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Renegade Holiday Craft Fair

The craft world now seems to be dominated by young, fresh, innovative creators and artists. The new generation of crafters not only have a unique and careful eye, but also an eco-friendly and forward approach to originality. Why not check out Renegade Craft Fair?

11/29/2011

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Must Have Gifts For 2011

Since the season of gift giving is here, take a look at some of the year’s top buys that drew in the shoppers, me included.

11/22/2011

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How To Dress For Your Holiday Office Party

‘Tis the season of holiday parties. As excited as I am to sip cocktails and devour appetizers, I’m even more wound-up about getting dolled up. Here are some ideas on what (and what not) to wear to your holiday office party.

11/15/2011

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Gift Guide For The Adventurer

Uncovering worthy gifts for the adventurous world traveler can be difficult. From a travel diary to a language course to a tricked-out Nikon camera, presents that are both fun and useful are the way to go.

11/10/2011

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Chicago Fashionisto & Designer Harrison Luckett

Harrison is a 28-year-old Chicagoan by way of Mississippi. Fascinated by sewing and creating at a young age from his Grandmother in Mississippi, he landed himself in Chicago to attend Academy of Design, Chicago. It was there that he created a life and met his future (now current) business partner. They currently co-run Cheairs, a fashion design business…

11/08/2011

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Retail Therapy For Free In Chicago

It’s ok to just look. Here are a few of Chicago’s best spots to window shop.

11/07/2011

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Fall Into Layering: Save Money By Reusing Pieces

Fall is an incredible season for fashion. This fall, to save money, I am taking my favorite spring and summer pieces and adding a variety of layering options to update my wardrobe for the colder months.

11/01/2011

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‘Tis The Season To Shop For Yourself, Experts Say

Consumers are expected to spend more money on themselves this holiday season after holding back for the past few years. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/27/2011

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Best Chicago Fall Sweaters & Shawls For Under $100

Once the mercury starts to dip, you can start pulling out your warmest wardrobe for fall. Whether you prefer your tops to be thick and woolly or lightweight and tissue-thin, this season’s hottest sweaters span a variety of styles. However you choose to stay warm, a few of our picks will make sure you stay stylish and cozy, each for under $100…

10/25/2011

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Best Fall Boots For Under $100 In Chicago

If you’ve been living in sandals all summer, it’s time to slip into something a little sturdier for fall. Whether you like to be sky-high in your shoes or step firmly on the ground in flats, check out some of our sub-$100 picks for your autumn style…

10/18/2011

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Men’s Fall Fashion Deals & Steals In Chicago

Menswear this fall is as usual, classically driven. You’ll see a lot of light grey, and pieces reminiscent of the romanticism period (bow ties, long flowing coats, tailored jackets), which I’m totally loving. There’s also the reappearance of Nordic sweaters and high-top shoes, if you’ve got the confidence to try something a bit trendier…

10/11/2011

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Guide To Buying The Perfect Coat In Chicago

It’s that time of year again to start contemplating your fall wardrobe. What better way to start than with outerwear! There are a wide variety of coats and jackets this season ensuring you will find your perfect match.

10/04/2011

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Best Tailors And Alterations In Chicago

It doesn’t matter how high or low end your clothing is if everything fits like a dream. The secret behind the best-dressed people isn’t designer labels or trendsetting threads – it’s a good tailor…

09/27/2011

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Great Salons For Great Cuts In Chicago

Your hair: if you’ve got it, you wear it every day. And if it’s bad, people notice. While no one wants a bad ‘do, most of us don’t really consider what getting a good haircut means. Except for these salons, that is…

09/20/2011

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I’m Obsessed With… Belts

Belts! An accessory that should last and last and last. Find out which belts are in style this season…

09/13/2011

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Guide To Fall Wedding Dresses

Here’s a look at four great finds if you’re a fall wedding guest.

09/06/2011

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I’m Obsessed With LWD! (Little White Dresses)

For the longest time a lady’s go-to item in her wardrobe has been the LBD (little black dress). While that staple should still remain in your closet, I feel a new, exciting go-to item is the LWD (little white dress)…

08/30/2011

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Best First Date Outfits

First dates are stressful enough, add the dreaded question, “What am I going to wear!?” and you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed. When it comes to your wardrobe selection, rest easy. Here are a few tips from a full-time fashionista.

08/23/2011

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Chicago Street Style: Building Off A Bold Skirt

How to find a great skirt, and then build off of it! Skirt trends for the summer, what are yours?

08/16/2011

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Guide To: The Art Of Wearing T-Shirts

T-Shirts are a wardrobe basic and in my opinion, you can never have too many. Here are a Chi-town gal’s five favorite places to find tees and ways to style them.

08/09/2011

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