Merry Christmas from the Dark Fairy

December 26, 2011  |  Amy's Friends, Bucktown, Individuals, Shoes, Streetstyle

Just kidding… you all recognize my good friend Nicole Blaje. She never ceases to amaze me with her ability to mix whimsy with a dark sense of drama. I adore her. There are very few people in Chicago who can mix Miu Miu bejeweled sandals, a tiara, and a dramatic TopShop coat to create such a stylish look. Nicole is one of them.

Merry Christmas everyone, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday surrounded by friends and family! xo Amy

On Refinery29: Elise

Elise Amy

It was Elise’s tribal print boots that attracted my eye as she walked towards me down Division Street in Wicker Park. The fabric element of the leather boots reminds me of Pendleton, a brand that has been gaining steam ever since their buzzed-about collaborations with Opening Ceremony burst onto the fashion scene. And who could forget Proenza Schouler’s Fall 2011 collection, an homage to the Native American textiles and blankets designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCullough collected during their journey through the American Southwest last year. Elise was smart to combine such eye-catchers with an effortless, breezy all-black look. It keeps the focus where it should be, on that fantastic footwear.

Refinery29: Wear This Through the Holiday Shopping Craziness

Vintage Chanel Pumps, Damen & Milwaukee

Lauren Gabrielson Chanel Shoes

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