boho fashion lace top

70’s Fashion Revival + Cloud Gate in Millennium Park

Possibly the most famous and well known art piece on display in Chicago is the Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park.  This “bean” like structure is a must for anyone visiting the windy city.  The number of selfies being taken underneath it at any given time boggles the mind… but…


Nordstrom floppy hat

Le Méridien + Neiman Marcus Oakbrook

Anyone who’s been to Chicago is certainly familiar with Michigan Avenue, or The Magnificent Mile as it’s also called, but few visitors have probably explored beyond the city limits.  So today I packed up and headed east to the community of Oak Brook located half an hour outside of Chicago.  What for?  Shopping of course!…


madewell blue dress and hat

sunshine on Chicago

Being my first time to Chicago, there were so many places to see and restaurants to try out.  A big thanks to everyone for giving me so many wonderful recommendations on Instagram.  I’m going to have to plan another trip just to try everything! I spent my first day simply exploring the city…