Two Working Mums with Power! MEET Simon und Renoldi

In 2008, Leonie Stockmann and Olivia Zirkel opened the multibrand store Simon and Renoldi in the heart of the hip Belgian quarter of Cologne's city centre. The shop offers labels and styles for quality-conscious women who are looking for a clear, individual and pure style that can sometimes be playful, [...]

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Styles4Work organised the first panel discussion to which we invited you in mid-June as part of an after work cocktail. Taking the plunge into self-employment, founding your own company, having the courage and fighting spirit. Taking defeats, nevertheless continuing, persevering and finding motivation on a daily basis. These were the [...]


Together with her siblings Andra Gallhöfer founded the blouse label ByMi in 2011. They mainly design and produce blouses, tunics and polo shirts, which are defined by a perfect and timeless fit, but also by fine and subtle details, e.g. on the collar and cuff. The somewhat different, classic blouse. [...]

MEET Petra Dieners, successful blogger and influencer

How do you find your way from furniture design to blogging and become a successful influencer? We asked Petra Dieners this question amongst a few more in an interview. Three years ago, she started the Fashion- & Lifestyle Blog Lieblingsstil.de, which is aimed at women over 40. She now has [...]

MEET Anne Kitzmann, financial coach and power woman

Annegret Kitzmann-Schubert deals with a topic that is often still largely ignored by women: Money. As an independent financial advisor and coach, Annegret advises women on financial matters, gives impulses around money strategies that are developed personally and individually and helps to analyse one's own attitude towards money. She gives [...]

MEET Dr. Stephanie Thoennissen, successful and relaxed Working Mum

Stephanie Thoennissen, 42, holds a doctorate in business administration and is the mother of two delightful children. She lives in Cologne and specialises in the medical products industry as an independent consultant. Stephanie’s everyday life is clocked through, from morning 7am to evening 9pm. Nevertheless, the successful working mum does [...]

MEET Julia Ritter, entrepreneur and creative mind

Julia Ritter, 39, founder of the successful lifestyle shop desiary.de based in Cologne, Germany, took the plunge into self-employment early on and fulfilled a dream with her own start-up. Today she sells handmade, excellent and sustainable decoration accessories as well as gift ideas online and offline and is in the [...]

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MEET Tatiana de Weber – Wedding Planer, Genius Organizer and Working Mum

Tatiana de Weber is a wedding and event planner. A true vocation for her, which she has followed for five years with passion, dynamism and empathy. Tatiana sparkles with Brazilian charm and temperament. The 46 year old was born in Brazil, but has been living in Germany for over 20 [...]

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LABELS TO MEET: j.jackman

In our series LABELS TO MEET we present you fashion labels and designers that we admire for their business style and have added to our Styles4Work offer. This series starts with Jovan Oberleithner, founder of the fashion label j.jackman. Already that sounds incredibly interesting! But it gets even better: As [...]