Archive for April 2011

Kind of obsessed | Wedge lace-ups

Recently these lace-up wedge shoes have walked their way to the top spot in shoe trends. Seriously, I have seen these shoes in NYLON, on Vanessa Hudgens, US magazine and just yesterday my stylish co-worker wore a pair to work!  Even though the weather has been sucking in Chicago– which could make these shoes a... Read more »

Gold Coast style meets Michigan Avenue flair

Chicago Magazine has read my mind about my urgent need to shop and has brought relief. On Thursday, April 28, Chicago Magazine will present “The Intersection of Style: Where the Magnificent Mile Meets the Gold Coast”. This shop-savvy event will consist of insider savings – up to 30%, plus the full VIP treatment including gifts,... Read more »

Beauty Product Review: Color that protects your lips

Beauty Product Review: Color that protects your lips
Recently, I decided needed to spend more frivolously than I already do on beauty products and decided to pick up some of the new SPF 15 Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush lip-gloss. I had never tried lip-gloss from there before and loathe sticky-ness. With this in mind, I was hoping for something new and fresh that... Read more »
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All that glitters is gold...

All that glitters is gold...
Nail polish trends are all about the golds, glitter and metallics right now, from the red carpet to magazines it is the color all the fashion savvy stars are wearing. Make your nails bold and re-create those looks with some of these great shades! Erika, this metallic baby pink color by Zoya is not only... Read more »

Dec the halls with fashion at The Underground

Dec the halls with fashion at The Underground
Billy Dec, creator of Rockit Ranch Productions, has launched a brilliant idea yet again — The Underground’s Style Series. This six-part series fashion event repeats every Thursday from March 31 until May 5. Style Series will bring you the freshest looks from hot Chicago  boutiques such as Bonnie & Clydes, Furla, Sofia Vintage and many... Read more »

Fab. find | The wedge

Fab. find | The wedge
Wedges are wicked-hot for spring and with this great find from Old Navy there is no reason why any girl should be with-out a pair. These sky-high espadrilles are so comfy and come in numerous colors and patterns. For only $25.00 it’s hard to think of a reason not to snatch up these shoes. Bonus:... Read more »
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The box of beauty has arrived

The box of beauty has arrived
Today was a good day, I was pleasantly surprised to open my mailbox and find that my little box of beauty from Birchbox has finally arrived for the month of April — If you did not catch my last post about this amazing beauty company essentially, all you do is go to their website and... Read more »

Kind of obsessed | Feathers

Kind of obsessed | Feathers
First it was streaks of color, then RHOBH Adrienne Maloof introduced the “glitter strands” and now trendsetting celebrities everywhere are rocking feather extensions. Having boomed in the past few months these wisps of fun are a great accessory for summer. Chicago Salon offerings are limiting but you can also order online for a quick and... Read more »

Beauty Product Review: Smooth it out

Beauty Product Review: Smooth it out
The other day marked my first haircut of the year, which happens very rarely considering I want to be Rapunzel. I decided to go to the Aveda Institute Chicago in Lakeview, I had been there before and they always do a really great job. It was a great experience, including a cut, wash, blow-dry and... Read more »
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Indulge in fashion while benefitting others

Indulge in fashion while benefitting others
As someone who has been extremely blessed in life I feel that it is always important to give back to the community and others. On May 1st, Chicago House, a charity focusing on supportive services for people with HIV and AIDS, will be putting on their annual spring brunch and fashion show.  This year the... Read more »