Author Archives: Left Bank

Cozy Up Over a Craft Cocktail at Ciccio Mio

Ciccio Mio in one word? Atmospheric. This refined-yet-cozy Italian restaurant, which recently debuted in the space formerly occupied by Radio Anago, boasts decorative elements that make you want to sit and stay awhile—think dim lighting, velour upholstered booths, vintage-style chandeliers, and an eclectic array of framed photos scaling the walls. There’s also a cozy bar…

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Holiday Hosting Tips for Renters

Now that the holidays are in full swing, you're likely starting to make your party plans. And if those plans include hosting a soiree at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks will get your apartment ready for the…

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How to Decorate Your Apartment for Autumn

Cozy sweater season is finally upon us, and it’s not just your wardrobe that deserves a makeover. Your home should be ready for autumn, too! If you need some seasonal design inspiration, here are a few decor tips for fall. Toss up some twinkle lights. What could be simpler than stringing up a few strands of…

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Flowers Meet Fashion at Fleurotica, Taking Place Oct. 18

  Most fashion shows feature flowing silks and rich velvets, but not Fleurotica. The artists behind its 18 distinct looks opt for a more organic medium: botanicals. They combine plants, flowers, and other natural materials to craft cutting-edge pieces of fashion that models will wear down the runway at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Friday, October…

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