• office wear

    What to wear to work? 3 approaches to follow

    I don’t know what to wear to work It can be mentally exhausting to have to figure out what to wear to work every single day.  Every woman has at least these things in their mind in the morning when they are standing before their closet: What should I wear? What clothes are clean? When was the last time I wore that and will anyone know I wore the same pants yesterday?  Running out of ideas of what to wear to work? We have 3 approaches for you to maintain when you have no inspiration at all.  1. Dress according to what the colors mean. Dress according to color and…

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    Plan in 4 steps your work outfits for the workweek

    We plan everything. Our workweek, the food we gonna eat, when we go for a sport session when we meet our friends, … So why don’t you plan your work outfits for the workweek? Here are 4 steps to plan your work outfits for the workweek in no time.  1. Practicality Think about what your week involves per day. So take your schedule of the workweek with you when you plan your work outfit. This will help you to choose clothes on a practical level. For example, important meetings, days you sit the whole day behind your desk, days your run from here to there, … When you have an…

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    Plan your work wardrobe depending on the person you are

    This is how you plan your work wardrobe How do you plan your work wardrobe? Everybody has his own style and not everything works out for everyone. So that’s why we tried to create 2 main categories and find the perfect plan for each category for how to organize your work wardrobe. Let us dive in.  What kind of person are you? I am… Plain and Simple: You lack faith in your fashion know-how and have very few clothes in your wardrobe.  With little confidence to try something new and few options to choose from, getting dressed is more of a necessity than a chance to show off individual style.…

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    How To Make Getting Dressed Easier Every Single Morning

    How To Make Getting Dressed Easier Every Single Morning We’re constantly told that we can have it all. Successful career, time for family and friends, an exciting social life, traveling, sport,… And it’s true, we’ve never had more choices and opportunities. But, anyone knows, in reality, it is not always that simple. We need to prioritize, plan and make some things as easy as possible, like choosing an outfit every day and getting dressed. But how many women are at least once a week standing before their closet like “What do I need to wear to work?”.  In a professional context, it is very important how you present yourself. A professional…

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    4 Ways Your Clothes Can Impact Your Career

    You’re undoubtedly already aware that showing up for work in the right outfit can help you make a good impression on your colleagues, employers or clientele. However, there are many ways in which your style of dress and clothing preferences can affect your professional life.  Research suggests that your clothes not only impact how others perceive you, but can also affect how quickly you move up the career ladder, how well you perform your job, and even how you perceive yourself and your abilities.  So if you don’t currently pay much attention to your work wear, here are a few important things you should know about how your wardrobe choices…

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    Moniëlle, leather accessories with a message

    Moniëlle, a business run by mother Monique and daughter Steffie. Together, they are the creative team behind Moniëlle. They design handmade ‘leather interior-and-lifestyle- accessories’ inspired by the never-ending beauty of flowers. You can read their story here and now on The Ambitious Brune.  How did you get started with Moniëlle? There is a little story about how we started with Moniëlle. During a difficult time in our lives, we could ‘only’ fall back on a handful of good friends, our love for nature & flowers and especially being creative whenever possible.  It’s very cliché, but I’m going to say it anyway: life can be beautiful, but also very though. We’ve learned that no matter how…

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    3 tips to stay classy on the beach

    It is summer! Time for a well-deserved break. The temperatures are rising, so the ideal moment to come behind your desk and go to the beach. Summer and high temperatures mean less clothes. Of course, when you go to work, you still keep it appropriate and enough covered. But laying in the sand with a suit, is not an option at all (or is it?). Maybe you are not feeling very comfortable with wearing not that many clothes. What if you cross by an important client, a co-worker or even your boss? To make the contrast between your daily work wear and beach outfit not too big, I have 3…

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    3 tips to stay work proof on hot summer days

    Stay work proof on hot summer days Getting dressed during the hottest days of the year is hard enough, especially when you also have to worry about looking presentable in the office. Needless to say, getting dressed for work during the summer is not the easiest thing to do. That’s why I have 3 tips for you when the temperature starts to rise but still want to look work proof.  3 tips to keep the balance between work-and weather-appropriate. 1/ Choose light fabrics When it is hot outside, very thick fabrics would not make you happy. Go for light fabrics like linen, cotton or silk. A double win, because these fabrics…

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    Fit-A-Bonita, a personal trainer with a clear vision

    Fit-A-Bonita, a personal trainer who support women with a clear purpose and vision The summer is in town! And when summer is around the corner, people are going massive to the fitness. Maybe you already booked your sport session with a personal trainer or asked for a food schedule to make your body summer proof. Katrien Sas, better known as Fit-A-Bonita, is a personal trainer specific for women who want to have a healthy relationship with food and sport. The Ambitious Brune was curious about how she started her career as a personal trainer and of course, she asked Katrien if she had some tips to combine sport and the…

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    Toushé, a T-shirt label that tells stories

    Interview with entrepreneur Iris about her new T-shirt label Toushé I met Iris Lodeweyckx at Girlsmode, a coworking space in Antwerp for ambitious women who like to work together with like-minded women.  Iris has definitely an ambitious and entrepreneurial soul. One year ago she opened a pop-up concept store, named MOHM, where young entrepreneurs could show their talent.  Now, Iris started her own T-shirt label, Toushé.  The Ambitious Brune talked with Iris about entrepreneurship and Toushé. Read here her interview!   Did you always want to become an entrepreneur or did the passion for it grow over the years? Entrepreneurship has always been my passion. I love to learn, grow and make my…