Wednesday, October 31, 2012

WARDROBE ESSENTIAL: Dress Up, Dress Down

Your wardrobe should contain pieces that you can dress up and dress down, this Diane von Furstenberg top is the perfect example.
Bryan Whitely photograph Jessica Moazami aka fashion Junkie featuring DVF top and Alice + Olivia
Bryan Whitely & Fashion Junkie: Jessica Moazami
Bryan Whitely & Fashion Junkie: Jessica Moazami
BUTLER & WILSON necklace. JIMMY CHOO clutch. J.CREW gloves. ALICE + OLIVIA skirt.
NINE WEST heels.

Bryan Whitely photograph Jessica Moazami aka fashion Junkie featuring DVF top
Bryan Whitely & Building a Capsule Wardrobe Fashion Junkie: Jessica Moazami
Bryan Whitely & Building a Capsule Wardrobe Fashion Junkie: Jessica Moazami
MICHAEL KORS necklace. HELMUT LANG jacket. ALEXIS BITTAR ring. MARC JACOBS handbag. J.CREW belt. TEXTILE ELIZABETH AND JAMES jeans. TED BAKER boots.

GET THE LOOK…
'Cahil' stretch silk blouse, $225, by Diane von Furstenberg available at Neiman Marcus.

‘Bobbi’ sequin skirt, $396, by Alice + Olivia available at Neiman Marcus.

‘Caberi’ ankle boots, £150 (approx. $240 USD), by Ted Baker available at ASOS.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU goes to the very talented BRYAN WHITELY for taking these lovely photos. View his work out at bryanwhitely.com & bryanwhitely.tumblr.com.

And BIG THANK YOU to Neiman Marcus for lending me the Diane von Furstenberg top and
Alice + Olivia skirt.

Monday, October 29, 2012

REAL v DEAL: Marni v Zara

REAL v DEAL…marni v zara
REAL: Red wool-crepe dress, $1,640, by Marni available at Net-a-Porter.
DEAL: Red puff sleeve dress, $99, by Zara.

Friday, October 26, 2012

FASHIONABLE DISCOVERIES: New to Chic-Town

The shopping in Chicago keeps getting better and better especially with all the new British and European brands like All Saints, Zara, Topshop, Sandro, Maje, Reiss and Karen Millen.

Now we’ve got Emporio Armani! This two-story boutique located in the old Barney store, on East Oak Street, is beautifully styled with its central curved staircase and bold color palette of black glass and white marble. The store offers complete collections for men and women with an extensive range of accessories that include watches, glasses, jewellery, fragrances and make-up.
Photography by James Atkins Photography

A grand opening party was held last week and I was lucky enough to attend. It was the perfect opportunity to view the collection and it’s where I feel in love with some of their amazing accessories.
What’s next for Chi-Town…Versace?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

FASHIONABLE INVITES: October

At a loss of what to do tonight? Here are two fashionable parties happening in ChiTown.
EVENTS: Be U Weddings Bridal Guide Launch Party: “A Fashionable Affair”.
J.Crew & Vogue shopping and cocktail party to celebrate the fall/holiday 2012 collection.

Monday, October 22, 2012

REAL v DEAL: Stella McCartney v Phillip Lim

Love this Stella McCartney dress but hate the price? Check out this similar dress by 3.1 Phillip Lim.
REAL: Colorblock jersey dress, $795, by Stella McCartney available at Neiman Marcus.
DEAL: Ponte-jersey shadow dress, $525, by 3.1 Phillip Lim available at Neiman Marcus.

If $525 isn’t what you would call a DEAL, don’t worry better ones are still to come!

Photo (left) by: Michael Dar for Sheridan Road magazine

Friday, October 19, 2012

BEHIND THE SCENES: Sheridan Road Magazine

Photographer: Michael Dar
Stylist: Jessica Moazami
Hair and Make Up: Carley Martin
Model: Jenna Duplanty and Erin Timm at FACTOR WOMEN Model Management


Do you recognize any of these beautiful NORTH SHORE locations in our behind the scenes video? If you look closely you might just spot me working!

For all you John Hughes fans here's Erin and I in front of the SIXTEEN CANDLES church!

SHERIAN ROAD MAGAZINE Photographer: Michael Dar Stylist: Jessica Moazami
The BAHAI TEMPLE –an amazing backdrop for a shoot.

The beret wearing team makes a wish at the Clock Tower fountain in Lake Forest.

