Food & Drink
Madewell Gets Us Through the Week

Madewell Gets Us Through the Week

This Wednesday  Madewell is hosting an in-store event with Chloe of @chloelist to kick off Pitchfork! Chloe, a designer and self-proclaimed “frequent diner” in Chicago, will be offering style tips while Madewell provides sips, sweets, and tunes. Get a complimentary Bien Fait Tote with any purchase and 20% off when you spend $125 or more. Excited?...
Brewing Kombucha (At Home!)

Brewing Kombucha (At Home!)

  Kombucha—a fermented tea whose brightly colored bottles have become somewhat of a status symbol in the world of the health-obsessed. And with good reason! It’s a great dairy-free source of probiotics, which are extremely important for digestive health and are more recently being linked with mental health as well. At upwards of $4 a...
Friday Links

Friday Links

Knots Summer World Cup Swandive Warm Weather Footwear Frozen Refreshments Friendship Bracelets Dream Home (image via)
Independence Day Inspiration

Independence Day Inspiration

                                         
Road Trip Snacks

Road Trip Snacks

Look at your screen, now around you. Where are you? You’re in a car, perhaps surrounded by your loud, unruly family and/or friends.What are you holding? Now back at me. I have it; it’s those bloating roadside snacks that make you feel not-so-good about your six-hour drive. Look again, the snacks are now healthy, pre-packed...
Get Patriotic

Get Patriotic

Home of the brave, it’s time to party. The Fourth of July [Independence/America Day] is upon us. Here are some ideas for your 2014 celebration, be it a Gatsby blowout party or a small BBQ and a day of thanks. What To Eat See the freedom, taste the freedom. Start the day right with these...
Friday Links: Summer Edition

Friday Links: Summer Edition

Pool Envy White Pants DIY Cocktails The Essentials Beach Reads Floral Feet Summer Salad Chicago Summer Bathing Beauty Cucumber Bralette (image via)
Pretty Procrastination

Pretty Procrastination

With Reading Period and Finals Week fast approaching, it is hard to avoid the onslaught of work to be done, but even harder to walk to the Reg and actually do it. And even though there is occasionally something interesting on Facebook, scrolling through your newsfeed can quickly feel boring and blatantly unproductive. Take a minute...
Friday Links

Friday Links

Movement Mix Print Your Face View From The Topp No Bottle Opener? No Problem Denim TLC Model Eyes Whiskey and Ninja Turtle Day Drink Perfect Summer Shoe (image via)  
Best Patio Eats

Best Patio Eats

Chicagoans love to embrace the warm weather when it finally arrives. What better way to enjoy the outdoors than a gorgeous restaurant patio for a relaxed meal and drinks? MODA has already expressed its love for the Big Star patio, and there is no doubt we will be there having margaritas and tacos all summer long. But for some...
MODA Studies Outside

MODA Studies Outside

The weather is looking pretty solid this next week, which means we want to be anywhere besides the Reg (which is exactly where we should be). In an effort to remember that we do in fact need to study for finals, MODA has compiled some of our favorite outdoor study spots. Hutch Courtyard //Atmosphere: Busy...
Wear and Where: Birchwood Kitchen and Stan's Doughnuts

Wear and Where: Birchwood Kitchen and Stan’s Doughnuts

Warm spring weather means the perfect excuse to explore deeper into Chicago neighborhoods and wear dresses and bare legs. This adventure into Wicker Park on a sunny Chicago day called for floral dresses and trying new places to eat. My dress is from Brandy Melville and shoes are from Nasty Gal. Jessica’s dress is from...