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Monthly Archives: October 2009



“Principal For a Day”

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Lake View High Students Anna Fong, Myself, Alex Perez       Lake View High Students Of course you know I love fashion and some of my best ideas or inspirations come from what I see on the streets of Chicago – more specifically, what I see students wearing on the streets of Chicago.  I’ve always loved the youth of Chicago …

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Men of Style: An Interview with Sean Graney of The Hypocrites

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Need a great idea on what to do for Halloween? If monsters, blood, vampires & exceptional theater entertainment are your cup of green tea, rush over to the MCA Theater (220 E. Chicago Ave) to see a cutting-edge performance of Frankenstein from the classic Mary Shelly novel. I saw it – and loved it!  Award winning Artistic Director & Founder of The Hypocrites, …

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Trend of the Moment: Biker Chic

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The one item on everyone’s list this season should, without a doubt, be a leather jacket.  Don’t say no yet!  I promise you the jacket can look amazing with anything from regular old blue jeans to a beautiful gown.  Every cutting-edge designer is doing their interpretation of the look from the most extreme with nail-heads and fringe embellishments to a …

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Leggings: A Leg Up

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If you missed out on wearing leggings this summer, the latest versions for this fall & winter will definitely invite you to be part of this fun trend.  Everything from leopard prints to leather to sequins are available to add the finishing touch to your wardrobe. I’m trying to work up the courage to wear sequins but I will probably …

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Jeans, Jeans, Jeans: DNA 2050

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Who isn’t looking for that perfect jean? Well, the newly opened DNA 2050 at 900 N. Michigan may have the solution. DNA 2050 is a deluxe denim shop for men & women that ensures having a pair of jeans for everyone with their selection up to 30 brands. Some of the designers include William Rast, True Religion, 7 for all Mankind, Joe’s …

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Hats: Topping if off in Style

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I have always had a love affair with hats and, it seems as if I’m not alone!  Chicago women everywhere are turn to fun and interesting hats to cover up their hair on those windy city days.  The right hat is an amazing thing – it can change your mood to feeling very French, with a beret perhaps, to feeling …

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Welcome to InFashion with Barbara Glass!!

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I am so excited to join the great team of bloggers at ChicagoNow, and to have the opportunity to expose the incredible fashion scene of Chicago to so many more people.  I love covering fashion on the streets of Chicago.  In addition, I’ll be interviewing some of the coolest, stylish, and most inspiring, Chicagoans involved in fashion or other related …

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Fashion Focus Chicago: Macy’s Presents 6 Local Designers

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It was a rainy night in Chicago but there was a packed house of fashionistas that came to celebrate the work of 6 local designers from Macy’s Chicago Fashion Incubator. It was fun to see some local designers that have a long history in Chicago including Lauren Lein & Jerimikko, whose first collection was sold at my boutique, Bottega Glaseia. …

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Pants: Oh So Many Options!

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As an Image Consultant & Fashion Editor I get so frustrated when women say that there is nothing new in fashion. Yes, fashion is a revolving cycle of trends but the list of available options is endless.  Take pants for instance – just in the past few days I’ve seen women all over Chicago wearing interesting variations on your everyday …

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