Catching Up With Christian Siriano

Elle Magazine called him a “Karl Lagerfeld in training,” and that description could not be more fitting. American designer Christian Siriano won Emmy nominated show Project Runway at the ripe age of 21, and the rest is history. Christian launched his namesake label, “Christian Siriano” in 2008, and his designs continue to woo the world of fashion in 2014. Siriano just released his first…

15 Shirts That Accurately Describe Your Feelings

They say you can tell a lot about a woman by the way she dresses. Well, that’s about to get a little bit more obvious. Ever felt like wearing your heart on your sleeve…errr…or on your shirt? Now you can. For days when not just any shirt will do, throw one of these on.   All Shirts from Shop Nylon, Shop Betches, Kid Dangerous,…

Inside The Collection By e Drop-Off

  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of visiting The Collection, the latest it spot for designer goods curated by e Drop-Off and founder Corri McFadden. The store is just as luxurious as the items inside, with a large crystal chandelier and oversize purple velvet chair. Finding something you want to take home isn’t hard…with every turn there is a new Chanel bag or Alexander…

The Collection by e Drop-Off Launches & Christian Siriano Pop-Up Shop Appearance

It’s always a rare occurrence when fashion week royalty visit Chicago. Christian Siriano will be making a personal appearance on Friday, October 24th at 11 E. Walton from 5-7PM to launch his new fragrance, Silhouette. Corri McFadden, founder of e Drop-Off, is celebrating 10 years of luxury consignment. McFadden, along with close friend Siriano, are partnering for a pop-up shop happening in the Gold…

Chatting With Kristin Cavallari

It is safe to say that Kristin Cavallari is far from her days on MTV’s The Hills. She is now a wife, mother, designer, entrepreneur, and the list goes on and on. Cavallari just released her fall collection with Chinese Laundry, and it will leave you lusting after every pair on the shelf. Somehow, between caring for Jaxon and Camden, designing her next collection…

Best Events: Chicago

Taste Talks Chicago    A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the Mother of Pearl dinner at Taste Talks Chicago. Oysters and sparkling wine were the perfect way to celebrate the start of the weekend, and we enjoyed Island Creek Oysters and a wine pairing cocktail hour followed by a delectable multi-course sit down dinner with wine pairings at Kinmont. The…

Weekday Ideas

Unami Burger: “LA-based burger-world-conquering chain Umami Burger has just arrived in Chicago via Milwaukee Ave, and along with it, a menu that plays to the tongue’s fifth taste known as “umami,” aka the Japanese term for “savory meatiness,” aka “whoa, this makes the burger taste phenomenal.” -Thrillist   Tres-Dollar-Tapas Happy Hour Café Ba-Ba-Reeba: “Named the grandaddy of Lincoln Park’s tapas joints, Café Ba-Ba-Reeba has…

Think Pink For A Cure

  On Thursday, October 2, the lovely Four Seasons Hotel Chicago hosted the Third Annual Think Pink Fundraiser to benefit The Lynn Sage Foundation. Over 250 stylish guests were in attendance, and raised more than $6,700 – the most profitable Think Pink event at the Hotel to-date. Among the stylish crowd, many adorned in fashionable pink attire, were some of Chicago’s top bloggers, who…

Style Spotlight: Nika Levando

        Leather Moto Jacket: Topshop Leather Moto Jacket. Long Sleeve White T-shirt: T by Alexander Wang. Black Skinny Jeans: Solow Black Skinny Jeans. Red Flats: Vince Camuto Red Flats.

Classified Beauty: Exclusive Tips From Shannon O’Brien

Shannon O’Brien’s work has been featured in CS Magazine, Refinery 29, and national ad campaigns, but that’s just the start. This isn’t why O’Brien’s clients rave about her, it all boils down to her incredibly refined work and relationships with everyone she comes across. Beauty can get complicated, and that’s why we asked Shannon to let us in on her favorite hush-hush beauty secrets…