HOW TO: DIY Your Next Photoshoot

HOW TO: DIY Your Next Photoshoot

Social distancing and need to shoot some great content for your social platforms and website? It’s doable. Read on to see how to DIY your next photoshoot and keep your content fresh right now. 

And yes, while we all miss working with our favorite photographers, sometimes you just need to make it work. 

Don't Go Dark: 8 Things You Can Do Right Now to Drive Online Sales

Don't Go Dark: 8 Things You Can Do Right Now to Drive Online Sales

So the last few weeks have been… shall we say.. challenging? 

At Ready Pretty, we’re with you and here to help. While things may have stalled, slowed down or albeit stopped completely, we want you to know there are still things you can do to make sales during these crazy times. From a marketing perspective, now is the time to plus-up your digital strategy, and refocus on what to do online right now. 

10 Local Brands You Can Support Right Now

10 Local Brands You Can Support Right Now

As a company, we work with small, independent brands and businesses - all women-owned. And right now our partners and our non-partners need help. What can you do? Support where you can. With your money, your likes, your shares, maybe a positive online review - whatever you can do! 

So we've created a little list of a few of our favorite boutiques and brands that you can shop online RIGHT NOW. 

What are you waiting for?! Shop local! 

Kickin' Chicago: Expecting? Shop this fun boutique made for mamas to be (and non-mamas too). Their go-to essentials are the perfect foundation to build a great pre, during and post baby wardrobe.

Winnie Cooper Boutique: Stylish and affordable fashion finds for the fashionista at heart. Obsessed over so many different pieces they have online right now! 

Enzee Boutique: Super cute pieces and prices mostly under $100. Right now they are offering free next day local delivery too!

Milk Handmade: Cool indie pieces from emerging designers that are hard to find but oh so cool.

Caprice Decadent US Jewelry: Ya'll know how much we love this jewelry line. Shop their gorgeous baubles 25% off now through 3/29.

Katie May: This lifestyle blogger slash "Jill of all Trades" just launched her Spring/Summer collection made up of gorgeous hues, fresh prints and feminine silhouettes... her line has us wishing for warmer weather! 

Havlan & West: One of our favorite Chicago boutiques, you've seen several of their pieces on The Shoppes but check out their site for even more stylish options.

Matty & Lou: We love the casual, boho vibes of this Chicago shop! And right now they are offering 15% off site wide with the code BEHEALTHY

The MLM Brand: If you're looking for a go-to, nursing friendly, super chic black dress, look no further. This Chicago brand needs to be your next click! 

Quarters & Caviar: We just recently discovered this affordable jewelry and accessories line complete with fun and trendy pieces perfect for punching up any outfit. We're obsessed with their braided velvet headband! 

Got another brand or boutique to add to the list? Leave us a comment below! Help us help some cool, indie brands while you're staying in!