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The only Office Hours you will actually want to attend. In each episode, College Fashionista's Founder, Amy Levin Klein, chats with inspiring fashion and beauty insiders about the industry, career paths and what they have learned along the way. Listeners can expect to gain invaluable insight and inspiration on furthering their own careers while getting access to conversations you won't hear anywhere else. Get ready to get schooled in style (and learn a thing or two in the process)!To contact us with comments, questions, or speaker ideas please e-mail amy@amylevinklein.com

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The only Office Hours you will actually want to attend. In each episode, College Fashionista's Founder, Amy Levin Klein, chats with inspiring fashion and beauty insiders about the industry, career paths and what they have learned along the way. Listeners can expect to gain invaluable insight and inspiration on furthering their own careers while getting access to conversations you won't hear anywhere else. Get ready to get schooled in style (and learn a thing or two in the process)!To contact us with comments, questions, or speaker ideas please e-mail amy@amylevinklein.com

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My favorite podcast series ever!

By thedldiarybyDL - Feb 11 2019
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So organized, so informative, so hardworking! Insightful and effective leadership knowledge!

Love!

By tolae - Nov 16 2018
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Love hearing about ins and outs of life from such cool women! Really enjoyed Lauren’s discussion💕

iTunes Ratings

453 Ratings
Average Ratings
438
13
2
0
0

My favorite podcast series ever!

By thedldiarybyDL - Feb 11 2019
Read more
So organized, so informative, so hardworking! Insightful and effective leadership knowledge!

Love!

By tolae - Nov 16 2018
Read more
Love hearing about ins and outs of life from such cool women! Really enjoyed Lauren’s discussion💕
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Office Hours with College Fashionista

Latest release on Dec 11, 2018

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The only Office Hours you will actually want to attend. In each episode, College Fashionista's Founder, Amy Levin Klein, chats with inspiring fashion and beauty insiders about the industry, career paths and what they have learned along the way. Listeners can expect to gain invaluable insight and inspiration on furthering their own careers while getting access to conversations you won't hear anywhere else. Get ready to get schooled in style (and learn a thing or two in the process)!To contact us with comments, questions, or speaker ideas please e-mail amy@amylevinklein.com

Rank #1: Danielle Bernstein, Of WeWoreWhat, On Going From College Student To Front Row At NYFW

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Danielle Bernstein is the powerhouse behind the popular blog and Instagram account WeWoreWhat, co-founder of Body Bauble and the owner of everyone’s dream wardrobe. We caught up with her for this episode of #CFofficehours to chat college, being a New Yorker and to end the dispute between stilettos and sneakers. From spending her freshman year at the University of Wisconsin Madison to sitting front row at TommyxGigi this past NYFW she is no stranger to success, pressure or being in the limelight - Bernstein shares career advice, Instagram editing tips and memories in this latest episode, listen up!

Oct 11 2016

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Rank #2: Alyssa Coscarelli of Refinery29 on How to Advance in the Fashion Industry

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Our latest episode of CF Office Hours features social media star and Refinery29 senior fashion market editor Alyssa Coscarelli. We talked about how she got her job at Refinery, what working in the fashion industry entails, and the importance of having samples of your work when applying for a job. Plus, listen up for some amazing advice for budding writers, editors, and fashion enthusiasts.

Mar 20 2018

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Rank #3: Riverdale Stars, Camila Mendes and Lili Reinhart, On Being Young Women In The Acting Business

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Tonight is the series premiere of The CW’s Riverdale with stars, Camila Mendes and Lili Reinhart. Amy Levin caught up with the two stars on set to chat their characters, college and girl power on this episode of #CFofficehours. Listen up and be sure to tune-in at 9/8c on The CW tonight!

Jan 26 2017

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Rank #4: Mackenzie Wagoner On Getting Her Dream Job At Vogue And Why She Left It

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She’s already had every girl's dream job in New York City—and we got to talk to her about it on this episode of #CFofficehours! Mackenzie Wagoner sat down to chat about rising up the fashion food chain, from pitching daily features at PopSugar, being apart of the OG team at Into The Gloss, and topping her resume off with the shiny spot as senior beauty writer at Vogue.com. Mackenzie’s overwhelming intellect had us spinning in our chairs, and we're so excited for her next steps. Find out why she recently stepped down from her dream job at Vogue, her career advice, and so much more in this episode of #CFofficehours.

