Monthly Archives: May 2017

red gingham cold shoulder top

Tirade against the cold shoulder trend

I love discovering and observing trends. Trends are a window into the consumer’s soul and mindset, rich with revelations about cultural realities, nuances and shifts. But, never has the prevalence of …

Chelsea Jones Shoes

The Athleisure Trend - Now a Lifestyle

By Chelsea Jones – Guest contributor and shoe designer Have you noticed walking down the streets, at the airport and even inside many workplaces how casual everything has become? Fitted …

crushing hard on velvet this fall

Fall Fashion Craving: Velvet

The last noteworthy velvet garment piece I owned was a velvet dress. I wore at university prom about… 30 years ago. I still remember it fondly because it was quite a statement …

Rent the Runway for New Year's Eve

RENT THE RUNWAY for your holiday dress(es)

I have a new rule since we moved and downsized this past spring: One In – One Out. I am stedfast about this rule in my closet and in the kitchen. …

Paris Fashion Week Top Prize

Is this fashion foward or are the stylistas running the fashion asylum?

A couple of weeks ago, an online publication that I enjoy very much ran a piece inspired from Paris Fashion Week titled “Stunning Street Style from Paris Fashion Week“. Now, though I …

United Nude Uma ankle boot stlying

Fashion Craving: Booties for Fall

This summer in Chicago has definitely not been the most fulfilling. It took forever to get here and, by all appearances, it looks like it’s already over. Still, for all …