FINALLY! It looks like the mermaid-gown has gone the way of the wagon. You know the dress–tight to the knees and then flaring out inexplicably (to give your ankles extra room?)–it made nary an appearance last night on the red carpet and we’re all the better for it. Unfortunately, the nude-sparkly-princess-fairy dress is still around [...]
Right now, my life looks something like this… Will be back once my immune system decides to cooperate!
It’s early for spring fever, much less daydreaming about summer! Perhaps it’s the actual fever that has waylaid me for the better part of the week that’s prompting this sudden yearning for long, lingering sunsets? Either way, I have a sudden need for sand between my toes, the smell of Coppertone sunblock, the washed-out patina [...]
Passing by Tiffany & Co. on Michigan Avenue the other day–shortly after a light dusting of snow–I fell in love with their Valentine’s Day-themed window displays featuring embroidered letters and messages on backdrops of bright red, orange, and pink silk. I think you’ll enjoy them as well. Upon viewing, you might even find your romantic [...]
Dear Chicago, We started off hot and heavy last fall–admittedly, things moved a little fast for my taste. But, despite my initial hesitation, I fell hard and fast for you and your myriad charms. We spent sunny happy days frolicking up and down Michigan Avenue–shopping and eating and indulging in all things possible. The cold [...]
No matter what the infamous groundhog’s prediction is today, I need a little spring right now! So, in the form of rooms that embody the spirit of the season, today’s post features snow-melting & envy-inducing interiors for your daydreaming pleasure. Stay warm and dry…and just for one day, pretend spring is around the corner
If you live anywhere in the northeast and have made it this far into this incredibly snowy winter without investing in a good pair of snowboots let’s face it: it’s time to pony up for a pair. They don’t have to be ugly–in fact, the offerings have improved greatly in recent years–and, yes, it is [...]