As comfortable as they are, what lies outside of your comfort zone can impact your everyday life for the better. We’ve come up with 3 reasons as to why we think stepping outside the box is worth it.
Planning a girls’ night soon? We’ve come up with 5 fabulous ideas for you and your besties.
Rough morning? Try these healthy tips and tricks to help wake you up and keep yourself feeling energized throughout the day!
Meet Shernett Swaby, Fashion Artist and founder of SWABY. From Project Runway to opening her own showroom, this woman has done it all! The best part? She's just getting started! Her journey as a designer has us feeling inspired. Read on to find out why.
If you're lacking inspiration or motivation, we want you to know how to find your happy place again and STAY there. Here's a list of ways to stay inspired.
Pop-Up Workshop at Jungman Elementary School
We know life can hit a few bumps in the road and make you feel unsure about your next move, thought, or plan of action. Here’s a compiled list of quotes that we thought would leave you feeling inspired.
We’ve all got that spring fever! Good news is that the warmer weather and sunshine are not too far away. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a spring bucket list to help you seamlessly kick off the season and make the most of the warmer Chicago temps.
Meet one of Chicago's trendiest interior designers, Donna Mondi. From sky rises to suburban homes, Donna Mondi Interior Designs brings chic and classic to the table in any space. Donna's passion has led her to be named one of the "Best 15 Interior Designers in Chicago." Find out what keeps this inspiring woman on top in her field!
Take a look at our first Pop-Up Workshop of 2017.
This month's Women Who Inspire Us feature is near and dear to our hearts. Carolyn Madigan's fashion organization, Fashion Matters Chicago, was one of MFO's early supporters, and her work as volunteer coordinator and youth director at Metro Achievement Center For Girls inspires us everyday.
Now that the new year's resolutions hype has settled down, you may feel that you are wavering with the goals you've set. It's discouraging to set goals and feel you're not accomplishing them. While hitting the gym is always an excellent resolution, try something a bit more unique and fun. Feel accomplished and productive with these easy-to-do New Year's resolutions!
Baby it's cold outside, so it's time to reevaluate your health regimen to ensure that you're healthy physically and mentally all winter long. When the winter blues sets in, here are some tips to keep your spirits and self-esteem high for a happier holiday season.
Meet Rebeca Valencia, student at the University of Illinois at Chicago and our new MFO Pop-up coordinator. Check out the awesome things that Rebeca is doing around the community.
Our student ambassadors from Columbia College blow us away every day! Here's a take form a couple of our Columbia ladies from their first MFO clothing swap.
Meet the inspiring Julie Mhlaba. Julie is a soon to be medical resident at Northwestern, an acapella singer, food and book lover, and a proud member of MFO's Jr. Board!
Meet Chirine Njeim, the first Lebanese woman to participate in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. See how this inspiring woman went from being a competitive, alpine skier to a marathon runner in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro!
Project Fashion is off to an amazing start at Evanston Township High School. Catch up on the excitement of our first two classes. With a crew of incredible fashion mentors, teacher, and eager students, we can already tell that this is going to be an amazing year.
Try these eco-friendly and fair trade American denim companies to check out the next time you’re looking for jeans.
Lindsay and Kathryn just launched Holly & Tanager, a line of functional, fashionable, and durable handbags. These ladies currently sell chic, American-made clutches and wallets that emphasize style and organization - and there is so much more coming!
Meet Sam Kirk, local multi-disciplinary artist in Chicago. From paints to furniture, fashion, and carpentry, Sam uses a variety of mediums to express culture and stories of everyday people.
While it's difficult to maintain momentum during these hot summer days, here are some ideas to push you out of your daily routine and back on track!
My Favorite Outfit hosted a record breaking 23 pop-up boutiques and gave 541 girls the confidence to succeed in school and in life. See how we pulled it off.
This school year, we hosted a record breaking 23 pop-up boutiques and donated 3,524 articles of our clothing to 541 girls! Here's a look at the last four pop-ups of the school year.
Treat yourself this summer with these fabulous healthy living tips!