Lex Hilliard

I am a 32-year-old attorney, blogger, shoe junkie, and lover of all things fabulous. My passion is sharing information I have learned while navigating Corporate America...with a little humor!

Building a Business Casual Wardrobe...The Basics!

Greetings Divas! And welcome to June 2014! Over the past few months, I have had the opportunity to speak to a variety of different women at different stages of their professional lives ....more

Healthy Snacking Delivered Straight to the Office...Thanks Graze!

Quick story (I promise!)....a couple of weeks ago, a friend/colleague introduced me to a new way of snacking in the office. She was walking around the office with a box full of snacks. I was intrigued...a box full of snacks! ...more

Think...Then React!

Just a little something I thought about today as I watched someone put his proverbial foot in his proverbial mouth...all because he reacted without fully thinking about the consequences of his words. In a world where the Internet and social media glorifies the concept of instant gratification, we as professionals should exercise caution when reacting to unexpected situations. The worst thing we can do is make rash, uncalculated decisions that could have dire and unfavorable consequences (both personally and professionally)....more

Woman Vs. Woman: Are Women Sabotaging Each Other When Climbing the Corporate Ladder?

So....I was watching an episode of Cutthroat Kitchen last week, and it reminded me of a topic that I blogged about a couple of years ago. Some of you may be wondering what Cutthroat Kitchen has to do with anything that I tend to discuss on the Martini Chronicles. Let me explain...Cutthroat Kitchen is a show that comes on the Food Network ....more

I'm Not Bossy. I'm the Boss.

#BANBOSSYWhat say you Divas? ...more

Quick Meals For A Busy Diva....Side Dish Edition!

Greetings! I don't know how many of you have the strength or energy to make a home-cooked meal after a long day at work, but I know it is a personal struggle for me. I am usually exhausted when I get home, and all I want to do is take my shoes off and watch television ....more

5 Delicious Green Smoothie Recipes!

Greetings Divas and Gents! Quick questions: How many of you have gotten behind the green smoothie craze? I'm willing to bet that many of you have ....more

Radiant Orchid...How To Incorporate The 2014 Color Of The Year Into Your Professional Wardrobe!

Greetings Divas! As many of you fashion-forward Divas know, Radiant Orchid is the Pantone Color of the Year for 2014. Whenever the new color is announced, I am always excited to find new pieces in the selected color to add to my professional wardrobe ....more

Confession...I'm A Gym Snob!

Yeah I said it! I'm a gym snob! I have spent the better of 10 years trying to ignore that which I have always known to be true...that there are certain things that occur when I go to the gym that just annoy me ....more

My 6 Favorite Moments From The 2014 Grammy Awards!

Let me get right into it! In what has become a tradition here on the Chronicles, here are my favorite moments from last night's Grammy Awards!6. The Mass Wedding - The entire Grammy telecast lasted almost 4 hours ....more