Feb 28 2017

36mins

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Rank #5: Megan Collins On How To Change Careers/Start Your Own Fashion Blog

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This week on #CFofficehours we sat down the founder of Style Girlfriend, Megan Collins, who told us all about how she navigated a post-grad career in PR to ultimately pursue a completely different path by starting her own fashion blog. Megan gave advice about finding a job that you love and how to successfully change careers. Listen up and enjoy!

Jun 20 2017

32mins

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Rank #6: Barbie Ferreira On Being Instagram Famous

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Barbie Ferreira is a 19-year old model, Instagram star and true idol amongst Gen Z. Barbie Ferreira aka @barbienox is known her raw personality and you can get a taste of it in our latest episode of #CFofficehours. Listen up!

Nov 22 2016

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Rank #7: Katherine Power & Hillary Kerr On How To Start Your Own Media Company

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Calling all aspiring media moguls (and who isn't, right?)! Want to make a name for yourself in the fashion industry and change the media landscape? Then this is a can't miss episode of #CFofficehours. Co-founders of Clique Media Group (WhoWhatWear, My Domaine and Byrdie Beauty and Obsessee, just to name a few of their entities) and pioneers of the digital media world, Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power, join Amy to discuss their careers and new book, "The Career Code." Get inspired to get out there and disrupt (in the best way possible) the media landscape!

May 23 2016

16mins

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Rank #8: Kristie Dash On Working In The Beauty Industry

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This week on #CFofficehours we have Allure Beauty Editor Kristie Dash. She shares her favorite parts of working in beauty, shares tips on how to get what you want, and of course, her obsession with Kylie Jenner.

Mar 14 2016

18mins

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Rank #9: Style Guru Chat - Cece & Megan

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CollegeFashionista has created a creative space for students to form relationships since 2009. Each Style Guru at CollegeFashionista has a unique story as to why they got involved with the brand and what they have taken from their personal experience. For this episode of #CFofficehours we sat down with two top Style Gurus, Cece and Megan and picked their brains for a college students perspective on all things CollegeFashionista.

Jan 17 2017

19mins

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Rank #10: Michelle Phan On Becoming A Beauty Guru And YouTube Sensation

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It's hard to imagine Michelle Phan before she became a YouTube sensation, but there was a time when she was just a regular college student trying to find her path in life. When she made a last minute decision to study art instead of medicine after high school, Phan had no idea what life had in store—but, as she wisely told us, you can't plan for success. We were lucky enough to speak with the beauty guru about what she wishes she could tell her 22-year-old self, the power of failure, and why there is magic in spontaneity. Listen up on this week's episode of #CFofficehours!

May 02 2017

38mins

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Rank #11: Chriselle Lim on Finding Work-Life Balance

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We’re back with our first #CFOfficeHours podcast of 2018, featuring stylist-turned–social media star Chriselle Lim. How exactly does the YouTuber juggle running her own brand while staying inspired and beating burnout? CF’s founder Amy Levin Klein sat down with Lim to find out in our latest episode.

Jan 17 2018

20mins

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Rank #12: Elaine Welteroth On What It's Really Like Being An Editor At Teen Vogue

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Not all New York Editors are created the same. Case and point? Elaine Welteroth has a unique point of view that mixes style, beauty, fitness and that "cool" factor that she not only shares in her stories, but also on her enviable personal Instagram account. Teen Vogue’s Beauty and Health editor Elaine Welteroth sits down with Amy on this episode of #CFofficehours to chat about the difference between a Glamour girl and Teen Vogue babe, plus the newest trends from Fashion Month.

Apr 25 2016

15mins

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Rank #13: Cosmo.com Editor, Amy Odell, On How To Stand Out In Your First Job

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On this week's CF Office Hours, we spoke with Amy Odell, editor of Cosmopolitan.com and author of "Tales From the Back Row." She told us all about her career choices that got her to where she is today and what she looks for in an employee. Listen up on how to really stand out in your entry-level job and step up to get that promotion. We'll also be taking a break and coming back with a new and improved podcast in October so stay tuned and enjoy!

Aug 29 2017

24mins

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Rank #14: Lainy Hedaya On Navigating The Blogging World And Growing Your Own Brand

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Join us for another round of #CFofficehours with special guest Lainy Hedaya. Lainy discusses how she grew her brand (Haute Inhabit), traveling abroad with Jimmy Choo, and the changes she’s see as blogging grows to new heights.

