The Not So Little Mermaid

Growing up, I took pride in being the not so typical girl, but my love for mermaids was the one exception. At the sheer mention of The Little Mermaid, I would swoon, sing, and dream of living under the sea. So you can imagine my excitement when Nora, the owner of Aquamermaid Chicago offered to…

Black Web Blog Awards

Last January I received very exciting news—Windy City Wardrobe was voted Best LGBT Blog Award and the icing on the cake was my Editor-In-Chief (aka wife) won best comics for her site, The Deep End Review. After months of anticipation, all of the 2015 award winners were honored in a live ceremony last month in Washington, DC during…

2016 Blogging While Brown Conference

After several months of anticipation, I finally arrived at the 8th annual Blogging While Brown Conference held at George Washington University in D.C. This was not only my first time attending a Blogging While Brown event, but it was also my first time in D.C. When I signed up I really didn’t know what to expect….

DC Road Trip Recap & Pet Travel Checklist

Let’s be honest. Even when you love your city, you still need a break from it. So I’m doing just that! Road trips are one of the easiest ways to escape, and one of Chicago’s best qualities is that it borders six states which make great getaways. So far I’ve done Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Dubuque…

Wonder Woman: Molly Tullis

I like a woman who knows what she wants and passionately goes after it. Enter Wonder Woman of the week, Molly Tullis, the brilliant blogger behind Haute Tempered and co-author of Blogger in Chief: How To Get Paid to Live Your Life. I’m reading it right now and would love to chat about it, so pick up your…

5 Bags Every Woman Must Have

One fashion rule of thumb that every woman should know is how to match her handbag to the occasion. The last thing you want is to show up with a purse that’s inappropriate for the event. Whether what you’ve chosen is too dressy, underwhelming, over-sized, or not big enough, I’m going to clue you in…

What To Wear To A Festival

July is finally here which means festival season is in full swing! Every weekend is jam packed with concerts, outdoor movie screenings, plus food and wine tastings.But with all the fun comes heat, humidity, long lines, and bumper to bumper traffic. So try to keep your outfits simple because going to a festival is a real…

Windy City Street Style: Thomas Trust

Dear Instagram, Thank you for introducing me to Thomas, the fierce fashion blogger behind Rust & Trust! He loves change, thrives off new experiences, and somehow he translates this adventurous mindset through style. If you’re not following him on Instagram, you are missing out! WCW: Do you have any tips for style when relying on transit?…

How To Mix Prints Like A Pro

At first glance, print mixing seems like a tricky trend. But all you really need is a few guidelines and a fierce attitude to master the art of mixing and matching. I promise; it’s much easier than it looks. The first thing you have to do is forget everything you every knew about fashion. Instead,…

I Can’t Adult Today

I’ve been looking forward to saying this all week…Happy Friday Friends! Is it just me, or do you have a hard time adulting during the summer months? I don’t know if it’s the warm temps or if it’s because I went to school from 3 to 23. One thing is for sure, I appreciate downtime a whole…

The Art of Authentic Living

By a show of hands, how many of us spent our teenage and early adult years trying to fit in, only to discover the time would’ve been better spent trying to find ourselves? It’s okay. Don’t be shy, my hand is raised too! Thankfully, I like many other millennials are rapidly influencing change as we carve…

5 Ways To Get & Keep That Summer Glow

Want to enjoy a natural summer glow all season long? Not a problem! Simply adopt these five skincare treatments during the warm weather months and you will be able to enjoy a flawless complexion that leaves you feeling refreshed and looking younger come rain or shine! 1 – Revitalise your complexion with facial masks. Natural…