Category: Behind the Brand

Behind The Brand // Deskpass

Tell us about Deskpass. Deskpass is an affordable monthly membership that offers access to over 25 of the best coworking spaces in Chicago from the team at Desktime. Members get the chance to work at the same space up to five times every month or pick someplace new every day. We love that members can […]

Behind The Brand // Shine

Katie O’Connor, founder of Shine: A Light on Fertility, recently sat down for a Behind The Brand interview. We’re excited to share her answers and to remind you about their event at Dailey Method Bucktown. Tell us about Shine. Shine is… a light on fertility. 1 in 8, or over 7 million people struggle with […]

Behind the Brand : Stylisted

Stylisted is a women owned local business that connects customers with freelance hairstylists and makeup artists who travel to their clients for in-home appointments. We spoke with the company’s co-founder, Julia Carmona about the inspiration behind Stylisted, hair style trends, and how to weather-proof your hairstyle. Tell us about Stylisted. Stylisted allows women to book […]

Behind The Brand // Go! Go! Go! Fundraising

Tell us about Go! Go! Go! Fundraising. Go! Go! Go! Fundraising is a group of professionals, parents and people who understand how to raise money and sell through healthy fundraisers. My experience as a nurse and competitive athlete, and my dad Paul’s expertise in the food industry were a perfect match to start a fundraising […]

Thrive with Arianna Huffington

The one and only Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, made a stop at my office as part of the tour for her fourteenth book , Thrive, and she dished out a whole bunch of life advice and inspiration. Here is some of the takeaways: Sleep eight hours a night. At one point […]

Behind The Brand // WeWork

WeWork is the latest co-working space to hit Chicago. Who wouldn’t want to work somewhere with the Mission: TO CREATE A WORLD WHERE PEOPLE WORK TO MAKE A LIFE, NOT JUST A LIVING. We got the details on WeWork from Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Miguel McKelvey. Tell us about WeWork. WeWork is the platform […]

Belle Meets World Interviews Alexis Brittar

Saturday, April 4th was a special day. Alexis Bittar graced Chicago’s Nordstrom shoppers with his presence and, of course, his amazing jewelry. And I, little ole’ me of the budding and growing Belle Meets World blog, got the opportunity to spend 10 sacred minutes with Alexis, interviewing him and asking him everything I’ve ever wanted […]

Words of Wisdom from Ree Drummond

Ree Drummond is a blogging superstar, but she is still humble and down to earth. Recently Erin and I got the opportunity to sit down with Ree at the International Housewares Show where she was showing off her gorgeous new cookware line. Last week Erin wrote about how Ree’s blog, The Pioneer Woman got it’s […]

Ree Drummond #WCW

I don’t know about you but I’m always drawn to the “Celebs: They’re Just Like Us” photos of Lauren Conrad grocery shopping or pumping gas. I know deep down she’s just a hard-working Southern Cali girl (who would be my bff if she knew me) but she’s on TV so she’s a celebrity. Same goes […]