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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Zero + Maria Cornejo

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Photo: style.com Maria Cornejo might be an esoteric name, obscure to those outside the fashion set, but that’s how she likes things. In a world of designers trying everything they can to get their brand to touch as many things as possible and their collections on more – not fewer – people, the Chilean-born designer is doing things her own …

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Colored Tights: “IN or OUT”?

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Winter is just around the corner, and the dark drab colors are making their way out of the closet.  Wouldn’t it be nice to add a little color and brighten up your wardrobe with colored tights?  What do you think, are bright tights hot for the winter, or are they cold as ice?

Street Fashion: Wild Animal Prints

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Last week was Fashion Week in Chicago and everywhere I went I saw chic women wearing animal prints. The big winner was the Leopard print. From scarves to wraps to dresses and jackets, women are embracing this fun trend that has become a neutral in our wardrobe. Yes, of course I love celebrating the wilder side of me wearing this …

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Lanvin for H&M: It’s Official!

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H&M announced that it’s next designer collaboration will be with one of the most influential brands of the 21st century, Lanvin. The launch of both womenswear and menswear will be available on November 23 in 200 H&M stores worldwide. Designed by Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver. “H&M approached us to collaborate, and see if we …

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The Art of Fashion 2010

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Attention all fashionistas…StyleChicago’s big fashion event takes place in Millennium Park tomorrow evening, Friday October 22nd. My talented friend Tracey Tarrantino of Zzazz Productions will produce the show. This fabulous event is not to be missed and as you know, I am a big supporter of our Chicago talent! Check out the gallery below with pics from the kick-off party …

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Street Fashion: Outerwear for Fall

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As the weather in the windy city changes from moderate to cool and crisp, so do the clothing choices. Out of necessity women are wearing coats, scarves and boots. The variation of coats I have been seeing on the streets are both numerous and so chic. Heavy cotton blazers, leather jackets and military trenches are among the many styles of …

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Skinny Vs. Wide leg Pants: “IN or OUT”?

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Skinny or wide, it seems like the age old question.   The pendulum swing seems like its skipped right over jeans this season.  There are skinny pants and wide leg pants all over the streets.  We as fashion lovers just don’t know which way to go.  What do you think is it wide legs or skinnys this season?

Michelle Obama: Arts, Music… Fashion!

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Photo: Harper’s Bazaar Check out our leading lady, Michelle, in the White House’s Red Room with a snazzy young group of creative kids. And of course, do not fail to notice her fabulously form-fitting yet sophisticated L’Wren Scott dress and gorgeous blue kitten-hell pumps – talk about a daring woman who is not afraid to be bold with color. In …

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