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Happy Place Chicago

Have you checked out Happy Place yet?! The pop-up experience is currently in Chicago until September 3rd and it’s definitely worth paying a visit. I got to check it out last month and I definitely left feeling… happy! (You can…

Chinoiserie in Chi(na)town

THIS MURAL! Can we talk about it for a second?! I find it to be absolutely stunning, even more so in person. It was the happiest of accidents that Melissa and I stumbled upon it last week. Melissa recently moved down…

Friday Finds || Vol. 2, Week 23

Man, oh man. What a week! Work hard, play hard was the name of the game this week. On Tuesday night, I celebrated my bestie’s birthday at the season kick-off of the Millennium Park Summer Film Series. On Wednesday evening,…

My Fall Bucket List

Oh, the elusive season of fall. It’s never as long as we hope it will be, at least in Chicago and New York. The weather always seems to go from summer in September to quite chilly in October and full-blown…

Playfully Preppy + 2 New Parisian Places in Chicago!

When it comes to fall clothing, I’m all about the playfully preppy details. I love taking basic wardrobe staples (like denim, sweaters, and jackets) and mixing them with a few classic prints for a fun pattern pop. The more layers…

My Weekend at Lollapalooza

While music festivals can sometimes get a bit of a bad rap, I couldn’t love them more! What’s not to love? Hanging out with friends, listening to live music, tasting some of the best food and drinks that the city…

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

‘Tis the season for afternoon ice cream trips! Nothing cures that 3 o’clock slump like two scoops in a waffle cone, am I right? I was working at Sawada the week before last and made the executive decision to walk…

Spring Sneakers

Ever since ‘athleisure’ became a trend a few years ago and health and wellness seem to be at the forefront of everyone’s minds, sneakers have been back in a big way. They’re not just for workouts anymore and they’re not just for…