What better way to say hello than through a hand written note? We recently discovered Tokketok, a stationary line that recently introduced perforated celebration mini cards (below). With pops of color and metallic accents, these chic little cards are the perfect way to say hello, cheers or thanks. Enjoy! - GOLP (Photos via Tokketok)
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Please join us March 15th for an evening of style and beauty at Lincoln Park favorite, Cynthia Rowley. Enjoy 20% off Cynthia Rowley’s 2012 resort collection and private beauty lessons with Trish McEvoy makeup artists. Below are some of our favorite looks from the resort collection. Bright colors and florals? Yes, please. We’ll also be enjoying a chocolate tasting table courtesy of...
Milly + Sperry Top-Sider
Our inner prep is jumping for joy at the collaboration of Milly for Sperry Top-Siders. Milly has created a line specifically for our favorite boat shoe brand which includes bright colors and prints. Who doesn’t love a good floral on a boat shoe? Below are some of our favorites to note. Happy Sailing! - GOLP Click here to view more.
Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2012 - #NYFW
I must say Rebecca Minkoff’s Fall RTW runway show was an absolute favorite. Talk about two performances in one. The designer scheduled singer and previous Fashion Week DJ, Theophilus London, who emerged onto the catwalk in head-to-toe leather singing his hit, “I Stand Alone.” I’m pretty sure I was dancing in my seat the entire time. Below are some pictures I captured at the...
The Everygirl Launches!
It seems that it’s easier now more than ever with the rise of social media, popularity of blogs, and who can forget that glorious little website called Pinterest, to help us stay creative each and everyday. With that, we are excited to add The Everygirl to our blog roll for a daily dash of inspiration. Launched (today!) by two fellow friends, bloggers, and Chicagoans, Danielle Moss &...
NYFW via Instagram
I’m a little late with these, but better late than never right?! Below are some of my favorite photos I captured via Instagram during my time spent in the whirlwind also known as New York Fashion Week. Below you’ll see the most fashionable pillow, Tim Gunn interviewing with E! News, and the one and only Mr. Joe Zee (Creative Director for Elle). All in all, I had the most fabulous time....
Tory Burch Fall 2012 - #NYFW
One of our favorite ladies, Ms. Burch, presented her fall line last week at NYFW. We had to include a roundup of our favorite looks from the show. Again, we’re seeing mixing and matching of prints, textures, and color. We’re especially loving the green sequined tops and printed pants below. Which looks are you coveting? Enjoy! - GOLP (Photos via Style.com)
J.Crew Fall 2012 Presentation
J.Crew is known for being able to combine classic style with bold prints and textures, and the Fall 2012 Presentation fell nothing short: loads of color, loads of prints, and loads of texture. Below are some of our favorite looks from the Fall Presentation. Our favorites to note: the python skirt paired with the black printed sweater and the floral pant and top combo with navy coat. Enjoy! -...
NY Fashion Week in Review
I was invited to attend Erin Fetherston’s Fall Presentation at MILK Studios last Saturday. The designer debuted her fall line to a packed house where models wearing the fall pieces were stationed all throughout the gallery. From glittery accents of crystal, silver and metallicized fabrics to sequin, bead, and stone embellishments, I sincerely loved everything Erin put together mostly...
Pastels are definitely on trend for this spring and we can’t get enough. Seafoam and mint green are probably two of our favorite hues in the pastel category. Below are some of our favorite finds which includes a fabulous oversize clutch and patent loafers from Asos. Enjoy! - GOLP 1. / 2. / 3. / 4. / 5. / 6.
As we like to say, a hand written note never goes out of style. Here are a couple of different ways to send some sugar to your Valentine today and everyday of the year thanks to our friends over at Sugar Paper. Be sure to check out their stationary for other holiday goods as well! Happy Valentines Day! - GOLP
Make a statement with these KS Black Stud Earrings. Perfect for the everyday attire. - GOLP
What's In Her Bag?
Everyone probably has the beauty obsessed friend in their life — ours is Anne. Today she shares with us her daily necessities and what’s in her bag. Enjoy! - GOLP 1. Marc Jacobs - Daisy Perfume Roller ($20) - You never know who you are going to meet and where.. so why not smell your best? 2. NARS - Highlighting/Bronzing Blush Duo ($41) - Gives the perfect glow when heading...
Chicago's 5th Annual Restaurant Week
February 17th begins one of our favorite weeks here in Chicago, Restaurant Week. Over two hundred restaurants throughout the city will be offering special prix fixe menus starting at $22 for lunch and $33-$44 for dinner. We can’t wait to dine at some of our favorites and try some new hot spots. After several people asked us for recommendations, we thought we should share our top picks!...
Happy Monday, Readers! It is officially New York Fashion Week. We are excited Lauren will be attending a couple of the shows including Rebecca Minkoff, Nicole Miller, and Erin Fetherston. While she will be tweeting and posting throughout her time in NYC, there are obviously numerous other ways to stay in tune with some of your favorite brands. Roughly one third of the shows will be live-streamed...
For our fellow design obsessed friends, you may be familiar with the company Pantone. For those who aren’t as familiar, Patone is responsible and known for cleverly naming and organizing every possible color imaginable. Each year, the company announces a color of the year based on trends in fashion, art, travel, and film. This year, Patone chose Tangerine Tango as the “it” color...
Kate Spade 2012 Spring Campaign
Kate Spade leaked some photos for their Spring 2012 campaign via their Pinterest Boards. From witty T’s to flirty dresses, we are loving everything they have in store. Skirt the rules. - GOLP