Feb 29 2016

13mins

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Rank #15: CF Alum Olivia Muenter (Bustle), Jen Mulrow (Glamour), and Maura Brannigan (Fashionista) On Getting Your Dream Job After College

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On this week's #CFofficehours we sat down with former Style Gurus, Olivia Muenter (Fashion and Beauty Editor at Bustle), Jen Mulrow (Assistant Beauty Editor at Glamour), and Maura Brannigan (Senior Editor at Fashionista.com). They told us all about their college experience and how they ultimately ended up in their current positions. They're a serious inspiration to college students and grads looking to make it in the fashion industry and lifetime members of our Guru Gang. Listen up and enjoy!

Aug 15 2017

28mins

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Rank #16: Aya Kanai On Going From A Closet Assistant To Executive Fashion Director at Cosmo and Seventeen

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Aya Kanai is the Executive Fashion Director at Cosmo and Seventeen Magazine, a former puppeteer master and a current judge on Project Runway Junior. She launched her career by starting at the bottom as a closet assistant for the original Teen Vogue crew and has proven to us that hard work really does pay off. Aya is an overall inspiration to the entire CollegeFashionista community and we are thrilled we got to sit down with her and hear her story on #CFofficehours. Listen to her exclusive advice on this latest episode!

Aug 16 2016

17mins

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Rank #17: Iskra Lawrence On How to Make It In The Modeling Industry

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Iskra Lawrence is one model who is definitely a model of class, brains and beauty. One of the most successful models today, Iskra Lawrence joins #CFofficehours this week. We discuss getting let go from her first modeling agency (which turned out to be the best thing to happen to her), her Aerie Role Model position and the importance of self care and self love.

Jun 20 2016

18mins

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Rank #18: Laurel Pantin On How To Excel In Digital Media

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This fashion renegade is back in NYC after taking the year off in Cape Town, South Africa. As they say, distance makes the heart grow fonder. Her hiatus from the fashion world gave her a unique perspective and energy, which she now pours into her role as an editor of Hearst's SnapChat channel, The Sweet. She shares her experience and more in the latest episode of #CFofficehours.

Mar 28 2016

14mins

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Rank #19: Suzie Cohen On Working At Buzzfeed And Finding The Right Company Culture For You

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This week Amy sat down with Buzzfeed's Director of Brand Strategy, Suzie Cohen, who told us all about what it's actually like working at the Buzzfeed offices, how to break into advertising and digital media, and finding a company culture that fits your personality. Listen up and try not to be too envious of the Buzzfeed office environment!

Jun 06 2017

20mins

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Rank #20: Arianna Huffington On How To Balance Your Work Life With Your Personal Life

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When one of the busiest people out there is talking about the revolutionizing importance of sleep, it's hard not to take note. Among her many accomplishments and roles, Arianna Huffington has penned a new book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time. Listen as we chat about this must-read book, the impact it has had on her successful career and her findings on something we all love – sleep. Check it out on this episode of #CFofficehours.

Jun 06 2016

16mins

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Chelsea Neman Nassib on the Best Four Years of Her Life and Democratizing Art Through Tappan Collective

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Sure, choosing where you want to go to school is important. But what if choosing a college would inspire your ultimate career path? Chelsea Neman Nassib knew she wanted to be an art major but quickly saw the whitespace that her education wasn't teaching her. Whether you are an avid collector or just a casual fan of pretty things, Chelsea wanted to create a place that broke down the walls and barriers for art consumers and creatives alike.


This Michigan alum used her intellect and gut to launch, Tappan Collective—which reinvents the approach to discovering and collecting contemporary art, going beyond the traditional art paradigm. So how did she get get started? And how did she use her education to shake-up the art world? And for that matter, what inspired the name Tappan? In this week's episode, College Fashionista's Founder, Amy Levin Klein, sits down with Neman Nassib as she discusses her career path and the skill sets she credits to her success so far.

Be sure to follow College Fashionista on Instagram for more career advice: @CFashionista.

And check out @tappancollective and @chelsea_nn_ for more art and creative inspo!

Dec 11 2018

18mins

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Lauren Gores Ireland on Transitioning from Broadcaster to Influencer to Beauty Entrepreneur

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Ever wonder how the Insta-famous face masks from Summer Fridays came to be so double tap worthy? You can thank influencer and brand co-founder, Lauren Gores Ireland, for that (and your glowy skin). But before she was creating one of the most enviable skincare lines in the market, Gores was working her way up through the broadcast journalism world.

So why the pivot? And more importantly, how? In this week's episode, College Fashionista's Founder, Amy Levin Klein, sits down with Gores as she discusses her career path and the skill sets she credits to her success so far.

Be sure to follow College Fashionista on Instagram for more career advice: @CFashionista.

