Elle et Elle Outfits: Holiday Party 

‘Tis the season for holiday parties. Getting ready for these events is always fun, but dressing for company holiday parties can be tricky. Our holiday party was this past Friday, and we were searching for that delicate balance of conservative and festive. No matter how relaxed your office is, the goal is something that says ‘I…

Elle et Elle: Week in Review

Happy weekend, all. We made it! Below you will find some of our favorites from this week, ranging from Instagram husbands to gifting between nations. So you can sit back and digest pop and world news while you nurse your holiday party hangover (just us?). M: It’s hard to believe that it was only this past…

Elle et Elle: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Highlights

We all know that the “sexiest night in television” was last night, and if you are anything like us you gathered around with your best girlfriends to ooh and ahh at the beautiful lingerie, wings, sparkles, and, oh, BODIES.  Did you see Kendall Jenner? That waist! If nothing else, the VS Fashion Show provided us with some…

OOTD: NBA Game, BULLS

Happy Sunday, all! I hope you enjoyed the fabulous weather this weekend (in the Chicagoland area that is) and made the most of your first December weekend. I spent an inordinate amount of time eating and drinking this weekend, and I couldn’t be more pleased. On Saturday, girls’ night dinner plans turned into a spontaneous…

Elle et Elle: 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Whether or not you are an early bird catches the worm type of shopper, or a last-minute gift buyer, chances are you’re still on the hunt for the perfect holiday gift. Lucky for you, we’ve scouted our fav stores to find a fabulous gifts for everyone on your list. Check out our gift guides below:…

DIY: Feathered Heels

We’ve all seen the designer 2-strap heels with feather embellishments, and as much as I love them all, they include feathers. I live in Chicago. I try to stay optimistic, but let’s get real- that is just asking to much! Think of all the ways the Chicago weather could dampen my mood and chic shoes!…

Elle et Elle: Outfits & It’s the Weekend!

Whether you are in the windy (and wet) city this weekend, or anywhere in the Midwest really, I’m sure this weather has you indoors and surfing the net.  Well folks, below is some material for ya. We have included our outfits of the day, Friday to be exact, and made sure to take the opportunity…

Elle et Elle: Our Favorite Pieces

We all have a few favorite items that we have on constant rotation whether it’s from our closet or surrounding us on the daily.  Finding the perfect pair of boots or a sweater that is just so you or cosmetics that live up to all you have hoped for can be an incredible feeling. Here are our current favorites…

Recipe: Stuffed Pork and Ricotta Ravioli

Fall is starting, and I’ve been eating comfort food non-stop. My mom is Italian and she always made fresh bread and pasta when I was growing up. Even now, I find cooking sauce to be the most comforting smell and activity. This past weekend my sister and I decided to make homemade ravioli (a task…

Elle et Elle: Week in Review

It’s finally the weekend, and we wanted to share some of our favorite links from the week. Because what could be more fun than looking through fun videos and holiday pieces on a Saturday morning? M: We are into the second week of November and I’m starting to get the holiday feels. Black Friday ads…

Elle et Elle: Leather Leggings

At Elle et Elle we have a lot of similar sartorial loves, but our styles differ quite a bit. So we wanted to explore how we both style our favorite pieces. We’ve loved leather leggings for years, and this season we’re both pairing our leggings with cozy knits. Check out our looks below: B: I’m a…

Elle et Elle: Dressin’ Smart with the Art

On Thursdays The Art Institute of Chicago is free to Chicagoans, so we decided to seize the opportunity and check out the Degas exhibit (although M would like to note we went ‘just because’). And could there be a better place to show off fabulous outfits? Well yes, in this case there could be a better place as we…