office wear

Preppy Grey

In words of Chandler Bing, “Could I BE wearing any more grey?!”  Nope, I couldn’t.  This outfit is all versions of taupe, faded black, and of course grey–and it just works.  Grey is one of my neutrals for sure and when you go for a tonal look–it just works.  Monochromatic is cool, but tonal outfits […]

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Last Year’s Teddy Coat

You think this coat is one and done after one season?  Never!  I bought this teddy coat last year and while it opened me up to the possibility of a whole teddy coat collection, I could never abandon my first born.  And lucky you – it’s back this year and in an additional color (navy […]

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One Jacket, Two Ways + $1,000 Ann Taylor Giveaway

Jacket season is my favorite in Chicago (and it’s a good thing, too–you need to wear them 3/4 of the year here).  It’s your top layer and there are so many to choose from.  A jacket just completes the look and makes one look put together.  Now, here we have this bold, yet classic, checked […]

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The All Season Outfit (+ my #1 shopping tip)

An all season outfit is the best kind.  It could be summer, spring–ok not winter in Chicago, but winter i a warmer climate–and also, fall.  It’s made of basics that you can wear almost anytime of year and just works in most climates (again, except a frozen tundra).  That’s why I love jeans with stripes […]

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