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 […]

Weekend Wardrobe: Boating on Lake Michgan

Whatever swim style you choose, there are easy ways to dress up your suit before you head out the door to hit the dock. What: An afternoon spent boating on breezy Lake Michigan to beat the heat.  Wear: A delightfully sheer tunic tucked neatly into black denim shorts lends an elegant flare to a neutral-toned […]

Chicago: Pride-ified

Each June, cities across the globe are transformed by leather, feathers, sequins and tank tops for annual gay pride celebrations. Unfamiliar? Here’s three things that will get you up-to-speed, a la TresSugar:  1. It began in New York City and is now celebrated all over the world. 2. It became more mainstream in the 80’s (didn’t everything?) […]

Taste of Randolph Street Style

Taste of Randolph Street takes place in Chicago’s eclectic West Loop neighborhood, home to some of the city’s trendiest restaurants, boutiques and nightlife. My weekend was spent taking in all of it’s glory: street food, global artisan vendors and live music! On me (top): Tank, H&M / Skirt, Bobeau / Bag, Kate Spade / Bracelet, […]

Exciting News for CHICago Shop-a-holics

By now, you’ve heard that Topshop is coming to Chicago (the brand’s second US location), but equally as exciting is the recent announcement of Madewell bringing it’s boutique fashions to the Gold Coast of Chicago! The name does, in fact, do the brand justice: With just 17 stores in the US, the sister-brand to J.Crew […]