A Holiday Style Guide

A Holiday Style Guide

Buonasera amiche! I recently had the task of finding the perfect long black dress for my sister’s wedding and perused just about every inch of the world wide web in search of something just right. In doing so, I found so many gorgeous formal and festive dresses (naturally, I got sidetracked many times throughout my quest) and thought I would use my findings to put together a guide of my favorite looks for the holiday season. Many of these brands/retailers…

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My Vintage Shopping Guide

My Vintage Shopping Guide

It may come as no surprise if you’ve been following me on Instagram, that I’m developing an obsession with vintage shopping.  I never really explored it before, but I’m falling in love particularly with the classic accessories and homeware that I’ve found in some local and online vintage shops over the summer.  Today I’m talking about all things vintage — what I prefer to buy vintage, what the obstacles are, and the best and most trustworthy stores I’ve found thus…

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My New Project | Fashion Illustrations!

My New Project | Fashion Illustrations!

Buongiorno! I’ve been working on this project for months now and I’m finally ready to tell you guys all about it!  I’ve started making and selling fashion illustrations!  I got inspired to start this endeavor a few months ago to channel some of my creative (and fashion) juices and am just having so much fun with it.  I wanted to show you all some of my pieces and give you all the info of what I’m using to draw them…

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Retro Floral

Retro Floral

Ciao ciao! Back on the fashion front this week!  I define my style as ultra feminine with an old fashioned, elegant feel.  I found this adorable dress last year and it reminded me of that vintage, old Italy style I always seek out: the little cap sleeves, the defined waist, and the bright, floral print.

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A Summer Staple — It’s a Wrap!

A Summer Staple — It’s a Wrap!

Buongiorno! It’s finally feeling like summer around here in Chicago, and I’m beyond ready to bust out the summer dresses! I have a real obsession with wrap dresses— I love the way they fit and flatter just about every body shape.  A little shaping in an outfit goes a long way, and has a really elegant effect.  This is just a classic piece that can stay in my wardrobe for a long time.  This dress reminds me of Belle’s dress…

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