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Travel Tuesday | Oxford, the Land of Literature and Harry Potter

  Happy Travel Tuesday, friends! It’s that time of the month, the time when I share travel tips on how to pack, what to do, where to stay, and more from some of my favorite travel destinations. Born out of a reader request for more travel content and a sadly empty travel schedule in 2018, I intend to share past travel experiences with you to keep the wanderlust flowing all year round! Make sure to tune in the second Tuesday of every ...
Beauty, Lifestyle, Stile.Foto.HOME, Style, Travel

The 2017 Stile.Foto.Cibo Holiday Gift Guide | The LGBT Friendly Gift Guide You Never Knew You Needed

Okay, I know I said the holidays could wait but I am too excited to wait to share this with you all! It’s the 2017 Stile.Foto.Cibo Holiday Gift Guide, the LGBT Friendly Gift Guide You Never Knew You Needed! This baby has something for everyone on your list, from fashionistas to dog lovers, your LGTBQ crew, and the globetrotters. Plus, there’s some stuff just for you, dear reader, to get your holiday outfits looking as amazing as ...
Style, Travel

Adventure Wear | What to Wear When You Go Hiking

Adventure Wear | What the Heck Is That?!  Get ready, everyone. I’m about to blow your minds. And claim a phrase that involves some cringe-worthy google searching. Seriously, go search “adventure wear” and then come on back here for some much more aesthetically pleasing outdoors inspiration. I’ll wait. Over our anniversary weekend, Sarah and I went hiking at Matthissen State Park. If you’re paying attention, that ...

How to do New York Fashion Week on a Budget – Less than $1,000!

I’m still working on my recap of New York Fashion Week – it was such a whirlwind I’m still processing! But I’m dropping my guide on how to do NYFW for less than $1,000. When you’re attending shows, prepping outfits, traveling, eating, and more, the costs can add up quickly. Fashion Week is EXPENSIVE! Add in being a blogger and needing to find photographers and you’re set to easily blow your travel budget for the year. Fear not! I’m ...
Style, Travel

Comfortable booties for fall | JBU by Jambu

Jambu and travel seem to just go so well together when it comes to my lifestyle. I always find myself enjoying a new pair of JBU by Jambu shoes right when I’m about to travel somewhere. Last season, I rocked the Riviera sandal and now this season, the Parker accompanied me to New York Fashion Week. Talk about a great combination! These boots are so spectacular that I’ve been referring to them by name. Instead of saying “Where are my boots?” ...

Best Places for Fall Foliage in and around the Midwest

  How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. -John Burroughs Waking up this week and finally feeling properly crisp fall air got me instantly excited for all of my favorite autumn activities. Apple picking, the subsequent apple baking day which follows, carving pumpkins, drinking hot cider, putting the dogs in hoodies, and so much more. I know everyone says fall is their favorite,but, come on! It’s ...

The Fashionably Femme Guide to Seattle

My time in Seattle was absolutely amazing, to say the least. From copious amounts of food to walking tours, to coffee, to thrifting, I fell deeply in love with the Emerald City. So here’s my Fashionably Femme guide to the city that has stolen my heart. Pike Place Market The Pike Place Market is possibly the most iconic spot in Seattle. Yeah, the Space Needle exists but when the decision comes down to food and such or views, food is always ...

Starbucks Roastery

Starbucks Roastery and Tasting Room Coffee flights, chocolate pairings, whole bean coffee by the pound, any coffee making gear you could possibly imagine, and more await you in Seattle at the Starbucks Roastery and Tasting Room. This wonderful homage to coffee right in the heart of the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle takes everything you ever thought you knew about Starbucks and turns it all on its head. Upon entering, you’re ...
Style, Travel

Seattle Restaurants | Wife Life

When travel happens with your wife, she’s bound to want to share part of her trip as well! It’s been a while since I shared a Wife Life post. So here’s a bit from Sarah about our adventure to Seattle. Seattle Restaurants Seattle has some of the best restaurants of any vacation city I’ve ever been to (Sorry Boston). Not only is the seafood fresh, the veggies farm-to-table, and the wine local, every single server was ...
Style, Travel

California Dreamin in Fabrik Style

With the onslaught of this heat wave that Chicago’s experiencing, I find myself missing California even more. Yes, I know, it’s even hotter there. But after my trip there in February, I understand why so many people write songs about the state and why so many people are always moving there! This look is inspired by the style spotting I did while in Cali. Pair shorts from my favorite local haunt, Fabrik Wicker Park [who just keep ...