Posts tagged "Fashion"

Products you can buy to take a stand - and do good

These days, chances are you’re taking a stand to speak up for people’s rights – and you know plenty of people who are using their voices to do the same. We share social posts. We write emails. We place phone calls. We participate in protests. There are so many ways to “stay woke.” And, you... Read more »

Wearing high heels through airport security: Why you still need to take off your shoes in TSA PreCheck

It’s hard for me to suppress the laughing smile on my face whenever I walk by the huge TSA PreCheck advertisement in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. The sign hangs right along the path that beckons travelers towards the TSA PreCheck line at the far end of Terminal 1. It encourages travelers to sign up for... Read more »

Inspirational graphic tees: Let the words on your shirt remind others that we're all beautiful and bright

Recently, I wrote about the efforts of Matthew Hoffman to share three simple, but powerful words with the world - <a href="">You Are Beautiful</a>. To date, You Are Beautiful stickers have been shared more than 100 million times around the world. Today, you also can find them on magnets, public murals, mirrors, and of course graphic tees. Yes. We can spread the same message to all of those in our daily lives thanks to the You Are Beautiful shirts. So, remember, "you are beautiful." Pass it on.
I love fashion, especially fashion with a message. That’s why I am thrilled to see the that inspirational graphic tees trend seems to be here to stay. To me, that says I’m not the only one that sometimes likes to let fashion do the talking for a change. Yes, by wearing a bold shirt with several... Read more »

I’m an urban traveler - in high heels

It’s confession time. I’m an urban traveler – in high heels. I’ve been to almost every major U.S. city. I’ve been to Italy, France, Spain, England, Germany, Mexico and Israel, and I’ve wandered each city’s sidewalks and each country’s roads in nothing less than 2” heels. I’ve walked on cobblestone streets, meandered down grand boulevards,... Read more »

Getting a Good "Dose" of Chicago

As you are probably well aware by now I love Chicago – the people, the cultures they represent, and all of the neighborhoods that together make the city great. To me, Chicago is a beautiful, dynamic tapestry of ethnicities, traditions, artisans and individuals. Everything on its own is unique and special, but together it becomes... Read more »