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Patience in Plaid

Hey Fashion lovers. How is everyone handling this up & down weather? It’s been taking everything in me to one: go out, & two: go out in something other then leggings. Yeah, I said it. The other day I was inspired to go out & enjoy myself in something other than sweats because the temp […] Read more…

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The Blanket Bandwagon

I don’t think anything makes me happier then scoring major deals during one of my shopping sprees. You know how I sometimes hate that people just follow trends because its the thing to do. Well, I’ve tried, but there is no way around the blanket scarf trend. They are an essential addition to your winter […] Read more…

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Fall Remix: Statement Pieces

HAYY FALL WHATS UP GIRL? Ugh, it’s here—- & I LOVE it. Rainy days, colorful leaves, & hot coffee is all I need right now. Let’s take a look at my intro to Fall look that I hope inspires you all! Okay, how fun is this top? It’s flowy, it’s comfy, AND it’s off the […] Read more…

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Color Blocking: Sunshine Style

Sunshine. Finally! This calls for a fab bright dress & some delish grub. And since we have been waiting so long for this gorgeous weather, lets just get right to it.    How perfect is this dress? It screams “SPRING!” I purchased this dress on an awesome consignment/resale website called THRED UP. There you’ll find tons […] Read more…

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Stir Crazy Style

Seriously, I am OVER this weather. I feel like I am on the longest date ever with the most boring person on Earth. It’s never ending & I am never getting what I want out of it. As the date goes on, the more bored I become & the more I fall into a deep depression. […] Read more…

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522 ENVY: Styled by 5 Fab Gals

Stop everything you’re doing & give this post a read. WHY? Because ONE: it was a fab shoot with some fellow Chicago bloggers featuring Shop 522 Envy; TWO: This dress is the perfect transition piece for the upcoming warm weather; & THREE: This blue beauty just launched…TODAY; which means all of you fab fashionistas can be the […] Read more…

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Dressing For You: V-day Style

Single or not, Valentines day is all about appreciating the ones you love AND appreciating you. I think often times we stress out when it comes to picking out an outfit. We are all past those days where our parents would get us a valentines t-shirt from old navy. (Thankfully.) Us fashionistas are adults now, able […] Read more…

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Knit For Less

I can’t begin to describe that deals I landed the other day at H&M. I spent $90 for a total of 12 items. I challenged myself & decided to only buy sale items; & it more then paid off. I left with multiple winter necessities all ranging from $1-$10! The most I spend on a […] Read more…

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Makin’ it Rain; Hunter’s Style

Alright Winter, you’ve made your fashionably late entrance, but now you can hit the road. If I’m honest with myself, we’ve got quite sometime before the frigid weather subsides. & for us fashionistas, the last thing we feel like doing is dressing up & take a chance ruining our fave pair of shoes- just to […] Read more…

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Tacky Xmas Sweater Gets Stylish

5 days ‘till Christmas & I’m honored to say I finally got to participate in my first Ugly Christmas Sweater party! It was a blast, filled with boozy hot cocoa & handcrafted lattes by the fabulous Kat, (Check out her marshmallow company HERE). I wanted to think outside the box & rock a sweater with […] Read more…

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Greyscale Glamour

Winter is coming. And those grey skies are starting to push themselves through & over stay their welcome. So let’s own it. Get your grey on. Grey has transformed itself into a popular neutral & I decided to rock it the best way that I knew how- by adding more grey.  I call this my […] Read more…

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Thrifty for Fall: Loews Hotel Chicago

Happy fall y’all! There is nothing that screams all things October then a pumpkin patch…. On a rooftop. Had the best time  with some ladies as we drank Oktoberfest, took endless amounts of seflies, & enjoyed the cool October city breeze on top of the Loews hotel! Couldn’t believes they turned they top of a […] Read more…

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The Fashion Blues

                              Getting blue-sy with this outfit.  I say that in the lamest way possible. I’ve been feeling pretty down lately (no this is not going to turn into a journal entry) So I decided to own the way I felt by […] Read more…

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A Plaid Twist

There’s something about this cool weather that makes me crave all things Fall. Pumpkin Spice lattes, Pumpkin beer, soup, ohhhhhh & some Fall fashion.  It doesn’t help that Zac Brown Band was playing the same night just two doors down from my apartment; kick starting my Fall obsession. Now, although I had to go to […] Read more…

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Camo & Fringe: Fall Fixations

Who has been teased by a 60 degree breeze? I have. and it’s killing me. Summer, just give in already. Let me rock a comfy sweater, a dark lip, & some booties. But, Summer, since you’re not ready to give up the spot light just yet, camo green SOMETHING & open toe booties will have […] Read more…

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Good Vibes: Summer Style

                      I think we can all agree that having good vibes around you at all times is a must. Whether it’s the people you surround yourself with, bathing in the sun, or wearing something that makes you feel positive about yourself. As a 23 year old […] Read more…

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Wednesday’s Fashion Law

    This past hump day was completed with some overalls and this Mean Girl-esque tee. When I found this “ On Wednesday’s We Wear Pink” tee, I had to have it. Not only do I aspire to one day play Gretchen Wieners; I had to support one of the best one liners in movie […] Read more…

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Furry & Feisty

Being feisty is one of my main personality traits, so I thought, why not represent it through my outfit too! Remember, we want to wear what makes us feel good; while still bearing the cold Chicago weather fabulously. The faux fur epidemic will always be a thing, leaving us looking fierce & feisty on the […] Read more…

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Get Fringe-y With It

You know when you have that one bag, that you don’t want to overuse, craving to keep it fresh & new forever? Well, I am having an affair with a bag like that. It’s a marvelous relationship, with fresh real leather, red suede, and some fringe that forever keeps that lustful spark. Thanks to Ayda & […] Read more…

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Get Your Freddy Krueger On

a Rafflecopter giveaway   What better way to celebrate 25 degree weather then with a new piece I received from the fabulous online Mint Julep Boutique! From sweaters, to basic tees, and even dresses, Mint Julep has all pieces to fulfill your Fashion cravings!  Taking me back to my childhood days of absolute terror from A […] Read more…

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Holiday Shopping Soiree: WCBC

Last night was an absolute BLAST. I had the privilege to enjoy some bubbly & fabulous people at my first Windy City Blogger event! I can’t thank the Windy City Blogger Collective enough for creating an outlet to connect so many awesome bloggers, photographers, & brands! Hosted at Del Friscos, it is safe to say that this […] Read more…

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Kisses & Kimonos

Last weekend was an eventful 3 days spent in the city! I caught up with old friends, celebrated a birthday, met the most fabulous taxi driver, and even….well, I don’t kiss & tell! (;                                           […] Read more…