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Internship Essentials: Business Casual from 9 to 5

This summer has been an array of pencil skirts and pastel cardigans. Each week I wear roughly the same variations on 10 outfits that are business casual, yet still summery enough to not make me feel like I am totally missing out on a summer wardrobe. Over my last two weeks on the job, I will be sharing some those outfits and my internship clothing staples here. For outfit one, we have one of my favorite ensembles. This outfit is comfortable, ...
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Shopping Day in Georgetown

Summer in DC means traffic, storms, and shopping. Lots and lots of shopping. This weekend, my little came to visit my in DC, so naturally I took her to my favorite shopping spot: Georgetown. We walked up and down M Street and even ventured up Wisconsin popping in and out of the shops. For any hot (low 90s!) shopping day, you need the perfect outfit to stay cool and quickly try on a range of outfits. This dress is my go-to. It is a light ...
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Be There Soon, Stuck in Traffic: Part One

As a girl raised in the Midwest and attending school in Upstate New York, it is safe to say I do not know the first thing about traffic. To me, traffic iswas some foreign experience that sounded almost fun… I now know better. I moved to Washington DC for my summer internship a few weeks ago. Google Maps told me my commute would be 25 minutes driving. I was reverse commuting out of the city, so I figured it would be pretty true to ...