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Style Guide: Weekend Wear

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Ruffle Cotton Jacket | Banana Republic | $148 (UPDATE: unfortunately, this sold out super fast but check stores for inventory!) Cross Back Slip Dress | Topshop | $55 The Whitehaven | John Taylor | $120 Kulei Lace-Up Sneaker | Ted Baker London | $144.95 Glossier (see links in text) Hi ladies! Today’s Style Guide is an effortless […]

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Working Girl’s Guide To: Packing Light


[Photo credit: Gal Meets Glam] Every day recently I have been reminded that Spring is coming – the sun is still up when I leave work, the weather is grill-worthy, and the birds are chirping.  After months of hibernation, I’m ready to get out of the house and travel.  I’m inherently an over-packer but have learned […]

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Style Guide: Work Edition

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Hi ladies! Today was one of those days that required a tiny bit of retail therapy (read: I’m still on my couch, glass of wine and credit card in hand, perusing through the 100 tabs I’ve opened). Obviously, manic shopping leads to major Style Guide inspiration, so I’m here to  share with you a playful […]

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Working Girl’s Guide To: Staying Warm in the Office


While I’m very lucky to sit by the windows overlooking the Chicago River at work, these days I’m shivering and constantly reaching for my blanket scarf and a cup of hot tea to stay warm. After failing to convince our office services department to increase the temperature, I got to thinking about simple ways to stay chic and […]

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Style Guide: Holiday Party


‘Tis the season for statement dresses, champagne cocktails, swanky venues, and holiday jazz. I love the glamorous yet sophisticated style associated with this time of year, and I tend to take a lot more fashion risks as a result (made easy by the endless holiday sales!). It’s hard not to be inspired by the hundreds […]

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Major Blazer


Ah, blazers. Where do we start? I remember when this wardrobe staple went from stuffy to trendy in undergrad (i.e. when you’d throw the suit jacket your wore to your job interview over a body-con miniskirt for a night out…). Thankfully, our closets have evolved since then, and we’ve learned that blazers have a well-deserved […]

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Color Code: Burgundy


I mentioned in a recent post that burgundy (a.k.a. oxblood, maroon, bordeaux, cabernet, merlot, someone hand me a glass of red, etc.) is one of my favorite colors to wear. This deep, moody hue is a punchy alternative to your basic black, charcoal, and navy and also happens to pair perfectly with all of the […]

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Fashion Inspo: The Perfectly Imperfect Home


“…when you see a brilliant composition in a picture of a room in a magazine, know that it has probably been reworked about two hundred times.  One of the most relaxing and pleasurable things in life, I think, is to rearrange one’s books, one’s pictures and one’s smaller possessions.  Tableaux don’t just happen, they are […]

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Lunch Break Click List: The Best of HOM


Today we are sharing with you some of our favorite and most well loved posts from HOM – the early years.  While what is in vogue is always changing, classic looks and good career advice stay with you through the ages.  Here are some oldies but goodies we keep coming back to: 1. As newly […]

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Sheena’s Picks: Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale


If the arrival of fall has you feeling a little – ahem – spendy, you’ll be happy to know that the Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale (25% off most items) is back until October 10th. Today, I’m sharing what I have in my Brown Bag…so far. Sam Edelman Reema Velvet d’Orsay Pointed Toe Flats | […]

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