Category: Brick & Mortar

My Best Thrift Store Find. Ever.

History was made today on my lunch break. Ok, so maybe I’m being a little over-dramatic, but I’ve wanted Dr. Martens since they first were cool in 7th grade (that’d be about 1995).  My parents refused to spend over $100…

Local Focus: Kina’s Boutique

On Friday I had the pleasure of attending Ladies Night Out at Kina’s Boutique in Hoffman Estates.  Kina’s is tucked into a little strip mall not too far from where I live, though I’d have never found it if I…

More Thrift & Bargain Finds

So while I was in Peoria a couple weekends ago, my friend and I hit up Castaways Consignment in Washington and the Goodwill just down the road from there.  We both got some great stuff at both places.  Largely, I…

Chicago Fashion Focus 2011

Chicago is hosting a week long event called Fashion Focus 2011 starting today and going thru Sunday.  It’s the event’s 7th year here in Chicago, and it celebrates Chicago’s thriving fashion industry. Unfortunately, because I work in the ‘burbs during…

Style Q&A: More Than Just T-Shirts

Question: I need your help.  I’m a big guy–6’2″ and around 320 lbs–and am over 40 years old.  I’m looking to expand my wardrobe, but am a little stuck.  Right now, I mainly wear T-shirts untucked, but I was wondering…

Missoni for Target

Today was the launch of the Missoni for Target line.  I was pretty excited about it–I even set a reminder in my phone in case the note in my calendar didn’t do it, haha.  I was introduced to Missoni a few years…