Organic & Urban

After spending an idyllic weekend with my family in Michigan, I came to the realization that sometimes I miss the peace & quiet of suburbia. Call it a quarter life crisis but I wouldn’t mind opening my window every once in awhile and not be greeted by the roar of traffic. Besides these few moments, … Continue reading

Hot Pink & Studs

I seem to be on a kick of sticking to trends that people are wayyy over. So in that spirit, let me reintroduce the sock bun. It’s hot and muggy in Chicago and there’s no better way to tackle my frazzled locks. The sophisticated hairstyle inspired me to dress up my casual pink dress by … Continue reading

Etsy Find: letterhappy

I came across letterhappy during my usual weekend perusing of Etsy. Besides the beautiful and fun items actually in the shop, I loved that Christen was having a “Christmas in July” sale – how cute is that?! The shop offers a wide variety of items ranging from prints to cards to jewelry. I picked out … Continue reading

Ikat Sandals

Have you guys heard of Pixie Market? I might be behind the times but I came across their eclectic collection of clothes, shoes and accessories this weekend and loved the range that they offer. One of the items that caught my eye was this bright pair of ikat sandals! Man, when I like something I … Continue reading

Who Doesn’t Love a Sale?

Aaaaahhh, summer sale season. The last chance to pick up styles that can actually be worn within the next few months (corduroys being sold in August?!) and my favorite part – snagging them at ridiculously low prices! Beyond the land of summer dresses and sandals, this year I stalked the mecca of summer home sales … Continue reading

Ikat with a Twist

This weekend I searched high and low for the perfect outfit for a friend’s DJ gig at a downtown hotspot. I was looking for the perfect combination of dressy and unique so my look wouldn’t melt into the sea of tight dresses and platform heels that usually dominate the scene. I fell in love with … Continue reading

Building Blocks

I’ve been in a fashion rut lately – there’s only so much neon a girl can look at when she enters a store! When I came across this blouse – or piece of art? – it was the perfect breath of fresh air I was looking for. I have so many ideas about how to … Continue reading