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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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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 […]