Back-to-School Fashion for Kids

School’s almost back in session, which means it’s time to start studying up on what’s fashionable for your kids. With help from some of our favorite North Shore shops, we put together a quick study guide for you.     Fashion Education  Polka dot jeans, $36, Zara Pink Chicken printed T-shirt, $40, Lollie Jacket, $56, […]

After 5 Ensembles

Fall is officially here. While you’re no longer planning for al fresco dinners and outdoor concerts, there are still plenty of nighttime events and activities this season. From a night out with the girls to a downtown dinner date with your other half, Make It Better has an outfit for every occasion. Best of all, […]

Shop Your Closet

Sometimes a new wardrobe is literally at your fingertips.   We went into the closet of Mia Waligora, of Lake Forest, and created several new outfits for her using pieces she already owned (including a few items she’d never worn). Voila! Eight fresh looks she didn’t know she had. This spring, try shopping your own […]

Transition Summer Clothes to Fall

One of the most fun things about dressing for fall is figuring out ways to extend the lives of some of our favorite summer pieces. After all, just because the days are getting grayer, it doesn’t mean our clothes have to. A well-chosen jacket or pair of boots can make even springy dresses feel appropriate […]

Not So Plain White Tees

Want to take that basic white tee to the next level?   We’ve created four different looks that rock the Snoop Perfect Cap Sleeve Scoopneck tee from Velvet ($55, Three Sisters). Scarf and go Nothing says “I’m so polished” as much as a stunning silk scarf. The basic square can be tied any number of […]