5 Ways to Wear Tropical Prints—Even if You’re Not on Vacation

Whether you’re sitting pretty by the pool, running errands, or taking advantage of casual Friday, dressing in tropical prints help you hold onto that carefree summer vibe. Believe it or not, palm print pants can actually be cute. They might be too much of a statement in some offices, but if you work for a more…

29Rooms: What You Should Know Before You Go

Refinery 29’s Brooklyn based 29Rooms took the show on the road and set up shop in Chicago for the very first time on my birthday, which made party planning a breeze this year. Held during Fashion Week, this pop up was created partly as an alternative to designers’ exclusive afterparties, and as a canny exercise…

Peach Party Presents…Earth: A Self-Care Sunday Event

What happens when you give a blogger an invitation to an earth-themed self-care Sunday event? Your girl shows up covered in as many banana leaves as possible, giving them earth REALNESS! I’m so lucky I stumbled upon this three-piece gem at Old Navy one day before the event, because it made me feel extremely motivated for…

10 Events You Can’t Miss In Chicago This May

Spring has sprung and Chicago is a beautiful place to be right now! From outdoor bars and restaurants to museums and theaters, there’s something to do around every corner in the Windy City. So we rounded up 10 events that’ll help you make the most of our beautiful city this month.   10. Chicago Beer…

3 Habits That Prevent You From Cultivating Self-Love & How To Break Them

Nothing is more important than how you feel and think about yourself. A high opinion of yourself and what you do is a guaranteed recipe for self-love. We all struggle with this from time to time, but if you want to have a positive relationship with yourself overall, you need to put in a little…

Conversation With Andie Meadows, Photographer Behind Queer Visibility Project Queens Who Bathe

Dear Instagram thank you for introducing me to Andie Meadows, the fierce photographer behind the queer visibility project, Queens Who Bathe. Andie uses her keen eye not only to authentically capture people but also to empower them and cultivate relationships. Plus she always has the deets on all things queer in Chicago. So without further…

How To Rock A Not So Basic Little Black Dress

If the little black dress is your go-to party outfit and you’ve run out of sneaky little ways to revamp it then it’s definitely time to try one with a bit more pizazz. For this style challenge I did a little online shopping at Boohoo and found this floral plus size smock dress and I couldn’t be happier…

Did You Know There’s Only One Mattress Made With Your Plus Size Body In Mind?

So, about a year ago, I started sharing my self-care journey with you, my obsession with getting better sleep, and some of the things I do and use to make this happen. Well, today, I am extremely EXCITED to tell you that with the recent invention of Big Fig Mattresses, I can finally check finding the…

Top 10 Looks of 2017

Hey girl, hey—pop, fizz, clink, cheers, HAPPY NEW YEAR! But before we move forward you know we have to take a step back. 2017 was my most colorful year yet, so today let’s look back at the top 10 looks for a little style inspiration. If you love leggings, and bold prints this roundup is for…

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…