It’s All About…Flatforms

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. When we first saw flatforms come down the spring runways, we were intrigued. With a playful nod to the 1970s, they are part platform, part flat sandal. We’ve seen versions in rope, cork and wood–they are the wedge’s latest incarnation. Best of all, they […]

Make a Summer Style Statement! Must-Haves From Chicago’s Beach Bum Bloggers

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. It’s possible that nothing has done more to inspire the wardrobes of today’s women than the now ubiquitous street-style blog. Yet it’s tough to navigate the endless options on the Web and even tougher to stumble upon a fresh concept in a somewhat oversaturated […]

Piece We’re Coveting: White Lace Top

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Sweetly feminine and slightly ’70s, white lace tops add a welcome shot of texture and dose of whimsy to any outfit. Here are three similar tops you can buy right now: 1. J.Crew, $88, jcrew.com 2. American Apparel, $28, americanapparel.net 3. Joie, $158, revolveclothing.com […]

Look Cute Now: Four Chicago Fashion Start-Ups Hook You Up!

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Okay, so you already know all about Polyvore and Gilt Groupe. But it’s not just the biggies that are embracing the creative connective power of the Web for the greater good of our wardrobes. Cool Chicago ladies are getting in on the online fashion […]

The Best Ways to Update Vintage (Vintage Purists, Do not Read)

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. I’m not much of a snob when it comes to vintage. For me, alteration is (for the most part) fair game, simple day dresses are more interesting than insanely ornate evening wear (always), and ’90s clothes very much qualify as part of the genre. […]

Pieces We’re Coveting: Blue Oxford Button-Down

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. There’s something so charmingly tomboyish yet alluringly gamine about this menswear staple–especially in a lean fit that keeps everything looking crisp and preppy. Pair it with denim flares for an irresistible Annie Hall vibe or with a flouncy floral skirt to rein in the […]

Four Reasons Not to Be Scared of High Wasted Shorts

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. For many of us, the term “high-waisted” doesn’t exactly bear the most positive connotations. It can bring to mind such unpleasantries as “wedgies,” “Urkel” or, even better, the dreaded “mom jean.” And yes, while in those instances higher-rising waistlines are totally terrifying, I can’t […]

Get the Look For Less: Arizona Muse

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Arizona Muse is the name on everyone’s lips this season. She is the model of the moment, clocking in an impressive 64 shows across four cities this past show season, including all the major shows from Marc Jacobs in New York to Chanel in […]