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I’m collaborating with Claire Staszak, an interior designer and owner of Centered by Design, to bring you a monthly “room to outfit” series, where I style an outfit based on an interior that Claire has designed. If you missed the first Room to Outfit post last month, go check it out! Last month’s look was all […]

CoChic Styling Tips, Inspiration

Room to Outfit Inspiration with Centered by Design: Look 2

Room to Outfit Inspiration

A question I tend to get frequently is, “How do I accessorize?” I get it. It can be overwhelming! I tell my clients that one (semi-)simple way to accessorize is with jewelry. Going one extra step and layering jewelry makes your outfit even more interesting, and makes your jewelry more versatile. You get more bang for […]

CoChic Styling Tips

How to Layer Jewelry

Remember when I mentioned the groundhog didn’t see his shadow? I wore this coat the other day because I thought that winter was almost over. I wanted to get just one more wear out of the coat before putting it away for Spring. Welp, I jumped the gun; it’s blizzard-ing right now in Chicago. So good […]


How to Shop for Vintage Clothing

Vintage Leopard Crossbody Bag

During brutal winters in Chicago (or anywhere), scarves are a necessity. But have you thought about styling your scarf to wear with your outfit, rather than removing it with your coat once you get inside? I am constantly cold, so I tend to keep my scarf on indoors – even if it’s a big chunky […]


OOTD: 3 Ways to Style a Scarf

How to style a scarf