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Michael Aram Interview: 25th Anniversary Collections At Neiman Marcus Chicago

Michael Aram Interview: 25th Anniversary Collections At Neiman Marcus Chicago

0 by / on April 8, 2014, 10:00 am / in Bling/Jewelry, Lifestyle, Luxury, Second City Style Blog

Luxury home décor designer Michael Aram was in Chicago last Thursday at Neiman Marcus on Michigan Avenue. He was in town showcasing his newest collections for spring 2014. Michael Aram’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Collection is a retrospective selection of his favorite functional pieces culled from his archives of the past 25 years. Now through April 15th you can view and order […]

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DreamHome Celebrating 10 Years In Chicago With 6 Luxury Living Spaces

DreamHome Celebrating 10 Years In Chicago With 6 Luxury Living Spaces

0 by / on March 27, 2014, 5:00 pm / in Chicago, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog

The 10th annual DreamHome brings to life the talents of six of Chicago’s top interior design firms who each designed a room in the home using the luxury resources only available at the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart’s showrooms. This year-round design installation will be open to the public April 11-December 7, 2014. I had the opportunity to preview […]

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Adidas HomeCourt Concept Store Opens in Beijing

Adidas HomeCourt Concept Store Opens in Beijing

0 by / on February 26, 2014, 10:00 am / in Fashion, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog

Beijing China has been looking like a sci-fi disaster film these days, thanks to a blanket of smog. However that did not stop Adidas from debuting their new futuristic concept store. The store is fully revamped in the Beijing’s Sanlitun Village mall and is the largest Adidas outlet in the world since opening just before the Beijing Summer Olympics. The […]

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babyGap Brings Paddington Bear To Life

babyGap Brings Paddington Bear To Life

0 by / on January 23, 2014, 2:00 pm / in Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog

Children’s favorite bear Paddington™ is the new star of a limited edition gift and clothing collection available at selected babyGap stores globally and online. It does not stop there! On February 4th, babyGap is taking the Peggy Fortnum book to life by turning their White Space retail location on 5th Avenue in New York into an interactive attraction. The walls […]

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Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Pet Lover

Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Pet Lover

0 by / on December 18, 2013, 12:00 pm / in Holiday, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog, Shopping

After living in NYC for so long, I have come to realize there are people who treat their pets better than other humans. They really are like our babies and deserve a little spoiling during the holidays as well. Instead of a bully stick, why not consider one of these? Here are our holiday ’13 pet lover gift picks; 1. […]

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Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Teacher

Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Teacher

0 by / on December 13, 2013, 9:30 am / in Beauty, Bling/Jewelry, Holiday, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog, Shopping

Now that I have two children in school, the holidays are even more stressful! What do you get the teachers? Here are some great ideas for the perfect holiday gifts for teachers; 1. Aerin Fragrance Coffret, $90 I recently sampled and reviewed the this collection of 5 Aerin Lauder fragrances and since there was not a bad one in the […]

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Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Hostess Gifts

Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Hostess Gifts

0 by / on December 11, 2013, 11:00 am / in Food, Wine & Spirits, Holiday, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog, Shopping

Parties, parties everywhere! What can you give the hostess that isn’t the expected bottle of wine? Check out my picks for the best holiday hostess gifts for Holiday ’13; 1. Mrs. Prindable’s Petite Apple Holiday Four-Pack, $40 These apples are irresistible. Trust me. I know! 2. BCBG Peony Wine Stopper, $38 3. Michael Aram ‘Black Orchid’ Cocktail Napkin Holder, $59 […]

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Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Jet Setter

Second City Style 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Jet Setter

0 by / on December 4, 2013, 9:00 am / in Beauty, Holiday, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog, Shopping

Even though it seems I rarely travel anymore, I still like to be prepared. Besides, don’t we all have a friend or two who seems to be jetting off somewhere on a moment’s notice? Here are some holiday gift ideas for your jet setter friends; 1. Miamica ‘Plane to See’ – Black with Assorted Bottles & Labels, $13 2. Tumi […]

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Thompson Chicago: The Only Way To Stay In The Windy City

Thompson Chicago: The Only Way To Stay In The Windy City

0 by / on November 13, 2013, 11:00 am / in Chicago, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog

Thompson Chicago is located at 21 E. Bellevue, at the corner of Rush & Bellevue in Chicago’s famous Gold Coast. In the heart of Rush Street near downtown’s finest dining and nightlife destinations, this top rated hotel is located just steps from Michigan Avenue and boutiques on Oak Street (for the best shopping)! I had the opportunity to stay for […]

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Chicago Events: Launch Party for FourTwoNine Magazine at PUBLIC Hotel

Chicago Events: Launch Party for FourTwoNine Magazine at PUBLIC Hotel

0 by / on October 23, 2013, 5:00 pm / in Chicago, Events, Lifestyle, Second City Style Blog

There’s a new kid on the block in Chicago’s magazine publishing scene and it’s launching this fall with a bang! Last night was Chicago’s official release of celebrated online media company dot429′s newest venture, FourTwoNine at the swanky Library within the Public Hotel. A new lifestyle magazine, FourTwoNine will explore the worlds of celebrity, politics and business while presenting its readers with […]

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