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Jessica Baca

Blog Entries by Jessica Baca

Michelle Obama: Four More Years of Substance and Style

(4) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 3:52 PM

Sometimes a dress is just a dress (albeit, a cute one), and sometimes a dress is worn by Michelle Obama and is much more than a mere garment, it is an integral piece of American history. Ever since the Obamas took up residence at the White House, the nation has...

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New Year, New You

(6) Comments | Posted January 8, 2013 | 5:16 PM

NYE came and went. Basically, it was an evening of excess -- you spent too much, drank too much, took too many blurry photos with your iPhone and texted gibberish to far too many people at 12:01 a.m. As I am all too familiar with these celebratory antics, here is...

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The Pursuit of Perfection

(6) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 5:57 PM

Prior to a blind date this summer, I found myself scrambling around the city with a laundry list of personal To-Dos. My white silk dress required very specific undergarments, and I was determined to avoid the dreaded VPL (visible panty line). As the saleswoman rang up my nondescript nude racer-back bra...

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Change of a Dress

(6) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 5:02 PM

Certain life transitions have the power to wreak havoc on our wallets and wardrobes simultaneously. The three life changes that seem to hit us hardest are geographic, career, and relationship related.

Following my recent relocation to the Midwest, I found myself thumbing through my well-edited wardrobe, but now nothing felt...

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Practical Purchases

(9) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 4:12 PM

As a recent Chicago transplant I was initially struck by the similarities between Michigan Ave and its coastal counterparts -- 5th Ave and Rodeo Drive. Nearly a year of pounding the Mag Mile's pavement later, I can confidently say they share only storefronts.

Chicagoan's are the friendliest people I have...

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