As local Chicagoans are only too aware, the fact is that our nice weather days are numbered. Soon enough, September will hit and we will be praising the weather gods if temperatures manage to stay above freezing. Before you groan and exit this page to find a less depressing article, allow me to let you in on my little secret for staying warm and content come fall and winter: Three Dots and a Dash. If any …
Liz Salcedo never dreamed of becoming a shining star in the “wearable tech” field; she was an everyday Cheeky woman. Then she invented Everpurse, the stylish and practical bag that charges smartphones. Keeping things cute and functional has been one of her biggest goals for Cheeky women on the go. Cheeky: How does Everpurse Work? Liz Salcedo: Everpurse is a bag that charges your phone; there’s a pocket inside you drop your phone into and it charges your smartphone. You lay the bag on the mat we send with the Everpurse, which sends energy wirelessly from the mat to the bag. The idea is that you should never have to charge your … Read more
7pm: Welcome to the “most shocking Bachelorette Finale ever.” And by that Chris Harrison means, “the least fun and most awkward Bachelorette Finale EVER.” 7:02: If you didn’t catch the last episode: one of three remaining guys, Brooks, dumped our Bachelorette, Desiree, on air and walked away…also Brooks is a real-life vampire…promise. 7:04: Desiree reminds us that Brooks broke her heart and she doesn’t know if she can go on. She is also sniffing snot back up her nose like you wouldn’t believe. The sound is deafening. 7:05: Chris Harrison – or as I like to call him: “Lucifer” – and Desiree sit down for a chat about her broken heart. “Look at … Read more
Mel Muoio is a style expert turned corporate marketing powerhouse for Element Collective. This Cheeky chick has devoted her career to the client, whether it is revamping their entire closets or dreaming up the next big campaign. Cheeky: What do you think Chicago offers to young women in the professional world? Mel Muoio: Chicago is the best place for women to excel. Fashion is on the rise, there are huge advertising agencies, PR firms, great hospitality venues, so there are a lot of outlets for women to really get their hustle on and to try to expand their professional career. Cheeky: What’s it like to work in fashion? MM: It can be very creative, … 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!