Category: week in review

Lines to Watch: Mother of Pearl

With Spring just around the corner, I’ve decided to share one of my favorite lines for the season!!! Mother Of Pearl, relaunched in 2008, after a dispute between current creative director Maia Norman and the former designer, is definitely a line to watch. Their current Spring/Summer 2011 Collection, as many of their other collections, has been recognized as wearable art!!!... Read more »

J Hollins Video Release "You're My Girl"

The time has come!!! The highly anticipated video release of “You’re My Girl” from Chicago Native J. Hollins. Directed by Donte “Diesel” Williams , Creative Direction/MUA: Jessica Williams, Styling/Wardrobe: Melissa Taylor for FashionHouse Chicago Also enjoy some behind the scenes footage of the photoshoot for the single 🙂  

Pucker up those Pouters

Wouldn’t you want to kiss these lips? Finally! A reason (besides social decency) to get up that 20 mins early and apply some make-up.   So, honestly I am the worst chronic alarm clock snoozer there is. I will snooze until my cats are literally clawing my eyeballs out for food…ok…that’s a little exaggerated, but... Read more »

Got Beer? Go ahead mom drink up

Feed me..Feed me.. FEED MEEE   To be known in no way am I endorsing alcohol to pregnant moms or babies…Ok, now with that being said lets begin.   Recent studies have shown some beer in moderation not only will help tired moms relax which will help their blood flow, but an active ingredient found in beer... Read more »

The week in review

Big week here in Life & Style, we welcomed four new bloggers to the site. Eliza Siep of “Pretty Cheap,” launched over the weekend, with a goal of keeping Chicagoans looking good on a low budget. Thus far she has given us a multitude of drugstore discounts and tips on staying pretty after getting caught... Read more »

Life & style week in review

New this weekThis week, we welcomed Marianna Swallow, Etiquette Bitch, to ChicagoNow’s Life and Style section, so do stop over and give her a nice warn welcome. And check out her fun Friday feature: Flashback Friday, where she will be posting vintage etiquette films and text. Lessons from Patrick SwayzeSadly, we lost Patrick Swayze this... Read more »

Life & Style Week in Review

New on ChicagoNowJust this morning, we welcomed Beyond the Pedway to the ChicagoNow gang. This morning, Beyond the Pedway posted a video interview with ArtistData’s founder Brenden Mulligan, and their previous video interviews with local creative professionals include an interview with SitterCity of our very own Adventures In Babysitting. Quote of the weekBy far, the... Read more »

Life & Style week in review

Please welcome…Late this week we welcomed Love In The Time of Foreclosure to ChicagoNow, a very frank and open blog by Stephanie Walker, about her and her husband’s experience with debt, foreclosure, finances and, actually, quite a bit of happiness. Fashion platesYou do know we have a fabulous new street fashion photoblog, too, yes? We... Read more »

Life & Style Week in Review

The glamor continuesStyled in Chicago brought us some extra behind-the scenes coverage of Macy’s Glamorama, with promise for some extra-extra behind-the-sceneage video to come soon.Do it, wait or… do it then stop out of fear and confusion?Sex In The Windy City asked us to consider another point about virginity after Garrard McClendon raised the issue,... Read more »