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Boat shoes Casual Chicago Fashion Sperry

{fashion} SPERRY

December 5, 2015

  The news is out: Sperry boat shoes are now customizable! I have always wanted a navy pair, and now I can have one! I secretly love navy paired with black. It’s unconventional, and maybe that’s why I love it. So, if you’re curious how the process goes, I filled out a form and then they arrived. Complicated, huh? I also had the option of picking panel colors, tabs, thread, laces, and monogram just to name a few. How great…

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{fashion} Insta Round UP

December 4, 2015

  These jeans are only $29 and this top is currently on sale and I loooove all the detail. Fave red sandals of alllll time.Here’s a re-cap of what I’ve been gramming lately. These shoes have been most requested on instagram. Can’t wait for you to see the family gift guide we’re working on. XO Jeans HM / Tunic FREE PEOPLE  coat ASOS / Jeans AEO / Sandals SIMILAR Click to Shop the Post…

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{fashion} Nordstrom Denim

December 2, 2015

If you’re wondering how to winterize your look without wearing a coat, it’s really quite simple. Basically it all comes down to great layers, such as a chunky knit sweater or faux fur stole, or a turtleneck and faux fur vest, and paired with great jeans, naturally. I love dresses and skirts but I absolutely will always feel my best in jeans, hands down. Since I can’t always get to the store, or it’s not worth bringing my boys and…

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{fashion} Nordstrom TOPSHOP Holiday

November 30, 2015

dress TOPSHOP / boots SIMILAR / coat SIMILAR / faux fur stole SIMILAR Since our holiday plans are at a minimum since we’re moving, I like the idea of a $50 dress. It’s not only soft, but boasts a flattering mock-neck turtleneck. Since it’s too cold to sport the sleeveless dress outside, I paired it with my favorite faux-fur collar coat and slouchy boots. Now, if only moving was this easy! Stay tuned for my next holiday dress pick from TOPSHOP. …

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{shop} Black Friday/Cyber Monday

November 27, 2015

1. LEAH FAUX FUR VEST is a classic. Love it with faux leather leggings. (I got a size us 6) 2. SAM EDELMAN pump for the holiday party 3. ISOLA EPPIE Bootie I have in black and love it with leggings. 4. This COWL NECK SWEATER is less than $30, and worth every penny. 5. BLANK NYC FAUX LEATHER MOTO Never enough leather jackets! 6. LEXI BAG No one does bucket bags like Rebekah Minkoff 7. AUDREY BOOTIE because a buckle vamps up the chic…

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{shop} Pre-Black Friday Sales

November 25, 2015

wearing: jeans AEO / heels MODE COLLECTIVE / shot by Mollie Moran   We’re off to spend Thanksgiving with my in-laws and sister-in-law in Iowa. I can’t wait for grandma’s ham, and my SIL’s cheesecake. In the meantime, check out these Pre-Black Friday sales that start today! REBEKAH MINKOFF 25% off all orders, free shipping and up to 70% off select styles Effective: 11/25-11/29. click here to start shopping GAP Early access 50% off everything. restrictions apply. CODE: EARLY. click here to start shopping…

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Anthropologie Boots Chanel Chicago Family GIFT GUIDE HOLIDAY Style Tall Boots

{shop} Shalice Noel 2015 Gift Guide

November 22, 2015

  1. SKINNY CALF I wore these all day during the blizzard, no socks, and my toes were toasty. 2. CHIC CALENDAR Love these cute graphics! 3. MIRA FIT finally my fitness tracking device doubles as jewelry that I don’t want to take off! 4. OWL ORNAMENT because who doesn’t love owls? And this one for the dog lover. 5. LIPSTICK and pink blush set that is not only enriched with antioxidents, but changes up your all red look. 6. BAUBLEBAR NECKLACE simple and elegant. 7. BURBERRY SCARF a classic. 8. FAUX…

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{family} Monica + Andy

November 20, 2015

My boys wearing the Hemingway sweater The Coming Home Cuddle Box has all the essentials! It comes in organic cotton in colors blue, grey, pink and purple. And sometimes you only get two smiles . . .   I’m a sucker for beautifully crafted knits and real wooden buttons, so when I saw these Hemingway sweaters online at Monica + Andy, it was love at first sight. No synthetic fibers, just 100% soft organic cotton that my girls loved. Not to mention, the cozy…

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{fashion} TALBOTS

November 18, 2015

It’s been one of those weeks. We are renovating our kitchen and eating out more than I’d like to admit. So, getting ahead on my Christmas shopping list is not even on my radar. Thankfully, Talbots has some items I know my mom and sisters will love. Like this versatile chambray, buffalo check scarf and faux fur infinity scarf. So cute with a wool coat or cozy knit. Check out more from Talbots for your holiday shopping! See my picks…

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Anthropologie Boots Chicago Fall Fashion Fashion Faux fur Uncategorized

{fashion} Current coat crush

November 13, 2015

  Here’s my current coat crush, grid on grid and super soft. Paired with a faux fur infinity scarf. Both were must haves on this blustery Chicago day. Goodbye 70 degree days. See both pieces in my 2015 gift guide, stay tuned! Slouchy Boots FARYLROBIN / Grid Coat ANTHROPOLOGIE / Skirt Zara SIMILAR / faux fur c/o TALBOTS / Top EQUIPMENT Shot on location at Fulton Street market.  …

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