What I Wore Last Month

I’ve been slacking on my What I Wore Last Week recaps so this is more like a What I Wore Last Month recap! Here’s almost every outfit I wore in January and February… While there was snow on the ground…

Your Favorite Products of 2023

One of my favorite year-end admin tasks is pulling the numbers and looking back at what your favorite products were. The Bows & Sequins Greatest Hits, if you will. This year, the number one and number two products were neck…

Hi, I'm Jess!

Welcome to my blog, Bows & Sequins, where I share tidbits from my life in Chicago — from wellness to wine, mental health to makeup, trips to take, sales to shop, and outfits to wear. A few things I love: sunshine, astrology, coffee, concerts, sweaty workouts, self-help books, skincare, pizza, tequila, and my black lab, Marley.


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Presidents Day Sales

Whether you’re working today or have the day off, there are a bunch of President’s Day Sales worth checking out!…

The Find: White Bridal Bag

Looking for a white bridal bag? I found all of the chicest bridal bags that are sure to pair with all of…

Abercrombie Jeans Sizing Guide

For years I’d heard so many great things about Abercrombie’s denim so I went into an A&F store to do a try-on…

January’s Greatest Hits

In the past, I’ve only shared a Best Sellers list after the end of each year, but this year, I’m planning…

Trend to Try: Cable Knit Jacket

If there’s one single coat that’s caught my eye this winter, it’s the cable knit jacket. Cable knit PUFFER jackets,…

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My Chicago Bedroom Tour

What I Packed for Remote Year