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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

Happy Friday, friends! What a week it’s been—too much to do and not enough time to do it. No word yet on our potential move either, which appeared to be imminent a few months back but has now stalled. It’s never fun sitting in the waiting room, is it? What gets me through, though, is reminding myself to stay present and enjoy the moments at hand. That’s what I plan on doing this weekend. We’re celebrating John’s birthday at a raved-about-restaurant tomorrow night and on Sunday we’ll be cheering on the masses who are running in the Chicago Marathon....

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Fall Trend: Menswear Fabrics

In case you haven’t noticed, menswear fabrics are everywhere this season. The classic fabrics synonymous with Savile Row suiting—houndstooth, herringbone, glen plaid, and tweed—have been reinvented yet again, tailored this Fall with a decidedly feminine twist. Forget about those boxy 80s suits—the new silhouettes have definitely been cut from a different cloth. Think sexy and statement making. This is just a small sampling of some of the looks I’m loving right now. Reinterpreting menswear fabrics for women is not a new trend. What makes it fresh right now is the number of new and unique silhouettes available, giving this...

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The Uniform

The uniform…that’s how I lovingly refer to today’s look. Chances are pretty good that if you happened to run into me on the street this is what I’d be wearing or certainly some derivation of it—black skinny jeans (one of my personal wardrobe essentials), paired with a black tee and a black belted embellished jacket. My shoes run the gamut from flats to oxfords to heels,depending on  my mood and my work schedule. When I mentioned to a friend that I’d be wearing this for today’s outfit post she laughed, having seen me in this a thousand times (well,...

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