Homes & Heels featured on Independent Fashion Bloggers


Happy Holidays everyone! I’ve been caught up in the whirlwind of the holiday season but I couldn’t help sneak  in a little blogging to share some exciting news – Homes & Heels was featured in this week’s Links ala Mode on Independent Fashion Bloggers! I’m excited to be in such great company, please give the other … Continue reading

It’s All About the Party!


Not every fashionista wants to wear a traditional sparkly dress as the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Although I’m all about the metallics, I wanted to share some alternate outfits that should fit anyone’s New Year’s… Layer casual separates and sneakers with a dress for an unexpected and comfortable look:  via Leather shorts? Yes … Continue reading

This Weekend…


This weekend was all about R & R so I wore cozy knits and comfy boots to walk around the city and enjoy the unseasonably mild weather. I recently purchased this sweater and love the bright orange paired with neutral grays, blacks and olive greens. So here it is… Bag: Aldo/Vest: Forever 21/Sweater: J Crew/Jeans: … Continue reading

Work in Progress…


Spoiler alert: the dresser is actually done and…I LOVE IT! Unfortunately, Chicago has had the gloomiest weather the past few days so I haven’t been able to take any pictures that capture the color correctly. So instead, I leave all of you with this teaser to tide you over the weekend: You can read more … Continue reading

Color Inspiration: Gray


This was the hardest Color Inspiration post to write (check out a couple others here and here) so far. Gray is a color that is totally open to interpretation as it can blend into the tan family on one end and become inky black on the other. So, take the following images with a grain … Continue reading

Holiday Outfit #3: New Year’s Eve


The last holiday look (check out the others here and here) is what I’m planning on wearing on New Year’s Eve. I almost always lean towards gold so I thought a new metallic tone would be the perfect way to bring in the new year! For my New Year’s Eve look I was inspired by these … Continue reading

Etsy Find of the Week: Ikat & Batik


I’m really excited to share my latest Etsy find with all of you because this shop allows all of us to tap into an interior decor trend that’s progressing towards becoming a timeless design element! Ikat and other ethnic inspired prints have become the go-to accessory for pops of color. Here are a few examples … Continue reading

This Weekend…


The weather is getting colder and even party gear requires a few layers. For a little extra credit, I always try and add a new texture with each piece – studs, sparkle and fringe, I covered it all! Dress: Zara/Vest: Akira/Earrings: Stella & Dot/Heels: Aldo

Taking a Break…


This week has been a hectic one! And, there’s nothing more relaxing than spending time with your best girlfriends so here’s a little mental break for all of us whose friends are spread all over the country!  via via via via via

Holiday Outfit #2: Berry & Gold


This next holiday look (check out the first one here) is all about contrast and luxury. A saturated jewel tone paired with gold and animal print…it’s the party season to take it to the next level! For my Berry & Gold look I was inspired by these images:  via via  via …and pulled this together: … Continue reading


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