9 hours in the office, followed by a professional meeting after work, followed by a performance with the new local adult civic orchestra. The dress code was black and white, and whatever I wore had to do for the entire day. The sweater has sequins…

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Paralegal Career Dressing: Valentine’s Day Backfire

Dear Hubby, who didn’t see me until after work, greeted me with, “Hey, I like the sexy Barbara Bush look.” Oh. Not what I was going for. Jacket (Anthropologie clearance); Maggy L dress (Steinmart uber Red Dot clearance); Pearls (Banana Republic Mad Men Collection); Aigner T-straps (Ross Dress for Less); Tights (We Love Colors) I…

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Paralegal Career Dressing: Visible Monday & Easy As

Easy As are supposed to be good, right? Well, this week not so much. Did I mention that I turned 49 last week? And that I *still* have acne? And that AARP sent my first membership invitation with a card? What is up with that? Isn’t your age at least supposed to start with a…

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Paralegal Career Dressing: Bellishment

If you blog enough, you get hard up for post titles, so I thought I’d use the typo from the email I sent myself with the smart phone pics for this outfit. I’ve been under the weather this week, so these pictures are actually from last week. This outfit reflects my tendency to buy black,…

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