04/30/14
Mashallah Ghouleh

Chatting with Jewelry Designer Mashallah Ghouleh

Mashallah Ghouleh

One of the best things about Chicago’s fashion community is that fact that there are so many emerging talents in the city. Mashallah Ghouleh is a perfect example. The owner of the eponymous two-year-old jewelry company is young, ambitious and equal parts creative and business-minded.

I caught up with this designer to talk about the decision to start her own company, the importance of getting your foot in the door and (obviously) accessories.

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04/23/14
Kate Spade and Sugar Paper LA

Good On Paper

Kate Spade and Sugar Paper LA Considering I spend the majority of my time “plugged in,” I’m really not one to begrudge technology and its consuming presence in our lives. Sure, people should spend more time communicating face-to-face and yeah, the digital revolution has all but killed off my first love (that would be the magazine industry) but it’s also brought some amazing new capabilities into our lives. I’m reminded of the positive changes technology is directly responsible every time I Skype with someone who lives across the world – the world feels smaller than ever now.

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04/16/14
Farissa Knox of What R U Wearing

Farissa Knox Wants To Know What You’re Wearing

Welcome to BYOB: Be Your Own Boss, a feature series highlighting the stylish self-starters we love. 

Farissa Knox of What R U Wearing

In today’s world of instant gratification and overnight fame, it’s rare that you’ll find someone who is detail-oriented enough to work on a product for years before launching it for public consumption – but that’s exactly what Chicago-based entreprenuer Farissa Knox did.

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04/14/14
Mint green trend blogger

Mint Condition

Mint green trend bloggerWell, I know what color I’ll be wearing this season (Hint: It’s the same color I wear everyseason. Second hint: I starts with a ‘B’ and rhymes with ‘crack’), but the sartorial powers that be have spoken. The color of Spring 2014 is…pastel.

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04/9/14
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What The Olsen Twins Can Teach Us All About Style.

578x709-mary-kate-and-ashley-_zpsf7100f03You may not be into their aesthetic, which admittedly borders on bizarre sometimes, but Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have some pretty serious fashion cred. They’ve been hailed as fashion icons, not necessarily because they always look fabulous – because let’s face it, sometimes they don’t – but because they’ve cultivated signature styles that are both daring and recognizable.

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04/2/14
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SANDALust.

Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 1.41.42 PMThis is not exactly a newsflash to anyone but I am craving summer weather HARD.

I got a little fix of it during my recent trip to the West Coast but I’d be lying if I said that I’m not looking forward to warmer temps in Chicago…and let’s be be honest, wanting to wear dresses/shorts/rompers/skirts/wedges/tank tops/bathing suits is very much a part of the excitement.

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