My Offline Life, Summer 2015

It’s been a minute since we’ve talked about things that stem from beyond fashion, hasn’t it? Not that that’s a bad thing, but way back in the day, I used to do monthly Instagram recaps — and I really loved them. Scary how quickly time passes, no? Most notably, it’s hard to believe I’ve been in Chicago […]

Giveaway: Win a bottle of Tru Blooms eau de parfum ($65 value)

Certain city odors can intoxicate the senses (and, Chicagoans, I’m not talking about the Red Line late-night). This fall, local perfume company Tru Fragrance decided to bottle the city’s essence in an exclusive, limited edition scent, called Tru Blooms Chicago. I had the pleasure of testing it out, and in a nutshell, it’s fresh, light and […]

Chicago Spotlight: Comfort Me Boutique

A few weeks ago, I stopped by the Lincoln Park-based boutique Comfort Me in Chicago. A friend introduced me to the family owned brick-and-motor and I instantly fell in love with its clever detailing and charming atmosphere. As the name implies, comfort and style go hand-in-hand here. Which a heavy focus on Chicago- and other […]

Photo Recap: Lori’s Shoes Capsule Collection

Earlier this month, Lori’s Shoes landmarked nearly 30 years of fashion, shoes and accesories and unveiled Lori’s own capsule collection for winter ’11/spring ’12. Of course, I had to head up to their Lincoln Park shop to partake in the celebration .   In addition to previewing Lori’s newest collection, I had the pleasure of […]

My Offline Life: November Photo Review

Last month, I introduce a new series I’m planning to implement on the first of each month: a look at my offline life through the lens of my mobile phone. Appropriately enough, November’s theme is thanksgiving: for my followers, friends and family. If you’re new here, I’m so happy you stopped by. If we’ve met, […]

Photo Recap: Gilt City Chicago Warehouse Sale

This past weekend, a few friends and I set our alarm clocks on a Saturday to raid the Museum of Contemporary Art Warehouse for Gilt City Chicago’s second annual sample sale.  Though a few of us (myself included) left empty-handed, it wasn’t unhappily: In addition to shopping, great music and drinks, 19,000 square feet of exposed brick and […]

Celebs, Shoes & Champagne: A Photo Recap of FNO Chicago

At this year’s Fashion’s Night Out in Chicago, the most coveted accessory was an umbrella. Nonetheless, the city’s style scenesters united to navigate the well-dressed waters of Chicago’s FNOutings. From Michigan Avenue to Oak Street and beyond, this year was bigger and better than ever before. In a nutshell, my celebration entailed shoelebrities, shopping and […]

Photo Recap: @WhatIWore’s Book Signing + Shop Crawl

Whether or not you’re a style connoisseur, you’ve probably heard of and drawn inspiration from Jessica Quirk and her blog, What I Wore. Earlier this week, Jessica took the Windy City of Chicago by storm to celebrate the launch of her new book. Does fruit salad count for dinner? {photo} The event was hosted at Julie […]