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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Shaved Head : “In or Out?”

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Something I’ve been noticing around the streets of Chicago, and recently LA, are partially shaved heads. Even one of my interns is a follower of this trend, and she looks amazing.  I know it sounds crazy, but the first person I actually saw with this hairdo was Alice Dellal, a model, socialite, and daughter of a British millionaire.  The trend …

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Celebrity Buzz: Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s

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  Reality Starlet, Lauren Conrad, has been a designer for some time now and she never disappoints! Her new line for Kohl’s has blown us away! LC got some help from ex-Project Runway contestant, Ra’mon Lawrence Coleman, to pull her line together, but everything is quite exceptional! The line is really affordable, compared to her last line, with everything being under …

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March Fashion Madness: FINAL FOUR

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The list of stylish Chicago celebrities has been narrowed down to FOUR! Who will make the finals?? We have some of the most well-known stars in the running for the championship title, and things are getting exciting! So keep voting!

DNA 2050: Valentine’s Day Contest Winner

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Congratulations to Valentine’s Day contest winner, Vittoria, and thank you to all of my readers who entered the contest! Vittoria won a “House of Harlow” red leather gladiator cuff from the hip and edgy boutique in the 900 Shops, DNA 2050. Vittoria expressed her excitement when she got the news, and since, says she’s already worn the bracelet many times …

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AKRIS Designer Albert Kreimler: Fashion Show at Modern Wing

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Neiman Marcus, Northbrook and Michigan Avenue, presented the US premiere of the Akris fall 2010 collection with a fashion show at the Art Institute’s Modern Wing with a personal appearance by designer Albert Kreimler. A very large crowd of followers came to view the beautiful show that first premiered in Paris on March 7, 2010. The designer, whose family launched …

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Simon Doonan at Barneys Shoe Party

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Yesterday, two of my interns and I stopped by Barneys to see Creative Director Simon Doonan at the Shoe Party. I haven’t seen Simon since I interviewed him on my TV segment for NBC5. He was his usual fun self loaded with charm for every client visiting him in the Barneys shoe department. There was a drawing for five lucky …

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Jean Leggings: “In or Out?”

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Everyone has a pair of leggings, and I’m sure everyone has a pair of denim in their closet but what about the new mix called “jeggings”?  They are lightweight and comfortable like a pair of leggings but have the appearance of skinny jeans.  Are these jeggins a mix made in heaven, or are they a total bust?

Chicago Celebrity March Fashion Madness – Quarterfinals

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Now that you have all cast your votes in round one of the Chicago Fashion Tournament, the celebrities have been narrowed down and the competition is getting more exciting!  Round two is on right now, so see who’s been eliminated and who’s still in the running for the Chicago’s most stylish star.  Keep voting!

Phillip Lim: Fun & Fashion in Chicago

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It was a packed crowd that came to Nordstrom Michigan Avenue last week to meet and to view the collection of Phillip Lim. I must admit that I meet many talented designers but few are as gracious and personable as Phillip Lim. He talked to every admirer that approached him & took pictures with them. As for his collection it is beautiful but …

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