7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | #Girlboss Networks

  Anyone who pursues their passion as a side-hustle or full-time understands the rigor of entrepreneurship. The journey pushes people to constantly innovate and always teeters between risk and reward. Most days, entrepreneurship empowers and gives a strong sense of fulfillment to keep hustling. But putting in the time, energy and work everyday is not easy. There are the days that push your mind and … Continue reading 7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | #Girlboss Networks

Kick off Your New England Summer at the Newport Oyster Festival

It’s going to be a shucking amazing weekend in Newport The fundraising strategy for non-profit organizations in Newport, Rhode Island is simple—throw an awesome party that everyone will want to be a part of. If you need proof, look up Newport Polo’s annual ball, The International Yacht Restoration School’s gala or newportFILM’s annual friend-raiser. The Newport Oyster Festival at Bowen’s Wharf will be held Friday, May … Continue reading Kick off Your New England Summer at the Newport Oyster Festival

How the Rising Tide Society Elevated My Hustle

The San Francisco-based group proves that it’s possible to build a brand on community over competition Joining The Rising Tide Society has helped me think about the next steps for my blog and personal brand as I prepare for my move to Paris, France. Since I joined the Facebook group, I have learned what it means to be a part of a digital community and … Continue reading How the Rising Tide Society Elevated My Hustle

Six Favorite New Restaurants in Fairfield County

Since I moved from Newport, Rhode Island back to Wilton, Connecticut, I have made an effort to enjoy Fairfield County as much as possible. I moved back to Connecticut in November 2015 and I haven’t been adulting in the way I had originally planned. I interviewed for positions at marketing agencies and fashion brands for months and struggled to get a few bites. Even though I … Continue reading Six Favorite New Restaurants in Fairfield County

Getting Personal: A New Chapter for Fashion Retail

Understanding the Fashion Retail Landscape Many department stores and big brands have announced hundreds of closures happening in 2017. If we’re going to be honest, most of the closures were not terribly surprising. Some companies include inexpensive, fast-fashion brands (rue21 and Wet Seal); classic shopping mall retailers that were once popular in the 1990s-early 2000s (GUESS, American Apparel); and department stores (Macy’s, Sears, Kmart). When … Continue reading Getting Personal: A New Chapter for Fashion Retail

The Museum at FIT’s Paris Refashioned Exhibit

A few highlights from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s recent Spring 2017 exhibit It’s easy for the general public to get excited over seeing Chanel or Christian Dior, but other fashion houses and emerging designers also shaped the Swinging Sixties and contributed plenty ideas that are still relevant in the industry in 2017. The Museum at FIT’s exhibit Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968 highlighted a crucial point … Continue reading The Museum at FIT’s Paris Refashioned Exhibit