Kicking It In The City: New Balance Brings The Heat For Spring

A few years ago, I would walk around in a dress and sneakers and people would look at me like I was crazy. If you threw on sneakers with your outfit, no matter the brand, observers assumed you were lazy and couldn’t be bothered with proper footwear. Take it back to Fall of 2014 and fashionistas running between fashion shows in New York were…

Not Your Average Snowboot

With the first real snowfall of winter hitting Chicago hard the last few days, it left me with a style dilemma: to Ugg or not to Ugg? I haven’t worn Uggs in public in two years, but these last few days have tested my devotion to looking stylish top to bottom. The powdery white fluff left me pulling old favorites out of my closet;…

Gift Guide: For The Man

  1. Harry’s Shaving Kit. 2. Lexdray San Diego Pack. 3. Rap Coloring Book. 4. Mr + Muse. 5. Cube Clock. 6. Fools Gold Records IPhone Cases. 7. “My Other Shirt is an Alphet” T-shirt. 8. A Bathing Ape Cork Coasters. 9. Ali 6 Original Painting.

For The Beauty Obsessed: The Gift Guide

  1. “The Little Black Box,” Dream Dry. 2. Rodin Body Oil. 3. Honey Mask, Fresh. 4. Kyril Lipstick, Tom Ford. 5. Santa’s Lip Scrub, Lush.

Five Things You Didn’t Know You Needed

    1. Mini Cranberry Bliss Tassel Garland, $25.00. 2. Popcorn Cross Body Bag, $42.00.  3. Break Up Text Paintings, price available upon request. 4. Vortex Pearl Ear Cuff, $28.00. 5. Lela Rose SS15 Water Color Print, $30.00.

DreamDry Brings Their Styling Expertise to Lincoln Park

  Rachel Zoe may be small in size, but she has no shortage of style to go around. This past Wednesday, Rachel Zoe and Robin Moraetes, co-founders of DreamDry, took the windy city by storm for the opening of their latest location in Lincoln Park. The opening party was just as chic as you would think a Rachel Zoe hosted soiree would be: Moët…

What To Wear To your Significant Other’s Holiday Work Party

  1. Kate Spade New York Swift Dress; $448.00. 2. Zara High Heel Strappy Sandal; $35.99. 3. Zara Glitter Box Clutch; $79.90.

Haberdash Unveils New Look at South Loop Store

  Haberdash, Chicago’s go to menswear spot, is launching a new South Loop store, which gives shoppers an inside look at the behind the scenes happenings.It comes as no surprise that they are raising the bar for men’s retail with the first ever “Convergence” concept. “Through the launch of the new model, our clients are now able to fully interact in a new way and experience…

Talking Ten Years of e Drop-Off With Corri McFadden

  Alex: So Corri, congratulations on The Collection. I’m sure a ton of planning went into putting it together, how long has it been in the works?   Corri: We started this project about five months ago. The biggest thing was our clients. There are different shoppers out there and we heard that there are so many people that want to walk away with…