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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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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

Beach Heat

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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