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Category Archives: Seen Around the Windy City


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.




Morbid Curiosity:A Must-See Public Art Event!

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It was like a grandiose coming-out party for collector Richard Harris’ unusual collection….Morbid Curiosity is an amazing show currently displayed at the Chicago Cultural Center’s 4th floor Exhibition Hall featuring over 1000 pieces of art and artifacts. The event was especially exciting to me as I posed with dear old friends, cuban born artists, Neraldo De La Paz and Alain …

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Chicago Street Fashion: Earmuffs

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On the coldest days of winter, a hat can be a girl’s best friend. However, hats aren’t always the most flattering option and the tendency to mess up hair already strewn by wind is equally unappealing. So, what’s a Chicago girl to do? Earmuffs. Simple and easy, earmuffs envelop your ears in toasty warmth without compromising your outfit.




Chicago Street Style: Alternative Winter Coats

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Though most of us stick to the traditional black down coat during Chicago winters, some have been braving the brutal winter in bold, unexpectedly colored winter coats in shades ranging from goldenrod yellow to snow white. Ladies, remember just because the weather is miserable, doesn’t mean your fashion has to be.