My Grandmother’s Surprise 80th Birthday outfit!!!
I went crazy town trying to find the top I wanted to wear with my tapered royal blue and silver pants. I was looking for a silk short corset bustier top with a drawstring, in white. I know pretty specific, but hey when you gotta vision….you gotta a vision. I looked everywhere!!! I mean short […]
Layers on Layers on Layers
Don’t spend a lot of money on your under layer pieces. I get good cheap long sleeves and tanks at rag stock, Walmart and the dollar store. Yes! The dollar store. If I plan to pile layers or sweaters on top of it, no one is really going to see it. However I DO spend […]
Plums and Seaweeds
Plums and Seaweeds: Fall isn’t all about marigolds and oranges anymore. Intense purples and green dreams. Plum is this season’s neutral color replacing navy blue. Plum goes with all skin tones and makes a glamorous statement. Since it is a neutral piece…you can pair it with almost anything!! Colbalt, Blush and don’t send the […]
Guys Actually Do Want to Dress Nice…
Guys actually do want to dress nice. I always thought that maybe just some guys really do care about fashion. Over the last few months I’ve had quite a few guys confide in me about their fashion preferences. They’ve admitted they want to dress nice, they want to have a sharp wardrobe. The way […]
Please make friends with your tailor!
Please make friends with your tailor! Unfortunately the tailor I’ve always went to in the neighborhood I grew up in, isn’t there anymore?! Yes, I went with a bag full of clothes to get tucked, tightened, and tailored and they were empty. I ran around to all the stores around there and no one […]
Spring & Summer Staples 2014
2014 spring and summer Staples… OMG! SPRING…SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE!!! YAY! Ok now what do I wear?! What do I do?! My favorite thing to do in the summer is get up early…go to the lake and do some physical activity (piece of mind: going where earth, sky and water meet. It […]
High end designers with bad customer service = no money from me.
High end designers with bad customer service = no money from me. I recently went to a local designer’s event party. He was an amazing designer with an assistant who also designed and managed his boutique. As soon as I walked in he immediately wanted to start dressing me. I will admit I looked […]
Hey Don’t wear that…please:/
Heyyy Don’t wear that! Don’t get me wrong I love my big girls butttt…. Yes, that dress is fabulous, but not on you. Time to be brutally honest my friends. You want to fit in that, but you don’t. Now, you look bigger than you really are. First the most obvious, avoid advertising how much ..extra “love” you […]
Trendy vs Classic pieces:start budgeting for your wardrobe
Trendy vs Classic: start budgeting for your wardrobe! Growing up in Chicago, I was very much influenced by my many environments. In Chicago there are so many different neighborhoods, different feels, different aesthetics and different ways to dress. Conservative mid-west meets funky-chic Chicago. I’ve worked since I was 15 and when I bought clothes/shoes/purses/accessories, […]