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
It was a march in heels this Saturday as fashionistas and beauty gurus strutted their way to the dana hotel and spa for the Simply Stylist conference. Fashion and beauty industry hopefuls gathered to mingle with others who have the same aspirations, in hopes to learn from leading industry experts and enjoy an afternoon of shopping and pampering. The event kicked off with a networking brunch for VIP ticket holders. Over 70 ladies gave their feet a rest, indulged in French toast and bacon, sipped on morning mimosas and built relationships with total strangers. The tables had no seating assignments, as guests were encouraged to connect and network with potential new … 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
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!