Rebel with a Cause

A couple of weeks ago my friend and I stopped by the Bucktown Arts Festival. Another summer festival that is curated with various arts and crafts from vendors across Chicago and the midwest in general. One vendor in the fair caught my eye in particular, and that was the booth of Rebel Nell. Rebel Nell is […]

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First Pitch

Last weekend, the weather threw a pitch that we were not yet ready for; the first pitch of fall. It’s been  wonderful weather all summer long, but as a all fashionista’s know, fall style, is where it is at! Throwing pants back into the rotation can be tough,  to get back into the swing of […]

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For Another Taste of Honey(Butter Fried Chicken) in Avondale

Honey Butter Fried Chicken is a living legend among a particular group of friends that I have. For three year, my favorite couple( Rich and Jen) have been sharing the gospel of HBFC.  And for three years, I thought their description of the said place was overkill. I mean, it’s chicken. Fried Chicken. In my […]

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Sweet Simplicity at Pilsen B&G

Confession: I may be a slightly high-maintenance girl, but at the end of the day. I really appreciate the simple things in life. That was my experience when dining at Pilsen B&G in my Pilsen neighborhood. After a previously so-so breakfast at another neighborhood restaurant, I decided to forgo the fancy brunch offers from other […]

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It’s Not Complicated, It’s Complementary 

I learned pretty early that style is all about what works best for ME. Growing up, I was the tallest girl in my class( even taller than some of the boys), I had big feet, wore glasses, and was a little on the chunky side. As I grew up, I also grew to love fashion […]

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The Graphic Stripe

Stripes were a big trend on the runway for Spring ’16. Every combination possible, from horizontal to asymmetrical was seen across various collections. The stripes themselves were even more impressive. Skinny to large widths were used to create various fashion illusions; producing looks that were both sophisticated and sensual. I, personally, do not own many […]

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How I Celebrated My 25th Birthday in Puerto Rico

This year I turned 25 and wanted to make this birthday extra special.  Ringing in my quarter century in Chicago was not an option. I have celebrated two birthdays in this city and they have not been the best experiences. On one occasion I passed out, and on the other I almost got kicked out. […]

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Recap Collection

I started How To Wear It Wednesday to show off my personal style and to show how to wear some trendy, and even some classic fashion pieces.  Throughout the last 7 months, I played up with a lot of color to lighten up my winter pieces.  And had fun play with texture and prints as […]

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Inspiration for Breakfast at Inspiration Kitchens in Uptown

Welcome to the New Year fellow seekers! I am so excited about all of the amazing things that will come from this blog in 2016. I am blessed to have many supports and cannot wait to seek and share with you, even more, this year! So, let’s get to it! For my first brunch of […]

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A Tulle’s Tale

There is nothing more amazing than finding that one perfect dress. Here are my reasons: It flatters( meaning your best features are highlighted and loved) It fits( you feel you best in it, not too tight or too loose) Its fairly, inexpensive( right on the money, honey!) Now, let me tell you the tale of […]

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Sheer Envy

Over the last year in fashion we have seen sheer used more often, whether it be for casual or formal purposes, the trend has remained relevant in various forms, which makes it so diverse and fun to wear! Luckily, the trend hangs around in 2016 too; so hold on to your favorite pieces for at […]

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Head to Toe in Marsala

Fall fashion is always full of rich colors and this year it was no different. Pantone released their fall colors back in the spring and predicted that the Marsala(PANTONE 18-1438), the ‘winey red-brown’ hue would be a huge hit on and off the runways this season. Of course, I had to try it out for myself. […]

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The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now

The Freedom Principle was a multigenerational composition of both art and wrapped in one place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The exhibition, that took place from Jul 11th until Nov 22nd, focused on the experimentation of both art and jazz in the South side of  Chicago during the 1960’s. The works of black […]

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Home Away from Home at Peach’s Restaurant in Bronzeville

Sundays are made for brunch in Chicago. As I may have reiterated in a post before, the concept of ‘brunching’ is strange to me. Its conceptual mean that is an action exhibited by thousands of people every weekend in the city. When I was younger, my Sundays were dedicated to the church. 8 a.m. till about […]

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SOFA Expo Chicago

The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design Fair a.k.a SOFA took place over the weekend from November 6th through the 8th. The annual fall arts show is held at Navy Pier and brings over 80 dealers and over 35,000 people, from international galleries to the city for a phenomenal 3-day dimensional art and design experience. […]

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Rebuilding the Community: The Stoney Island Arts Bank

It was an hour and a half ride via the CTA but it was completely worth it. I hopped off the number 6 Jackson bus on Cornell and 67th street. An area of the south-side of Chicago that I am fairly familiar with, since it use to be a part of my daily commute of my […]

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I Don’t Live in Chiraq

I don’t live in ‘Chiraq’. I am not sure of any one who does. But when you take in account the 400 plus homicides that have already happened in 2015 alone, I can see how a person can compare the levels of gun violence here, to Iraq, a  country with a history of mass destruction. […]

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Stellar Stella’s Diner in Lakeview

I came across a lovely diner in Lakeview called Stella’s, a family-owned, American style restaurant that has been in business for over 50 years.  The charming dining establishment was of course, busy at 12:30 in the afternoon. However, the wait time for my friend and I was less than five minutes. We were seated in […]

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Always Open: Open House Chicago

There is no ‘closed sign’ for the city of Chicago. In fact, the city opened wide the doors to some of the most charming, mesmerizing, and exclusive buildings this past weekend. Of course, I participated and ventured into the Back of the Yards, Bridgeport, and South Loop neighborhoods for the annual Open House Chicago event. I […]

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Don’t Be a Chicken, Get Your Feed in Humboldt Park

Chicago has so many restaurants to choose from. Digging through Yelp after Yelp review, it can become very tiresome when selecting THEE best spot to have a Sunday brunch. Especially when money is tight, and tolerance is way too low for an hour-long wait. My friend gave me the challenge to find a brunch place […]

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Why I Created a Blog About Living in Chicago

You could say that I am adventurous. I moved to Chicago just one month after graduating from college with my beloved Jeep, boxes of shoes, a couple hundred in savings, and a whole lot of faith. I came to this city looking to start my fabulous post-collegiate life in a completely new environment. After living […]

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