2021 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Although holiday shopping can be exhausting, it’s actually good for you. A Harvard Business School study found that giving gifts, money or donating to others increases our happiness more than spending that money on ourselves. So, go ahead and spoil the ones you love this year. Not only will it lift your mood, but your […]

2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Best Gifts For Her

Treat the important women in your life to the perfect gift that will make them feel special. Here are a few items that will do just that. Arch Glow Botantical Beauty Oil, $295 913 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka The perfect blend of organic and natural botanical oils, this oil is downright amazing, perfect for all […]

2021 Gift Guide: The Best Jewelry Gifts to Dazzle Your Loved Ones

Wow your someone special this holiday with these stunning gifts from local jewelry stores. Buccellati Opera Tulle 18-Karat Yellow and White Gold Bracelet, $3,500 62 E Oak St., Chicago Made in Italy, this bracelet is inspired by the ornate motifs seen throughout Renaissance opera houses. The delicate chain, which can be worn at two lengths, […]

Sustainable American Fashion: 6 Met Gala Looks to Recreate at Home

After the 2020 Met Gala was canceled due to you-know-what, we were eagerly awaiting this year’s big night. The 2021 theme was “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” which translated to a celebration of American fashion. This left celebrity and high-profile guests with a lot of room for interpretation — was it all about American […]

Shop Local: Fall Must-Haves from Chicago-Area Stores

Sure, it might not technically be fall yet, but we are ready to get in the cozy autumn spirit with these nine items from local stores. Jardin Face Mask in Orange on Orange Maze Home, $12.50 735 Elm St, Winnetka Face masks are here to stay … for the moment at least. Pick up this […]

6 Cozy and Stylish Fall Fashion Finds From Marin Shops

Dress for (season) success with these cool-weather wardrobe essentials. Vanessa Bruno Cabas Grande Shearling Tote; $345 The Perfect Provenance, Tiburon The iconic tote from Parisian designer Vanessa Bruno— decked out in cozy-chic shearling accented with calfskin leather — adds a relaxed and elegant touch to any fall outfit. The roomy interior features a small zippered pocket. […]

Dream Weaver: Mill Valley Designer Rebecca Bruce on the Power of Fashion

Nestled on the shores of Richardson Bay — between the recognizable, bright yellow seaplane and The Planet, a favorite destination of curious Mill Valley children — Rebecca Bruce inspires, conceives, and creates one-of-a-kind garments. Within our vibrant, eclectic community of dynamic leaders, including healers, bankers, musicians, entrepreneurs, teachers, artists and authors, Rebecca has been gracing […]