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Monthly Archives: December 2009



BEST of the BLOG: 2009

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As 2009 comes to a stylish end, I take a look back at some of my favorite styles, accessories and personalities from the past year.  I wish you all the best for 2010 and thank you for continuing to follow and support InFashion with Barbara Glass during our very first year!  Looking ahead, I am excited to offer you a …

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Wide Leg Jeans: IN or OUT?

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Blame it on the revival of the 80′s trends with biker chic, sequins and glitz–but are we buying into the bell bottoms or wide leg jeans that stores are trying to push? Maybe it worked for Sonny and Cher but most Chicago women are sticking with their skinny jeans. Even Alessandra Ambrosio (Victoria’s Secret Model) wore skinny jeans when I interviewed her …

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New Year’s Eve Fashion

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With New Years Eve only a few days away – I’m sure some of you have already begun to stress over what you’re going to be wearing out to dinner or to the clubs.  Well, we here at InFashion thought that we’d give you a little holiday help, providing you with a few ideas of how to look great, and …

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Men Gone “Mad”

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The New York Times recently highlighted men’s fashion in an article titled, “Dress Codes:  Dressing for Success, Again” by David Colman.  The story discusses how young men these days are looking to fashions of the past and are dressing up more than ever.  The photo spread is so much fun, as I am a big fan of the “Mad Men” …

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Merry Christmas!

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  I hope you all have a warm and fulfilling Christmas this year.  Many thanks to each and every one of you who continue to support InFashion with Barbara Glass.  My best to you all this holiday season!   Truly, Barbara Glass   Please enjoy this gallery of photos featuring “Christmas in Chicago” from a time long past…  Source: http://chuckmanchicagonostalgia.wordpress.com/



The Tiffany & Co. Giveaway Winner!

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I love to make people smile and play Santa… We recently announced a contest offering the chance to win a Tiffany & Co. key pendant and necklace and were excited to see so many entries!  The contest has now come to a close and we would like to share a story about the winner with you… For our winner, Megan …

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Leggings: IN or OUT?

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I have been a big fan of leggings for over two years, but I am over it already! Every woman, from career professionals to three-year-olds, are wearing them.  Like Madonna and Audrey Hepburn, I want to set trends that work for me, not just follow the pack. Some women in Chicago (and in advertisements) are coming up with some novel …

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Gems and Carats and Clusters: OH MY!

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We are so lucky to have fabulous museums in Chicago.  One of my favorites, since I was a small child, is the Field Museum.  Recently, the museum reopened the Grainger Hall of Gems with many new collections added by some of Chicago’s leading jewelers commissioned to create never-before-seen pieces. One of my favorites, designed by Ellie Thompson, is a unique …

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Rodarte for Target Available Now

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If you’ve been following along, by this time you’re well aware of the highly anticipated collaboration between fashion label Rodarte and mega-retailer Target!  Well, as of this weekend, the collection is now available online at Target.com and at select Target stores worldwide.  Collaborations like this are the perfect opportunity to acquire a designer piece without paying designer prices.  I’m heading …

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Brittany Murphy: Beautiful Actress Dies at Age 32

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The talented and beautiful Brittany Murphy who was known for her beauty and her comedy, died moments ago of a heart attack at age 32.  Her film career set her apart as a woman who mastered the art of mixing comedy and glamor.  Bringing glamor to comedy is not an easy task for any actress, but Brittany did so with …

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