Amy Tara Koch | Journalist | Author
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ADD KICK TO YOUR LWD FOR UNDER $100 Adding zip to a basic summer silhouette is a snap. Take the little white dress. Simply layering some dramatic accessories-a floaty paisley scarf, a chunky gold spike  bracelet, a marigold African inspired bag-will transform your garment into a...

Summer is all about laid back luxe, easy sundresses, macramé bags and eye catching gold accents. For some added zip, I am loving kooky smoking slippers and a bold swipe of coral lip gloss. 1. Calypso St. Barth Rosario Linen Cascade Dress $175 2. Miraclesuit Pin...

Super cool celebrity mom's according to ATK as featured in Rob Shuter's Naughty But Nice website for Mother's Day READ FULL STORY ...

One of the biggest fashion extravaganzas of the year is the Met Gala held annualy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This year's theme, PUNK: FROM CHAOS TO COUTURE, didn't disappoint. Here are some of my favorite looks. Visit Vogue for a list of their best dressed...

Mine Better Be Extra Luxe This Year A homemade card is sweet. But, Mothers Day is all about proving your love. We have disfigured our bodies and exhausted our souls for the sake of our husband and children. In my opinion, it's all about payback. Now it's...

10 APPS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT!  Travel is my opiate. Especially family vacations. But, planning and keeping track of all of the trip details can be overwhelming. Here are some of my favorite cost- cutting, time- saving, chaos reducing apps.    STAY ORGANIZED Trip It TripIt organizes travel plans...

From Runway → the Carpool Lane: A “Mommified” Spring Trend (You Didn’t Think You Could Wear)   THEY SAY: Hard-to-wear batik maxi dress with asymmetrical halter top. I SAY: Tribal inspired accessories that will add bohemian zip to basic sundresses or jeans and t-shirts! 1. Zara printed clutch $79.90 // 2. Theodora &...

From Runway → the Carpool Lane: A “Mommified” Spring Trend (You Didn’t Think You Could Wear)   THEY SAY: Dramatic floor sweeping dress with-too-high slit and exaggerated ruffle I SAY: An easy-to-wear frock with a simple feminine flounce that can be dressed up or down with accessories! 1. Diane Von Furstenberg silk blend...

ATK named an Elizabeth St. mom alongside E!'s Guiliana Rancic and Vosges's Katrina Markoff! ...

ATK spotlights what to do in Chicago with kids for Four Seasons Magazine Parks, culture, history, sports and a culinary scene that runs the gamut from old-fashioned hot dog stands to haute Michelin-starred cuisine—Chicago has no shortage of activities. If you’re looking for the kid-friendly variety,...