office wear

Real Outfit Recap

Did everyone have a good 4th of July?  My kids are still pretty little so they were zonked out by the time the fireworks went.   BUT it was our first ‘suburban’ holiday and they had SUCH a great time.  There was a parade, games, popsicles – it reminded me of my childhood (and reminded me […]

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Linen Pants at Work + Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway

Yes, linen gets wrinkled and looks lived in, but if you work at a casual enough office, a tailored pair of linen-blend pants at work is totally appropriate.  (I’d say if you have casual Fridays or a more creative dress code, it’s game.) . It’s not hot in Chicago for very long but I do […]

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Summer Stripes

I’m all about the stripes, year round.  Though I may change the color palette by season, it’s long been my favorite pattern.  I’m teaming up with Bloomingdales again this month to promote their exclusives – that means you won’t find them anywhere else. (Check out my eyelet top post with Bloomingdales here!)  They have the exclusive […]

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The Perfect Midi Dress

Chances are, you’ve seen this dress around the ol’ blogosphere a few times.  And while I don’t aspire to be wearing what everyone else wears, I succumbed.  I caved.  I couldn’t resist a great midi dress.  I don’t own a ton of Free People but they’ve really been nailing the midi dress lately (and it’s […]

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