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Oh Hey Alison
Chicago, IL
If you like clothes, design & pretty things, I'm your go-to girl! I'm Alison, I'm lucky & in love.
Interests: clothes, design, interiors, home design, inspiration, flowers, peonies, fashion, style, food, parties, restaurants, blogs, bars, events, friends, confetti, balloons, party planning, instagram, cats, cocktails
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Hey hey! When I woke up at 7 AM this morning the room was still pitch black and it was pouring rain outside. I could have stayed in bed under the covers snuggling with my boyfriend and cat all day long. Instead, Anthony and I forced ourselves out of bed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
Interviewing for a new company or just for a new position in your current job can be scary, nerve wracking and exciting all at the same time. While working for Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie I did all of the interviewing so I picked up a list of dos and don'ts... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Hey hey! Have you guys been noticing the floral crown trend happening!? I could not be more into it. This trend has such a carefree feel to it while still making a huge style impact. You know the girl in the flower crown is down for anything. My kinda girl..... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Happy Monday! Even though we've been experiencing far from normal spring weather in Chicago it's been sunny almost everyday and that has me so optimistic! It's even supposed to get into the 40s this week... ekk! Lately I've been OBSESSED with sunglasses. The other day I even said, "I'm going... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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IT'S FRIDAAAAAY!!!! Last night Anthony and I went out with out favorite couple, Lucy and Daniel, for all you can eat sushi. AND this place is BYOB. What could be better?! Not much. Thursday nights are one of my favorite nights of the week to go out.... start the weekend... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Continuing with the idea of "I'm just gonna post my favorite instagrams of my week whenever I want!" here is the third installment. Enjoy! And don't forget to follow me on instee! @ohheyalison My Sunday night bun and a bubble bath ritual. Here's a little glimpse into Monday night... After... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Hey Hey! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful Irish weekend filled with green beer and friends. Mine had plenty of both. And car bombs too... lots of car bombs... How weird are Monday's after holidays, right!? They always just feel kind of sad to me. I want... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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The past couple days have FINALLY been starting to feel and look a bit like Spring. The sun has been out, the snow is melting and the air just has that fresh spring feeling to it. Needless to say, I could not be more stoked. I'm ready to ditch the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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So I've learned that I'm really not good at keeping myself on the deadline of posting my favorite Instagrams of the week every Friday. SO NEW PLAN! I'm going to post them every week still BUT just whenever I feel like it... way more my speed. My bubble bath kick... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Just droppin in with a little Sunday night inspiration, Lana Del Rey style. I'll be back to normal posting tomorrow. Have a great night! Alison xx Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Good morning friends! I hope you all had a great weekend filled with friends and dancing and cocktails. Mine on the other hand was filled with work and babysitting and prepping for tonights monthly Girl's Night that I'm hosting. These girl's nights are pretty much my favorite part of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Hello! Happy Thursday guys! Only one more day until TGIF! Tonight a couple of my girls and I are going to a BYOB nail salon for some drinking and some pampering. How amazing does that sound? I've never been to one of these places so I could not be more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Springspiration... does that work? I don't know. I do however know that I could not be more tired of this Chicago winter. It's March! Over it. I've been spending probably too much time pinning spring style photos and am SO INSPIRED. This is going to be me all spring... it's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Happy Monday everybody! I hope you all had an amazing weekend. Mine was great because.... it was a wedding weekend! My high school best friend, Ashley, got married to the love of her life, Rob. I could not be more excited and happy for this girl. Rob's a great AND... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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After a crazy busy and exhausting week, once Friday came I could not convince myself to do anything other than drink wine and take a bubble bath SO here are my top 5 favorite Instagrams from the week just a couple days late ;) This was my "wtf... why is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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How fab are these watercolor paintings by Cate Parr!? I collect prints and paintings of girls and I just might have to add some of these ladies to my collection. The jewel tones, the oversized accessories, it's all so good. You can check out the rest of her work here.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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One of my main goals in life, besides having a closet so big that I could live in it, is to have an office. Ideally not just a second bedroom coverted into an office, I'm talking a great space with exposed brick and white walls and brass embellished furniture and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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I can't tell if being in-between life/career changes is the most stressful or exciting part of life. I'm not one of those people that hate change, I'm actually the exact opposite. I kinda love and crave it BUT getting all the ducks in a row, so to say, to make... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of color. Even though people have always been trying to tell me which colors I can and cannot wear ever since I was little because of my red hair ("You should wear green ALL THE TIME" or "Red will never work for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
It is PERFECTION. I'm obsessed with it.
Girl it's going to be a long time waiting for your birthday until you can shop again!
Toggle Commented Feb 26, 2013 on Friday Five No. 4 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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This year I was actually really disapappointed in the celebs red carpet choices. Like of course Jennifer Lawrence looked gorgeous and her dress was amazing but she was the ONLY ONE that knocked me out. The rest... mediocre. Or one part of the look was spot on perfection and then... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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Happy Monday guys! I hope you all had an AMAZING weekend. Who watched the Oscars?! Tomorrow I'm planning on sharing my favorite looks from the night. Like can we talk about Jennifer Lawrence for a second?! SO GOOD. Until then here's a little Monday morning pick me up :) Make... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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HEY YA'LL TGIFFFFFFF! I am SO excited for this weekend! 90's night at Beauty Bar with friends tomorrow night and an Oscars party on Sunday where all the guys are wearing suits and the girls are wearing gowns. I'm not too into who wins an Oscar and who doesn't but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N
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So what happened to Punxsutawney Phil predicting an early spring?! It has been FREEZING this week in Chicago and I don't know about you guys, but I am OVER it. There's nothing more annoying to me than putting on a cute outfit to go out and run errands for the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at O H | H E Y | A L I S O N