Shorts Suit in Tweed

“Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be Proud” ~Shannon L. Alder No one does a perfect tweed suit like Chanel. So when I found this gorgeous two piece by Rachel Roy, I did a double take. Perfectly tailored with a luxurious feel but at a fraction of the price of a Chanel suit seemed…
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Stripes on Stripes

 Fun Fact! Do you know that once upon a time before stripes became chic, only Zebras, prisoners, prostitutes and clowns wore stripes? Thankfully I’m none of the above, however some of my friends may make an argument for the clown part and I wouldn’t particularly hate looking like a fierce zebra. For many decades many style icons like Marilyn Monroe…
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Sip & Shop Uncorked

 You are Invited! Share my guilty pleasures; fashion, shopping, food and fine! Chicago’s anticipation for smoldering weather finally got fulfilled by today’s balmy breeze and sizzling sun. The air was electric with the bustling energy and the realization that summer had officially begun. Vivid imaginations of ways to indulge in the excitement filtered through the minds of Chicagoans. Chatter of…
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Back to Black:: Culottes and Sequined top

“Comparison is the thief of Joy” If there ever was a thing as dressy minimalism, this would be it. Incorporating culottes into my wardrobe has been long overdue. Wearing an all black look never has to be boring. In my usual fashion, I gravitate towards unexpected details and rich textures to make a look interesting. Mixing a sequined top and…
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Militaristic:: Red Blazer and Skinny Jeans

Easy ways to dress up your favorite pair of jeans.  Wholeheartedly conceding to the current flow of the militaristic trend, a military inspired jacket or blazer can be this season’s invaluable asset. Inspired by the Military all over the world, designers have artfully created beautiful master pieces that evoke a sense power to their runway looks. Fashion icons and style…
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