The Coziest Winter Accessories

And just like that, winter again has Chicago in its frosty grip. Blustering winds and icy sidewalks make us want to stay in bed until May. Sadly, sometimes one must emerge from their blanket cocoon. When that happens, here are six cozy accessories to help ease the transition.     These smart Herringbone Wool and […]

Leggings and Tights for Killer Legs

January is all about staying warm, but long underwear under pants gets old, fast. Wear your skirts well into winter by pairing them with tights both practical and fun. Patterns Patterned tights are fun and flirty, but many of us find them impractical for winter wear since they offer less coverage. However, you needn’t wait […]

Season’s Grab Bags: Splurges and Steals

Complete your holiday looks with some chic party purses.   As always, evening bags are an easy way to incorporate current trends without going overboard. Add these to your wish lists or steal them up yourself. Crystals When tinsel and twinkle lights are seasonal hallmarks, you know it’s time to sparkle. The Sex and the […]

Shopping My Closet for Holiday Cheer

I took a no-shopping vow from Oct. 1 to Jan. 1—so, I’m in the final stretch! The last big hurdle? The holidays!   By now, I’m getting antsy and my wardrobe could use a good dose of holiday cheer. But I am sticking to my vow. With several special events, plus Christmas Eve looming in […]