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8.09.2013

A New Chapter...

Blazer:  Anthropologie (old, similar here), Top:  Anthropologie (identical option here), Jeans:  Henry & Belle c/o PB&J Boutique, Bag:  Rebecca Minkoff, Shoes:  Zara (old, great option here), Sunnies:  LeSpecs c/o Sunglassesshop.com, Nails:  Essie "Blanc"
Whoa, has this been a busy week {and by week I mean month}.  I'm finally able to share with you something exciting that's been going on in my life.
For quite some time now, I've been thinking of making a career change.  While I love teaching and working with children, I feel that it's just not what I'm truly passionate about.  At the end of the school year this year, I had a meeting with my boss where he explained that the aides' hours were being cut {significantly} district wide.
Naturally, I was upset, but at the same time I knew this was exactly the push I needed to get out there and make a change.
My next question:  where do I even begin looking?  I decided to combine my business degree with my passion for fashion.  I updated my resume and started sending it out everywhere {and I seriously mean EVERYWHERE}.
A few short weeks later I started getting responses and going on interviews, some of which thankfully turned into second interviews.
And so ~ to make a long story even longer ~ I'm happy to say that I accepted a position in the luxury fashion industry and started this past Monday.
I fully intend to continue writing and publishing Classroom Couture, although it may evolve a bit {and I'm not sure yet what to do about the name}.  I'm so thankful for my wonderful followers, and for your continued support as I embark on this new chapter in my life.

And now without further adieu, the winner of my Sunglassesshop.com giveaway is...
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Congratulations Julie! I'll be contacting you shortly.  Thank you to everyone who entered and stay tuned because I have another giveaway coming up early next week!

15 comments:

  1. Love the stripes!! Such a great summer look!

    The Style Storm

    xo, Christina

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  2. WOW - congratulations on your new job...this sounds so exciting! It's always more fun when you can work doing something you love - can't wait to hear more about it!! :)

    www.pennypincherfashion.com

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  3. Congrats on your career change!

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  4. Congrats on the smooth transition! Compliments for serving kids while you did and best of luck in the fashion world.............don't forget about us little followers :)

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  5. Congrats!!! Can't wait to see some new things!!

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  6. Congratulations on the new job Margo! How awesome (and scary) to make such a big change... proud of you girl. I can't wait to hear where you're working now (or are you not allowed to share?).

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City

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    1. Thank you so much Chelsea! Unfortunately, at this point I can't share exactly where I'm working {confidentiality and social media restrictions}. But I am super excited and yes, a little scared, and I really appreciate the support!

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  7. Congrats on the new job! I'm definitely looking to make a similar change. Would love your advice on that.

    Rebecca {at} Preppy Panache

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    1. Thank you so much Rebecca! Best advice I have at this point is go for it. If you want to make a change {and yes, I know it can be scary} do it. It's your life. I would however, recommend not quitting your current job until you have found something else. It makes things a little less scary! If you have any other questions, write me under my contact tab ~ I'd be more than happy to help!

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  8. that is so exciting!!!!!! congrats!!

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  9. A big congratulations! You are beyond stylish and deserve to be in the fashion industry :) And I love your nautical outfit!

    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

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  10. Congratulations! I can only imagine that following your career dreams must be very exciting, so break a leg!
    -Alexandra
    www.rhymeswithfashion.com

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  11. That is so exciting!! Congrats on the change. I think you will be great in the fashion industry.

    Amy


    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  12. Oh my goodness, congratulations! What a dream come true :)

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  13. Congratulations! I know you will enjoy combining both of your passions and will be a huge success. Can't wait to see what you do next.
    Kim
    http://www.thehipchickonline.com

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