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Rent the Runway Comes to Chicago!

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Rent the Runway, the millionaire business idea that lets you borrow designer dresses for a 20% of the retail price, has been an established online business for the past couple of years. But after opening their brick-and-mortar stores in New York, Washington D.C., and Las Vegas, it’s time for our amazing city to welcome today at their new shop in …

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Crocs are Back (were they ever?) in Fashion!

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Dame Helen Mirren might be one of the most elegant women in Hollywood. She talks like a queen and she dresses like a British empress. But surprise surprise!, she has a (not no much now) secret love for the ugliest shoe in the market: the Crocs. Thanks to her friends Alan Cumming who started wearing them when she asked, “Alan, …

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Marc By Marc Jacobs No More

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For those of us who liked having a bit of luxury at a not-so-high expense, Marc by Marc Jacobs did its part, but now, after 14 years on the market the ready-to-wear line will no longer exist. They will however merge both Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc to join strengths and create an even more powerful line. Katie Hiller …

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Björk Retrospective at the MoMA

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One of the biggest performers in the music business and most uncommonly stylish people of the 20th Century deserves no introduction and yet has a claim for a retrospective on her entire career. The Museum of Modern Art of New York has taken the task to create a multimedia exhibit of her 20 years in the industry, opening March 8. …

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Uniqlo: On it’s Way to Chicago

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The Japanese-based retailer Uniqlo will be opening it’s first midwest store on the Magnificent Mile. The casual men’s and women’s clothing brand will open it’s Chicago location this upcoming fall.  The brand sells casual and upscale denim, t-shirts and specializes in outerwear.  Uniqlo was founded in Hiroshima in 1984 and was previously named Unique Clothing Warehouse.  We can’t wait to …

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Lilly Pulitzer Coming to Target

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April 19th will be a bright, floral, sunny day in Target stores and on the Target website.  Lilly Pulitzer’s collaboration collection will debut it’s 250 pieces to be sold in stores and online.  The collection will include women/girl’s clothing, accessories, outdoor entertaining, home decor and beauty essentials.  Lilly’s classic, bright prints can be found in all of the pieces to …

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Electronic Couture: The Spider Dress

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Robotics and 3D printing have hit a high this past 2014, and yet fashion has been waiting to cut a piece of the cake too. Anouk Wipprecht, the Dutch designer and engineer is specialising in electronic couture, giving fashion a futuristic twist. The Spider Dress was created using a 3D printer and embellished with 20 proximity sensors and wireless bio-signals …

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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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Kate Middleton Fashion: Royal Visit to NYC

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Ever since the gorgeous Duchess of Cambridge came into the spotlight, she has been a style icon.  From her chic suits to her glamorous gowns, she has never missed a beat; even while being pregnant.  The royal beauty is pregnant with her second baby, and is currently vacationing in New York City.  When Kate touched down at JFK, she was …

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