Book Review: Breaking Through Bias


Hi ladies! After featuring Andie Kramer in our Coffee Break series and receiving a ton of questions about her new book, we couldn’t wait to write a detailed post about Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work, which she wrote with her husband, and former law partner, Al Harris. We found […]

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Lunch Break Click List


{Jason Wu SS17 | photo c/o} Hi ladies! Since we couldn’t be there ourselves (one day…), today’s click list pays tribute to the crème de la crème of fashion events that took place this past week: NYFW. Read on for your inside scoop on shows, trends, survival guides, and the future of fashion. The […]

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Coffee Break with Kate Conway


{Photo c/o Pinterest} Pumpkin spice lattes ready? We are here with HOM co-founder and  Loyola University Chicago School of Law alum Kathryn (Kate) Conway.  As many of you know, Kate works as a trial attorney at Power Rogers & Smith where she represents seriously injured people and their families in medical malpractice, premises, automotive, and product cases.  We […]

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Behind the Blog: Melissa’s Week in Pictures


The past week has been a whirlwind.  It always seems that way following a long weekend – especially a traveling weekend.  I spent Labor Day in Chicago enjoying time with family, brunching with friends and all in all relaxing.  I wasn’t quite ready to start this week but, luckily, it has flown by and here we […]

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Our Favorite Nail Colors for Fall

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Autumnal  weather officially hit Chicago last week, and I’m resisting every urge to pull out my coziest sweaters, burn my warmest candles, and add apple pie spice to everything I make before September 22nd. Buuuut that doesn’t mean I’m not going to swap out my currently beach-worthy nail color for something more seasonally appropriate. If […]

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We are on a Break


[Hilary Rhoda in “Dream Boat” by Boo George for Vogue Australia, January 2014] Happy Labor Day weekend! We will be taking a long weekend to enjoy family and friends and celebrate the last days of summer.  [Imagine us as Hilary Rhoda in “Dream Boat.”] We will be back Wednesday with what’s trending this fall. In the […]

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Our Favorite Fashion Documentaries

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Recently on HOM, we shared our favorite fashion coffee table books – visual encyclopedias for some, decorative objects for others. Today, we wanted to play on that theme and introduce our top 5 documentaries, which are a welcome addition to any fashion-obsessed individual’s repertoire. I’m a HUGE fan of documentaries because it’s an easy way […]

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Coffee Break with Desiree Moore

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Hi ladies! Welcome back to another episode of our Coffee Break series (where matcha lattes make their debut because S is currently dreaming of NYC and the masterpiece she had at Chalait, pictured above). As you already know, M and I loved and learned from House of Marbury 1.0 during our law school days. The fantastic […]

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Style Guide: Weekend Wear


While my weekdays are spent in pencil skirts, pumps and button downs, by the time the weekend rolls around I can’t wait to put on something comfy and throw my hair in a pony.  How “put together” I get depends on what my weekend plans include. This weekend I will be working on the yard […]

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Trending: Navy and Black

Navy and Black

As we look toward fall style, the one trend we’re seeing everywhere is navy and black.  The once fashion faux pas can now be seen on and off the runway as a chic alternative to the classic black on black color pallet.  Both navy and black are staples in my wardrobe but they are rarely worn […]

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