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…