Category Archives: This Week on Cincy Chic

Chic This Week: Designed to Shine

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DAAP grad stars on “Project Runway”

She went from walking the streets of Clifton to starring on the arguably most prominent fashion show in America. She has fashioned her way to the top three in one “Project Runway” challenge so far. Read on to hear how this Midwest girl holds her own in the fashion world.

Bras with Flair on the Square 2009

For the third annual event, decorated bras will fly high on Fountain Square to promote breast health. See how you can get involved with this unique and innovative way of finding a cure!

Cincinnati Stays On-Trend with Nordstrom

As you anticipate Nordstrom’s Cincinnati location, the store’s fashion director fills you in on the inspirations and must haves of the season, from the past becoming present to a royal color palette.

A Head of the Trends

You’ll never have a bad hair day again after reading what this local salon owner has to say about the “hautest” trends in hair color and style — healthy, beautiful, natural-looking hair!

Get Real with Reality Plus

Let’s get real. Women don’t fit a one-size-fits-all mold. This local designer has recognized that fact and developed a line of clothing to fit a perpetually “overlooked and misunderstood” demographic.

Spinning for a Cause

Put your exercise to good use, and go beyond just keeping yourself fit and fabulous. Find out how a local fundraiser blends Spinning, fashion and the drive to cure breast cancer.

Hounding the Fox for Fashions, Savings

Shoppers can satisfy their need for a spree with a tour dedicated to fashions and furniture at a fraction of the cost. Learn how the Snooty Fox offers savings by the busload.

Chic Spotlight: Boutique Owner Ann Bowling

Fashion runs deeper than materials and style. Shopping can be therapeutic! For this local woman and her husband, a boutique helped them see the silver lining in the face of tragedy.

Sensible Fitness: Weighing Your Self-Esteem

A woman’s weight can be a sensitive subject, but it should never determine her self-worth. Our fitness guru weighs in on how women can put mind over matter and control the scale.

Cents & Sensibility: Fiscal Fashion Tips

Keeping up with the latest trends doesn’t have to blow your budget. Try our financialista’s tips to help you stay in style without breaking the bank.


09.10.09 – “The District” Shop Hop
09.10.09 – The 3rd Annual Bitter Bridesmaid Bash
09.12.09 – Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
09.15.09 – Coffee and Conversation
09.17.09 – Chemistry for Charity: Bring a Bachelor

This Week on Cincy Chic: Life’s Balancing Act

Every Monday, we publish a new editorial issue of Cincy Chic. Check out what appeared in this week’s issue…

Feature Story:

Life’s Balancing Act
A goal-achieving guru’s most coveted tips

Are you spending more time at work than at home? Can’t find time to relax? Take the advice of a seasoned business owner who’s been there, done that and learned valuable lessons from it all.

She shares her secret strategies so you can achieve the balance you desire. Whether that balance lies in simplification or happiness, her tips for trailblazing toward goals will help satisfy your thirst for success.

Department Stories:

Setting a Quick Pace for Hair and Face
After hitting snooze too many times, your morning routine needs to be compressed into the amount of time it usually takes to pick out shoes! Learn quick tips for how to get board-room beautiful in no time flat.

Addressing Your Specifications
Your wardrobe should fit your style, but more importantly, it should fit you. Learn how one local lady works her magic to make that happen.

Fuel Up for Lunch
What’s for lunch? How about a blood-pumping workout with a side of extra energy? These two exercise experts offer lunchtime workouts so you can return to the office — faster, stronger and more alert.

Being Wise to Prioritize
Feel like you’re at the bottom of your own totem pole? This local speaker and author helps fit “you” into your schedule. See how you can dedicate more to others by taking care of yourself first.

Putting Social Media on Your Side
Wading through the digital world of social media can be a daunting task. Keep yourself in check and on the right track by following these tips from a local web-savvy senorita.

Chic Spotlight: Laure Quinlivan, Parent and Politician
Life can be one long tightrope as you try to balance your priorities. Learn how this local woman has found tools to keep from falling and a mentality that keeps her going.

Sensible Fitness: Putting off Procrastination
Procrastination has the power to paralyze anyone in its path who’s not prepared for its wrath. Our fitness guru shares secrets to success from his experience with a former exercise procrastinator.

Cents & Sensibility: Rebalance to Stay on Course
For most career women, retirement plans are the biggest source for post-career funds, but those plans are often neglected. Read on for tips to keep your retirement funds on track and in balance with your goals.

Kirsten’s Kitchen: It’s all in the Timing

Our Chic Chef offers helpful hints for saving your sanity in the kitchen. Learn more about her secrets to a successful (and warm) meal.

Upcoming events:

09.12.09 – Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
09.17.09 – Social Networking Lunch ‘n’ Learn
09.17.09 – Chemistry for Charity: Bring a Bachelor
09.23.09 – Dine & Drink with Destiny
09.24.09 – Black and White Event, Tuscany’s 5th Anniversary Celebration
09.24.09 – Crafty Couture
09.25.09 – Wearable Art Fashion Show
10.15.09 – Chemistry for Charity: Date Auction