How to Wear It

The Coldest Winter

Baby, its cold outside. This seasonal fact should not come as a surprise for those of us living in Chicago. However, it always is! For the coldest days winter, there are a couple of things that I think are timeless and neccesary year after year: Leather Fur Layers Boots These are essential for every woman’s closet. […]

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Shopping + Style

7 Pieces Made for the Silver Surfer

Silver has left its comfortable place as being the metallic color that is only worn during the holiday season. The chrome chemical has left its natural habitat in the accessory world for a new place in the apparel one. Fall ’17 gave a purpose to the often formal use of silver in fashion. From almost […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: December 14th-17th

This weekend, heat up your holiday style with looks from local shops at Jingle Bell Walk. Enjoy fine dining and Mezcal tasting with Mi Tocaya. Donate Barbies during the 3rd Annual Barbie Brunch. Experience a Jazz legend’s version of The Nutcracker. These and more things to do this weekend in Chicago. See full details in […]

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The Haute Seeker, Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: December 7th-10th

This weekend, shop locally with Black and Brown-owned boutiques at the Holiday Expo and Day Party. Clear the shelves at South Water Kitchen during “Drink Us Dry.” Be a kid again during Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier. Get a start on your New Year’s Resolutions and cycle for a good cause with Social Works and […]

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Behind the Seams

Reformed School: Handmade Goods Causing Conscious Conversations

What does one do with a jacket from junior high that is way too out of date for even the hippest hipster? How do scraps of plaid shirt, novelty t-shirts, or leather bombers find new life again? Reformed School has the answer. A Chicago brand that uses eco-friendly materials and vintage apparel to create one […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: November 30th – December 3rd

This weekend, go underground for basement level buys at Underground Art Market. Have an unsilent night at the grand opening of Frosty’s Holiday Pop-Up bar. Make your dinner plans a little dimmer with Black Out Dinners. Explore home buying opportunities in Englewood, get moving with street style dance lessons from BraveSoul Movement. See below for […]

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Good Seeker Podcast

Sista Afya is Leading the Dialogue of Mental Wellness for Black Women

According to a 2014 study in Newsweek, 1 in 5 American’s suffer from mental illness. Conversations surrounding the topic have become more crucial in the most recent months, with an astronomical amount of mass shooting and a turbulent political climate. What has even become a more necessary conversation is what mental health looks like for people […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: November 23rd-26th

There’s a lot to be thankful for fellow Seekers. Food, family, friends, of course, a ton of things to do in the city. This weekend, enjoy your loved ones with shopping events highlighting the city’s black-owned businesses. Give your family a taste of Chicago’s rich arts and culture scene with events happening at the Elbo Room […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: November 16th-19th

This weekend, explore Eurocentric holiday markets in the Loop. Celebrate the growth of a local grassroots movement with Assata’s Daughters. Watch one million lights illuminate, a kick off to the holiday season at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. Feed a Teen with the Roseland community. Its the season for Fall fun and festivities for everyone. […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seekers Guide: November 9th-12th

This weekend, sip and shop with creatives from a creative community at SheSays. Get a taste of local food and spirits tasting at Taste of Ravenswood. Laissez les bon temps rouler Chicago style. Engage in public dialogue about mental health. Kick back with 6LACK during Red Bull Sound Select and more things to do this […]

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