Category: Looking Good

Independent Retail Week 2011 parties & discounts

Independent Retail Week 2011 parties & discounts

It’s that time again: Fashion, fashion, fashion plus a dose of parties, swag and discounts. Here’s a quick guide to the best of the free grabbed from Explore Chicago: Monday, October 17 from 5:30-7pm...

Beauty schools: Dropouts or hidden gems?

Beauty schools: Dropouts or hidden gems?

We’ve all been guilty of splurging on a pricey haircut at some point — or quite often, as the case may be. Loyalty to your hairdresser, wanting the latest cut in a gorgeous, lush...

Birthday deal round-up

Birthday deal round-up

Check out the always-updated post for the latest!   Whether your birthday’s next week or in another 364 days, truly good deals can be snagged with just a little effort. I’ve found a lot...

Chicago Spa Week hits again—so what?

Chicago Spa Week hits again—so what?

11-17 october 2010 is the next Spa Week, which lets you indulge for as low as $50 in anything from facials, body scrubs to laser treatments. Generally I still feel $50 is a bit...

Part 1 of a Thriftista series: Thrift shopping & selling

Part 1 of a Thriftista series: Thrift shopping & selling

Years ago, I found thrift shops to be rather grotesque ‚Äî just the thought of someone else’s clothes [or shudder to think, their shoes!] made me itchy. Still, I’ve friends who love to frequent...

Running with Fleet Feet

Running with Fleet Feet

Sometimes “networking” is simply talking with your friends. I had just mentioned a possible trip and how I will need to get into shape, and the next thing I knew I’d learned something of...