And here it is…FALL IN LOVE with the North Shore, Sheridan Road Magazine.
SHERIAN ROAD MAGAZINE Photographer: Michael Dar Stylist: Jessica Moazami
Dress by Ted Baker available at Bloomingdales. Belt by W. Kleinberg available at Saks Fifth Avenue Highland Park. Gold studs by H&M. Bag by Stella McCartney available at Shirise.

SHERIAN ROAD MAGAZINE Photographer: Michael Dar Stylist: Jessica Moazami
Blazer by Rachel Zoe, trouser by 3.1 Phillip Lim, Knit snood by Neiman Marcus Cashmere Collection all available at Neiman Marcus, Chicago. Sweater by Equipment available at Bloomingdales. Boots by Chloe available at Shirise.

The October issue is out now!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

BEAUTY CONFESSIONS: CHRISTOPHER TRUFFA Clarins Brand Ambassador

Christopher Truffa/Clarins Beauty Confessions
Having entered the beauty industry at the young age of 17, Christopher Truffa has traveled extensively throughout the world, creating an appreciation for beauty in all forms from every continent. In 2009 he joined the French beauty company, Clarins, as their Brand Ambassador focusing on skincare; helping women of all ages determine their best routine. I recently had the opportunity to meet Christopher at the Clarins fall preview event and he revealed to me his beauty confessions.
Christopher Truffa/Clarins Beauty Confessions and fashion junkie
WHAT’S YOUR BEAUTY ADDICTION?
Tonic Oil

WHOSE YOUR STYLE ICON?
Jude Law

WHAT’S YOUR BEST BEAUTY TIP?
To look like you but only better by taking care of your skin.

WHO WOULD YOU LOVE TO MAKEOVER?
Drew Barrymore. She seems like she’d be lots of fun and let me do anything.

ONE THING YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
My family

Thursday, October 11, 2012

WARDROBE ESSENTIAL: Day to Night

With a change of top and accessories you can make a day look work for the evening.

Summer look
CARRER sunglasses. Gap t-shirt. OLD NAVY belt. MARNI handbag. MULBERRY sandals.

Fall look
Bryan Whitely photo of Jessica Moazami aka Fashion Junkie featuring Zara jeans
PIERRE CARIDAN sunglasses. BCBG MAX AZRIA top. MICHAEL KORS necklace. PATRICK COX clutch. CHANEL cuff. ALEXIS BITTAR ring. REISS heels.

GET THE LOOK...
Studded camouflage jeans, $59.99, by Zara


A SPECIAL THANK YOU goes to the very talented BRYAN WHITELY for taking these lovely photos. Please check out his work at bryanwhitely.com & bryanwhitely.tumblr.com.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

GET THE LOOK: Kate Middleton aka Duchess of Cambridge

Kate’s a big fan of lace dresses, remember her wedding dress? Well she’s not the only one with many designers and brands having lace dresses in their current collections.

If you weren’t quick enough to nab the Erdem dress Kate wore on her Canadian tour you’re in luck as Diana von Furstenberg has also done a navy lace dress! Better yet? It’s at a much more reasonable price point, SCORE!!
Lace dress, by Erdem, Resort 2012 collection

Patent leather heels, £195 (approx $314 USD), by LK Bennett.

GET THE LOOK...
‘Zarita’ dress, $393, by Diana von Furstenberg.

Nude patent Heels, $59.99, By ELLE™ available at Macy’s.

Thursday, October 04, 2012

WARDROBE ESSENTIAL: Summer to Fall

Take your summer skirts and make it work for the fall by adding layers and different accessories.

Summer look…
Bryan Whitely and Jessica Moazami
Bryan Whitely/ addictions of a fashion junkie
Bryan Whitely and Jessica Moazami
URBAN OUTFITTERS hat. CARRER sunglasses. ZARA top. BULTER & WILSON necklace. MICHAEL KORS handbag. Zara skirt.

Fall look…
Bryan Whitely/ addictions of a fashion junkie
Bryan Whitely and Jessica Moazami
Bryan Whitely street style photography
URBAN OUTFITTERS hat. PIERRE CARDIN sunglasses. 3.1 PHILLIP LIM top. CHANEL jacket. MARKS & SPENCER gloves. CELINE handbag.

GET THE LOOK
My yellow Zara skirt is no longer available but here’s something similar…
Mini skirt, $220, by Sandro available at Net-a-Porter.


One again a BIG THANK YOU to BRYAN WHITELY for taking such lovely photos. Check out his website and blog: bryanwhitely.com & bryanwhitely.tumblr.com.