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It can be hard to keep up with hair trends but no worries, we've got you covered! This summer's all about sporting a healthy mane that looks more fabulous than ever! more

Beauty

Surprise mom Sunday morning with breakfast in bed inspired by recipes from some of Chicago's top chefs! more

Entertaining + Recipes

If you had a little bit too much fun in the sun today, here is a quick recipe for a soothing DIY after-sun spray with skin-calming aloe and lavender oil. more

Beauty

The 20th Annual Chicago SummerDance kicks off with dance classes at the Spirit of Music Garden and continues all summer long. Participants can enjoy free classes between June 24 and September 11. more

Art + Exhibitions

Julie Hightower talks beachwear trends with fashion blogger Jessica Lynna Wesley. Plus find out which major retailer has 60% off your favorite swimwear! more

Fashion + Style

Reykjavik

© Valerie Kahan Photography www.valeriekahan.com

Let your summer holiday take you further from the midwest to breathtaking Iceland. With a distinctive Nordic sense of style, culture, and cuisine, this European destination is closer than you think and offers far more than your usual vacation. more

Travel

Many of us make at least one trip every year to the area, so hop in your car and drive about 80 miles from Chicago to find an all-fun, no-stress perfect getaway. Here are 8 things to do on your visit: more

Travel

You and your girls need a change of scenery, not too far from home. The answer? Two words. Galena, Illinois. Just a few short hours from downtown Chicago, charm, adventure, relaxation and great food await. more

Travel

Summer is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to reach for those sunnies again! With so many options out there every season it can get difficult to choose the best style for you. more

Fashion + Style

Feeling sluggish lately? We're not surprised. Almost every study of office workers indicates that productivity slows during the summer months. Ahead, what you can do about it. more

Work + Money

Our friends at Cocktail Courier shared their recipe for boozy "Paloma Pops," a popsicle version of a refreshing tequila-based cocktail created by Paul Sauter at Tippling Hall. more

Food + Culture

Ever wanted to just ditch the airports and interstates and settle into a staycation here in the city? A few days at the W Chicago Lakeshore might be in order. more

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski In Awe dress $3140 at Chalk • Flower swim cap $16 at swimoutlet.com

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski Personify skirt $700 at Chalk • Monarc 1 bomber jacket $895 at Robin Richman • Bubble swim cap w/chin strap $7 at swimoutlet.com • Jean-Francois Mimilla chain bracelet $625 at Robin Richman

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Uma Wang open back dress $1450 at Robin Richman • Acne Studios Adisa sandals $480 at Steven Alan • Chloe Faye mini bracelet bag $890 at Chalk • Chloe crepe tie shoulder dress $1795 at Chalk • Marni jeweled sandals $610 at Chalk

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Uma Wang open back dress $1450 at Robin Richman • Chloe crepe tie shoulder dress $1795 at Chalk • Jean-Francois Mimilla necklace in white $625 at Robin Richman

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Stella McCartney lace cut out dress $2260 at Neiman Marcus • Cynthia Rowley cropped tank with embroidery $120 at Cynthia Rowley • Bubble swim caps with chin strap $7 each at swimoutlet.com

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    Photography Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Carven sequin dress $540 at Chalk • Jean-Francois Mimilla wood bead bracelet $580 at Robin Richman • Marni jeweled sandals $610 at Chalk • Face à Face Punkit 1 sunglasses $820 at Luxury Eyesight • Cynthia Rowley patchwork jacquard skirt and flounce camisole $275 and $265 at Cynthia Rowley • Merrit Weinstock necklace $540 at Robin Richman • Steven Alan Marlow sunglasses $175 at Steven Alan