Success Dressing in Style

Success in Style- Mixing Print Dressing fashionable at the office may not always be the easiest task. Translating popular trends into your everyday work wear can be very challenging. With your busy days filled with personal and professional demands, the last thing you want to worry about is what to wear. Be that as it…

Who Said Corporate Gray could not be Creative

  As a fashionista during office hours, I believe it is important to wear something office professional with a unique fashionable touch. Here I am wearing gray slim lake pants, knitted lines sleeveless turtleneck – perfect for the fall/winter vibe in the city  and to be creative and business chic at the same time, I…

Founder does it all

Many people believe that being a founder of your own company is a glamorous job. That’s what often attracts people to the startup world; because it gives you the freedom to build your own company from the ground up. Many are attracted to the idea that you can be your own boss, and there’s no…

The Essentials to build the perfect Capsule Wardrobe

The Essentials to build the perfect Capsule Wardrobe   The capsule wardrobe may seem like an innovative approach to getting dressed, but its beginnings date back to the 1970s. The recent rebirth of the capsule wardrobe is a testament to its relevance, no matter the decade. Let’s take a look back at its origins and…

NRF Radical Startup – National Retail Federation Conference

Radical Retail at NRF There are a lot of impressive innovations in the works for the world of Retail entrepreneurship. Disruptive technologies are changing the game of the retail industry. This past January, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak amongst a panel of retail’s disruptive thinkers. It just so happens that the panel was a…

How to Wear White during Winter

  Break the old-school rule when it comes to wearing white during winter. Especially winter white, since it is fresh and unexpected during the colder seasons. Who does not want to sparkle and brighten up the streets during the darkest days of the year? Here I do “all in one” winter white that gives ultra-elegance…

Journey to ModaBox

THE FOUNDER , MONICA PHROMSAVANH IMPORTED FROM ARGENTINA , HOME IS NEW YORK CITY My life began in a refugee camp in a small town called Misiones in Argentina.  My parents fled war in their native Laos to find a better future for themselves.  We lived among many other refugees in a camp without electricity…

Moving Forward with Progress

Dear ModaBox, I was first drawn to ModaBox because of it’s values in women empowerment, and Monica’s personal story about how she started the company from the ground up. I think as an Asian American woman, and an individual who is still evolving, I can still get caught up in the self effacing attitude that…

Don’t Let Labels Define You

This Pantene commercial is a simple but effective way to illustrate the gender inequalities and double standard women face that are inherent in society today. These are norms that have been inherent in our culture and have shaped the way that both women and men label powerful women in the workforce. Because of these labels,…

Using Social Media As a Tool

With the rise of the Internet, social media has readily integrated itself in our lives. This makes it an influential marketing tool for businesses. However, this can make us often feel bombarded with advertisements in our everyday lives. Sometimes it feels like when scrolling down our Facebook feed there are more advertisements than updates from…