Student Fashion: La Rentrée

by JennB | July 26th, 2012

Ah, summer. It’s finally kicking into high gear. Picnics…BBQs…pool parties…weekends at the beach…heat-soaked days awash with possibility.  What could be further from your mind than heading back to school, or prepping for that coveted fall internship? Ready or not, la rentrée – as the French so eloquently call that time of year when summer vacations… Read more…

The Secret Weapon Work Accessory: The Ultimate Purse Organizer

by Rachel Yeomans | December 8th, 2009

I have a saying that I frequently tout whenever digging for my business cards: “No matter what size the purse, you can never seem to find what you’re looking for.” And from meeting to meeting, event to event, I find this saying to be very true. Usually we women have several items we “need” to… Read more…

Get That Out of Your Closet: Chicago’s Fix Boutique Hosts Event on Working the Wardrobe

by Rachel Yeomans | November 10th, 2009

How is your closet organized? Personally, mine features one section of slacks, another of blouses, dresses, skirts, jackets/blazers and finally suits. According to Maggie and Jennifer Gelber, style experts and owners of Chicago’s Fix Boutique, separating your separates isn’t the most effective way to organize your ensembles. Last week Fix Boutique hosted the event “Get… Read more…

Project: Create a Look Book. Step 1: Inspiration.

by Rachel Yeomans | October 14th, 2009

Earlier this month during my discussion with author and stylist Dawn Del Russo, she mentioned that the best advice she can give (besides making your tailor your best friend) is to incorporate a “look book” into your daily routine. A look book can be a binder or folder of your favorite looks from magazine pictures/advertisments,… Read more…