Bright, Fun, Bakers Shoes on State Street!

Afrobella Bakers

It’s officially spring in Chicago, even though some days feel like it more than others! Schizophrenic weather aside, tis the season for vibrant colors, maxi skirts, and sandal season is almost here! I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect pair, and last Saturday I headed out to the new and improved Bakers Shoes on […]

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 […]

Naturalizer Shoe Giveaway Winner!

Naturalizer Shoes

Bellas, thank you to all who entered the Naturalizer Shoe giveaway! Thanks to your participation, funds and awareness were raised for Dress For Success. AND FYI you can continue to donate suits or products or money to Dress For Success to support this special cause, whenever you’d like! If you’re cleaning out your closet as […]

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


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 […]

Road Tested: Diesel Boots

Diesel boots

Footwear has been one of – if not THE the most interesting fashion challenges I’ve faced since moving to the Land of the Ice and Snow (AKA Chicago). Being the kind of bella who only wears flats, you might think that finding a pair of winter boots would be easy for me. But unfortunately, that […]

NYFW Look of the Day – The Nine West Blogger Breakfast

Fred and I

Yes, it was exactly what it sounds like. Breakfast pastries, delicious juices and nectars. Bloggers in town for New York Fashion Week, clad in their photographic best. Mixing and mingling, trying on and giggling, admiring Nine West’s amazing shoes for Fall. We had SUCH a FABULOUS time. And this is what I wore! Striped black […]

Want Of The Week: Low Heeled Shoes from


Lately I’ve come to some sad realizations about myself as a fashionista. I can do some pretty great makeup, I’ve got a decent accessory collection, and I know how to pull an outfit together more or less. But my shoe game is weaker than weak. And it’s all because of my flat, flat feet. As […]