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…

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…

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: 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…

Elle et Elle: Uniqlo Comes to Chicago

Try to stroll down Michigan Avenue without bumping into a sea of Uniqlo bags–we dare you. We ventured downtown to check out the opening of Uniqlo, an opening we and the rest of the city have been eagerly awaiting. And may we say, it didn’t disappoint. Three floors of escalators lead to three more floors of super…