Posts Categorized: Event Planner

Birthday Bonanza Recap

For those of you who didn’t hear, last week we celebrated a very special lady’s 30th birthday. Rachel turned 30! Woot Woot!! And boy was it fun! As promised, here is a little recap of last week’s festivities. So how do you celebrate such an exciting milestone birthday? Drink! We started off the week right… Read more »

12 Chic Moments of 2012

I am fairly new to the My Chic Life family, which means I read through the posts of 2012 just like anyone else. From Rachel’s “Momfessions,” recipes and decor ideas, Mandy’s one-of-a-kind “DIY nots?” and Melody’s delicious treats, I have to say that these ladies rocked it this past year! Here is my 12 favorite… Read more »

Cozy Sweater Wine Wrap

I’m the queen of procrastination, especially during the holiday season! So in order to prevent the last minute speeding to the store, half-hazardly throwing something together, and arriving to the holiday party slightly out of breath, I’ve decided to prepare BEFORE the day of the holiday party. I’ve seen adorable recycled sweater wrapped wine bottles… Read more »

Calling All Bridesmaids!!!

YOU: Hello AMY: Hey girl! Guess who’s tying the knot??!!! YOU: WHAT!!!?? OMG He proposed!!!???  AMY: Yup! AND guess who’s going to be my bridesmaid??!! Your bff is getting married. She wants you in the wedding party. You’re honored, excited, elated. UNTIL you remember you’ll be walking down the aisle in THE DREADED BRIDESMAID DRESS…. Read more »

Outside the Box

I’m not really one for “festivals” per say. Someone told me recently that Coachella is where a ton of fashion designers go to trend-spot for the coming seasons. I’ve heard that Lollapalooza is great… if you’re high. But honestly, I abhor obscenely loud music and having to use port-a-potties, so a multi-day music festival is… Read more »

What is Chic?

Special shout out to Gold Digger for posting this quote first and then to our awesome web designer Dan for sending it my way. I love, love, love it!!!! Luca once called something chic, and I asked him why, or rather what “chic” was exactly. He sighed and said despairingly, “Chic is the most impossible… Read more »

Soul Searching

Tucked away in a secret back alley in downtown LA is a little gem called Lost Souls. Treasured by music lovers and coffee house whores alike, this hidden refuge is the perfect place to bring a laptop and grab a latte or bring a friend for lunch and show them how “in the know” you are…. Read more »

Fat Friday

I know that Fat Tuesday is long gone and we have entered the 40 days of starvation and surrender. However, Laurel Tavern’s Steak Fries in Pork Fat are something that I simply refuse to give up. To the naked eye, they appear to be your average steak fries: long, wedge-shaped, and sprinkled with seasonings and… Read more »

Bare Yourself

Is anyone else obsessed with Bare Minerals and Bare Escentuals?? Ever tried the Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Polish? Man, I can’t get enough of it! Pick up a tube the next time you’re at Sephora. It’s a high-shine lip plumping gloss that makes your lips feel amazingly kissable and tingly — perfect for that… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

Rachel's Latest Answer

Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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