Coffee Break: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas |

in the end
i want my heart
to be covered
in stretch marks

- spoken word artist, Andrea Gibson

Valentine’s Day is a reminder to appreciate those you love.

And that means you too!

As you make plans for a romantic meal or a fun group activity, you might want to consider treating yourself to a little something. Why? Because, Valentine, sometimes giving yourself a little love makes you even more lovable to others.

Since the big day is just around the corner, here are some ideas to get you started:

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20 Wintry Workwear Looks To Wear Right Now |

Looking for some winter work style inspiration?

Whether your commute is amidst sub-zero temperatures or sunny and 60 degrees, dressing appropriately in-and-out of the office weekdays during the chillier months certainly has its challenges.

I know you’re busy tackling the New Year with no time to hibernate, so I’ve gone ahead and curated a collection of conservative, creative, and casual office-ready looks by some of the best personal style bloggers to use as a reference guide for the rest of the winter season. Get ready to rejuvenate your winter work wardrobe today!

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The Boardroom: Dress Smart, Smell Good, Feel Fab + More |

  • 26 Quotes On Getting Ahead From The World’s Hottest CEOs [Business Insider]
  • Emploi New York is a dress-making company, founded by former Wall Street lawyer turn fashion designer, Marina Ufaeva, offering an extensive collection of affordable modern career dresses. Most designs can easily transition from day-to-evening – ideal for the holiday season! A few of my faves are the Lexington, Maiden, and Dakota. Find more via my Forbes interview with its company founder here. Emploi New York is graciously providing CF readers with a 15% off discount, now through December 31, 2014. Use code: CFLovesemploi.
  • How To Fix Phone Posture – The Imaginary Orange Trick [Into The Gloss]
  • Heard of Scentbird? It’s a new cool perfume discovery startup company. Get a 30-day supply of the fragrance of your choice every month packaged in a sleek, travel-friendly case for just $14.95/month. Next month, opt for your go-to favorite or try a new brand. 350+ designer fragrances to choose from, including Tom Ford, Prada, Chloé, and Gucci. Gift options are now available too (3-6-12 month plans). Check out my Forbes interview with its CEO here. Scentbird is generously offering CF readers 50% off – just $7.50 – for first month subscription. Excludes gift plans. Use code: CF50.
  • How To Be Productive – And Have Fun – In The Festive Season [Forbes]
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Build Your Best Fall Work Wardrobe Yet |

Feel that? (It’s Fall)

Fall is here; winter is near. It is the ideal time to prep your seasonal style. Build your best work wardrobe yet – one that truly supports you – giving you that extra confidence boost to seize every professional opportunity.

Follow these three easy steps to reinvigorate your fall/winter work wardrobe today:

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