03.10.2017 // Friday Charades

“One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

Misa Off the Shoulder DressChloe Nile Small Bracelet BagBaubleBar Sandbar Drop EarringsMisa Los Angeles Ava Dress

Dress: MISA Off the Shoulder Dress {c/o} {also available here} // Bag: Chloé Nile Bag {also here}

Shoes: Marc Fisher Adalyne Espadrille Wedges {c/o} // Jewelry: BaubleBar Sandbox Drops {c/o}

Eyewear: Céline Marta Sunglasses // Bracelet: Miansai Screw Cuff


Lately, I’ve been having the travel bug. Perhaps this urge to pack my bags and hop on a flight with my husband is due to the gorgeous photos on my Instagram feed of travels near and far of friends like Katie or Olivia?

When I’m at home, my spirit is abroad. Does that make sense? Don’t get me wrong – I love traveling domestically and seeing the beauty of our country. I’ve simply found over the years that traveling internationally has been the greatest source of inspiration and new ideas. It’s allowed me to stretch my mind, open my heart, and push the boundaries of my imagination. After a big trip, I feel different…changed. I am my best self when I’m traveling.

Therefore, when Porter Airlines reached out to me about a partnership, I immediately said “yes.” Simply put – Porter is an exceptional airline. The company is based in Toronto, and they fly to 15 Canadian and 8 U.S. destinations. This weekend, we’re heading to marvelous Montreal! We visited Montreal a few years ago, and we’re thrilled to go back to one of our favorite cities in the world. My husband studied French in college, so he’s looking forward to brushing up on his skills in Old Montreal (he’s not the only one…. “bonjour”)! See, I got this! 🙂 Be sure to follow along on Insta Stories this upcoming weekend!

Porter’s planes are fast, comfortable and refined – no middle seats and spacious interiors. They also have seamless connections in Toronto, offer free beer, wine and snacks on all flights (21+ for the alcohol, of course), and their airline lounges are open to everyone. I love that they are a first class airline offering first class service for all.

This year, travel content will be a much larger focus for Style Charade. Partly because of the reasons that I stated above and also to give you fresh, interesting content. I’m excited to partner with Porter Airlines, and I’m thankful to the brand for this amazing collaboration. More to come – stay tuned!

Here are some additional things that make me happy this week:

Birchbox’s partnership with Draper James in honor of Women’s History Month. Their Pretty Mighty box looks pretty AND includes high-performing beauty and skincare products inside.

Speaking of Draper James, this floral and bow dress is to die for.

Grace’s 36 hours in London. Her photos are always breathtaking, and can we talk about that bathtub?!

These lace-up ballet flats. I’m a heels girl, so it’s a miracle if I find a flat I like (much less LOVE).

Be sure to pick-up a copy of SPLASH magazine’s Spring Fashion Issue, the weekly insert in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday. I’m honored to be featured alongside two fellow Chicago bloggers, Blake Gifford of Blake von D and Mina Im of Chicago Food Girl. In addition, it was a pleasure to collaborate with one of my favorite brands, Carolina Herrera, to style the perfect outfit for the photo shoot. Stay tuned for more images of the gorgeous gown!

Shaheen’s bravery in sharing her and Trevor’s journey of loss, infertility and miscarriage. So many couples struggle with this situation. She’s amazing, and I am so thankful to know her!

I love almost every statement earring I set my eyes on, but this pair is easily my favorite (and the version I get the most compliments on)!

Mackenzie’s round-up of basket bags – so many fun options!

I’ve received SO many emails and messages about Monday’s Off the Shoulder Chiffon Maxi Dress. It sold out in less than 24 hours (eeks)! Thankfully, I found it sold online at two places in a few sizes here and here (hurry if you like it, though)!


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  1. B

    I just love this dress! And I can completely related to your feelings on traveling abroad. I feel most alive when I’m traveling and the inspiration is unmatched! xo Bryn http://www.waketonroad.com

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  2. B

    you are going to have such a great time in montreal!!! you should come to vancover tooo hehe!!

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  3. g
    graceatwood wrote:

    thank you so much for linking to my post – and have a great trip!! i feel the same way about traveling abroad. xo

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  4. C
    Carrie Colbert wrote:

    Oh Montreal sounds fabulous! Can’t wait to hear more about your experience both with the airline and the place. Xo


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  5. D
    Dana Mannarino wrote:

    OMG, how exciting! I’ve always wanted to go to Montreal, I’ll have to check out Porter airlines! Have the best trip!

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    • J
      Jenn Lake wrote:

      You will love Montreal! It has such a European feel to it!

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  6. B

    Have such fun in Montreal!! Loving this outfit.. you’re so taupe. 😉

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  7. L

    OMG Montreal! That will be amazing! Plus that dress is gorgeous!

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