3 Years of Blogging + 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started

There is a misconception that you can start a blog, post content, and be successful. If only that were true. Unfortunately being a successful blogger takes a lot more than just writing a post every week and calling it a day. The most successful bloggers are out there promoting their posts and building a brand….

The Art of Wearing A Saree

Nothing beats the style and glam of a saree if it’s draped to perfection. But the million dollar question is—how do you wear a saree perfectly? We will address that today, once and for all because my best friends mom paid us a visit and brought gorgeous gifts and traditions from India. To complete this…

5 Cute & Comfy Heels You Need To Step Out In Style This Fall

High heels—can’t live with them, can’t live without them. They’re essential to most wardrobes, but the worst fashion faux pas you can make is putting an amazing outfit together for a night out, only to be sidelined an hour in because your feet are throbbing in pain. Turns out, sky-high heels and pain-free feet aren’t…

Secrets of A Stylist: 5 Fashion Trends You Should Try This Fall

With the change of seasons comes the inevitable change in wardrobes, that’s why I decided to reveal some of my sartorial secrets. Scroll through to find the best tips, tricks, and trends to try this fall. What are the biggest fall fashion trends this year? Every fall you can rest assured that camo, plaid, shades…

Did you hear about the DREAM BIG Curvy Girl Fashion & Beauty Conference?

Hey girl, hey! Did you know I’ll be speaking this Saturday at the Midwest’s very first DREAM BIG: CurvyGirl Fashion & Beauty Conference? I am THRILLED to team up with Alysse of Ready To Stare, Amber of Style Plus Curves, Natalie of Natalie In The City, Sierra of Eclectic Kurves, and Marcy of Fearlessly Just…

The Body Positive Movement Is Everywhere, But Is It For Everyone?  

The body positive movement helps us drastically change the way we perceive bodies in hopes of moving from a society where differences are ranked, to one where differences are celebrated. And in recent years this movement has exploded thanks to platforms like Instagram and Twitter, but as the market becomes saturated in content I fear…

Find Your Sole-Mate: The Importance of Selecting Supportive Footwear

Hey girl, hey! It’s time for a shoe review so without further ado, meet Jackie. Thanks to Jambu & Co., I am now a proud owner of these super comfy athleisure shoes. These vegan shoes for women arrived on my doorstep in 100% recycled, and reusable packaging made by women for women. Women’s Vegan Shoe…

5 Fantastic Cocktails You Need To Try This Fall

Bring it on, fall. It’s officially time to put up your short shorts and dig out your sweaters. If you are anything like me, that also means you will need a drink to smooth over the transition. But if you love fall, chances are you’re all about the seasonal celebratory drinks. Whatever the reason you…

The No BS Guide To Getting The Perfect Beach Body

Earlier this summer, a Refinery29 survey revealed  how women feel about their bodies, and among the more shocking revelations: 73% of respondents said that wearing a swimsuit at the pool or beach is one of the most stressful situations they face; nearly three in four reported they avoid the beach because of their body image. Sadly,…

The Street Art Lovers Guide To Detroit

As I drove into Detroit for the first time I immediately noticed that the creative spirit is alive and well in the Motor City. In this auto-centric area, you don’t have to park your car to see breathtaking street art. It’s available free of charge on buildings, down alleyways, in parking garages and from 55…

Shop Buzzed: Chicago’s Best Kept Shopping Secret

I wanted to give you the latest buzz about the newest party in Chicago! Shop Buzzed was concocted by two loveable ladies behind Chloe’s Cravings and Shop 522 Envy. It is a once a month event that combines drinking your favorite cocktail or caffeinated beverage and local Chicago entrepreneurs in one space.They came up with this…

10 Most Instagrammable Places To Eat In Chicago

There’s no doubt Chicago is one of the most photogenic cities in the U.S.—from the breathtaking view of Skydeck Chicago at the Willis Tower to the sandy beach lake front. But did you know many of our favorite foodies spots are also Insta-Worthy? That’s why we’ve rounded up mouthwatering pics from 10 of the cities…