Chicago

Wow! From spending a weekend in Chicago with my friends, to attending a gorgeous wedding in Colorado, to exploring a local artsy part of town, I have been one busy girl as of late! However, now that I have an evening to myself and now that my WiFi is working again (finally!), I can share my little trip to Chicago with you all! Not to long ago one of my closest friends, Katelyn, ask me and a few other friends if we would be interested in going to Chicago with her to “cat sit” for her aunt and uncle while they were out of town. Of course I said “YES!”. Their condo was perfectly placed in the city and I absolutely loved it. Besides playing with the cute kitties, my friends and I did a lot of laughing, ate delicious treats, and of course…shopped til our feet hurt! They say a photo is worth a thousand words, so I guess I’ll just have to show you what my refreshing and extremely enjoyable trip was like! (:

Happy Summer!

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Road trip time! We basically belted out girl power anthems all the way there, haha.

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The view from the condo’s balcony…close to the city and shoreline!

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We had some incredible Italian food at a local restaurant. Their bread was so yummy!

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It’s a tradition at this restaurant to sign a bottle of wine by the table you’re eating at….so I left my mark! (;

ImageBefore we got on our train! My friends have awesome style! I especially loved their unique shorts.Image

We had to visit The Bean, of course! It’s so much fun to take photos in. (:

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Me in Millennium Park. I wore comfy basics on this day.

Top: Windsor, Cardigan: Pins and Needles (Urban Outfitters)

ImageI love the color of this shirt and the collar!

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Goodness my friends are gorgeous (:

ImageMadi has the cutest Coach sunglasses. (:

ImageLook at the size of this Burberry store! So crazy…

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There was an arts fair going on within the city! We meandered through it and were amazed by a lot of the artists’ work there. I absolutely love going to different festivals like this one.

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I went to Zara for the very first time! We don’t have many here in the United States…but I really love their clothes and shoes!

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City lights. ❤

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Hibiscus Apple Tea from Argo Tea and a petit four from Bennison’s Bakery…too good for words!

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I bought these earrings and this bracelet while in Chicago. I found a few more things other than jewelry there, but I’ll share them in another post. (:
Gem Earrings: Charming Charlie, Bracelet: Brass Plum (Nordstrom), Skull Earrings: Brass Plum (Nordstrom)

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My friends and I were in Nordstrom when we discovered some incredible Marc by Marc Jacobs jewelry! I instantly fell in love with this gold ring and it happened to fit perfectly. I hadn’t splurged on anything in awhile, so I figured I would take advantage of the extra shifts I took at my job recently. (; Isn’t his jewelry amazing?!

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