• Streetcar Style

    Streetcar Style Welcome to The Hop! Milwaukee’s newest public transportation and first urban railway. After all of my years commuting around downtown Chicago, I became pretty comfortable and very grateful for the the city’s public transportation. I lived for over a decade without a car or car payment. Once I moved here and heard about

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  • Lauren, Lily & Lilacs

    Lilacs are possibly my favorite flower. Only tied for first place with the peony. They’re both so gorgeous and so fragrant! But one of them is so fleeting. Lilacs are only in bloom for a few weeks of the year, making them just that much more special to me. So when I saw them in

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  • White Linen & Blue Jeans

    Who doesn’t love the classic jean and white shirt look? It’s classic. It’s smart. It works. Almost all the time. And some times you find an extra special white shirt with cute details to trend a little harder! Like this linen button up, with the v-neck line and ruffle sleeve detail. I’ll be honest, when

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  • Casual Fray-day

    Casual Fray-Day I know this look may be a little too relaxed for your casual Friday at work, but when you can slay some frays, you should! Distressed denim and frayed hems are still totally on trend this season. As well as more 90’s throwback elements. Like the color combo and horizontal stripes on the

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  • Midi Skirt Mini Print

    Mini Floral Print Midi Skirt Pleated skirts have always held a special place in my heart. It’s most likely from my catholic school uniform and cheerleading days. But something about the pleats make it feel a little more dressy to me. I also enjoy that black floral prints have stayed around. I’m seeing more and

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  • Sweater Skirt Set

    Not that long ago I saw a sweater skirt while scrolling through Pinterest and loved the look. I shopped around somewhat, but not that diligently. Then I stopped into The SoHo Boutique in the Third Ward to check out their ever evolving inventory… and there it was. This heather beige midi sweater skirt, AND matching

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  • Window Pane Pants

    Goddess and the Baker I had been invited to the press preview of our newest coffee shop, Goddess and the Baker here in Brookfield, WI. Unfortunately, I was very sick that day and could not attend. But a week later I met with my photographer Amanda to talk business, snap some blog pics and have

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  • Polka Dot Dress

    Black and white polka dots is a classic print that we will continue to see season after season. The tie-front/cut-out trend is something that will come and go. But this polka dot dress combines the two terrifically for trending lightly this Spring and Summer. Surprisingly I only own one other polka dot piece, and I

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