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So Chic Spotlight: Cynthia Rowley Fashion Designer

Cynthia Rowley Walter E Smithe Collection Chicago

This summer, Chicago custom home furnishing pioneer Walter E. Smithe launched a new line of furniture designed by fashion icon Cynthia Rowley for Hooker Furniture. I was invited to the launch event and had a chance to interview the iconic Cynthia Rowley.  It’s one of those occasions when you’ve just purchased furniture for your home, see the most […] Read more…

Chic Mom: Sarah Davis Co-Founder Citizen Smalls

Sarah Davis Co-Founder Citizens Small Children's Clothing Line Made in USA

Eight years ago when I was a soon-to-be mom, preggors with my first child, I met Sarah Davis while interviewing kickstarter campaign today. We’re thrilled to support her new venture and share her story with you! Chatting with Sarah Davis Co-Founder Citizen Smalls So Chic Mom: Sarah Davis  So Chic Kids: Davis (9), Maeve (7), Remy (5) Occupation:  Owner of Olive.You.Nanny and Co- owner of […] Read more…

chic mom spotlight: corri mcfadden

CorriMcFadden-People

Corri McFadden, new mom of baby Zelda, is the ultimate fashionista and founder of Chicago’s most popular luxury consignment store. We are so excited to feature her in this month’s Sassy Mom Spotlight! Sassy Mom:  
Corri McFadden Sassy Kid: 
Zelda, 3 months Occupation:  
Owner and founder of eDrop-off About: Corri McFadden is the founder and owner of the premiere […] Read more…

chic mom spotlight: christine jones

Chrissy Jones founder of beyond the park

Chrissy Jones, mom of three,  is a New York transplant providing Chicago parents a curated collection of the best activities for families and kids, ages preschool to teens. Offering an invaluable resource for busy parents we were excited to feature her in the month’s Sassy Mom Spotlight! Chic Mom:  
Chrissy Jones Kids: 
Tucker 12, Trent 7, […] Read more…

chic mom spotlight: april giannosa

We’re kicking off 2014 by Best of Beauty column.  Sassy Mom:  April Giannosa Sassy Kids: Julia – 5 years, Ivan – 2 years Occupation:  Elementary teacher and blogger at Knocked Up Fabulous About April:  I was born and raised in the Chicago area.  I’ve always had a love for teaching.  During the days I teach […] Read more…

chic mom spotlight: molly dare hillenbrand

luxaby baby & child chicago

A new luxury Blowtique.  Chic Mom:  Molly Dare Hillenbrand Kids: Carolyn (8) Sophie (5) Occupation: Owner of Luxaby Baby & Child About Molly: I am a mother to two young girls who make me laugh out loud every single day! I opened up my first store in September 2009 and just recently opened up my second store on […] Read more…

chic mom spotlight: fashion designer christina monley

christina monley fashion designer

Beautiful, charming and incredibly talented, Chrstina Monley is one to watch as Chicago’s latest up and coming designers. A sassy mom of baby Colton, Christina’s energy is contagious. You want to wear her clothes and be her best friend. We first met early this year as she was completing Macy’s Chicago Fashion Incubator program and […] Read more…

Chic Mom Spotlight: Michelle Magee Elfvin & Kristen Pizzolato

I met Michelle and Kristen last year and convinced them to exhibit at last year’s Nanette Lepore red Ingrid dress and several other designer pieces taking up space in my closet. The outcome? A check arrived in the mail and I went shopping for more clothes! These ladies are the complete package. They’re entrepreneurs, fashionistas, can […] Read more…

Chic Mom Spotlight: Katherine McHenry

We’re bringing sassy back this fall by spotlighting our favorite moms in the city. If you live in Chicago and haven’t met my friend and super mompreneur Katherine McHenry, grab yourself a cocktail and have a seat. I could go on and on why Katherine exudes sassisness  but I’ll let her share her story with […] Read more…

Chic Mom Spotlight: Heather Armstrong

When it comes to motherhood, I have very few regrets with the exception on writing letters to my daugthers. As each birthday comes along I make a mental note to write a letter documenting the past year but the day comes and goes….nothing. This I do regret. After reading Heather Armstrong’s latest book Dear Daughter […] Read more…

Chic Mom Spotlight: Mandy Moise

August is upon us and we’re shining our sassy spotlight on Mandy Moise, Designer and Founder of vfish designs. I recently met Mandy and after a marathon phone conversation, I was blown away by her accomplishments as an mom entrepreneur. I fell in lust over her chic dresses that she designs, imports and sells in […] Read more…

Chic Mom Spotlight: Sarah Cobb

With so many sassy moms inspiring us around the city, we felt it was about time we started shining a big, bright spotlight on someone special each month. We are excited to launch our monthly Sassy Mom Spotlight! This month we selected Sarah Cobb because she embodies the true definition of a Sassy Mom (She […] Read more…