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The White Company: A British Brand You will Love

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with The White Company.

Most people have already gone back to school or are knee deep in Back To School shopping and planning. The kids may have gone back to school last week but it is still summer! We are experiencing temperatures in the90's in Chicago. That means we still have a lot of time to enjoy warm weather clothing. I was introduced my The White Company a quintessentially British Brand by my blogger friend Maria.

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I have had a love for fashion since a very young age. If you know my daughter Mia, you know she has developed that same love for fashion too. Now that she is older it has been fun to see her fashion style grow with her personality.   It is fun to shop together in a store or one line even if we don't always agree on things.:)

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Her go to this summer outfit has been a romper. The best part of a romper is that it is easy to transition it into fall, you can throw a jean jacket, bomber jacket, cardigan and switch sandals out for closed toe shoes.

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This summer has been hot in Chicago. With the hot temperatures I prefer to dress as comfortable and effortlessly as possible. This black Maxi has been on rotation a lot. I can dress it up and down in just a few minutes, plus its super comfortable. Can we talk about this organizer bag for a second? I don't love big purses. If I have a big bag things just get shoved into the bottom and lost!  The organizer bag is a perfect size and my phone fits in the middle which as a magnetic closure for easy access. You can score some amazing items on sale right now at The White Company.


Although I am not quite ready to say goodbye to the warm weather, it make it more tolerable when you look at the White Company's fall collection. The rumor is that our winter is going to be a COLD one, don't shoot the messenger. To get me through the cold winter, cozy sweaters are a must for both myself and the kids! I adore all of their house décor accessories and there is something about the perfect candle in the fall and winter. To stay in the know, like The White Company on facebook.




9 Work Out Gear Must Haves

For 2016 I didn't make resolutions because I am not good at keeping them. I decided instead to make goals. A few of my goals are to become more organized, eat healthier and workout at least 2-3 days a week. I have been doing okay on the working out. I feel great after I finish a spin class, it just sometimes is hard to get there. I am sure you understand! One thing that gets me excited to go to my cycle class, is cute exercise clothing! I recently purchased some new active wear. As I put on the clothes, it got me excited to go workout and changed my mood. Investing in a few key active wear pieces that you will want to wear is worth it.

Inner Peace Hooded Pullover       1980 Fresh Foam Zante Running Shoe  Breathe Logo Tank

                                Live in 2 Capris        Be Tote        Double The Fun Headband


                   Jubilee Water Bottle      Polar FT4 Heart Rate Monitor        workout capris




I have fell in with the Zella brand that is only at Nordstrom. The rumor is that Zella is designed by LuLuLemon. It is a more affordable which Is awesome. Working out is the same as anything you do in your life. If you are dressed for success you will succeed! Tomorrow morning you will find me at my local gym at cycle class! What exercise do you love?



Joules Wellies & Design your own Wellies contest!

A pair of Wellies is a on our must have list for moms. You can wear them as a cute everyday boot but also are perfect for dredging through the snow, puddling jumping with your little one and just keeping your feet dry. Living in Chicago you can't have enough boots! We just received 14 inches of snow this weekend. That means its time to pull out the boots. 


Playchic Fashion Show


Playchic Fashion Show

For the past few years I have attended Chicago Toy & Game Fair with my family. Its a fun event that allows us to check out the hottest toys up close and personal! It's a great way to find out what the kids want to put on their holiday wish list.  My kids and husband look forward to attending it every year. My personal favorite event during Chicago Toy & Game Week is playChic an  innovative runway show that combines fierce fashion with top toys. We are excited to announce this year's playCHIC Fashion Ambassador Panel comprised of some of the most influential Chicago bloggers.


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If you've never attended playChic it's like no other fashion show in Chicago. Founder Mary Couzin had the most unique vision, creating a runway show that pairs the hottest fashion designers with world-famous toy brands to create an unforgettable evening.

playChic Fashion Show 2015 Chicago Toy & Game Fair

What to expect at playCHIC?

Much like "Project Runway" playCHIC challenges each designer to create a runway look inspired by a toy and game partner. Renowned designers including Peach Carr, Michelle Tan will showcase their most recent and playful look followed by a video presentation of the designer on location at their studio creating their playCHIC masterpiece.

The 2015 playCHIC fashion show will hit the catwalk on Thursday, November 19th at Alhambra Palace Restaurant.

playChic Fashion Show Chicago

GRAB YOUR TICKET TODAY! Hosted at Alhambra Palace {1240 W Randoph Street}, Chicago’s most creative and unforgettable fashion experience will kick off with cocktails at 7 p.m. and a runway show following at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $45, and for more information, visit a Rafflecopter giveaway I was selected to be a playCHIC Fashion Ambassador. All content and opinions expressed here are honest and all my own.


Plaid for the Holidays!


Plaid for the Holidays!

This weekend The Little Style File is partnering with Gina Cristine Photography for an amazing holiday photo shoot!  Not only are we working with wonderful families on their photo shoot style, but we're also shooting the cover of The Little Style File's Holiday Handbook! This holiday photo session is all about plaid.  We're mixing prints of family members and accessories.  Plaid is a holiday staple, but mixing prints gives it a modern twist.  Here's a little inspiration for your holiday photo outfits!what to wear for your holiday photo shoot Tree Farm 11am Familytree family 1130 family


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Want your brand or product included in The Little Style File's Holiday Handbook?  Email us at  This year isn't just a gift guide, it's a complete guide to having a wonderful holiday season with your family.  Crafts, recipes, gift ideas and a whole lot more!