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The kids are still at camp and out playing, but the school supplies have it hit the shelves at the stores. Yes—school is upon us. As you get ready for the school year, here are a few tips to keep in mind as you prep. Read more

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Sure, Chicago is full of boutiques—but we tapped into four that are owned and run by motivated, successful women. Read more


In anticipation of the Chicago Woman Toast to Summer soirée taking place on May 18, we're highlighting the fantastic sponsors who are coming together for a night of wine, style and travel! Read more


Black Friday is around the corner and is expected to be better than ever. Here are some shopping strategies and secret tactics to get you the best deals on your favorite brands. Read more


Find yourself spending a fortune on holiday party dress? Rent the Runway is here to save the day and your bank account! Read more


High fashion and runway shows are carefully crafted beautiful pieces of art. However, often we find ourselves having NO idea how to bring those high fashion trends into our own closet. We picked 4 of our favorite fall trends for you to try out! Read more


As the end of summer approaches quickly, the unpredictable Chicago weather can be a damper on all your fun fall fashion ideas. Don't worry though- try out these boho transitional pieces that work with your summer and fall wardrobe! Read more


While many of us have immaculate work wardrobes, we tend to not focus as much on our casual day to day fashion. Take your comfy casual look to comfy chic with these four outfits that will make even the most relaxed days fashionable. Read more


This week's webisode with Julie Hightower features fashion blogger Michelle Arellano's picks for summer dresses under $50. From local boutiques to your fashion deal go-to's, here are some great styles to try this summer. Read more


Marc Seivers, entertaining and food expert, loves all things French. Here he shares his favorite Parisian-influenced home decor items found at women-owned Chicago boutiques. Read more


Julie Hightower from A Better Day With Julie gets summer fashion tips from Ela Czupta from Generation Bliss Boutique—It's all about whites, embellishments, and denim! Read more


Every year, we make the same vow…We make promises to get more rest, save more money or lose more weight. Here are a few tips on how to refresh your home without breaking down walls or the bank. Read more


April Francis of Dose Market talks about the key things she needs to balance her busy lifestyle as one of Chicago's leading ladies of fashion and entrepreneurship. Read more

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