“I was lucky to have a lot of organizations that got me out of my hospital room and showed me that I could still do athletic things and achieve athletic accomplishments,” said Melissa Stockwell, a Paralympian and award-winning paratriathlete. “It proved to me that losing a leg didn’t have to stop me from doing anything I wanted to do.” Stockwell has spent the latter part of her week providing such inspiration and motivation to others at …
Meet Jennifer Lane, founder and owner of Chicago-based lifestyle and fashion public relations boutique Jennifer Lane Publicity. Throughout the company’s 11-year history, Jennifer has had the opportunity to represent a number of lifestyle and fashion clientele including Saks Fifth Avenue, Gold Toe Socks, Macy’s and Jim Beam, and local boutiques and spas such as Urban Oasis, Mario Tricoci and Handle with Care. We chatted with Jennifer about starting her own company, work-life balance and the Cheekiest thing she’s done this past week. Cheeky: Why did you decide to start your own company? Jennifer Lane: Ever since I was a little girl, I have had a passion for both fashion and business. After … Read more
Sarah Boyd, the founder and creative mastermind behind Simply Stylist, takes being Cheeky to the max. Referred to as the “Dot Connector” and “Oh-So-Chic-Captain” of Simply Stylist, this rockin’ chick is not only making major waves in the fashion and beauty scene, but she is also helping other women get their toes wet in the industries as well. As a fashion merchandising graduate from Philadelphia University, Sarah began her career in fashion PR. In 2009, Sarah launched her own agency, Simply Inc., specializing in public relations, events and brand collaborations. Sarah’s creative ways continued and Simply Inc. grew to include Simply Stylist. Simply Stylist conferences, currently located in New York, Los … Read more
Admit it, Chicagoans — we have a love/hate relationship with getting around the city. Sure, we’re all for scenic routes and highway roads. But what to do when unpredictable weather, crazy crowds and sporadic wait times surpass your patience? Enter Uber. The seamless, safe app requests a reliable ride at the touch of a button! Five auto choices offer the Cheeky chick several options for traveling in style. CheekyChicago is thrilled to announce a special surprise for new users riding in style. From now until October 1, 2014, sign up or enter the code “CheekySummer” in the app. New users will receive $20 off their first Uber ride (valid on all vehicle … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!