find of the week: metallic loafers

These silver loafers have added some serious prep to my step (pun intended!) I hunted them last Thursday while doing a quick walk through at my favorite Salvation Army. I do one of these walk throughs about once every 2 weeks. It’s literally a 15-30 minute trip to see if anything catches my eye. You don’t always […]

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2017 trends + v day outfit inspo

This morning I did some research on what the cool kids are going to be wearing in 2017. I compiled my favorites and put a valentine’s day spin on them, because that’s the next time I plan on wearing something other than yoga pants:) The FLASH DANCE SHOULDER is the most casual – perfect for a take […]

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grey saturday

It’s hard to motivate this time of year is an understatement. New year’s excitement is waning, the weather is straight up depressing, and it feels like we’re all just waiting for warmer temps and the still distant promise of spring…at least in the windy city. As hard as it is, don’t […]

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new year, old clothes

It’s a new year guys, but we’re still into old clothes. Lately, we’re focusing on essentials. Lucky for us, and women everywhere, 2017 fashion trends are still rooted in practicality – sneakers, backpacks, and quality functional pieces continue to reign. Sometimes these items can be hard to hunt, because a) women tend to […]

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LBD + sweater

Today I’m sharing a more casual way to style an LBD. This is perfect if you don’t have a fancy party, but still want to look like you have your life together during holiday dinner with the fam. It’s also a great option if you’re unsure about the dressiness of an occasion. If […]

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LBD + 90s chick

Continuing our LBD styling tour, it’s time to make a stop in the 90s. This is a great way to style your LBD if your style is a bit more edgy vs. classic. It’s also insanely easy and cheap. Do you have a piece of ribbon? You’re half way there. The CHOKER is […]

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LBD + vintage glam

Wondering what to wear to your holiday party? Look no further than your own closet. If you’re reading this, chances are you have an LBD. If you don’t, that’s an entirely different problem (and blog post). An LBD is a wardrobe staple, and you can find one almost anywhere. There’s no magic […]

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project time: chicago skyline

Like most Chicagoans, I think this city has one of the most beautiful skylines in the world. I’ve always wanted a piece of art depicting its amazingness. I could purchase a print or a piece of painted art, but that would be way too easy and not nearly enough fun – […]

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