nusophisticate

I am an attorney that loves fashion, decorating, food, and living a generally full, fun and fabulous life. My blog focuses on the modern working girl and ways to stay fabulous both on and off the clock.

NU Year, NU Sophisticate

Thank you for spending 2013 with me; 2014 will be filled with lots more posts and career tips for us working girls. ...more

The Working Girl Essentials

For the past month or so, my clothes have been safely packed away while the hubs and I hunted for...more

Cyber Monday

Sweater: Ann Tayor//Skirt:ASOS//Jacket: Zara//Belt:ASOS (HERE)//Shoes: ALDO ...more

Life Lately....

Modern Dining Room by Los Angeles Interior Designers & Decorators Philip Nimmo Design ...more

Printed Suits: Houndstooth and Chevron

Jacket: Ann Taylor (HERE); Skirt: Ann Taylor (HERE); Shirt: Ann Taylor; Shoes: Steve Madden; Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim at Target Printed suits scream polished, but sometimes they scream matronly too. Because of this, I usually admire them from afar and select colored suits when I want to make a statement. But, the good people at Ann Taylor are...more

My Favorites

Coat: Zara (Similar)//Top: Banana Republic (HERE)//Pants: Banana Republic(HERE)//Shoes: Steve Madden//Handbag: Phillip Lim for Target// Necklace: J Crew Last weekend's outfit was chock full of favorites. My favorite coat - I finally got a chance to go somewhere cold enough to whip it out...more

Printed Maxi Dress + Mirrored Sunglasses

Dress: H&M; Shoes: Steve Madden; Purse: 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target; Aviators: Random After a long morning of Netflix , I had no desire to get out of bed and even less desire to get dolled-up. That’s when I started hearing the sleep deprivation devil that occasionally sits on my left shoulder quietly encouraging me to put my college sweats on public display. I made it all the way to the front door before I caught a glimpse of myself in the hallway mirror and b-lined for my closet...more

5 Reasons to Fill Your Closet With Sheath Dresses

1. They're easy With no need to tuck, button, or find coordinating separates, sheath dresses make it amazingly easy to get dressed in the morning. 2. They're versatile ...more

Holiday Party Wear: Sequin Skirt + Two-Tone Button Down

Shirt//Forever 21, Skirt//ASOS, Shoes//Zara, Necklace//J Crew It's officially Holiday party season and the invites are beginning to pour in. In addition to deciding which event to attend, I'm also putting some pretty serious thought into my outfit choices. Last year, I was all about dainty dresses with lady-like details ....more

Office Attired

shirt:forever21//pants:banana republic//shoes:christian louboutin//bag:coach//necklace:J Crew//bracelet: J Crew//watch:Michele Dressing for success doesn’t always mean boring patterns and dark colors. Sometimes an eye-catching print or vibrant color is just what the doctor ordered to add a youthful flair to an already fabulous workdrobe. Red, green, and pink are some of the vibrant hues that work well in an office setting ....more