6 Ways To Wear An Overall Dress

Spring weather is a constant guessing game. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, the weather decides to take a turn and reminds you who’s boss. So while we’re eager to start wearing the hottest spring fashion trends, we can’t quite pack away our layers and long sleeves just yet.  Our favorite way…

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…

How To Get Gorgeous Skin In 5 Simple Steps

Are we the only ones still mentally stuck in January? Gosh, time flies! Still, despite the time-lament we definitely won’t complain about the beautiful weather out – it’s warm, it’s sunny, and we finally get to bury our drab winter coats at the back of our closets! And it’s not just the coats – with the…

13 Playful Plus Size Floral Finds

Can you believe we’re halfway through May? It’s going by so quickly, so make sure you take time to smell the flowers and…wear them! Thanks to Lane Bryant, I recently debuted this gorgeous scuba floral dress on the runway as apart of the Leading Ladies Luncheon at Chez Chicago.  Don’t worry if you missed the live social…

The Local Tourist: A Chicago Staycation

Sometimes you just can’t get away. Maybe you don’t have enough time or money to plan some elaborate, last-minute vacation, or maybe you don’t have the vacation days. But surely you can find time to relax for at least a day or two. Good thing we live in Chicago—the city that’s full of good eats and…

11 Body Positive Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Are you sick of seeing hashtags like #skinnyisperfect and #fitspiration on your Instagram feed while you struggle to keep your New Year “new you” self-love resolutions? Then it’s time for an Instagram makeover! Here’s eleven body positive Instagram accounts you should follow in order to jump-start your self-confidence and remember that no matter your size,…

Wonder Woman Of The Week: Fashion Stylist, Nikki Ellis

Happy Woman Crush Wednesday Friends! Are you ready for more girl boss inspiration? Last time, we shined the light on Kyshira  S. Moffett, the Founder of successful career coaching business, #HERmovement.  I am extremely EXCITED to share with you the new Wonder Woman of week, Nikki Ellis! Recently, our paths crossed on Instagram and I immediately…

3 Lessons I Learned From Having Panic Attacks

One of the scariest things happened to me—I had a panic attack for the first time and it happened at work. As in a heart wrenching, breath losing, and eye twitching…in front of everyone!!!! Sigh. Here is how it happened… On my 29th birthday, I was on a bus headed to LaGuardia Airport when I…

Windy City Street Style: Jessica Lauren

Dear Instagram thank you for introducing me to Jessica Lauren, the fierce go-getter behind the blog, No Real Jewelry. She uses her site to inspire, uplift, and encourage female entrepreneurs like herself. Plus she has great natural hair care tips and how to’s. So without further ado, I’d like you all to meet Chicago Style Blogger,…

The Most Versatile Vegan Shoes

Hippy-dippy, chunky, clunky, and downright ugly—those might be the first words that come to mind when you think of women’s vegan shoes. But cruelty-free shoes are a lot more popular and stylish than they once were. That’s why I tested out Wendy from JSPORT and put together a roundup of styles to prove it. In terms of…

From Athleisure To Athletic With Old Navy Activewear + Gift Card Giveaway

Initially, athleisure seemed like a short term trend, but the demand has increased year after year, which means athleisure is here to stay. But what, exactly, is athleisure? It’s what you wear when you’re heading to the gym—or the mall, or brunch with your bestie. It’s perfect because it fits your life perfectly.  It could…

What to Wear To A Wedding When It’s Cold AF

Weddings are hard enough to dress for as it is, but this time of year once you factor in wind chill, and the chance of every kind of precipitation, it seems nearly impossible to go without freezing your cha-cha off. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be your fabulous self at your friend’s wedding. We love the fact…