Beyond Shapewear — How Bali Taught Me To Live Life Beautifully

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At the beginning of 2011, I made some promises to myself. I promised to challenge myself more. Get out of my comfort zone. Do things to make myself a better, stronger, more well rounded person. I’ve fallen down in some areas — nobody’s perfect, right? But in other areas of my life, opportunities have led […]

5 Awesomely Cute & Affordable Winter Boots

I’ve come to the conclusion that you can’t be good at everything. I think I have a decent wardrobe and a pretty sweet jewelry collection. My makeup game is on a whole nother level. So what’s my fashion Achilles heel? Shoes. My shoe game is atrocious and shameful. I can never find a cute pair […]

Makeup Inspiration – Beyonce’s Countdown and that Yellow Cat’s Eye

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Despite whatever anyone may say about Beyonce — you can never say that she’s boring, or anything less than fabulous. From the moment I caught a glimpse of her video for Countdown, I automatically liked it — not just for the myriad references to 60′s fashion and style but also for the MAKEUP. There are […]

On My Way to NYC for Bali and the Circle of Sisters Conference!

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Bellas, sometimes I can hardly keep up with myself. It’s like, another weekend, another trip! This summer was exceptionally travel heavy, and this fall is proving to be more of the same! As you read this, I’ll be on my way to New York City. My friends at Bali Intimates are bringing me along with […]

Brad Goreski is Adorable

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…of course, if you watched him on The Rachel Zoe Show, or follow him on Twitter, or read his blog, you already know that! I recently met the handsome and witty fashion expert at my favorite Macy’s in Chicago — that would be the amazing and historic State Street location! Brad was in town to […]

Win, Donate, and Dress for Success with Naturalizer Shoes!

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Clearly, Chicago is trying to send a message. Lately the weather has been stuck on rainy and cold. It is blazer weather, cardigan weather, and yes – boot weather. I’m on the hunt for the perfect pair of fall boots, and I’m betting you are too. My watchwords are comfort and style — and Naturalizer […]

Quick, Easy Head Scarf Tutorial!

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At my event in Toronto, I had the pleasure of meeting many lovely naturalistas and many of the bellas who attended were entrepreneurs, bloggers and generally interested in fashion and beauty. One of the ladies who I met was the lovely Thomasina Greaves, creator of teeshirt line Love Me As I Am. In addition to […]