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Happy Memorial Day

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I hope everyone has a happy Memorial Day! Whether your going to a barbecue or just out and about, take the time to remember the men and woman who’ve served our country to help keep us safe.  



Pal Joey

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NOW PLAYING – May 26, 2013 Porchlight Theatre at Stage 773 1225 W Belmont, Chicago Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 1939. Joey Evans, a brash, scheming song-and-dance man elbows his way into a job at a south side nightclub and is soon juggling the affections of a naive shop girl and a wealthy society dame whom he hopes will set him up …

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Charlotte Olympia and Tom Binns

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan will be exhibiting “Punk: Chaos to Couture” as it forecasts the return of punk culture in fashion. In honor of this exhibition, designers Charlotte Olympia and Tom Binns have paired up to create some trendy accessories to reflect the powerful punk style. Available on May 2nd, you can visit www.charlotteolympia.com for purchase information. …

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The Art of Fashion Runway Show

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  StyleChicago.com presents:  The Art of Fashion 2013 Runway Show at the Museum of Broadcast and Communications located at: 360 N. State St. Friday, April 19, 2013 Tickets are $95-$115 and include: VIP Cocktail Reception from 6pm-7:30 Assigned seat for Runway Show at 7:30pm Official After-Party at ROOF at the Wit at 9pm Post by: Brittany Hinrichs  



Picasso and Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago has the incredible honor of calling itself the country’s first museum to present Pablo Picasso’s artwork back in 1913. Now, 100 years later, this honor is celebrated as exclusive works of art by the Spanish artist are brought together from private collections and museums. This is a valuable and historic showcase that you won’t want …

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Ultra Urban Umbrellas

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With the current weather trends in Chicago, rain is in the forecast for the next few days, and with this unique twist on “winter” temperatures, one must be prepared for all the elements. If the wind has calmed down, like it does every now and then in Chicago, then sport one of these fabulous designer umbrellas to add function to …

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Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel

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  Diana Vreeland, deemed the Empress of Fashion, and the first Devil Wears Prada, was an inspiration in the past, and will certainly be an influence on the future of fashion. Her name is one that all fashionistas should know. She took the world of fashion and created art. “You don’t have to be born beautiful, to be wildly attractive”–Diana …

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War Horse

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*Photos courtesy of ChicagoCritic.com   War Horse, the play, is a wonderful story based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo. Following the unfortunate events that took place during World War I, War Horse provides a vivid image of what men and horses experienced during battle. Joey, once a horse that humbly plowed on a farm, is enlisted to fight in …

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Yoko Ono’s New Clothing Line for Opening Ceremony

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Opening Ceremony and Yoko Ono are the latest retailer/celebrity collaboration. “Fashions for Men: 1969-2012″, which launched on Tuesday, is a menswear colection designed by Ono using sketches from a wedding present to her husband John Lennon in 1969. She wanted to design clothes that emphasized Lennon’s “sexy bod”, as described by Ono. The collection features rint pants, color block blazers, …

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Versailles ’73

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Yesterday I went with Barbara to attend a showing of the movie Versailles ’73 at Columbia College. The documentary is about the famous fashion show fundraiser to help restore the Palace of Versailles in France in 1973 that turned into a battle of French designers versus American designers. The five French designers that showed that night were Pierre Cardin, Christian …

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