Michael & Michael Salon Ad

Monthly Archives: October 2011

Heidi Klum Bares All for Halloween

Posted by | 99 Comments

To say that Heidi Klum is utterly infatuated with Halloween is an understatement. Heidi was wheeled into TAO Las Vegas this weekend completely baring everything! This fleshy costume is probably one of the most intricate ones that Heidi has ever worn, and we are loving it. It was air brushed on a white body suit, so we’re sure it took …

Read more

The Art of Fashion

Posted by | 788 Comments

Last Friday was the final headlining show for Fashion Focus Chicago called “The Art of Fashion”. And it was another outstanding show presented by Jonathan Smith of Stylechicago.com & produced by Tracey Tarantino of Zzazz Productions. Smith is a wonderful addition to fashion in Chicago with his many venues to showcase Chicago talent. Chicago can certainly be proud of the …

Read more

Chicago Cubs Got Style

Posted by | 810 Comments

It’s been 103 years since the Chicago Cubs have won a title but Cubs fans everywhere are hopeful that the team’s newest addition Theo Epstein will bring some winning luck to Chicago as the Cub’s new President of Baseball Operations. A Yale graduate with a law degree from the University of San Diego’s school of Law, Epstein was the youngest …

Read more

Best Weekly Bargain

Posted by | 941 Comments

I find it so frustrating to try to answer my cell phone when I wear gloves. Yes, I do wear gloves in both summer to protect my hands &, of course, in winter to keep me toasty warm.  I love the touch gloves I found at Norstrom “Off The Rack” on Michigan Ave. at $15.97 that were originally $32. It’s …

Read more

Shoes to Die For: Tall Riding Boots

Posted by | 894 Comments

We love riding boots! Ralph Lauren makes a number of classic boots, including the Leather Riding boot pictured above, and the Sonya Vachetta Riding Boot which comes in Brown.  These boots are more about practical style over preppy.  With such a timeless & tall shape, you can’t go wrong.   Steve Madden’s affordable Miidori are a fantastic shoe to slip on for …

Read more

Isabel Toledo S/S 2012 Runway Collection

Posted by | 669 Comments

Recently, the Cuban designer Isabel Toledo debuted her Spring/Summer 2012 collection in Miami. This event was held so late after fashion week, because of Vandides’ 6th annual “Magia de la Moda” and Fashion Group International awarding Isabel and her husband Ruben with a lifetime achievement award. You may know Isabel Toledo as being one of Michelle Obama’s favorite designers. Her …

Read more

I Love Your Style

Posted by | 966 Comments

Terri – Lawyer What’s Your Style: Eclectic/Playful What Are You Wearing: Black Gaultier top, P.45 gloves, Bensoni Skirt, P.45 boots Favorite Chicago Store: P. 45    

I love Your Style

Posted by | 1,055 Comments

Suzanne/Student What’s Your Style? Ecletic & Mood Altering What are you wearing? Forever 21 scarf, Charlotte Russe beaded shorts, Target dotted hose, Target boots, Miley Cyrus jean jacket, Target Mulberry handbag Favorite Chicago Store: Forever 21 & Vintage stores

IN or OUT: Colorful Coats

Posted by | 1,628 Comments

It’s only October and yet the skies are turning gray and the temperatures are dropping. On days like these, when it’s a struggle to get out of bed and put on anything more than your favorite oversized sweater and go-to jeans, consider adding a touch of color and happiness to your day with a bright and cheery coat. The Fall/Winter …

Read more

Best Weekly Bargain

Posted by | 1,347 Comments

It seems the fashion design world has fallen in love with color blocking and the mixing of bold colors & patterns together. I love the way H & M does this look which is indeed a great addition to every wardrobe. Black & white is always so elegant & can be mixed with many other items in your closet. Skirt: …

Read more