Spring trend: Baseball hat + giveaway!

Spring trend: Baseball hat + giveaway!

I was thrilled to receive the opportunity to customize my own baseball hat from 9th & Elm, who specialize in custom and monogrammed goods, jewelry and clothing. It’s perfect for spring and summer and the classic navy blue with white lettering will go with almost anything. I paired my cap with a spring midi-lenght skirt, … Continue reading

Spring outfit: Pastel pink

Spring outfit: Pastel pink

The drab winter days called for bright whites and pastel pinks. I paired a rosy cocoon sweater with a white peplum top, white jeans and a cool necklace to dress up my casual look. Buttery leather shoes tied my entire look together, but white sneakers could work, too. And then I took my look to DreamDry, where … Continue reading

Buy this or ELSE + giveaway!

Buy this or ELSE + giveaway!

 One of my favorite things is when a store ties a social mission into their business. UncommonGoods is a Brooklyn based online boutique that carries a healthy stock of unique, often handmade gifts, useful gadgets and quirky barware. The retailer’s objective is an eclectic mix, it’s main focus is to support local artists, but also carry environmentally conscious products. From working with charities to … Continue reading

Spring trend: White lace dress

Spring trend: White lace dress

My spring dress is a dainty white lace number, which is inspired by the collections from Erdem, Marchesa and Chloe. I love the bohemian, cool-girl vibe of the lace and when paired with the right accessories, lace can go from proper to tough. I searched high and low for a ready-to-wear dress that was stylish, … Continue reading

Four trends to try this season

Four trends to try this season

Shirking fashion isn’t what I’m about this season, despite the cold and blustery weather. Instead, I vowed to purchase more fleece-lined tights (seriously, they’re SO warm), cute winter boots and trendy items like the ones below. I can’t get enough of the graphic sweaters and flannel plaid shirts, plus a boyfriend cardigan is an excellent … Continue reading

Local Look: Greenheart Shop

Local Look: Greenheart Shop

See my latest fashion column in Chicago newspaper, RedEye, about eco-friendly boutique Greenheart Shop, located in Old Town. I chose a cozy, over-sized knit sweater and sturdy leggings to keep me warm all season. Local Look: Greenheart Shop 

Four cozy outfits to wear this winter

Four cozy outfits to wear this winter

No need to forgo fashion because of cold weather. Play around with layers, add fleece lined tights to your arsenal and pile on those cozy knits and woven sweaters. Here are four ideas to inspire your sense of style this season. My favorites include open cardigans, sweater dresses and plenty of cool, closed-toe kicks. Sweater: H&M … Continue reading

Winter favorites: Embellished sweater

Winter favorites: Embellished sweater

I love this time of year, if only for one reason, and that’s the opportunity to wear a sweater pretty much every day. This year I’ve stepped up my winter garb game with the addition of a cozy knit with a fun metallic collar. I paired my embellished sweater with easy neutrals, like black denim, a simple ring, … Continue reading

Standing the test of time

Standing the test of time

As an active gal with a busy calendar, I constantly rely on my watch to get me to places on time. My watch is practically an extension of me and it’s the first accessory I put on in the morning. However, because of daily use, my leather band needs yearly replacing and the battery isn’t … Continue reading