Best of 2009 – Style


2009 brought new style challenges my way — moving to Chicago was a fashion revelation. I get annoyed when those who don’t know better say that Chicago isn’t a fashionable city. Sure there are those who dress down 24/7 (Uggs and sweatpants. Why?) but striding around these downtown streets, there are many women and men […]

Boots! Boots! Boots and More Boots!


My Caribbean people will recognize the above from Barbadian calypsonian Gabby’s hit song, but it’s taken on a whole new meaning for me as the weather gets colder. For real, my cute little ballet flats aren’t gonna cut it anymore in this weather. Currently I have two pairs of boots, and I’m definitely looking for […]