Charlotte Betts

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Charlotte Betts is a Canadian expat adopted by the Windy City. Mother to a curious toddler, wife to a computer tech and owner of Preface Agency, Chicago's first style agency catering to mothers.

Fluently bilingual in French and English, Betts is a fashion connoisseur with a slight obsession to red lipstick. She also curates milknhonee an inspirational mommy and me style blog.

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Past articles

Chicago mom trend: Playing with pastels for spring

Pastels aren't only for Easter Sunday. Charlotte shows us how to incorporate the shades into our everyday wardrobes. Read...


Chicago mom tips: Packing for travel with small children

Narrowing down what to pack when you're traveling with small kids can be a bigger job than you first realized. Charlotte helps you figure out what the essentials are and what can be left at home.  Read...


Resolution refocus: Spring style for Chicago moms

Spring will (hopefully) be here soon. Now is the time to refocus on the style resolutions you made at the beginning of the year.  Read...


Chicago mom: How to shop more and spend less

Whether it's this week's groceries or a new designer handbag, Charlotte shares tips on how you can shop more, while spending less. Read...


Chicago fashion tips: When in doubt, stylish moms wear black

A closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Charlotte Betts has been there. Her recommendation? Black! With it's slimming powers and ability to work on all skin tones, it's a stylish momma's best friend.  Read...


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