Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Bowed Over. Bow Truss Coffee on Wells.

If you must go out, and you're near the Merchandise Mart, you can warm up 
at the new Bow Truss coffee shop. And try one of their newest roasts called 
the Bow Tie Blend inspired by Ryan M. Beshel of @BowTieMemoirs and PR
Coordinator at 900 North Michigan shops.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Lotta Prada.

Prada, Prada, Prada sunglasses, bag and Criss-Cross Platform Wedge shoes.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Spring at your fingertips.

Had the pleasure of getting a tour of the downtown Mario Tricoci Salon and Spa 
at 900 North Michigan Shops recently. Nail Director, Amber Edwards shows off some of the new pastel nail colors, and their comfy salon nail tech area.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

Head of a woman. Picasso sculptures in Paris and Chicago.


(Top) Jeanne, next to the sculpture of a woman's head at the Picasso Museum 
in Paris taken during a trip a group of friends took years ago. (Below) is the 
original maquette, small-scale piece Picasso sent for the creation of the large "head 
of a woman" sculpture in Daley Plaza - on exhibit the Art Institute of Chicago.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Vivid pinks!

Yoga instructor, Beth, brightens Whole Foods grocery store in her hot pink 
Hard Tail yoga pants and Juicy Couture furry hat.

All black with a touch of hot pink on her skull-covered, fingerless gloves.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Love! Lingerie! Let's Bang!

Cute couple on Valentine's Day. She bought something from the Agent Provocateur 
lingerie boutique. Hmm, wonder what they did Valentine's Day Night...

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Give me some Space...519! Tax Free Weekend at 900 N.

Jim Wetzel, co-owner of Space519 at 900 North Michigan Shops 
describes some of the fabulous items you'll find 
at the upcoming Tax Free Weekend February 16-18th. 
Over 40 stores from Michael Kors, Mont Blanc, 
and Club Monaco to J.Crew, Max Mara and Space519, 
will offer selected items tax free in honor of Presidents Day Weekend.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Make art. Make out...dose market spreads the love.

April Francis, founder of dose market in a dose t-shirt, AggaB skirt and Nike 
sneakers, with Ryan Beshel of @BowtieMemoirs sans bow tie.

The gals from Forget Me Knodt flowers create lovely bouquets at the dose market
Two friends chose a box of Chicago Cupcakes and a handcrafted ring.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Sweet Love. Hot Love. Two couples find love living the dream.

Sweet love in the Patisserie. 
Maxime and Desiree met working as pastry chefs at Ladurée in Paris,
 famous for "le Macaron", fell in love, married, moved to Chicago 
and created Eclair Bakery. Now they add a pinch of love 
to everything they make. Enjoy "melt-in-the-mouth" salted caramels, 
croissants, chocolate truffles, and coconut macaroons, as well as bacon onion rolls, 
olive and goat cheese bread, and apple streusel salted caramel tarts. 
Visit them at the dose market this Sunday, February 10th 
to find great Valentine's Day gifts
Order from them at www.eclair-bakery.com. 
This sweet video created by credstyle films.
Hot love! Shake it. Use it. Love it. Repeat! 
Jeremy and Kat first created Bigfat's Hot Sauce in the 90's.  
Now you have 8 ways to churn some burn. 
Each hot sauce comes in a different flavor combination 
of peppers and spices to add heat and sizzle to every bite!
 Visit www.bigfatshotsauce.com to order, find recipes and more. 
Enjoy the video burn from credstyle films.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The anything-but-pale pink.

Pink furry jacket and wedge booties, Marc By Marc Jacobs Standard Supply 
bag, and fingerless leather gloves make for a fun look.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

Cuffs and cases.

Satin-cuffed, wide-leg  pants, wedge heels and Louis Vuitton Monogram Vernis bag.

Interesting wide-leg, satin-cuffed pants, wedge heels and a Louis Vuitton 
Monogram Vernis bag.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Form follows function follows fashion.

When ski goggles aren't appropriate, big, white sunglasses come in stylishly handy 
to protect eyes from the bitter cold.