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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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Windy City Boutiques: Shopping Like a Tourist

I can’t help the occasional (cough) shopping spree. Just the word “shopping” rouses energy. And when summer arrives, so do my out-of-town guests. As my friends and family trek themselves to Chicago for a visit, the agenda naturally includes… shopping.

08/02/2011

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I’m Obsessed With… Boho Chic

Trends come and go. Some come again, and some we can’t wait to go. I used to think Boho Chic was just a trend, but its resurrection and prominence in the fashion world for the last 10 years suggests otherwise. With roots back to the late 60s through 70s, it represented an easy going, loving life, peace, and harmony approach to an ever-changing world.

07/26/2011

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Best Workout Gear Must Haves

Are you a workout fanatic? Check out this go-to gear, great for when you sweat, that’ll make you look good too.

07/19/2011

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Street Style: Shorts For Your Nightlife Look

Are you looking for a way to spice up your summer wardrobe with something that is equally versatile as it is fashion forward? My answer is SHORTS! Shorts are this summer’s must have item and this season I have noticed more variety and originality than ever before.

07/12/2011

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Best For The Summer: Must Have Beach Accessories

Just head East this summer. Chicago’s 33—yes 33!—beaches span the Lakefront and offer an urban retreat for those looking to unwind in the sun. Part of your beach-bound fun is the style you sport – straw, stripes, and puka shells included! Start simple and build on a classic bikini with eclectic accessories.

07/05/2011

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I’m Obsessed With… Chunky Rings

I think women all have that one (or two or three!) item that we can buy in infinite quantities. Regardless of how many I have, the variety of the selection, and that fact that I know I don’t need any more, I continually find myself obsessing over chunky rings.

06/28/2011

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Second Hand Shopping Deals In Chicago

There is such a thing as half-priced shopping. Budget-minded shoppers with an eye for style and a thin wallet: head to Lincoln Park. Create your wardrobe from the latest trends—and most classic pieces—at a fraction of the cost.

06/21/2011

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Best Summer Sandals For Everyday Wear And Everyday Prices

I am getting married next summer, and as I meet with vendor after vendor, each asks me the same question. What is your style? It’s not easy to sum up the contents of my closet […]

06/14/2011

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Best Chicago Street Style: a Pop of Summer Color

As spring slowly blossoms into summer, it’s time to start transitioning your wardrobe into fresh colors. A fun and budget friendly way to go from one season to the next is to add a fun twist to an already popular trend.

06/07/2011

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Gift Guide For Grads

This year, graduation gifts are all about technology. With gift ideas ranging from $20 to $600, there’s something for every budget. Get the techie graduate in your life, a gift worthy of their achievement!

05/31/2011

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I’m Obsessed With: Summer Dresses In Chicago

I’m not sure if it’s the whirlwind of femininity hitting fashion or the wide array of patterns or the sheer lighthearted happiness it gives me, but summer dresses are my current obsession. I have set out on a journey of collecting summer dresses this season without even knowing it. I followed my heart and my emotion and that led me to an eclectic sea of dresses!

05/31/2011

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A Simple Way To Earn Cash While Shopping

Taking photos of yourself shopping or eating out can earn you some quick cash.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2011

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