Happy Friday! For the sake of the new year, I thought I’d take a quick moment to explain “Friday Charades,” in case you’re not a regular reader of Style Charade. In short, it’s an opportunity for me to share with you a few things that have caught my attention lately. From items I’ve purchased (and loved) to other blogger’s posts, it’s a weekly recap of sorts. Scroll to the bottom of the post to see them all!

Earlier this week, my “Under the Influencer” episode on the Be There in Five podcast was released. Kate and I had such a great chat, and I felt so honored to be a part of her amazing podcast. Listen to the entire chat here. Kate specializes in long-form content which gave us the opportunity to speak at length about so many topics: from blogging to PR, influencer trips and more. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the episode if you get the chance to listen!

Speaking of Kate, she recently introduced me to Jessica at Innovative MedSpa in Chicago. As I’ve shared in the blog and on Instagram, I am taking my skincare much more seriously as of late, and part of these efforts will include help from an expert. As someone who’s dealt with acne scars for my entire adult life, I’ve long hoped to take steps to resolve the issue. Thankfully, after an amazing consultation with Jessica, we’ve decided to move forward with a few rounds of lasers and micro-needling. I know it will take time for the process to work, and I’m excited for the results. At the same time, I’m a bit nervous! I will be sure to update you on how everything goes.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend ahead!

Chicago Wilco Mural
Stine Goya Lilac Dress

Dress: Stine Goya Lilac Dress // Bag: Mark Cross Grace Bag // Shoes: Steve Madden

Jewelry: Loren Hope Lyla Statement Earrings // Eyewear: Céline // Ring: Kendra Scott


In My Shopping Cart

OMG – I’m obsessed with this lamp – it would be the perfect addition to our home.

These affordable statement earrings are so chic!

My favorite Tory Burch sequin dress is on sale!

Just bought this jade roller, and I’m loving it so far.

Also, this simple hanging jewelry organizer has been a game-changer.

How cute is this Sail to Sable x Palm Beach Lately dress?!?

I’ve been trying out this affordable SPF moisturizer and I love how well it absorbs into the skin.

I adore this printed Gal Meets Glam Collection dress.

Some of My Favorite Links Around the Web

So many chic looks on Helena!

Mackenzie and Teddy are so adorbs (loving her classic pajamas, too!)

Congrats to Phyllis on the launch of 2 VAIN Girls!

So many new books to consider for 2020 – thanks Grace!

Living for Krystin’s plaid coat look.

Congrats to Jean on a decade of blogging – amazing!

I love Dana’s idea of choosing a few words to emphasize for the year ahead.

Seven areas to clean and purge in the new year via The Everygirl.

Recently on Style Charade

My thoughts on the new year.

A comprehensive guide to my morning skincare routine for winter.

An affordable colorful parka for winter.

Seasonal dressing with Trunk Club.

 

See all of my favorite colorful walls and murals in my Chicago Wall Charades guide!

 

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