Lessons From Couture

Now that the Fall 2015 Couture shows have come to a close (and it’s Bastille Day…yay for French things!) I thought we could learn some lessons from these collections. We’re not all part of the lucky few who get to actually wear these works of art, but we can get some inspiration from them…and just pretend like we’re couturing ourselves for a minute, right?

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Travel The Barneys New York Way

It’s getting to be about that time again — summer vacation season. Although I think us Chicagoans might work a little differently (as we don’t suffer all winter just to LEAVE for the summer), I’m sure we’ll all get away at least for the weekend at some point over the next three months. So with that said, I got a few tips from this UNICEF lunch I attended yesterday at my safe place (AKA Barneys New York, Chicago) that I think we should discuss. Ready, [jet]set, GO!

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Sporty Spice

Designer collaborations are no new thing. It seems like we hear about a new one at least every other week. And it’s no longer just H&M and Target having these anticipated launches. Although there’s a ton of other brands / stores / designers working together to make something different (and almost always, limited edition…my favorite) there’s one category that seems to be blowing up as of late — and that would be the Sporty Spice category. And I don’t mean Mel C…

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