121 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

Bring in the Clowns: The Impeachment Show

Frankly, it’d be more honest if we let the proceedings devolve into a circus. A sort of Grand Guignol. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:12 PM on February 10, 2021 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (0)

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball: What I See for 2021

What to expect in the new year: More Kornacki, less Gucci—and other vital trends. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:35 PM on December 30, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Whatever Happened to Davis Polk's Report on Victoria's Secrets?

Why do we assume blue chip law firms are above conflicts of interests? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:27 PM on December 9, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

5 Red Hot Career Tips I Got from Amy Coney Barrett

Just because you disagree with her on most issues doesn’t mean she can’t be your favorite role model. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:57 PM on October 19, 2020 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work | Comments (0)

Guns, Harvard and Zoom

Guess what’s rivaling Gucci shoes and Bottega Veneta briefcases as the must-have accessory for lawyers? Guns. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:23 PM on September 16, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (0)

Claudia Conway Seeks Pro Bono Help + Other News/Gossip

What's cooking with George and Kellyanne's daughter, Kayne's lawyer and master of your domain. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:34 PM on August 10, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Covid19 Bunker: Ted Boutrous on His Anti-Trump Tweets, Poetry and Hair

Is he worried that his politics might be scaring off clients? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:39 PM on May 15, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Worried You Look Awful on Zoom?

This is an awfully trivial topic. But isn’t that exactly what we need at the moment? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:44 PM on April 27, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

At Least You Can Quit Shaving Your Legs

There’s a silver lining to this coronavirus ordeal. Really. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on March 19, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

How I Infuriate My Dear Readers

A lot of readers were angry with me. I'm fine with that. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:13 PM on January 8, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

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Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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