And check out @summerfridays and @laurengores for more beauty and fashion inspiration.

Nov 12 2018

19mins

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Melissa Wood Tepperberg on The Importance of Health and Wellness During Your College Days

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This month on CF Office Hours, Amy Levin Klein, chats with Melissa Wood Tepperberg, founder of the Melissa Wood Health Method. They chat about Melissa's unconventional college experience, her journey to a healthier lifestyle and why she launched her own method to inspire others.

For questions on CF Office Hours, DM us @CFashionista @Amy.Levin

To follow this month's guest, Melissa Wood Tepperberg, go to @MelissaWoodHealth

Oct 22 2018

32mins

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Jamie Mizrahi on The Role Of A Stylist and Revamping Juicy Couture

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This month on CF Office Hours, Amy Levin Klein, chats with Jamie Mizrahi, Stylist at The Wall Group, and Creative Director at Juicy Couture. They have a discussion about the realities of breaking into the fashion industry as a stylist and Jamie's predictions on the future of Juicy Couture.

For questions on CF Office Hours, DM us @CFashionista @Amy.Levin

To follow this month's guest, Jamie Mizrahi, go to @SweetBabyJamie

Sep 17 2018

19mins

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Rachel Zoe on Going After Your Career Aspirations While Still in College

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This month’s CF Office Hours is with Rachel Zoe, Co-CEO Rachel Zoe, Inc. and Founder/Editor-at-Large of The Zoe Report. We talked about the challenges and rewards that come with being career-driven at a young age and how she ended up in such a successful career in the fashion industry. Listen up and enjoy!

May 15 2018

27mins

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Alyssa Coscarelli of Refinery29 on How to Advance in the Fashion Industry

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Our latest episode of CF Office Hours features social media star and Refinery29 senior fashion market editor Alyssa Coscarelli. We talked about how she got her job at Refinery, what working in the fashion industry entails, and the importance of having samples of your work when applying for a job. Plus, listen up for some amazing advice for budding writers, editors, and fashion enthusiasts.

Mar 20 2018

22mins

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Nudestix Co-founder Taylor Frankel on Why You Should Always Surround Yourself With Fellow “Babe Bosses”

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For the latest episode of our CF Office Hours podcast, we caught up with Nudestix co-founder Taylor Frankel to learn how she made the difficult decision to take a sabbatical from college to launch her own brand and put those Marketing 101 lessons into action IRL.

Feb 20 2018

18mins

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Chriselle Lim on Finding Work-Life Balance

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We’re back with our first #CFOfficeHours podcast of 2018, featuring stylist-turned–social media star Chriselle Lim. How exactly does the YouTuber juggle running her own brand while staying inspired and beating burnout? CF’s founder Amy Levin Klein sat down with Lim to find out in our latest episode.

Jan 17 2018

20mins

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Joanne Wilson on Kick-Starting a Career as a Female Entrepreneur

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We chatted with Joanne Wilson, an angel investor and advocate for women-led companies, who founded her own VC firm, Gotham Gal Ventures. Joanne told us all about what it takes to be an entrepreneur today and how to build your own business with female empowerment at the forefront.

Dec 12 2017

12mins

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Amanda de Cadenet, Founder of Girlgaze, on Following Your Passion and Empowering Fellow Women Along the Way

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We sat down with Amanda de Cadenet, the founder and the CEO of the Girlgaze Project. Amanda, who is a talented fashion and portrait photographer in her own right, chatted with us about how young creatives can get their foot in the door to the fashion industry, the importance of accurately representing women in media, and what's next for her thriving community.

Nov 28 2017

21mins

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CMG Founders Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr On How To Find The Right Path To Get Your Dream Job

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We're back and better than ever with the new and improved CF Office Hours. This week we spoke to Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr, the founders of Clique Media Group. It's the one year anniversary of college fashionista being acquired by CMG and we talk all about what Hillary and Katherine did in college and as young adults to get where they are today and what it takes to be a powerful female in the workforce. Enjoy!

Oct 17 2017

28mins

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Cosmo.com Editor, Amy Odell, On How To Stand Out In Your First Job

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On this week's CF Office Hours, we spoke with Amy Odell, editor of Cosmopolitan.com and author of "Tales From the Back Row." She told us all about her career choices that got her to where she is today and what she looks for in an employee. Listen up on how to really stand out in your entry-level job and step up to get that promotion. We'll also be taking a break and coming back with a new and improved podcast in October so stay tuned and enjoy!

