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When you're outfit-planning for a date with someone other that your TV and that Bravo marathon, it's okay to try a look that's a little — dare we say it? — trendy. We know you're loving fall '11 trends, but if they feel a little un-Chicago, we feel you. And we can help. We know Chi-town style is a little less throw-caution-to-the-wind daring than the life-sized runways that are the streets of New York. This is a good thing! We like, no, love, your style, and we've found 10 brand-new dresses that celebrate it. These flirty dresses toe the line between fashion fearless and insane in the best possible way. Seriously, you'll feel hot in every single one of them. So, go forth and rock a trendy frock comfortably, and with confidence. And leave all of the ensuing compliments that ensue in the comments, pretty please.
In our opinion, you're never too old to have a stocking — especially one that's filled with more than just candy canes. So, to keep this festive tradition alive, we rounded up 23 amazing goodies for all the beauty devotees on your list. And, if you see something you like, there's nothing wrong with dropping a few hints read
This was the smallest wedding I’ve ever done! It was just me and the guys and the justice of the peace at the Mayflower Inn in Washington, Connecticut. And yet, everything about it was still magical and remarkable. Click through for photos of the happy couple tying the knot and celebrating with just one another. read