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Monthly Archives: March 2013



Chicago Street Fashion: Metallic Shoes

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A style that’s really an eye catcher is metallics, and with shoes especially. A lot of people have taken a shine to this trend, if you know what I mean. These golden Cole Haan Oxfords are a casual style shoe but the shine is what really dresses them up. These silvery platforms are great for a night out on the …

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Shoes: Wedges

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A wedge has always been a girls best friend. It’s the perfect confidence boost, and the best part is that it’s comfortable to wear all day! Wedges are the compliment to every outfit, and the it shoe for spring and summer. At least one pair of wedges is a must for every woman to have in her closet, it’s worth …

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Lace for Spring 2013

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The versatility that comes along with lace is the key as to why this trend continues to stay strong throughout the Spring 2013 season. Those subtle areas of sheerness are both feminine and bold, and thus they have made their way onto clothing, shoes, accessories, and even nail art. How do you plan on wearing lace this spring? There is …

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Vanity Fair Cover Preview: Taylor Swift

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Cover Preview: Taylor Swift The gorgeous seven-time Grammy winner has been a dream for stand-up comics and awards show hosts, who have milked non-stop laughs about Swift’s frequent break-ups. The ribbing hasn’t sat well with the “You Belong With Me” singer who complained in the pages of Vanity Fair earlier this month. “You know, Katie Couric is one of my …

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Man-up Monday: Popped Collar

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To pop or not pop your collar? That is the question. And according to the Wall Street Journal and Esquire magazine it really depends on the time, place, and person. The popped collar is a trend that originated in sports, like tennis or sailing to help athletes shield their necks from the sun in the 1920′s. In the 1950′s actors …

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Cropped Pants

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When women buy shoes,  showing them off is a must, but when you have a long dress, or boot cut jeans on people don’t see the shoes. No fear though ladies, the new trend of cropped pants for spring will allow your shoes to be the center attention. Gwen Stefani, Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba   For more of a classic look …

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Chicago Street Fashion: Contrasting Coats

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Since contrast is big this spring but it still feels like winter here in Chicago, a coat is a big part of how you dress. So incorporating that contrast can be done in a couple different ways. Shades of grey and white plus black is a great way to show off your contrasting color style. This coat has a basic …

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Fashion Show: Elda de la Rosa

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Elda de la Rosa debuted her spring collection Tuesday night at the Peninsula Hotel. She is a local designer who has a unique and elegant style.She designs everything from wedding dresses to fun spring dresses, and pant suits to ball gowns. Each of her pieces was nothing but perfect! Elda de la Rosa   Post by: Brittany Hinrichs



Heels: Floral

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Top to Bottom: Roger Vivier, Claudia Ciuti, Louis Vuitton For Chicago spring comes at a different time each year. Sometimes we get spring in February, sometimes in March, and sometimes not at all, it just goes straight to summer. No matter what time spring comes one thing is certain, florals will make an appearance. I will be the first one to …

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Ballet: Marie Chouinard at The Museum of Contemporary Art

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Canadian choreographer, Marie Chouinard and her company, will be at The Museum of Contemporary Art performing three pieces. The Rite of Spring, originally composed by Igor Stravinsky and choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky 100 years ago, has been reinterpreted into a new piece of work. Henri Michaux: Mouvements is a new work inspired by Michaux’s book on poetry and drawings. These performances will be held in the …

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