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Chicago Bears’ Israel Idonije Gives Back

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It’s truly unfortunate that most of the news we hear about athletes is bad news. We have hundreds of stories about our Michael Vicks and our Ben Roethlisbergers and our Plaxico Burresses. Well, here’s one about Israel Idonije using his fame in a positive way to help benefit the community.

What Should I Wear To…?: Halloween 2011

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You think it’s bad when you show up to an event and someone else is wearing the same outfit as you? You know what’s even worse? Showing up to a Halloween party and seeing ten other people wearing the same costume. It’s so important to be original for Halloween for that very reason. Want to be Lady Gaga? Okay. But …

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Fashion Lovers’ Warhouse Sale

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Gilt City‘s Chicago Warehouse Sale might only be open to the press on the night of October 21, but tickets are now available to the general public to shop at this incredible warehouse of deeply discounted designer wares. Tickets went on sale today, Thursday, October 6, 2011, on GiltCity.com.  Tickets are $10, and can only be redeemed during the time-slot purchased. Shopping time …

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Mad About Missoni!

Mad About Missoni!

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Last week, Target released a collection of Missoni-designed products in its stores and online at Target.com called Missoni for Target. The line put frugal fashionistas everywhere into a frenzy! Within hours of the release, Target’s website crashed under the weight of all of the Missoni-mad shoppers’ demands. In-store shoppers were greeted with empty racks and long lines within minutes of many …

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Fashion’s Night Out Chicago!

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For those in the Fashion Know, I’m sure you are looking forward to Fashion’s Night Out this Thursday, Sept. 8th. What began as a pet project of Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, to help stimulate New York’s economy in 2009, has grown into a worldwide event, being celebrated in fifteen different countries. What is Fashion’s Night Out? Well, it’s a chance …

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Fashion & Art: Evanston Art Center

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We here at InFashionChicago.com are super stoked for the opening of the Dimensional Lines: Art + Dress exhibit at the Evanston Art Center. It opens September 11, and it’s here until November 6. While most museums are not exactly proud of having a crumbling and decaying structure, The Evanston Art Center, the long dilapidated mansion, is taking a different route. …

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What Should I Wear To…?: Macy’s Glamorama 2011

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Tonight, Chicago is one of four cities to host Macy’s Glamorama, a premiere fall-fashion event for all of Chicago’s fashion-obsessed. The event is a fashion show and fundraiser, set to the beat of some great music (Cee Lo Green!). This year, Glamorama, at the Chicago Theater, benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities. Needless to say, there will be a lot of …

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Julia Roberts Ads Banned in UK!

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Recently, a couple of L’Oreal advertisements for youth-enhancing foundation, featuring Christy Turlington and Julia Roberts were banned in the UK. The campaign to ban these overly-photoshopped and digitally-altered images is part of a broader campaign in the UK for truth in advertising, and for fostering healthy body images. These women are beautiful with or without the photoshop wand. We know …

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What Should I Wear To…?: Lollapalooza 2011

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For this week’s issue of What Should I Wear To…?, we are going to do a little high-low, mostly because if you are going to Lollapalooza, you’ve spent most of your money on tickets, so your wallet needs a bit of a break. It’s weekends like this that remind this blogger why she loves Chicago: we have the greatest music …

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