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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Chicago Style.

Hope everyone had an amazing 4th of July! Just now getting time to do a post on Chicago. I thought I would do it in two parts: fashion and food. My two faves! When I travel, I usually over pack. I fly Southwest, mostly, and check in outside so they don't charge me if my bag is over 50 lbs! (Remember that one my friends!) As much as I travel, I should have a better routine when it comes to packing and condensing my clothes! I try to only take 2-3 pairs of shoes and base the outfits around them, but that doesn't always work :) What are some travel tips that you've picked up along the way? I would love to hear some so maybe I can stop checking in outside all the time!


My plane outfit always has to be comfy.
I went with a Riller & Fount dress, cute beaded belt,
flip flops for the plane, and heels for evening.
Accessorized with two of my current favorite bracelets:
Anna Beck cuff & chain link bracelet from Kittie Kyle.


For dinner at Graham Elliot...
A Common Thread dress, two metal cuffs, and some
gold Victoria Secret sandals I've had forever!


Casual day. Lucite glass from H&M, Hamilton & Co. scarf, J Crew white T,
and Citizens of Humanity jeans.


....and a Mindy Lam wrap bracelet.


Afternoon tea at The Drake Hotel, drinks at The Wit rooftop bar, and seeing
the play "Billy Elliot."  Wearing another Riller & Fount one-shoulder dress,
House of Harlow bracelet, and a new belt from Barney's New York!

The belt is my favorite purchase from the trip!


My mom's wonderful photography skills!


Shopping in Lincoln Park!
H&M sunglasses, flats (with bling) from Payless, Toy Watch,
and Marithé + François Girbaud dress from Kittie Kyle.


Love the unique shape of this dress!


20 comments:

  1. I have no travel tips because I never travel anywhere fun, only places I can get by car. That's an awesome tip for checking in outside, I'll have to remember that :)
    LOVE your outfits! They are all gorgeous!! :D
    http://aclosetfashionista.blogspot.com/

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  2. You are too cute for words. I love that white draped dress and your plane outfit looks crazy-comfortable! I'm a terrible over-packer. It's ridiculous. I fly Southwest when I come home from school specifically because I get two checked bags... It's bad.
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  3. All of your outfits were gorgeous!
    www.poolovesboo.blogspot.com

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  4. I love ALL your outfits! Amazing!

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  5. Cute!! This is so funny, I just got back from Chicago yesterday...it's so cool!

    xoxo,
    meme-stylenewbie.blogspot.com

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  6. You took the boat tour!! Isn't it great? Love ALL your outfits, especially the black dress & the Common Thread dress! I never know what to pack and end up having a million things that don't look good together.

    ps: Your hair looks sooo great! I'm a curly girl but I can never get my ponys to look as cute as yours does here!

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  7. WOW, all of these photos are stunning! You have amazing taste, and your hair looks phenomenal.

    xo Marcie

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  8. u look lovely in all your pics

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  9. Anytime I travel it's usually to a festival...which means daisy dukes and a bikini top :) But you definitely look stuffing in your plane outfit...I love the detail around your waist. And that little one shoulder number...gorgeous!

    Fashion X K8

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  10. Wow...you inpsire me to look comphy chic when traveling! Beautiful!

    Melissa
    www.sassypose.blogspot.com

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  11. Love the black dress & belt. Cant wait to hear about the shows!! Oh and I think your mom beat me out for best blog photographer. GREAT pictures!!

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  12. You are so cute Lindsay! By the way, LOVE your plane outfit and that belt!

    xoxo
    Alexa
    www.theshortandthesweetofit.com

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  13. beautiful pics! love the belt in the first pic! Chicago is one of my favorite cities! Cant wait to see your food posts! xoxoxo

    www.andeelayne.blogspot.com

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  14. wow, you have some great outfits! I really love the beaded belt and that turquiose bracelet!!

    Come enter my blog giveaway to win a See by Chloe purse if you like! xxx

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  15. that one-shoulder dress is fantastic!!
    no tip for you sorry!I was nevergood at packing!just get everything you might like cause many times i've been on trips wishing i had managed to fit any specific cloth that come in my mind!!!!!!

    http://fashionablylonely.blogspot.com/

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  16. every picture was so cute! I love that Mindy Lam bracelet!!

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  17. Your outfits are GORGEOUS!! I'm dying over that black 1 sleeve dress. I want it!!

    You are stunning. :-)

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  18. You look oh so stylish! Love your pics!x

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  19. Very Cute outfits!
    Eat, Sleep, Denim <3

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