With the hot sizzling 100 degree weather outside, it is impossible to think about anything other than air conditioning. So don't think, just continue reading my HOT list for all related to Chicago fashion this summer.......
HOTTEST BOUTIQUE: Blair Chic Boutique
Blair Chic Boutique is taking our city by storm. This new boutique appeals to women who have curves. Their slogan, by the way which I LOVE is, " You were made perfect, now here are the clothes to match." Ladies, if you have curves and love showing them this boutique is a MUST destination for you!!! Located at 1343 N Ashland Ave in Chicago, it is just a short ride away.
SIZZLING SWIM WEAR DESIGNER: Rosina Mae by Rose Mae Turner
Summer and swimsuits go hand-in-hand. Therefore in our hot list we NEED a swimsuit designer who not only keeps us covered (just slightly), looking good and feeling fresh!! Rosina Mae is the swimsuit to get for this extreme weather. Not only does her swimsuits catch the eye of every hottie around, it also showcases what your mama gave you ( in a good way). Make sure to visit her website to get your chance to purchase one of these beauties and flaunt your stuff!!!
BREATH TAKING PUBLICATION: Half Stack Magazine
If you haven't gotten a chance to check out the new Half Stack Magazine, you must!! This online publication was recently launched in April, so it is literally brand new. As Half Stack states " For Chicago, By Chicago, About Chicago," we all get the idea that it entirely concentrates on our city. Also, your's personally writes in the magazine, so make sure to check out the WTF column (I guarantee you will pee your pants).
BEST UPCOMING EVENT: Fashion Fetish Fete
OK, I understand that many events are coming up this summer, but Fashion Fetish Fete has it all. This event has a fashion show featuring top Chicago designers, PLUS it is an awards ceremony celebrating humanitarian achievements done here in Chicago!!! Also, money raised in this event will go to a charity. Tickets are $27 and includes 2 drink tickets!! Plus this is a family event so the whole fam can enjoy!
STAR WORTHY BLOG: FAT2FLACA Blog (Tumblr)
The Fat2Flaca blog is not only very hip and fresh in a blog congested world, but it also is inspirational to all the chicas out there with curves. This blog written by Janeida Rivera, focuses on health and dressing your new body (she started this blog after undergoing a verticle sleeve gastrectomy). She also reviews new workouts, workout facilities, food and even features outfits of the day!!! Make sure to visit her Facebook page too!!
RISING DESIGNER: Elizabeth Smith Fashions by LaTonya Williams
Elizabeth Smith Fashions is a label produced by LaTonya Williams. Current a Chicago Fashion Incubator Designer, this rising star is making waves with her new innovative white blouses. This out-of-the-box designer is REINVENTING the way women today wear that traditional white blouse. Keep an eye open because before you know it the name Elizabeth Smith Fashions will be a household name.