The Importance of a Statement Piece

“A simple hello could lead to a million things.” –Unknown Hey, girl, hey! I just got back from Hot Springs, Arkansas (Yes, Arkansas!) where the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) held its annual non-conference-conference called the Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP). The trip was quite fruitful: I spoke on a panel, made several professional connections, met some new friends, got a…
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My Trip to Eloquii at the Pentagon City Mall

For all of my fellow Eloquii lovers out there, this post is for you! I recently went to Washington, D.C. for a journalism conference. While there, I made sure to pay a visit to the Eloquii store at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City – one of just three Eloquii stores in the country! Because I knew I’d be in…
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Career Advice: Do What Makes You Happy

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible.” – Margaret Drabble A while ago I had a heart-to-heart with my Dad about my career. I was lamenting that I’m not making as significant of an impact in the world as other people I know and as much as I wish I were. I told him that he saves lives (he’s a…
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My New York City Carrie Bradshaw Moment

I moved to New York City in 2010 for graduate school and eventually to work as a news reporter. During my time there I always wanted to snap a Carrie Bradshaw-esque photo on the streets of Manhattan. (You know, the casual t-shirt tucked into the tutu skirt and dainty heels with a statement clutch purse, hailing a cab…all that.) Well,…
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Welcome to The Chief of Style!

“It always feels great to be at the start of something new. It’s almost like a revolution, in a way.” – Freida Pinto Welcome to The Chief of Style, a plus size style blog that celebrates self-love and body-positivity! Here, I’ll be sharing my personal style choices as well as tips and tricks for other curvy fashionistas. And, I’ll be bringing…
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