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2012 Loyola Quinlan Student Fashion Show

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Barbara Glass was the MC for Loyola’s first fashion show on Monday September 10th 2012. This event was so exciting because the school incorporated social media to create a buzz about the show and it was also a  way for them to host a competition amongst their students on instagram [hashtag #qtherunway]! But truthfully the thing that made this event such a success …

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Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence

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It is indeed rare that I have ever been to an event where the press is delegated to a dark corner away from the runway. It seems the front seats were reserved mostly for men who have been major donors to the event. And it was another exciting student fashion runway event, choreographed by my talented friend, Tracey Tarrantino of …

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Golden Globe Nominations 2011 Announced

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Awards season is officially here, as Blair Underwood, Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes announced the Golden Globe nominations this morning. “The King’s Speech” received seven nominations followed by “The Fighter” and “The Social Network” with six each, and “Black Swan” received four. On the TV side, musical-comedy “Glee” earned five nominations and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” earned three. Actress Gia Mantegna …

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The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!

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  Today at 9p.m. on CBS, The Recording Academy will announce nominees for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards with the “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown To Music Biggest Night.” This one-hour special will be live from Club Nokia in Los Angeles, and hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner LL Cool J. See feature performances by pop star Justin Bieber, …

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DNA 2050: Valentine’s Day Contest Winner

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Congratulations to Valentine’s Day contest winner, Vittoria, and thank you to all of my readers who entered the contest! Vittoria won a “House of Harlow” red leather gladiator cuff from the hip and edgy boutique in the 900 Shops, DNA 2050. Vittoria expressed her excitement when she got the news, and since, says she’s already worn the bracelet many times …

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Celebrity Buzz: Brooklyn Decker on Sports

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If you run our of ideas for your man for a Valentine’s Day present, include the most desired issue of Sports Illustrated that men wait for the entire year. Yes, I am talking about the swimsuit issue featuring Brooklyn Decker, whose is married to Andy Roddick. Always add some fun to all your presents. And speaking of presents don’t forget to enter my Valentine’s Day …

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THE VALENTINE’S DAY GIVEAWAY!

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Valentine’s Day is approaching!  It would be great if that special man in your life surprises you, but why wait?  Enter NOW to win my Valentine’s Day Contest and treat yourself to this fabulous bracelet from the hip and edgy boutique in the 900 Shops, DNA 2050.   (After all, it IS Accessory Friday!)  This bracelet features red leather with …

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Street Style Thursday: Hollis Sigler Opening, Angel Otero Work Displayed at Chicago Cultural Center

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While I did love the idea of bumping into celebs in Palm Springs at gallery openings, Chicago does provide plenty of glitz and fun also.  Recently I went to the Hollis Sigler opening (Jan 23- March 28) at the Chicago Cultural Center. It was packed with artists, students, art lovers, and people who enjoy free wine along with free admission. …

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Man-Up Monday: Men In Skirts?

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Recent designs.  From left, John Galliano, Comme des Garcons, and Etro. Photo: imaxtree Two hundred years ago, if you were to mention the word “pants” to someone, they would think you were crazy (and ask what you were talking about.)  Most societies wore skirted garments (yes, even men!) until these skirts were “split” to make riding horses a bit easier.  …

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The Tiffany & Co. Giveaway Winner!

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I love to make people smile and play Santa… We recently announced a contest offering the chance to win a Tiffany & Co. key pendant and necklace and were excited to see so many entries!  The contest has now come to a close and we would like to share a story about the winner with you… For our winner, Megan …

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