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Category Archives: Accessory Friday

Winter Style: Keep Warm in Chicago’s Freeze!

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Trying to find fashionable, yet very warm pieces for winter can be a fashionista’s biggest struggle.  The great news is, you don’t have to sacrifice your style! We’ve found some style-saavy accessories and necessities to keep you warm this winter.  Whether you prefer to stock your closet with European Zara style, or snag some deals at your favorite Target, we’ve …

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What’s In: Clutches

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Natalia Vodianova’s overall look is immediately enhanced by the pretty red clutch as pictured above. However, clutches are not just for super models. Pick the right shade, size, and shape, and you’ll find yourself with an outfit that screams practicality and trendiness. With smaller handbags taking over Fall, designers have opened up their creative skills to give you an immense amount …

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Trendy Tips: Nails inspired by Nature’s Hues.

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There’s just something about freshly painted nails: as soon as they’re done, you feel feminine, elegant, and well…polished. This season, celebrities and fashionistas alike are moving away from more traditional hues and showing off bright colors inspired by nature’s tones.  Carrot oranges, sea blues, and grass-like greens are making their debut as summer’s most popular colors. Above, Miley Cyrus shows …

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MAC and Who?

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MAC cosmetics is extremely popular these days. Known for having mostly oil free products and over 100 brilliant shades for eyes, face, and lips, the company is doing big collaborations this season. Fashion Designer Gareth Pugh has a line with MAC, consisting of products such as shadows, blushes, lipsticks and more.  The products offered definitely reflect the edgy, daring characteristics …

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Best Kept Secrets: Randolph Street Market

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Last weekend I took a trip to the Randolph Street Market, located at the 1350 block of West Randolph Street on the third weekend of each month through September, to see what I missed all last year. I was not going to let another summer pass without a stroll through the Indie Designer section inside the historic Plumblers Hall to …

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Valentine’s Day is approaching!  It would be great if that special man in your life surprises you, but why wait?  Enter NOW to win my Valentine’s Day Contest and treat yourself to this fabulous bracelet from the hip and edgy boutique in the 900 Shops, DNA 2050.   (After all, it IS Accessory Friday!)  This bracelet features red leather with …

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Accessory Friday: The Canine

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Blame it on Paris Hilton but tea cup dogs (the ones that fit into your Chanel or Gap bag) and larger are all the rage as an added accessory.  Visiting Palm Springs this past week I couldn’t help but notice that I couldn’t walk less than a few feet before I saw dogs, dogs, and more dogs! From the flea …

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Accessory Friday: Statement Necklaces

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The votes are in and big necklaces are here to stay! Whether you choose to rock a piece that makes a statement, literally or figuratively, this seasons next BIG accessory should be worn as a key element to your wardrobe.  Many of these pieces even look as if they are part of the clothing.  How fab!

Accessory Friday: Hair Ornaments

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Every blue moon, we all have bad hair days! S,o what do we do? Well, we can always hide our hair under a hat, but why not opt for something more stylish? Barrettes, head scarves and headbands are a great solution and accessory. Yes, I know that most of us haven’t worn a barrette since we were in grade school, …

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