New Spot To Try: Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue

It’s no secret that I have a love of fashion and food, so when the two are combined, I go a little bit crazy. Sophie’s is a new American restaurant perched on the 7th floor of Saks Fifth Avenue Chicago. Set on the magnificent mile, it’s the perfect place to grab a bite while power shopping your way through the Gold coast. One of…

Fur: The New Essential

While stalking all of the runway photos, street style photos, and Instagrams of the fashionistas in New York this past week, I noticed a few things, one of them being: fur is back. On the runways and on the streets, fur was seen in stoles, hats, scarves, and everything in between. You can get the look with Chicago based designer C/Fan. Designer Christina Fan…

OOTD

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Snowball; a fabulous black tie charity event put on by The Junior Council. While I love dressing up, I do not like typical black tie garb, so I switched it up with a top and skirt combo, fun bag, and bright heels. Top: Alice & Olivia Skirt: Parker Bag: Sophia Webster Heels: Jimmy Choo

FTSOF Giveaway: The Gold Standard

The color gold is associated with luxury and elegance…sounds like something we would all like to associate ourselves with, right? The gals over at goldplaited Finishing Salon want to glam you up with the Gold Standard for the upcoming For The Sake Of Fashion Show. StreetStyleChi is giving away a Gold Standard package that includes the super model treatment: a dry style and make…

Adidas X Opening Ceremony

I really never thought I would see the day where I decided that I would write about…gasp….Adidas. The latest Adidas X Opening Ceremony collection opened my eyes. On the court, we are use to seeing track pants and tennis dresses flying by us, but now, designers are taking it to the streets. Adidas and Opening Ceremony collabed, once again, to make an effortlessly cool…

Honesty

It’s very rare that I address rumors about myself or anything involved with StreetStyleChi, but as I’ve wrapped myself up in working on my annual For The Sake Of Fashion show, my life has been consumed by the chatter surrounding fashion, casting calls, and designers. What I did not expect, was to be dodging rumors about myself left and right. To put it quite…

Casting Call!

StreetStyleChi is in the process of presenting the second annual For The Sake of Fashion charity fashion show, taking place March 8th, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting UNICEF.  FORD Models will be a partner in the show, attending all castings and scouting for potential models. With this being said, all castings will be held on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus, with all additional info…

American Apparel Presents: The Student Mixer

American Apparel wants you to mix it up on Friday night! Stop by any American Apparel location from 5:00PM-8:00PM with a valid college ID, and receive 20% off your total purchase! American Apparel has some great stuff out right now, (like this Jacket) especially for spring and summer, which I am highly anticipating. I’ll be popping into the American Apparel in Wicker Park, so…

How To Get Ahead: Whitney Read

A few weeks ago, someone asked me what posts I enjoy reading the most on other blogs and in magazines, and as much as I enjoy style posts and inspiration, I really love reading peoples stories, AKA, how they got to where they are. This inspired me to start a column, called How to Get Ahead, and features people in the industry that I…