Aug 29 2017

24mins

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CF Alum Olivia Muenter (Bustle), Jen Mulrow (Glamour), and Maura Brannigan (Fashionista) On Getting Your Dream Job After College

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On this week's #CFofficehours we sat down with former Style Gurus, Olivia Muenter (Fashion and Beauty Editor at Bustle), Jen Mulrow (Assistant Beauty Editor at Glamour), and Maura Brannigan (Senior Editor at Fashionista.com). They told us all about their college experience and how they ultimately ended up in their current positions. They're a serious inspiration to college students and grads looking to make it in the fashion industry and lifetime members of our Guru Gang. Listen up and enjoy!

Aug 15 2017

28mins

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AEO's Iskra Lawrence and Halima Aden LIVE From The CF Clubhouse On Staying True To Yourself

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On this week's #CFofficehours we were joined by the newest faces of American Eagle, Iskra Lawrence and Halima Aden, live in The CF Clubhouse in front of an audience of Style Gurus. They talked all about how they got into the modeling business and how to navigate the industry while standing by their values. They are serious role models and ultimate cool girls so listen up and enjoy!

Jul 18 2017

34mins

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Sephora Collection's Helen Phillips LIVE From The CF Clubhouse On How It's Okay To Be Indecisive About Your Career

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This week on #CFofficehours we recorded our FIRST EVER live episode in The CF Clubhouse in NYC with Sephora Collection's National Makeup Artist, Helen Phillips, on how she came into a career in beauty and found other passions along the way. Our audience of Style Gurus were able to ask real-time questions and Helen had so much to share about her best makeup tips and how to make the most of your beauty routine, especially as a college student. Listen up and enjoy!

Jul 04 2017

31mins

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Megan Collins On How To Change Careers/Start Your Own Fashion Blog

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This week on #CFofficehours we sat down the founder of Style Girlfriend, Megan Collins, who told us all about how she navigated a post-grad career in PR to ultimately pursue a completely different path by starting her own fashion blog. Megan gave advice about finding a job that you love and how to successfully change careers. Listen up and enjoy!

Jun 20 2017

32mins

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Suzie Cohen On Working At Buzzfeed And Finding The Right Company Culture For You

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This week Amy sat down with Buzzfeed's Director of Brand Strategy, Suzie Cohen, who told us all about what it's actually like working at the Buzzfeed offices, how to break into advertising and digital media, and finding a company culture that fits your personality. Listen up and try not to be too envious of the Buzzfeed office environment!

Jun 06 2017

20mins

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Grace Elizabeth On Going From Small Town Girl To Big City Supermodel

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Grace Elizabeth wasn't always a Victoria's Secret Angel. The 20-year-old started off as a small town girl from Florida and now she's the newest face of VS Pink, but the fame hasn't changed her. On this week's episode
of #CFofficehours Grace and Amy sat down to talk all about what it takes to be a model, moving from a small town to a big city and what Grace would be doing if she wasn't the face of one of the most recognizable brands in the world. Listen up and enjoy!

May 23 2017

21mins

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Michelle Phan On Becoming A Beauty Guru And YouTube Sensation

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It's hard to imagine Michelle Phan before she became a YouTube sensation, but there was a time when she was just a regular college student trying to find her path in life. When she made a last minute decision to study art instead of medicine after high school, Phan had no idea what life had in store—but, as she wisely told us, you can't plan for success. We were lucky enough to speak with the beauty guru about what she wishes she could tell her 22-year-old self, the power of failure, and why there is magic in spontaneity. Listen up on this week's episode of #CFofficehours!

May 02 2017

38mins

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Olivia Culpo On How She Accidentally Became Miss Universe

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Imagine being a regular college student one day, and suddenly finding yourself as Miss Universe the next. It sounds like something out of a movie—but for Olivia Culpo, it’s real life. A Rhode Island native, Culpo grew up as a middle child in a large family, living a completely normal life—until her entry in the Miss Rhode Island pageant took a surprising turn. We were lucky enough to sit down with the incredibly down-to-earth model to chat about her love of music, her unexpected career path, and her many favorite beauty products. Listen up in this week’s episode of #CFofficehours!

Apr 12 2017

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iTunes Ratings

453 Ratings
Average Ratings
438
13
2
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My favorite podcast series ever!

By thedldiarybyDL - Feb 11 2019
Read more
So organized, so informative, so hardworking! Insightful and effective leadership knowledge!

Love!

By tolae - Nov 16 2018
Read more
Love hearing about ins and outs of life from such cool women! Really enjoyed Lauren’s discussion💕