Red, White, and Blue: Patriotic Style at the RNC

Political conventions are about a lot of things: speeches, parties, and, yes, even style. So I went on a mission to find the best in patriotic style at the 2012 Republican Convention. Which one is your favorite? ...more

Street Style: RNC Day 3: The Day That Condi Built

Day 3 at the Republican Convention was all about comebacks -– from the rain to former Secretary of State (and perhaps the most stylish Republican woman ever) Condoleezza Rice. However, style didn’t need a comeback, because its been present since day 1. ...more

RNC Day 3: Taking Care of Business

With vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice set to speak to the convention in the evening, day 3 at the Republican National Convention was all about taking care of business. ...more
That cheese hat is the coup de grâce -- Republicans couldn't muster up a sense of style if their ...more

RNC Day 2: The Sun Comes Out, and So Does the Style

Day 2 of the Republican National Convention brought the sun (and crazy, crazy humidity) to Tampa. While the color blue dominated fashion yesterday (maybe the rain gave everyone the blues?), today was all about bright, fabulous colors like kelly green, orange, and, yes, red. ...more

RNC Day 2: Down to Business

Tuesday launched the official first day of the convention, with delegates arriving and being seated at the Tampa Bay Forum. The improvement in weather -- it was finally sunny -- brought out party supporters and protesters. ...more

Street Style: Day 1 at the Republican National Convention

The style quotient was high inside and outside the Republican National Convention on Day 1. From reporters in stylish galoshes to delegates in tailored leather blazers, storm conditions didn’t dampen (pun intended) the style of GOP convention attendees. ...more

Day 1 at the Republican National Convention

Tropical Storm Isaac forced the Republican National Convention to postpone much of Day One’s official events. However, there was plenty of activity, especially amongst the press. Armed with my trusty SONY DSLR, I captured some of activities. Copyright @KathrynFinney BlogHer Editor in Chief, Stacy Morrison, braves Tropical Storm Isaac on her way to the Tampa Convention Center ...more

Erin Newkirk Is Changing How We Communicate

Erin Newkirk is the Co-Founder and CEO of Red Stamp, a company on a mission to make relationships stronger. Always a fan of making people feel good, she believes modern etiquette isn’t about fancy stationery and using the right fork, but kindness and authenticity. ...more

Marci Harris is Changing How We Talk to Congress

There are people who talk about change and then there’s Marci Harris. In 2010, after years as a Congressional staffer, Marci founded POPVOX, social platform that “bridges the gap between the input the public wants to provide and the information members of Congress want and need to receive.” I caught up with Marci recently (on the go, of course!) and she gave me the lowdown on the daily business of, oh, ensuring Democracy and the American way. Q: Tell us about POPVOX. ...more
JBLang1 Connie59506959 #POPVOX such a fantastic tool 4 anyone w/int in politics,Congress. Great ...more

Rachel Sklar is Changing the Ratio in Tech

Rachel Sklar is like the tech bestie in my head. We’ve both been Editor-at Large at major media companies (Rachel formerly at Mediaite, I presently at BlogHer). We both entered the tech/new media space from non-technical fields (she was a lawyer, I was an epidemiologist). We both like to talk.. alot (our conversation was over an hour long). ...more
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