Okay, let’s be honest. As we savor the last moments of Chicago’s summer, our inner red-carpet divas start to come out of hibernation and contemplate the arrival of fall. Yes, fall. September’s 10-pound Vogue. Salivating textures. Rich colors. Boots. Fur. Did someone say cashmere? But before hitting the shops, the easiest way to evolve your look for fall is a mandatory trip to your favorite salon for this season’s must-have haircuts and color. What will …
Our favorite memories from school are getting ready to go out with all our best friends. We’d try on clothes together, help each other with our makeup and hair and listen to music. It was the best part about going out, especially if you don’t count eating cereal and chatting post night-out in the kitchen. That’s really going in after all. Those moments are lost on us as adults. We get ready alone and then rush to meet a friend elsewhere. Where did those incredible bonding moments go? Luckily sisters Mal and Co of goldplaited understand that getting ready is the real good time when going out. They are offering an opportunity … Read more
I love make-up. I make this declaration with pride. Ever since I was a little girl, beautifying myself with lipsticks, eye shadows and blushes (or rouge as my grandmother would say) has been inherently my favorite past time. After all, feeling amazing on the outside makes you feel amazing on the inside and, um, who doesn’t want to feel amazing??? So when I heard celebrity make-up artist Troy Surratt (think Kim Kardashian’s artist, Maybelline Ambassador, founder of Tarte Cosmetics, etc.) was not only launching his very own make-up line but was stopping into Chicago to debut his collection, sold exclusively at Barneys (and offering makeovers to boot!), I was the first … Read more
Every girl needs a spa day. Whether to relax their mind, rejuvenate their skin, or heal their bodies. We are powerful, successful women who lead busy lives, but it’s important to treat yourself as well. Your mind, body and soul all need TLC to keep you going strong. So since we need to indulge, why not indulge while benefiting an incredible cause? We were so excited to hear that Spa@theWit is offering a special Pink Power Facial with 15% of the treatment cost benefiting the Lynn Sage Foundation. The treatment is a positively wonderful experience, leaving your skin baby soft, clear and rejuvenated. Using products from the Eminence Organics line, the Red Currant, Elderflower … 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!