Author: The Girl & The Bag

Hello & welcome to The Girl & The Bag! My name is Taylor Domenica Rascia, I am a 28-year old Chicago Fashion Blogger. I officially launched my blog in February of 2016, as a creative place to share my passion for fashion and beauty. I have a serious handbag addiction, non-matching Mani/Pedi phobia, & obsession with mixing prints.
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Beat The Heat

Feeling very fortunate to be able to work in a casual environment that allows tube tops and ripped jeans. Summer in Chicago is heating up fast. I’m beating the heat with my hair tied up, comfy ripped jeans, and easy light-weight tube tops. My jeans, adorable bandana, and tube top are all from Target! Georgie is clearly not the biggest fan of this heat…

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Spotted At Google

I also really love this outfit that I wore for day one at Google. I have been searching all over for a cheetah midi skirt. Everything on Nordstrom is upwards of $50 dollars. The original skirt I found on Target from Wild Fable, had absolutely terrible reviews. This A New Day Leopard Pleated A-Line is super lightweight, the perfect length, and the print is absolutely adorable. AND it’s under $30!

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Street Festival Look

Street festival season is finally here! There’s truly nothing like summertime in Chicago. Last night it was 80-degrees and a perfect night for walking around a fest. Of course, my sister and I had a blast in our matching outfits. I am obsessed with this floral print crop top from Zara that my friend Mer got me for my birthday. It’s the perfect pop of red and fits like a glove. The back is smocked so it makes the fit perfect.