Blush Suede & Chocolate

“March is a month of considerable frustration – it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity in our yards seems light years away.”…


The Winter Shore

“Doesn’t it seem to you,” asked Madame Bovary, “that the mind moves more freely in the presence of that boundless expanse, that the sight of it elevates the soul and gives rise to thoughts of the infinite and the ideal?”…


The Chicago Theatre

This year I’m sharing a few of my favorite Chicago landmarks in a series dedicated to showing off the very best Windy City spots (mostly public and FREE) to visit. Chicago is a surprising city with so much more to…


Trench in the City

“Everyone in the world should have a trench coat, and there should be a trench coat for everyone in the world. It does not matter your age; it doesn’t matter your gender.” — Angela Ahrendts


Urban Jungle

The very day before our infamous Chicago blizzard a few weeks ago, I met up with Lena, the beauty and style innovator over at Feline Creatures, for a photoshoot along the Chicago River. Lena is one of those bloggers who…