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Category Archives: Seen Around the Windy City


Runway to Real way! A Guide to Fall 2014!

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I’m so excited to write in honor of FALL! My favorite season…the time when sweaters and boots make it from the runway to real way! Here I am going to give you the best and the top 5! 1. Faux Fur for Days.-Fur is always on-trend for winter and fall, but the runways proved that this season it’s a must-have texture. …

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Mastering your closet, 6 Key Pieces!

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Many girls have asked me how I manage to master my closet with many wardrobe pieces and still keep it together and simple, here is my list of the key pieces every girl should have and how to wear them! Key Pieces Little black dress When I am completely in a loss for what to wear, this is one of …

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Best Bucket Bags!

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Purses~one of the accessories that girls must have, whether your style is biker, bohemian, or office girl; there is a purse that is carefully designed and that will fit your needs and made especially for you. Spring is here and summer is just around the corner so adding a new bag to my closet and style always incorporating my own …

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Alice + Olivia-1st store in Mag Mile, Chicago

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Want to take a fun little trip to Down Town Chicago? Then the place to be is in the Magnificent Mile. Stacey Bendet, founder of the women’s brand Alice + Olivia, opened a new shop on Michigan Ave, which is her first store in the Windy City. Alice + Olivia (919 N. Michigan Ave, 312.273.1254) opened their doors on Friday …

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Ultra Urban Umbrellas

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With the current weather trends in Chicago, rain is in the forecast for the next few days, and with this unique twist on “winter” temperatures, one must be prepared for all the elements. If the wind has calmed down, like it does every now and then in Chicago, then sport one of these fabulous designer umbrellas to add function to …

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Chic Covers for iPhones

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  Recently, the Apple company has taken over the world. The hottest and most addictive accessory is your phone, and for this reason designers are hopping on the bandwagon of the iPhone movement. Fashionistas around the globe are seen spotting their favorite designers on their phones. Below is a sneak peak of what you could do to jazz up your …

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Prada Presents For You

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  Temperatures and prices are dropping for the upcoming holiday season, and that means it is time to invest in some necessary winter accessories! Gloves, gloves, gloves, a women’s wardrobe is not complete without at least one set that can match any outfit.   Prada has the best options for gloves with delicate details that not only make these pieces …

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Leather: Spring’s New Material!

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This Spring I have noticed more and more leather pieces of garments and accessories popping up in fashion. It’s definitely fashion forward and popular among stores on the Magnificent mile in Chicago. Most stores have reasonable prices on real and faux leather clothes. I’m totally in love with the leather skirt among others. Until next time fashionistas! xo, Ashley Thomas …

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Street Fashion: How to Wear Color Accessories

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We all know that spring is just around the corner  and this season lots of bright colors are happening in fashion. But, Chicagoans are already embracing the trend, wearing a dose of color to cheer them up until spring finally arrives in the Windy City.