Celebrity Style Steal: Eva Mendes Mixes It Up

Nothing says spring like a floral maxi dress! Eva Mendes pulls off her look with cat-eye sunglasses, brown booties and by mixing prints with her tote bag. The maxi is the ultimate comfort dress. There is no pulling at the hem or fear of bending down to pick something up. This floral Alice + Olivia dress features the current off-the-shoulder trend and a lace inset. You could go for a gladiator sandal when the summer rolls around, but for right now slip on a pair of brown leather booties by Frye.

Monograms and Whiskey Sips at The Frye Company

On Thursday, we stopped by The Frye Company’s Chicago store at 1007 N. Rush Street in the Gold Coast. In partnership with ShoeDrop, shoemaker Brandi Devers provided complimentary custom monogramming on any leather good purchased that evening. Koval Whiskey provided a tasting while everyone tried on gorgeous shoes for spring. All the distillery’s finest, sophisticated …

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Today's Fashion Headlines: Net-a-Porter Partners with Tom Ford, Crawford Resigns from Calvin Klein, Frye Plans Store Openings

Net-a-Porter Partners with Tom Ford Come this July, Tom Ford will be partnering with Net-a-Porter as the first online retailer to sell his men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections. “Net-a-Porter is extremely strong in selling designer merchandise online and obviously Tom Ford ready-to-wear online, bags and shoes is a massive draw for our customer,” said Net-a-Porter’s vice president of …

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Flower Child? Bringing Back The 70's

I know it’s hard to swallow, but the 70’s are back for Spring ’15 in a major way! Just look to the runways of Gucci, Pucci, Diane von Furstenberg, Etro and Prada for inspiration. Think more early 70’s than the disco era though (however, a little lame won’t hurt either). More Stevie Nicks than Diana …

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Fall '14 Boot Trend: Chelsea Boots

One of our favorite boot trends for fall ’14 is the Chelsea Bootie. They are utilitarian, unfussy, comfortable, go with everything from jeans to dresses and lastly…they are seriously badass! Chelsea boots date back to the Victorian era. In fact, they were originally designed and patented by Queen Victoria’s shoemaker J. Sparkes-Hall, back in 1851. …

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