Mode Media in Chicago #ModeMediaChi

A few nights ago, I was lucky enough to get invited to attend a party hosted by Mode Media (formerly Glam Media). If you are a blogger and don’t know who Mode is, you need to get yourself familiar because they provide all kinds of collaboration and monetizing opportunities for bloggers who are a part of the network. 

I am not yet a part of the group but I learned a lot from some of my blogging besties that night and I am totally interested in joining!

 The event was held on a gorgeous summer evening on the rooftop of the Mile North Hotel, the 52Eighty lounge. I think the reason we Chicagoans can stand the long brutal winters are because nights like these make it so worth it. 

Scroll down to see pics of the event and check out hashtag #modemediachi for more behind the scenes snaps! 
R-L bottom: HallieJohannaLauren, Jess  (tag the other three if you know their names!) R-L Top: MarijaBlair, me, Lisa


L-R With AmeliaStephBlair

Love these candids! 

We wouldn’t be bloggers if we didn’t have our cell phones out while chatting!

My favorite snack of the evening – these yummy watermelon and basil bites!
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  • Welcome home Z! Love, the Shah’s 🍔 (but can we do this again for Thanksgiving tho??) #caligirl #thanksgiving #innout #foodcoma
  • Twirling on them haters or just whirling like a Dervish?💃🏽 (if you know me at ALL you know it’s the Dervish 😂) either way I’m living my best life in this piece from the @ariandoak capsule collection. Shot by @ikhan_photography with makeup by @joannabartistry and styling by @lubnahassan ➰ #desifashion #lengha #instastyle
  • Just her and her duster ⚡️⚡️ similar items to this look on the ‘shop’ page of the blog  #ootd #instastyle #duster
  • Apogee is the point in orbit at which an object is furthest from the earth. So yeah, probably where I belong...👽(the Apogee Lounge bathroom is also #goals and perfect for selfies imo) details of this look on the ‘shop’ page of the blog! #ootn #selfportrait #dorateymur
  • You’re damned if you do, and damned if you don’t, so you might as well do what you want ~ my life motto (and a catchy tune) Thanks to @tenthstreethats for the newest addition to my collection. I never thought I was a hat person because I thought my head was too small 😂 but now I am and I’ve got a converts zeal. I am in love 💕 this hat, like all the hats they sell, is of the highest quality AND handmade in the USA 🇺🇸 get details of this and my other Instagram outfits on the ‘shop’ page of my blog! #hats #fallstyle #tenthstreet
  • I really wish we coordinated our outfits but this is what happens when @tom_sandberg packs 5 minutes before you leave the house! 🙃 *sigh* Last nights look for a much needed date night, and a Thanksgiving charity Gala for @concernworldwide 💕 #ootn #instastyle #consciouslifestyle
  • Life is short, buy the shoes. (Or just rent them from @byfashionaholic ❤️) Btw, Have you guys taken my style quiz yet? Head to the blog to read my latest post talking to Sophia Hyacinthe Personal Stylist and CEO of @immaculatewardrobe - about how to define your personal style. I’m definitely Modern with a touch of Bohemian - curious to know what you guys are! #instastyle #gucci #byfashionaholic
  • New Year’s Eve Party dress - check ✔️! (Too bad ima be home in bed watching the ball drop this year - ha! ) Dress like you own it with @byfashionaholic #byfashionaholic #instastyle #glam  #holidayglam
  • I wanted to snap a pic in front of my favorite tree before the leaves are gone 🍁 swipe to see what was going on at the house 😂 😂Also - SO excited to announce a new #consciousish blog post is up! I interviewed @immaculatewardrobe personal stylist and got some really great insight on HOW to define your personal style. I also created a style quiz (that took me forever!) but I love quizzes and I hope you guys do too! I would love if you popped over to the blog to read and take my quiz! If you don’t know, conscious-ish is my new series of blog posts related to personal style, from a conscious consumer lens. Thanks in advance for reading this incredibly long caption - ILY bye ❤️ #consciouslifestyle #ethicalfashion #stylist

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