Sure, Mel Muoio is constantly being photographed for her street style and was named one of Chicago magazine's 50 Most Beautiful Chicagoans — but this go-getter is not just another pretty face. Not only is she responsible for styling countless photo shoots, she's also the marketing manager for Element Collective, the driving force behind hot spots like RM Champagne Salon and Nellcôte. Throw in the fact that Muoio has lived and worked all over the U.S. and in Europe, and we say she has one stellar life.
So, with fall nipping us in the nose, we snapped this It Girl in four copy-worthy ensembles that are guaranteed to give you some major seasonal wardrobe inspiration. Of course, we also got this clothes horse to spill a few sartorial secrets that just might land you a spot on a fashion blog. Why pay for a stylist? All the free advice you could possibly want is a click away.
Doug Funny had it easy. He'd pull on a white T-shirt, a green vest, and some (surprisingly on-trend) front-pleat khaki shorts, and he was out the door faster than you can say Patty Mayonnaise. Unfortunately, in the 3-D world, it's not that simple. But, that also means exciting options abound — yes, even for your 9-to-5 read
In the beauty world, "cult products" is a widely recognized term. From NARS' Orgasm blush to Urban Decay's Naked palette, there are a few items that nearly every beauty aficionado has used in their lives. But for fashion? That concept is a little harder to grasp. The pool is small, but there are a few items that'll get read