Event Re-cap: Chicago Welcomes Designer Stephane St. Jaymes

Michi Marshall and Margaret O’Connor hosted an event to introduce London-trained designer Stephane St. Jaymes, who has recently relocated to Chicago. The event was held at Tocco Restaurant and 100 invited guests from the fashion community attended. Stephane worked for some of the top designers in London starting with Elisabeth Emmanuelle and moving on to Read More …

November is Diabetes Month

  Talk to your family about diabetes and healthy vision!  The subject of diabetes seems to be everywhere these days—in the news, on social media, even on talk shows. In fact, 26 million people have diabetes, and this number is increasing, putting more people at risk for health complications. If you or someone in your Read More …

N’Style with Handbag Designer DeOndra Jereé

She’s 21 and absolutely fearless when it comes to dictating her dream. Louisiana-bred and now New York based designer, Deondra Morris, debuted her handbag line, the DeOndra Jereé Collection, earlier this month –October 4th – and is currently living her dream. The Deondra Jereé fall/winter 2013 Collection is a luxury handbag line ranging from $128.00 Read More …

Fashion Focus Chicago + Chevrolet® + Project ThYck

[dropcap]CURVES. [/dropcap]   During Fashion Focus Chicago, the city’s official fashion week, Chevrolet® and charity organization Project ThYck, will debut the first-ever exclusive couture showcase for the full-figured and curvy on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, 163 E. Walton Place, in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast district. [dropcap]COUTURE.[/dropcap]   The Read More …

Fashion Social w/ The Monroe Sisters

Five years ago as a materialistic, label wh-re who frequented the beauty salon weekly, I would have scoffed at the thought of me rocking a puffy head of kinks and thrifted hand-me-downs proudly. I cannot solely base this evolution on one decisive “ah-ha” moment that allowed me to live my life looking the way I Read More …

Recap: Leading Ladies International Hosts Fourth Annual Empowerment Conference

  April was National Stress Awareness Month and several recent studies have come to the same conclusion: women are feeling the pressures of stress more than their male counterparts. On Saturday, April 27, Leading Ladies International hosted their 4th Annual Empowerment Conference at Cibola located at 1647 S. Blue Island. The empowering festivities featured the Read More …