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Monthly Archives: May 2010



Sarah Jessica Stunning in Philip Treacy

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    InFashionChicago was right on top of the latest fashion trends when I recently interviewed celebrity hat designer Philip Treacy when he was in Chicago at Neiman Marcus. Yes, we told you first that he had designed a special hat for Sarah Jessica Parker for the London opening. And the hat certainly didn’t disappoint us with Sarah looking so fabulous …

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Best Kept Secrets: Belt Designer, Colleen Soisson

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Meeting young, emerging designers in Chicago always feels like I am discovering some hard-to-find gem of the city! On the surface, it’s hard to know what creativity and magic are hiding in the large warehouses and studio spaces that dot the artistic – and sometimes not so artistic – neighborhoods. In River North, inside a large brick building on the …

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High Fashion Highlights: Roberto Cavalli

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Roberto Cavalli is marking four decades in fashion this year and he’s still wild at heart. In his latest collection he unleashed a stampede of animal prints, and not only the leopard spots for which we all know him for, but ferocious new crossbreeds of his own invention. Cavalli  incorporated the rich-bohemian look at which he excels and mixed this …

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Michelle Obama: Fashion Icon?

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Oh, how we love a good Mrs. O sighting – bringing more red carpet glamour to the political landscape, and I absolutely love her for it. Most recently at the state dinner honoring Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala, Mrs. O chose an azure blue gown by the Great American designer Peter Soronen (a designer we’ve loved …

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“Lost” Finale!

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Yes, I admit that I have been a fan of “Lost” since the launch of the program in 2004. I am definitely a Lostie, but don’t ask me if I can always decipher what is going on… but isn’t that part of the seduction? Maybe I love the program because there are no wardrobe changes! Tune in this Sunday to …

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Street Fashion: Floral – A Garden In Full Bloom

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What better way to channel in Spring than with floral EVERYTHING.  Floral prints and accessories have been all over the runways and the streets of every fashionable city.  Chanel, Stella McCartney, Blugirl, and Balenciaga adorn the runways with Spring colors and patterns.  A big trend I have noticed are floral handbags and rings, I can’t go anywhere without spotting one.



Newest CoverGirl: Taylor Swift

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  Taylor Swift is the fresh new face for CoverGirl’s newest product, that doesn’t come out till next year! “I’m a huge makeup junkie”, the 20 year old country starlet tells WWD. “I opt for anything sparkly and bright colored or shiny. I like a natural look in my everyday life, when I’m going to the grocery store or hanging …

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Best Kept Secrets: Logan Square’s Lula Cafe

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Most of you foodies and those of you who are in-the-know have had the exciting dining experience at one of the best restaurants in the now, very chic Logan Square community.  Lula Cafe pioneered its way into this neighborhood a mere 11 years ago and continues to offer a wonderful eclectic menu that left my first time dining experience here …

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Street Fashion: You Crazy Prints!

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  We love prints for a fresh look with all the warm weather we are bound to get and Chicago women are embracing this look with scarves, handbags, dresses, and coats. Even printed leggings are part of this trend. Celebrities, alike, can be spotted in prints and we won’t forget about the fellas either!