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Derrick Rose “I can’t breathe.”

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What’s fashionable is all of us, including athletes with a social consciousness, in addition to just negotiating for multi million dollar contracts. We, and I assume, most Chicago Bull fans are proud of Derrick Rose for wearing a black T-shirt saying “I can’t breathe” (echoing the words of Eric Garner in his death in a chokehold by police) to warm …

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Chicago Styled: Exhibition at the History Museum

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The History Museum of Chicago has featured several exhibits on fashion over the years, but this last one tells the story of how the Magnificent Mile came to be what it is today. Featuring 26 ensembles from the Museum’s costume collection, “Each piece featured tells a greater Chicago story,” says curator of costume Petra Slinkard. Dating back to the 1950′s up to …

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Winter Style: Keep Warm in Chicago’s Freeze!

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Trying to find fashionable, yet very warm pieces for winter can be a fashionista’s biggest struggle.  The great news is, you don’t have to sacrifice your style! We’ve found some style-saavy accessories and necessities to keep you warm this winter.  Whether you prefer to stock your closet with European Zara style, or snag some deals at your favorite Target, we’ve …

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Lollapalooza Style

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This weekend’s best fashion from Lollapalooza has been documented by WWD in an array of cheerful photographs. The weather was no match for the colorful boho outfits and flowy ensembles, bringing fashion sentiments of past generations.



SAIC: THE WALK 2014

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On Friday May 2nd, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago put on its annual benefit gala supporting the production of student work and scholarships. This marks the school’s 80th year of fashion innovation at the school. Acclaimed artist, fashion influencer and SAIC instructor Nick Cave, was recognized as the Legend of Fashion and entertained a captive audience with …

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LUNAFEST – Thursday, February 27th

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Event: LUNAFEST Chicago: Women’s Film Festival Premiere & Cocktail Reception (Step Up Women’s Network & Breast Cancer Fund benefit) The Museum Of Broadcast Communications (Downtown Chicago) Date: Time: 2/27/2014 Thursday, February 27, 2014 • Cocktail Reception: 6:00-7:30pm • Film Screening: 7:30-9:00pm Location: 360 N. State St. – 4th Floor/Terrace Chicago, IL 60654 Reserve tickets now – this event will sell …

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Street Style of the Week

Street Style of the Week

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I think we’re no longer living in Chiberia, and we’re back to regular Chicago weather. And with “warmer” weather comes more and more people on the streets showing off their style. It’s finally time for jackets over coats, and isn’t this embroidered one pretty great. Also, the sun is out enough that we’re wearing sunglasses again! I love this structured …

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Chicago Street Style

Chicago Street Style

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I know it’s been hard out there, not only to stay warm, but staying warm AND stylish. When it gets this cold sometimes you have to make sacrifices, but here are a few girls who are making it through this weather in style, obviously on a few “warmer” days. Shorts don’t get completely ruled out in the winter season. Sometimes …

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Second-Hand Style Finds of the Week

Second-Hand Style Finds of the Week

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Second-hand stores offer styles from every era of style for the most part, so it’s easy to find fashion flashbacks. This ’70s patterned blouse would go great tucked into a pleated black skirt. The best place to go looking for brightly colored coats are second-hand stores. This silver tank would be perfect to layer with. I would also sat this …

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