Adventures with the In-laws Lookbook







Topshop Red Imperial Shell  |  Rag & Bone Blue Skinny Denim  |  Chanel Bag (similar vintage)  |

Christian Louboutin Heels (similar)  |  J12 Chanel Watch  |  t+j Designs earrings  |

My in-law came into town last weekend and I spent Sunday with them exploring the burbs of Chicago.  My father in-law took all these photos, including the lookbook ones!  He has an extensive knowledge of photography and cameras; besides being the family photographer for every get together, he advises us on photography items.  

We took a beautiful tour of the surrounding areas of Glenview and North Shore, but my favorite two stops was Hackney’s and The Chalet Nursery.  We sat outside at Hackney’s, enjoying the beautiful weather and the delicious burger on rye bread.  If you go, don’t forget the onion ring loaf!  I don’t even like onion rings, but these were fantastic.  Our stop after lunch was The Chalet Nursery.  This place was huge and had everything you needed for the outdoors but also a bit of home decor items inside.  Gorgeous flowers, blooming floral trees, and luscious plants everywhere.  I got a patio set perfect for our deck.  The burbs of Chicago are gorgeous, but at this point I am still a city girl.  

Heading to a girls weekend in another big city, so excited!  I’ll be taking photos with my nifty Instagram application all weekend long.  It’s my favorite application (as you can see in one of the photos above, I’m clicking away).  Find me on it under redsolesredwine.  

Don’t forget, our giveaway ends on Monday at 8/29 at midnight PST!  Luxe jewels for free!




  1. CessOviedo
    August 26, 2011 / 11:28 am

    Sounds like a beautiful family! Love the primary colors blocking here, the print of the top is so cute! Happy weekend.Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  2. Jewel Clicks
    August 26, 2011 / 12:29 pm

    Wow. that sounds fun! and enjoy your time with your family. I like the outfit. :)

  3. Erica K
    August 26, 2011 / 1:16 pm

    I found you on Instagram! But its under redsolesandredwine ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Fashion and Number
    August 26, 2011 / 1:48 pm

    You are so cute! I love this casual outfit. So lucky that your FIL took the pictures for you. He's so good.P/S: Jen, I hope to meet you in person! ;)xoxo,

  5. Olivia
    August 26, 2011 / 2:07 pm

    I love the color of those jeans- I so want to purchase some bright colored pants for fall.Liv @

  6. Plami
    August 26, 2011 / 3:34 pm

    Gorgeous once again! The color of the pants is so beautiful!XoXoPlami

  7. michelle_
    August 26, 2011 / 4:25 pm

    beautiful picks !!i love the prints on your outfit !

  8. Lisa - respect the shoes
    August 26, 2011 / 4:46 pm

    What a gorge outfit to out with your in-laws in – your legs are TDF, lady! Have a good weekend with the girls!

  9. Kimberly
    August 26, 2011 / 5:21 pm

    Hey !Those pics are awesome, I'm in love with your top's pattern :)Xoxo

  10. Lisa
    August 26, 2011 / 9:34 pm

    aww so sweet!! ๐Ÿ™‚ family love ๐Ÿ™‚ hahai love your cobalt jeans they're stunning on you jen!

  11. Grace
    August 26, 2011 / 10:38 pm

    Looks like you had fun! I especially love your pants, those are beautiful!xoxo

  12. aki!
    August 27, 2011 / 2:14 am

    You look fantastic! You've mixed the colors very

  13. Carrie
    August 27, 2011 / 8:18 am

    this is such a cute outfit! i am totally loving your colored jeans/ they're in AGAIN this season. time to rock them again. :DHave a great weekend!:)Carrie

  14. Melina
    August 27, 2011 / 12:37 pm

    love your pants!x

  15. Kristina
    August 27, 2011 / 5:33 pm

    looks like a wonderful afternoon. Your Father-in-Law took some great shots!KristinaSpotted Appeal

  16. El
    August 27, 2011 / 7:01 pm

    Great outfit I must say! And your father-in-law must be a photographer ๐Ÿ˜‰ He did a great job! classy & fabulousxo

  17. Kat
    August 27, 2011 / 7:33 pm

    your top is so beautiful!!!! i love the print! :)

  18. Erin
    August 27, 2011 / 9:09 pm

    I love the red and blue color combo. MMm the onion ring loaf sounds so good!

  19. Lubna
    August 28, 2011 / 1:11 am

    Such great photos ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like your outfit & your in-laws seem really nice :DLubna | ELLE VOX

  20. lilyonthewater
    August 28, 2011 / 7:46 am

    So beautiful! Love the C bag and the CL's you rock them! Keep fabulous!

  21. Jen S.
    August 28, 2011 / 5:01 pm

    I love your blog….just found it and you are tooo cute! Consider me your newest follower and feel free to stop by my blog and do the same if you would like :)jen

  22. Mani
    August 28, 2011 / 6:00 pm

    You look absolutely stunning! Love your outfit from head to toe!hugs and kisses by Mani.FASHION IMPERATIVE

  23. taylor
    August 29, 2011 / 1:48 am

    mm I love, love, love the color of your pants. they are fabulous!xxAttention, Attention!

  24. Oh my Dior!
    August 29, 2011 / 2:00 am

    totally love the color of your jeans!!

  25. audrey marie
    August 29, 2011 / 2:38 am

    so sweet of your father-in-law to take the photos. i absolutely LOVE the jeans!

  26. charlene-ann
    August 29, 2011 / 4:33 pm

    you always look good in all your outfits ๐Ÿ™‚ I MUST find myself a pair of blue pants! Can't believe I almost missed this giveaway. I'll definitely enter right now since it's the last day <3 Thanks for the being so generous and giving away pieces from your website ๐Ÿ™‚

    August 30, 2011 / 12:26 am

    love the red and cobalt blue pairing! Rag & Bone has been so on the mark lately.goodbadnfab.blogspot.comstyle and musings of a LA fashion lawyer

  28. Jamie
    August 30, 2011 / 4:18 am

    Love those skinnies! So cute!

  29. Rach
    August 30, 2011 / 5:15 am

    love the stunning blue pants! wonderfully paired together outfit!

  30. Nixie Pyrena
    August 30, 2011 / 1:17 pm

    nice pantssss ! The Endless Wishlist

  31. thekellytang
    August 30, 2011 / 1:50 pm

    Love those skinnies & that Chanel bag! Looks like you had a fun time with the in-laws!<3 Kelly

  32. Laura
    September 1, 2011 / 8:38 pm

    Beautiful outfit, I love the red and blue together. Your hair is stunning!Laura

  33. Miu
    September 2, 2011 / 2:24 pm

    This sounds like a nice weekend.Your outfit is really cool, I like the colours.

  34. Low
    September 4, 2011 / 9:08 am

    Darling, Iยดve been reviewing your blog for a while and I love your style!! Iยดm following you now through Bloglovin!!Keep on rocking!!XOXO from Spain!

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