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UPDATE: This story was originally published on January 21.
The story of someone leaving a job in corporate America to pursue a lifelong dream never ceases to inspire us. So, you can imagine how downright floored we were to learn that go-getter Mallory Ulaszek left her sales job at AT&T to start CB and cityblue apparel & denim at the beginning of the most recent recession. Thanks to her knack for filling the shop with fly-off-the-shelf goods and her amazing personal-styling service, the entrepreneur has raised her brand into a Chicago powerhouse.
Naturally, we felt the need to track her down for a sartorial spill session. And Ulaszek didn't disappoint. She showed us how she seamlessly mixes and matches labels to create one-of-a-kind ensembles — exactly what she would do if you were shopping at one of her stores. She also shared advice on the key pieces you need to invest in, the jeans you should never wear, and so much more. Wardrobe and career inspiration? We're sold.
Shopping for jeans can be a dreaded experience for anyone. No matter your body type, you're bound to run into a waist that's too loose, an ankle that's too tight, or a wash that's too...washed. Then, there's the constant battle of fit versus style — maybe those jeans make your butt look great, but you just don't like read
This beautiful beach wedding actually started at New York City Hall. The couple had a legally-binding ceremony there before heading to North Carolina the following week to have the big celebration with friends and family. Their love for each other is evident in every photo, and the details — like their coordinating vests read