As many of you know, my husband and I subscribe to the theory of taking our daughter with us globetrotting. We have so many stories and beloved spots so to capture our memories and inspire some thought starters for other mommies and daddies of global citizens, I’m documenting Vivien’s Travels by sharing her, and our,... Read more »
As the weather cools down and we prepare for snowmaggedon, here are some ideas to get skinny, healthy and add a little romance to your life. Self improvement for the City MIG: 1. Rent a few films you’ve never seen. - Cinema Paridoso: An unbelievable Italian classic, this is a timeless story of love that takes... Read more »
YIkes! Sorry to be late on this but if you get it – lucky you! $100 off Nicole Miller fabulousness! Go visit the store at .1419 N. Wells.
Check out this Chicago IG, Ameena Payne. I first met Ameena through her artwork. She’s a fantastic artistic whose uses a unique focus for all her art, her own body. Her images show strength, straightforwardness and optimism, just like Ameena. Check out her take on the city: Why you’ll never leave the city: I was born... Read more »
A hot dress and tall boots is our treat from Mercedes today. Happy Halloween! Be inspired in your dressing by Mercedes this week!
Lovely weekend in the citta bella (beautiful city for you non-Italian speakers). Here were some of this weekend’s highlights for this MIG. 1. A Run on the River: The weekend began with an early office escape to take advantage of this gorgeous weather. 4 miles never felt so good. 2. A Gelato Stop: Since the Lincoln Park... Read more »
City MIG Society is all about highlighting City Moms and It Girls who are living city life to its most. Check out our SpotLight on Tessa Wegert. Raising two gorgeous children, writing and enjoying all of Chicago’s cultural offerings – in style. We asked her about her life in the city: Why you’ll never leave... Read more »
Another beautiful weekend in Chicago here’s where MIGs & IGs could be spotted: 1. The Lycee Francais Fall French Market – Paris came to Chicago and the crepes and baguettes abounded. If you missed it, make sure you don’t next year. 2. Magnolia Bakery in Block 37 – The cupcake shop is serene, beautiful and full of... Read more »
Italia came to Chicago for 3 nights and gave us a little taste of La Dolce Vita. A design competiton sent one luck designer to Milan for fashion week next year. Chianti, prociutto, Fiat and Chicagoans with la bella figura. Grazie Silvia Raffa, Sara Barbieri and team for giving us a taste!
Joffrey Couture & Cocktails glitters once again! Attending the Joffrey Couture & Cocktails event is one of my favorite diversions of the fall. The event is truly like no other. When I try to describe it to anyone that’s never been, the closest description to capture the spirit of the event is to compare it... Read more »