We have an equation for you. One corporate accountant + a love of fashion x a passion to do what you love = Ashley Torres of Everyday Pursuits. After passing the CPA and starting her career in the accounting industry, Ashley longed for more. Her blog, Pursuit of Shoes, started as a creative outlet, but has evolved into a brand that she now works on full-time. Passion + hard work pays off, and Ashley solved that math problem a while ago.