Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Chicago has no shortage of foodies, but we met one who seriously stands out. Enter Heather Sperling, of Tasting Table, a spot-on source for all things yummy in Chi. As if that wasn't enough cool calories for one gal, you might also recognize Heather running the show at Dose, the monthly food and fashion market we can't get enough of. Recently, we shared a charmed moment with Heather in her Bucktown home and chatted her up on why she loves her wardrobe and how she finds sartorial inspiration in our frosty city (of course, we snuck some grub-related gossip in there, too). Check out four looks that prove freezing and chic aren't mutually exclusive. And then take a gander at your own closet with fresh eyes. Heather's feminine (but not too girly) ensembles are easier to copy than you think!
Photographed by Heather Talbert
Has any other year in recent memory offered up so many buzz-worthy store openings? Maybe. But, this year — with its H&M-sister brand invasions and numerous e-commerce-to-brick-and-mortar transformations — was particularly riveting. Add to that a ton of speculation (not to mention competition) over which U.S. city would read
As it seems to do every year, Christmas has totally snuck up on me again! I can’t believe it’s only a few days away. Since I know some of you might not have checked everyone off your shopping list yet, I thought it would be helpful to put together some last-minute gift ideas. Whether you order online with expedited read