Tag: fashion

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 »

Miu Miu Online Boutique Launch!!

One of my favorite Italian Fashion Houses has launched an online boutique!!! Miu Miu, a subsidiary of Prada and named after the nickname of Founder Miuccia Prada, has launched an online boutique where it makes purchasing the latest from the Spring/Summer  2011 collection as easy as 1-2-3. Hmmm is this a good thing…..not for me,... Read more »

In the Know: FashionHouse at Rock the Red Fashion Show

We were recently asked to present at the Rock the Red Fashion Show hosted by Red Pump Project!!! The evening was filled with fruit filled mojitos, endless fashion and the main goal you ask…..to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS.  Overall the evening was a success, and I finally got the chance to meet Laurie Underwood of Wanda... Read more »

Some Spring trends in a nutshell.

 After going through numerous fashion magazines and window shopping through various boutiques and shops here in Chicago,fashion trends for Spring are in full force(although the weather is still playing catch-up). And most of them all seem to share a common theme as to what is in this season. Here are some trends in a nutshell,think... Read more »

Are you broke in Chicago?

Hello everyone!  My name is Nichole, and I just graduated from school with my Masters in NursingJ  Although, now with reality finally sinking in with loans, rent, saving, etc. I’m definitely as broke as an unfunny joke.  I realized I have only about 5-10, sometimes 20 dollars average I can spend on fun over any... Read more »

Pretty as a June Bug

Even the savviest of shoppers can have a closet full of mishmash and accessories that give the silent treatment. Lacking any sort of fashion rapport, new purchases are often set aside in frustration. Unfortunately, there’s no 12-step program; however, simple optimism is all you need to spark your efforts to dress.  A Sashay woman identifies, understands and engages. The rule of thumb?... Read more »

The week in review

In Fashion… Barbara Glass showed off the personal street style of local ladies with a feature on black and white prints. She also gave us a peak at the new Jimmy Choo line for H&M. Also in shoes, Brandon and Arlene of Styled in Chicago featured a hilarious account of her first Louboutin purchase. As always, the Wear Windy City blog... Read more »

Oprah's style hits and misses

Oprah, as we have been discussing, is coming to Michigan Avenue tomorrow. What do you suppose she’ll wear tomorrow? She’s almost always very fashionable, but, uh, not always-always: Oprah’s style greatest hits photo gallery Oprah’s style slips hall of shame photo gallery See an Oprah style photo I missed? Email it me to me aguth... 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 »