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Monthly Archives: September 2013



Man-Up Monday: Jay Z to Collaborate with Barney’s New York

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The face of this year’s Barney’s holiday collection will be Jay Z. The Brooklyn rapper and Barney’s are working on a collection simply entitled, A New York Holiday. The collection will feature limited edition items from designers, like Lanvin, Balenciaga, Rick Owens, and Balmain. You can expect to see a variety of high end items, like a leather backpack or …

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Fashionbar Chicago: Urban Renewal Runway Show

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This past Thursday, Fashionbar Chicago had its annual spring 2014 Urban Renewal runway show. This show featured three young, local designers, and showcased nearly 40 new, and edgy, pieces! Fashionbar is a company that strives to help promote local designers, boutique owners, hair stylists, and make-up artists. In promoting these creative young people, Fashionbar hopes to help make Chicago a …

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Chicago Street Style: Warm Weather and Layers

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This week it’s been great temperatures and sunny during the day, but it cools off at night. If you won’t be going back home to grab a coat for the night and you don’t want to lug one all about the city in your arms I have a few tips for you. At the rate we wear coats I don’t …

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Miley Cyrus for Harper’s Bazaar

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Today, celebs can do almost anything they want and get away with it, but not in the fashion industry! Once Miley pulled her VMA stunt and then released her racy video for “Wrecking Ball” Anna Wintour took away Miley’s upcoming Vogue cover. That meant that in order to keep her cover for Harper’s Bazaar’s October issue, Cyrus had to clean …

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Milan Spring 2014 Fashion Week

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For the Spring 2014 season, Milan brought such a fresh new wave of styles, that hundreds of pictures already adorn all fashion websites, covering both runway and street style looks. So with no further ado, here are some of the dazzling looks from this elegant city. Giorgio Armani   Versace   Missoni   Prada   Dolce & Gabbana     …

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Catherine Malandrino for Kohl’s

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Designer Catherine Malandrino is bringing her Parisian style stateside in a new DesignNation collaboration with Kohl’s. Want to build a chic wardrobe for fall? Look no further than your local Kohl’s: The retailer — which has partnered with everyone from Lauren Conrad and Rock And Republic  has teamed with French designer Catherine Malandrino for a capsule collection. The collection is …

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Best Dressed at the Emmys

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In my personal opinion there weren’t that many best dressed starlets at the Emmys. There were way too many boring gowns and frilly prom like dresses. But, out of the rubble of a few fashion disasters shined a few stars. One of my absolute favorites is the dress Kerry Washington wore, which is pictured above. Who do you think was …

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Chicago Street Style: Fall Styles

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Fall fashion trends are here, everyone! Just because you want to dress “cozy” doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Warm colors are starting to show up on outfits all over the city, here are a few examples. Florals come in every color, so finding a floral piece in fall colors is a great way to work the season into …

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America’s Next Top Model: Guys and Girls

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After 20 cycles, the CW network has finally agreed that America’s Next Top Model is ready to  open the doors to some male models as well!  This is the first season that male and female models are going to  be living in the same house, all competing for one common goal, to become America’s next top model!  Not only will …

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Good Day Chicago Segment

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Today’s Good Day Chicago segment featured a change of pace as Barbara showcased the best of Fall Fashion Essentials for men. Detailing, patterns and colors have transferred over to men to create exciting looks. Check out the full segment here! Credits Chris: Real Estate Agent with @Properties TopMan >>Preppy 90′s look. English feel with American influence; it’s all in the …

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