O.W.O. Adieu Pretty City

Chicago.  For the entire month of August.  Quite fantastic.

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Museums, art galleries, aquariums, live music…

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A gorgeous hotel to call home – here are my banditos watching the Air & Water Show fly by our window!!!!  Jets people, actual jets!

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a PHENOMENAL beach one block away,

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A LOT of time with very special friends, and the restaurants were RIDICULOUS!  Special thank you to foodandwinehedonist for your expert opinions!!

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and now back to being “suburbanly challenged”, #notsoeasyforacitygirl #oy.

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O.W.O. (one weekend outfit) is all about summer black…

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Sounds like an oxymoron but it isn’t.  Just keep the fabrics light, such as the silk in the Jonathan Simkhai slit godet top.  AMAZING staple in the wardrobe fyi.

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This top has such great swing, kind of a great choice for date night!  But I think I will refrain from the goofy facial expressions…

IMG_2330So…my husband may or may not be over the paparazzi!

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O.W.O.

Work Work Work…

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staining the teak furniture in the backyard really builds up a thirst!  YAY iced coffee!  YAY awesome family for working so hard!

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Equipment shorts are almost as amazing as their shirts.  Comfy, cool and cute – the three Cs!  Clearly qualifies as O.W.O.

Happy Monday!

O.W.O. Skin

Traffic Jam in the ‘burbs!

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O.W.O. this week is all about the simplicity of a dress.  One piece = easy peasy outfit!

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Leather is big for Spring 2014 AND for Fall 2014.  Balenciaga, Gucci, Yigal Azrouel, Fendi, Akris, Chanel, Jonathan Simkhai  – all the cool kids have skins in their collections!

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Translation – buy now, wear now and later!  Amortize that purchase peeps!

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O.W.O. meets unexpected neon pop!

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Hope you had a spectacularly fun weekend…

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litered with fabulous outfits and shoes…

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and stacked with giggles, family, friends, champs and adventures!

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Kinda digging the O.W.O. posting every Monday (click here for the definition!)

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Busy first weekend of Spring.

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Funny how fast those two days fly by!

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Saturday morning was my last long training run before the Boston Marathon (just one little tiny month away!!!!).  It is an amazing experience training on the Marathon route with hundreds of other runners, you see some incredibly inspiring individuals, are greeted with a ton of happy smiles (despite the miles), and on occasion even get a high five!    Boston Strong INDEED!

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Still chilly in Boston so reversecommuter’s shearling is still getting used.  Rumor has it there is yet ANOTHER snowstorm coming on Wednesday – so not in Vogue!

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O.W.O. (one weekend outfit)

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Despite the hype no snowstorm. Insert loud happy squeal here!!!

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Hand candy is a huge trend right now, and an incredibly easy way to mix it up a little!  Click here to see the choices at Bergdorf’s.

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Owning a large assortment of boots is the key to winter happiness – and Fiorentini + Baker is a great line, great Italian leather, a little bit beaten up and great to wear everyday.  Click here to look at their full line.

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Coming back to the cold is rough, a great big thick warm sweater in a bright color definitely helps!

 

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