Month: February 2017

Case Series – Future Leaders

If you read the ‘About Us’ section, you’ll find that both Leaf1 and Leaf2 want to use this platform to encourage everyone to succeed in life. Bloggers/authors are leaders in some capacity. But what is a leader? Since good leadership is vital, this topic has been studied for centuries. After reading multiple sources (one of many is

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Versatile Dresses

Some work dresses are classics, and some push the fashion envelope, but the fact of the matter is that wearing a dress always makes you feel a little…different. Sometimes they make you feel beautiful, sometimes they make you feel powerful, once in a while they make you really uncomfortable, and sometimes they make you feel

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How to Wear it to Work: Culottes

I know what you’re thinking..there is no way to wear culottes in a traditional, conservative work setting. However, culottes have gone through a variety of phases, from slouch and casual, to polished and chic. There are even athletic culottes! A structured pair of colored culottes (complete with pleats!) pairs well with a button down top,

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Packing Tips For Work Travel

Traveling for work can be so much fun! Going to conferences or other offices to meet new people and see new ways of doing things can be incredibly insightful and rewarding. However, packing for work trips can be very different than packing for vacation. Whether it is for interviews, conferences, or visits, LEAF 1 and

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How to wear it to work: Booties

Leaf 1 and Leaf 2 LOVE a good fashion blog, and we are ALWAYS trying to find ways to incorporate the more casual fashion trends into the workplace. We thought we would start sharing ways we have been able to make some casual pieces dressy enough for work in a traditionally more conservative setting for

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What Accessories Should I Wear/Bring to the Interview?

This is such a simple question! However, it oftentimes makes us think twice and feel overwhelmed, enough that it may create temporary stress that could be perceived as an over-worried personality. Between LEAF1 and LEAF2, we have been involved with more than 100 interviews (either as interviewees or interviewers), and we have really seen some

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Body Language Dos and Don’ts in Interviews

Welcome back to our second blog! Since our first blog on dressing for interviewing was so popular, we decided to expound on a few more critical points for expressing yourself when meeting people for the first time! We all want to make a good impression when interviewing or meeting other people with whom we hope

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