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One of the newest additions to Chicago's impressive jewelry design scene is Alicia Mohr, the Vermont-born designer currently taking up residence in the Windy City. We're glad she made the move, because her elegant-with-edge designs are right at home here. As her online shop will demonstrate, each unique design is fairly priced, a good thing when you consider the fact that you'll want, like, five. We're partial to Mohr's Agate Cuffs, but find your favorite among her statement pieces and watch it totally transform (and improve) your basic summer looks.
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read