The Haute Seeker

I am Beautiful

Telling myself that “I am beautiful” has always been a struggle for me. When I was younger, my grandfather would always comment about my weight or something towards my outward appearance. He wasn’t the only one. For years I was teased by cousins about how I spoke. Older kids would do the same. I was […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Weekend Seeker’s Guide: January 26-29th

This haute list just got a new name.  *Drum roll please *  Welcome to the official Weekend Seeker’s Guide! New title for unseen and unique things to do in the city of Chicago. This weekend is full of wellness, collaboration, and community. Events across the city allow you to end the month on an enriching […]

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Good Seeker Podcast

Girls in the Game: The Definition of True Grit

Girls from Chicago are different. I know a few. I call them my friends. They are tough, resilient, loyal, unapologetic, bold, and strong. They are the definition of Grit, Merriam-Webster defines it as “firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.” And when it comes to a tough city like […]

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Food

Soulful Charm at Currency Exchange Café in Washington Park

Tucked away west of Washington Park and the Garfield green line lies a hidden gem known as Currency Exchange Café. The Southside café is the brainchild of the contemporary and influential artist Theaster Gates. It not only features various teas and coffee but eclectic food options inspired by a little bit of Southern, Mexican, and […]

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Weekend Seekers Guide

Haute List: January 5th-8th

It’s the first weekend of 2017. You’ve had the whole holidays to catch up on Netflix. Get out and get moving with this #haute list that will keep your mind, body, and spirit moving all year long. Start off the first weekend of the new year in the right way with one of these major […]

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How to Wear It

Minimal + Metal

I don’t believe that winter should limit great style. There are always creative ways to layer, mix and match prints, textures, and colors, even in 20 degree temperatures. For How to Wear It, I created a cozy, comfortable, and chic all black everything look. Creating a minimal look with maximum glam. I wore an oversized […]

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Travel

Los Angeles

  Chicago vs. L.A Understand that they are COMPLETELY DIFFERENT cities. And to really understand the Cali vibe, you have to go there. No amount of reality t.v or hear-say will summarize ones individual experience. Just like any major city, you have to seek it for yourself. This is my 2nd time visiting the ‘city […]

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How to Wear It

All American

  We have learned over the past year of this election season that labels matter to Americans. One cannot simply just be. They must be defined. In this outfit, I define How I Wear It Wednesday, with an All-American styling. I show an appreciation for attributes that make American fashion great(again). This look is an appreciation of […]

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Community

Bright Endeavors: A Brighter Life for New Moms

Light is a resource that every human being needs. It transforms the way we see and perceive our surroundings. Light alters our vision, and is easily adjusted with the flick of a switch, the flash of a light, or the lighting of a candle. When someone lights their candle from Bright Endeavors, they are helping […]

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