Journey of a Fashion Start-Up: C’est Mode Chic Launch Event Recap

Our fashion start-up C’est Mode Chic made it’s grand debut at the Fairfield County Women’s Expo last weekend. We are incredibly happy and excited about how well our products were received by attendees. We’re not quite ready to quit our day jobs just yet but the future is looking bright for C’est Mode Chic thanks […]

Journey of a Fashion Start-Up: The Thing That Makes You Tick

Big changes are in the horizon over the next few days. Never has the words, “Follow your passion” resonated more than at this time. On Saturday, Igor and I will officially launch our fashion accessories business C’est Mode Chic at the Fairfield County Women’s Expo. Months of hard work and planning is finally coming to […]

The “Bring On Spring” Look

Don’t be fooled. The calendar may say it’s spring but the weather tells a different story, especially in the early hours of the morning. It’s hard to ignore the chill that lingers in the air here in the Nutmeg State, especially when stepping out the door still means you have to arm yourself with extras […]

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Step into Spring with a Solid Shoe Game

Bring your ‘A’ game. It’s sandal season! Time to treat your winter worn hands and feet with a trip to the spa for a much needed manicure and pedicure. Be honest with yourself. When was the last time your feet saw the light of day or basked in the warm rays of the sunshine. Mind […]

Spring and Summer Looks Fit for Chic Locales

Warmer weather is just around the corner. Exactly when we’ll reach that corner is a mystery but we’re optimistic it will be soon, hopefully (crossing our fingers). As we daydream of sipping cocktails poolside, frolicking on picturesque beaches, and barbecuing savory delights on the grill, let’s put away the parka, earmuffs and snow boots. It’s […]

Stylish Fashion Trends That Make Us Love Winter

It’s hard to believe but winter is out and spring is in. Didn’t winter get the text message? Regardless, the first official day of spring is here. While I love spring, I worship winter so it is with sadness I watch the curtain drop on the chilly season which conjures fond memories of the crisp […]

Journey of a Fashion Start-Up: Values in Business

Nothing in life is a guarantee. Still, the values of a business should be what remain steadfast even when everything else is going to hell. It’s misleading when an apparel manufacturer advertises itself as one that helps independent designers produce their line domestically but falls short of that expectation. Unfortunately, I encountered one manufacturer that […]

Journey of a Fashion Start-Up: Perseverance Through the Unknown

Navigating through the treacherous waters of the fashion industry can be a difficult task to tackle alone. There are sharks in the water ready to snap their jaws at the  slightest whiff of blood. Luckily, it’s been a team effort between me and Igor to get our company C’est Mode Chic off the ground but […]

Fashion Start-Up C’est Mode Chic Gears-Up for Spring Unveiling

Launching a business is proving to be one of the most challenging tasks we have ever undertaken in our lives and at the same time one of the most rewarding. Our fashion accessories company, C’est Mode Chic, is two months away from launching. While the journey towards that goal has been bumpy to say the […]

Michael Kors Fall 2014 Runway Show: A Vision in Gray

When we think of gray, it’s not usually a color that elicits vibrancy, excitement, and elegance. However, Michael Kors Fall 2014 runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week quickly changed our minds about the otherwise dreary color that is gray. Echoing trends that are hot right now, Michael Kors’ collection mesmerized us with its metallic […]