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April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019

9 stylish commuter shoes for every season

While there are different methods of commuting (driving, walking, taking the bus or train, etc.), one thing remains the same--there are shoes responsible for getting us from one point to another. Find out what kind of commuter shoe is best for you.

 
January 21, 2018

January 21, 2018

why even a #girlboss needs mental health days

How am I supposed to stay motivated to grow as a #girlboss when I never have time to just take a breath and focus on myself?! News flash: even the best #girlbosses need mental health days.

 
December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017

5 winter coats you need in your wardrobe

Where there’s cold weather, there’s warm clothing... Don’t compromise your #look just to stay warm. Here’s a list of fashion girl approved, cute (but essential) coats that you need this winter!

February 26, 2019

February 26, 2019

the best turtlenecks to shop on the internet rn

Colder than average temperatures should not mean that fashion girls must sacrifice style. Often overlooked, the turtleneck is actually winter’s chicest layering staple. Making it in Manhattan has found the perfect turtlenecks for every occasion.

 
January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018

is it possible to land your dream job straight out of college?

Growing up, we always have a dream job in mind. I am one of the many that didn’t land theirs straight out of college. The big question is, what’s their secret?!

 
October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017

6 stylish blazers you need in your wardrobe

Aside from their role as the perfect transitional piece, blazers are just flat out fashionable. Make sure your wardrobe is stocked and ready for whatever blazer worthy occasion is thrown your way. 

May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

How to stay motivated at work

Sometimes, work sucks, like really sucks. Just like any other job, mine comes with ups and downs. I’m not oblivious to the fact that it won’t always be smooth sailing, but I’ve figured out a few ways to get through even the toughest slump.

 
January 2, 2018

January 2, 2018

how to get what you want in the new year

Every year, I make new resolutions (that I keep for like .02 seconds), and I repeat “this is going to be my year” over and over in my head like a mantra. It can be yours too because I’m going to tell you how to get what you want in the new year.

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018

how to wear pastel without looking like an easter egg

Making it in Manhattan highly encourages you to dabble in colorful clothes. Color makes everyone happy, and at MIIM we try to create a world of rainbows and unicorns.

 
December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017

the city girl’s guide to saving money

Saving money is hard, especially when it means saying no to that metallic Prada bag you’ve been eyeing. With a few easy tricks, saving money in the city is suddenly not so difficult. You may even save enough for that bag...

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

“goal digger” vol. 3: zoey leigh w.

'Goal Digger' is a segment where The Next Up interviews individuals who work a 9-5, in addition to running their own projects. To kick-off The Next Up’s relaunch, they spoke with three creative-working women who are doing just that.

December 4, 2017

December 4, 2017

2 gifts & a wish: your guide for gift-giving this holiday season

Between Christmas tree lighting, preparing for Channukah, getting the candles ready for Kwanzaa and all other holidays, The Next Up Co. thought it'd be helpful to reach out to our most creative friends and see what they've got on their lists for this year, and what they'd give to their friends.


A Letter to E, 2017

A Letter to E, 2017

Intertext is a publication showcasing the best undergraduate writing from the Syracuse University Writing Program. It exemplifies the power of writing and collaboration to inform and inspire. My piece, titled A Letter to E, was published in Volume 25, Issue 1.