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
Beauty is pain. It is a fact of life women have come to accept. On the other hand, beauty should NOT be a pain in the ass. As females, we love to dress-up for fancy fetes, but when it comes to perfecting our look from the shoulders up, we become fearful of who to hire. Worries of “Will my hair look okay?” and “My make-up better not look like a clown!” set-in, and the excitement turns a tizzy. That is, if you haven’t heard of TheStylisted.com… Brilliant! — TheStylisted.com is a site that makes party primping, simple and convenient. Specializing in special occasions, The Stylisted is a dual-sided, client-to-stylist marketplace connecting … Read more
You’ve definitely been going crazy over the perfectly messy and seemingly effortless braids all over Pinterest lately. With Lollapalooza coming up this weekend, there is no better time to prep your festival style from head to toe. Enter Blowtique’s new Braid Bar. Starting Monday, July 29, Chicago’s premiere blowout salon will offer a variety of trendy braid styles. From the fishtail, to the braided headband, to the twisted messy bun, you will absolutely find the perfect style to rock during Lolla and beyond (you know you wanna look hot at our Drunk Brunch after party)! And if you’re really feeling that festival vibe, enjoy a complimentary hair chalking or ribbon-adding with the … 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!