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Hi! Welcome to Corporate Catwalk | Contact Info: thecorporatecatwalk@gmail.com 

Where do you live? As of July 2012, I'm officially a New Yorker.

Where are you originally from? I was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. I'm a Midwest girl at heart, but I love the hustle and bustle of a big city!

How did you get from MO to NY? After I graduated from college at the University of Missouri, I wanted to pursue a career in the tech world. My dream was to be the CEO of a new tech company. One of the best places to start from the ground up with a tech company...Silicon Valley. After working in SF for five years, I got a promotion at work, which involved moving to New York.

Why did you decide to start a fashion blog? Ever since I was in high school, I've been into fashion and more importantly trends. I loved seeing trends and how people styled with different pieces. After several years of my friends asking me where I got my shoes, top or skirt, I decided I wanted to start a fashion blog to encourage other to try new pieces in their closet and show people how to wear certain pieces to work. 

What inspired the name, Corporate Catwalk? The name took months to form. The original name was Neon Polka Dots, so glad that name didn't stick. I got help from my sister-in-law, she helped me think of a name that fit my style and my niche. Working the Corporate America, I had to learn how to dress accordingly.  When going to customers meetings, I had to figure out a way to look professional, yet not loose my identity in a black suit. The name fit perfectly with my career and my love for fashion.

What piece of advice would you give a professional woman who wants to look fashionable, yet professional?  Don't ever lose your identity. For men it's simple. They put on a nice fitted suit and they look like a million bucks! For women, we're different. As we've all seen, a suit doesn't look great on every woman. However, there are so many options. Also be aware of skirts that are too short and tops that are too low. When in doubt, tuck in your top; you'll look more put together. Color in the office is beautiful. You'll be surprised how many people love to see bright pink on a Monday. It helps the whole office get through the day. As my blog suggest, make your office space your catwalk!