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Category Archives: Seen Around 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.  

Chicago Street Style: Oversized Handbags

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Some days you just need a big handbag. Luckily for you, oversized handbags seem to be making a comeback this season. For those days when it seems as though you’re a nomad, these bags are perfect!┬áThe best part? After a week of carrying a bag of this size around, you’ll have a perfect excuse for a massage.

Chicago Street Style: Trapper Hats

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If you’ve been shopping recently or walked around Chicago in the past few weeks, you are sure to have noticed the vast assortment of hats and accessories keeping heads warm. In addition to the cozy and stylish knit headwear (see here), there have been a lot of lumberjacks wandering the windy city wearing trapper hats. While the rustic-chic trend does …

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Chicago Street Style: Knit Hats

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Growing up we’re told that we lose most of our body heat from our heads. So why not stay warm this winter with cozy knit hats and headbands. Available in a wide range of colors, textures and prices, a knit accessory is sure to not only make a fashionable statement but also to keep you warm.

Chicago Street Style: Looking Chic in Leopard

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Like any other trend, animal prints can either be very right or very wrong. While some women look sophisticated and very stylish, others can look overwhelmed in the look. The key to making this trend work is scale– try it in an accessory such as a fabulous shoe or gorgeous handbag. With just a dose of leopard print in your …

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Chicago Street Style: Ugg Boots

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  It’s safe to say no one wears Ugg boots because they’re stylish or fashionable. Rather people wear them for their comfort and warmth. And in the middle of a Chicago winter, it’s easy to see why so many women (and men) are slipping their feet into the fur-lined boots. But it’s not just warmth-seeking Chicagoans and Mid-Westerners who wear …

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