Meet When Wear & Now

As a way to show support and give recognition to some of my blogger friends, I’ve decided to launch a new series simply called “Meet…”. First up, is the lovely Brittany Hinrichs from When Wear & Now.

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What made you want to start your blog?

I started my blog as a creative outlet for myself, and to showcase my overflowing closet, but it has developed into so much more these past few months. Now, I want to show women that as soon as you determine what your style is, and what works for you, and your body type, you will be unstoppable!  How you dress conveys your personality, your mood, and helps people get to know you before you even speak, so your better off putting your best foot forward, preferably in heels! Paired with a great handbag too of course!

How would you describe your style?

It’s hard to describe my style since it changes depending on what mood I am in, but I would have to say it lies somewhere in between lady like glam, and bohemian chic. My style icons are Miranda Kerr and Rachel Zoe.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

5 years a long time to look ahead, but I am up for anything that gets thrown my way! Whether than means I will still be blogging, if that means I move to New York or LA to pursue other fashion ventures, I am not sure, but one thing is for sure. Whatever I do, one thing is for sure, my goal is to help women be confident with who they are, and the way you dress has everything to do with that!

You can check out Brittany’s fab blog here.

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Photos By: Shannon Steger

Loving Brittany’s style? Which of these looks is your fave?

xo, V

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Art Walk

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Skirt: F21 (sold out, similar here) | Blazer: H&M | Peplum Top: F21 (sold out, similar here) | Gladiator Sandals: H&M, sold out, similar here | Handbag: Michael Kors | Sunglasses: Boho (sold out, similar style here)

Clearly,  I love skirts, and if you haven’t noticed by now, handbags! But back to skirts: I’ve purchased this skirt about a year ago from F21. It consists of seamed detailing and a zip closure at the back. I’m especially fond of this skirt because it goes so well with my Gladiator sandals, don’t you think?

What are your current obsessions?

As always, thanks for stopping by! Your support means the word to me!

xo, V

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Bahai

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Halogen knit sweater via Nordstrom (sold out, similar here) | Pants: Express | Espadrilles: Brinley Co. | Sunglasses: Ray Ban Aviator | Necklace: Nordstrom (sold out, similar here) | Handbag: Louis Vuitton 

Happy Monday, lovelies! Last weekend my family and I visited the Bahai Temple in Wilmette, IL. The Baha’i temple is quite unique in structure since it symbolizes unity and invites prayer to God. Like all Bahai Temples, it has 9 sides, which we walked all around since each side is surrounded by exquisite gardens and fountains. To keep it comfy I decided to wear my Espadrilles (they are perfect for walking by the way!) and kept it light, color wise. All in all, it was a beautiful day, even more so, because I got to spend it with my beloved family.

How was your weekend & what did you wear?

xo, V

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Currently crushing on…

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…Nicole Richie! Hands down this lady has some major style! I love her confidence and fierceness! Do you love this look? If so, go ahead and steal it! I found some affordable alternatives for for y’all! Have a great weekend, lovelies & thanks for stopping by!

xo, V

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Fashionably Pink

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Skirt: Sakkas (sold out, similar here) | Vest: Via Spiga via Bluefly (sold out, similar here) | Turtle Neck Sweater: H&M | Shoes: Calvin Klein (sold out, similar here | Handbag: Louis Vuitton | Sunglasses: Ray Ban Aviator | Statement Necklace: Nordstom sold out, similar here

Hello, darling’s! The weather in Chicago has been so crazy! One day it’s 70 degrees and sunny – the next it’s 50 degrees and rainy! Hence I have a difficult time getting dressed – but (!) I decided to put my frown upside down & challenge this weather with bright colors! So, I decided to wear my bright pink skirt on this cloudy day! It lifted my mood immediately and I must admit: I love love love this skirt! It’s so much fun while twisting it!

What lifts your mood during cloudy/rainy days?

xo, V

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