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Monthly Archives: April 2012



Man-Up Monday: Dreaming of Summer

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85 degrees in Chicago this Wednesday?! I’ll take it! So in honor of the second season of Chicago based dramedy Shameless, we thought we would bring you some cool spring styling brought to you by GQ with the shows star Just Chatwin. The cool thing about cool pants is that they basically style the whole look for you! With these …

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Whitney Port launches new Budget Friendly Collection

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Hey dolls! You may all know this beautiful blonde beauty from the ever so popular reality show by the name of “The Hills”, and no I’m not talking about Lauren Conrad or Hedi, I’m simply talking about the fashionista herself Whitney Port. Her first clothing line launched in 2008 during the filming of “The Hills” and since it’s blooming success …

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Barbara Glass Quoted in Chicago Sun-Times

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Of course Barbara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to trends and this is exactly why Barbara Glass was quoted in the Chicago Sun-Times this week. Barbara gave her opinion on the hottest shoe trends for the summer! Her biggest advice tho, “Please give yourself a pedicure, and that goes for males as well as females!” We …

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Beyonce World’s Most Beautiful: People Magazine

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It must be hard to be a blow out mega star, wife, and mother to new born Blue, but when you’re crowned the world’s most beautiful women I’m sure it takes the edge off. That’s right, Beyonce was named People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful Women’ of 2012. It’s no denying that! Just look at her! She always has a natural glow, …

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Spring 2012 Plastic Trend

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“Life in plastic, it’s fantastic!” Barbie couldn’t have said it better. This Spring trend is definitely a personal favorite. The architecture of plastic garments combines playfulness, structure, and modernism. Marc Jacobs, Versace, Balenciaga, Maison Martin Margiela, and Chanel completely transformed their Spring 2012 collections with plastic pieces and accessories. The final products are so visually stunning, words cannot do them …

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White Hot Summer

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In hot weather it’s best to stay away from dark colors, because they absorb heat. So, this summer when you’re going to the office, on a date, or just out and about, and you’re wondering what to wear, think white shirt. The white shirt is a simple basic that can be worn with anything. It’s great for any occasion and you don’t …

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Shoes to Die For! Chic Black Wedge

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A classic chic wedge ready to be slipped on your sun-kissed feet. Complimented by a wooden wedge, these two shoes are ready for you to wear whether you are a super saver or spender.  SAVE: Paired with a cute, trendy ankle strap, wear with a flowy midi skirt, edgy capris, or with your favorite summer dress.         …

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SAIC Fashion Show 2012

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Last week, we were more than delighted to attend the School of the Art Institutes ‘The Walk’ that showcased designs from the graduating senior class, as well as work from some juniors. It’s a beautiful thing to see young minds at work, and to think that these young designers will be the future of an industry that we hold near …

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Best Dressed: Gwen Stefani at Paul McCartney’s Video Premier

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This past Friday, while some enjoyed the first night of Coachella, A-list celebrities attended the premier of the “My Valentine” music video by former Beatle, Paul McCartney. With the help of his daughter, Stella McCartney, the special event took place in her L.A. boutique. Hence, while everyone looked forward to a night of music, it was evident that fashion did …

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Man-Up Monday: Just a Splash

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With summer in the windy city ALMOST in full swing, it’s time for us men to start thinking about switching it up a bit by adding an unexpected pop of color to our summer wardrobe. Check out these looks from the Gap. They are easy, affordable, and make you look put together without trying too hard. I would definitely pair this v-neck in lagoon …

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