5 Girl Bosses That Turned Their Side Hustle into a Full Time Job

5 Girl Bosses to Follow | The Sophisticated Gal

I am a sucker for inspirational stories, heck it’s one of the main reasons I started the Inspiring Girl Boss series! Hearing the stories of other girl bosses always gives me so much motivation for my own side hustle and career. There are so many amazing women out there that are kicking butt as entrepreneurs running their own businesses. I wanted to share some of the women I look up to the most that have taken their side hustle full-time, just in case you need a little extra motivation or are like me and love reading about other lady bosses […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss: Andrea from Hustle & Hearts

Inspiring Girl Boss Series | Andrea from Hustle & Hearts | The Sophisticated Gal

Don’t think I forgot about the Inspiring Girl Boss series! These past two months have been so incredibly busy, but I promise you this Inspiring Girl Boss series is far from over! I love hearing from all of you about how much you enjoy this series, so if you know a girl boss that you think would be a great feature – nominate them here (and it’s totally okay to nominate yourself)! Now, onto the newest girl boss feature! Today I’m featuring Andrea from Hustle and Hearts, a blog that can seriously inspire you to hustle hard and look beautiful […]

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Girl Bosses

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Girl Bosses | Girl Boss Gift Guide | The Sophisticated Gal

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, boss babes! It’s the gift-giving season and I could not be more thrilled. I absolutely love shopping for gifts and giving gifts to friends & family. I personally love looking at gift guides to spark ideas for gifts for every person on my list, but I am also realistic and don’t like to put anything on the gift guide that I wouldn’t buy myself! I wanted to put together a comprehensive list for every type of girl boss out there and all under $80 (most under $50)! You’ll find a little bit […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss: Kat from The Salty Pineapple & The Content Planner

It’s been a hot sec since the last Inspiring Girl Boss feature here on the blog, but I have a super special feature for you all today! Kat is a creative entrepreneur and the owner of The Salty Pineapple & The Content Planner.  Her journey to entrepreneurship is so inspiring and she is an Instagram genius! Keep reading to find out more about Kat and her story. Photos are from Kat’s Instagram accounts This post contains affiliate links, so if you make a purchase by clicking on one of my links, I will receive a small commission at no additional […]

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Answering Your Questions About Me, My Career & More!

The Sophisticated Gal is officially 6 months old today! I can’t believe it’s already been half a year since I’ve started my blogging journey. While 6 months may not seem like a lot to some, I love reflecting on my journey so far. From where I started to where I am today – I feel like I have come so far! Plus, I have connected with so many of you and it is honestly the best part about having a blog! Whenever I get a comment from a reader saying that my post helped them out in their career, it […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss: Sheila from In Search of Sheila

Today’s newest member of the Inspiring Girl Boss club is Sheila from In Search of Sheila, a boss babe managing a full-time job and her kick-ass blog that’s all about blogging intentionally. Sheila is one of my closest blogging friends and I am so glad that I stumbled upon her blog & insta! If you’ve been following along on Instagram, then you probably recognize Sheila from the two meet-ups we had in PA. It’s always a good time when we get to hang out and usually involves a photoshoot or two 🙂 Keep reading to learn more about Sheila and […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss Series: July Roundup

July FLEW by and now we only have one month left of summer, so we need to make the most of it and focus on accomplishing our summer goals! July was filled with lots of fun events, a work conference in Florida and my 25th birthday. On the blog last week, I shared the 25 lessons I learned in 25 years. It was one of my favorite posts to write because I got to share some of the wisdom I’ve gained now that I’m half way through my twenties! July was also filled with some amazing Inspiring Girl Boss features! […]

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The Side Hustle Essentials Every Girl Boss Needs

I see you girl, every day you’re hustling hard for your passion and trying to make your dreams a reality. If this is you, well then you are a total #girlboss and I applaud you for working so hard! Having a side hustle on top of a full-time job can be a lot to manage sometimes, heck I even wrote a post about balancing both (check it out here). There are a lot of things we have to sacrifice when we’re side hustlin, like that “tv time” after work or going to happy hour with friends because we want to […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss: Taryn from TK+Co

I am so excited to feature Taryn from TK+Co, a career advice resource for young women. You may remember Taryn’s guest post on my blog about Why Your First Salary Negotiation is Important (if you haven’t checked it out, you definitely need to go read it). Taryn truly encompasses the word “Girl Boss” and she is such an inspiration. Keep scrolling to read her full interview! #1 What inspired you to start your career advice blog, TK+Co? Taryn: It was a combination of many different things that finally led me to put this idea into action. I love to write […]

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Inspiring Girl Boss: Molly from Pura Organics

Today we’re featuring Molly Fay, beauty blogger and owner of Pura Organics. Pura Organics offers preventative skincare products with all-natural ingredients. Her story is so inspiring and her journey to owning a skincare line shows that you can do anything so long as you put in the hard work! Keep reading to find out more about Molly and her business, Pura Organics. #1 What inspired you to start Pura Organics? Molly: I wanted to share my knowledge of just how important it is to be aware of what you’re putting in and on your skin. Having allergen prone skin all of […]

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