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spanx faux leather leggings review

I Caved and Bought the Spanx Faux Leather Leggings

When it comes to the Spanx faux leather leggings, I didn’t get it–until now.  Sure, I have some of the leggings that I wear to the gym (and love them), but I saw how much others loved this pair in particular and how much they swore by them.  I saw the thousands of positive reviews […]

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Shop Your Closet: The Classic Trench Coat (Fall Edit)

                                                            As much as I love the #shopyourclosetseries, it’s tough to do during such an awkward time of pregnancy.  My pants don’t fit and to the […]

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Five Fall Everlane Items From Last Year That I Still Wear (And Are Still Available)

You don’t need me to wax poetic about Everlane and count the ways that I love, thee.  You should know by my wardrobe that it’s one of my favorite brands.  I love that they have new drops throughout the year but also have a core collection; the brand is classic enough that you can keep […]

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Shop Your Closet: Leopard Skirt

Reader request time!  I thought I had done a #shopyourclosetseries on the leopard skirt (I did I leopard dress), but I just realized that I wear it a lot and it’s often featured with other outfits.  It’s high time that this skirt got its own post.  Why?  Because leopard has been everywhere and will continue […]

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Five Easy Pieces to Add to Your Wardrobe (Under $20!)

If you notice anything about my style, I hope that it’s my ability to mix high and low.  You’re just as likely to see me wearing a $20 shirt as you are a $3,000 bag.  I’ve been shopping for myself for a loooong time and I’ve learned when to invest and when I can pick […]

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The Amazing $45 Everlane Shorts + 5 Summer Favorites

These Everlane shorts are $45 and they are MAGIC.  The waist is elastic, which basically means they feel like pajamas, yet here they are looking chic with a cami and blazer.  These are the kind of shorts you can wear on a date and also to the park with your kids (and I have done […]

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My Motto: Dress For The Job You Want

I went to the M.M.LaFleur showroom in Chicago recently and realized how vastly different shopping for work clothes is than it used to be.  Let’s rewind to the last decade; when I was a senior in college, I had to buy a suit for interviews AND for class presentations.  I was a finance major by […]

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non-tourist chicago summer guide

Your Non-Tourist Chicago Summer Guide

I write a Chicago guide every few years and thought it was high time I wrote another: here’s the Official Non-Tourist Chicago Summer Guide–lots of patios included because, well, we gotta be outside.  Yes, I moved to the suburbs (read why and also read more about how it’s going here), but I’m still in the […]

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