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Shopping. Summer Sandals. Gold Rush. Second City Style Fashion Blog.

Shopping. Summer Sandals. Gold Rush. Second City Style Fashion Blog.

0 by / on June 29, 2007, 1:34 pm / in Shopping

As June comes to an end, you may think you are running out of time to purchase a pair of summer sandals. One solution is to strap on a pair of Anne Klein metallic ‘Phoebe’ sandals, which are perfect with skinny jeans or summer slip dresses.  But hurry up — the summer will be over before we know it!!

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Fashion Show. Nordstrom Designer Preview Benefits Costume Council of the Chicago Historical Society. Second City Fashion Blog

Fashion Show. Nordstrom Designer Preview Benefits Costume Council of the Chicago Historical Society. Second City Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 29, 2007, 9:33 am / in Fashion Shows

The benefit for the Costume Council at the History Museum last night was successful in raising over $53,000. On display were mannequins with dresses and gowns from the Costume Museum, and what appeared to be the Nordstrom Designer Collection Shop camped out in the middle of a cocktail party with a dinner buffet – and wine. What a dream! Top […]

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Beauty Treatment. Go Au Natural. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Beauty Treatment. Go Au Natural. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 28, 2007, 12:28 pm / in Beauty

Natayle Henry Get bare naked! Well, not literally. With more and more people becoming more conscientious about the environment, as well as the types of products they put on their skin, cosmetic companies have taken note and are delivering! From products that will save your skin from the heinous affects of the sun to products that will donate a portion […]

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Shoes. The Shape of Shoes to Come. Fall 07 Trends for Now. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Shoes. The Shape of Shoes to Come. Fall 07 Trends for Now. Second City Style Fashion Blog

2 by / on June 28, 2007, 9:48 am / in Accessories

There are some great sales going on, but designer shoe deals could still be an investment. You don’t want to be caught standing in a dying trend. So it’s a good idea to take another look at this Fall’s 07 runway shoe shapes before sales shopping. You still may be able to wear them this Fall, or even next year. […]

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News Flash. Liz Claiborne Dies. Second City Style Fashion Blog

News Flash. Liz Claiborne Dies. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 27, 2007, 2:23 pm / in Fashion

WWD Photo Liz Claiborne, Designer of Women’s Clothes, Dies at 78By ERIC WILSON, New York TimesPublished: June 27, 2007 Liz Claiborne, the designer of indefatigable career clothes for professional women entering the workforce en masse beginning in the 1970s, died Tuesday in Manhattan. She was 78. Her death, at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, was caused by complications of cancer, said Arthur Ortenberg, […]

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Trends. Fall Trend Preview. Yummy Mustard. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Trends. Fall Trend Preview. Yummy Mustard. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 27, 2007, 10:16 am / in Fashion

It seems like the summer has just begun to sizzle… but it’s never too early to start thinking about your fall wardrobe. A hot color for Fall 2007 is mustard yellow. Doesn’t sound appetizing? Check out these yummy looks. Stella McCartney Pucci Shamask Piazza Sempione Images: Neiman Marcus —Gabbie Perez

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Finds On A Dime/ The Convertible Dress: One Price Tag, Multiple Looks. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Finds On A Dime/ The Convertible Dress: One Price Tag, Multiple Looks. Second City Style Fashion Blog

3 by / on June 27, 2007, 7:25 am / in Fashion

Rachel Yeomans – Second City Style Magazine This past Sunday, a good friend of mine and I were gallivanting back and forth from fitting rooms to clothing racks, parading around in multiple outfits asking one another our opinions and what colors worked best with our skin tones. A typical weekend shopping excursion — the only difference between this spree and […]

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Accessories. Nice Nylons. Summer Travel Bags. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Accessories. Nice Nylons. Summer Travel Bags. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 26, 2007, 3:56 pm / in Accessories

A summer travel bag is essential — for the beach, the gym, the airplane. Here are a few suggestions for girls on the go… A must-have carry all, complete with leather trim and gold hardware.Hayden-Harnett Ibiza nylon and leather flight tote, $198, available at haydenharnett.com. This durable nylon duffel is perfect for the stylish minimalist and available in an assortment […]

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Fashion News. Chicago Gets Mention With Other Growing Couture Cultures. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fashion News. Chicago Gets Mention With Other Growing Couture Cultures. Second City Style Fashion Blog

0 by / on June 26, 2007, 11:20 am / in Fashion

Counterculture Couture: While Paris and Milan remain the fashion capitals, secondary cities like Istanbul and Chicago are growing their own couture cultures. Beyond Paris And MilanShoppers are finding cutting-edge designers working in some unexpected places. By Ginanne BrownellNewsweek International July 2-9, 2007 issue – Tim Van Steenbergen’s atelier lies hidden down a nondescript street in Antwerp traversed by trolley cars […]

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Shopping. The High and the Low. Great Deals and Higher Priced Alternatives. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Shopping. The High and the Low. Great Deals and Higher Priced Alternatives. Second City Style Fashion Blog

1 by / on June 26, 2007, 10:09 am / in Shopping

I’m always looking for a bargain. I was online shopping for some cool summer dresses and came across some great deals (and their high priced alternatives). Comfy Linen Theory- $255 at Neiman Marcus   or   Forever 21- $14 Black Cotton Tunic Cynthia Steffe- $195 at Saks Fifth Avenue   or   Old Navy- $20 (on sale!) Playful Prints Juicy Couture- $198 at Nordstrom  […]

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