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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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Vivienne Westwood and the Vienna State Ballet

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Its not often that you see ballerinas dancing around in plaid leotards and tutus, but when Vivienne Westwood is involved you better bet there will be some kind of “punk” inspired attire!  The Vienna State Ballet dancers were all decked out in tartan kilts and plaid leg warmers for their  New Year’s performance. The ballet broadcasted in more than 80 countries …

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America’s Next Top Model: Guys and Girls

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After 20 cycles, the CW network has finally agreed that America’s Next Top Model is ready to  open the doors to some male models as well!  This is the first season that male and female models are going to  be living in the same house, all competing for one common goal, to become America’s next top model!  Not only will …

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Cate Blanchett: Blue Jasmine

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Cate Blanchett  plays a woman in throes of a complete meltdown in Blue Jasmine, but that doesn’t mean she can’t look fab doing it. In the film directed by Woody Allen, Cate Blanchett plays a New York socialite who is left all alone after her husband,played by Alec Baldwin, is sent to prison  While Cate’s character, Jasmine doesn’t have a anything left to …

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Hollywood RedHeads

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Hollywood actresses have always been “Red Hot” but now that phrase has a whole new meaning.  Hollywood has become dominated by redheads! For a hair color that used to be spare and far between its now everywhere and some of our favorite actresses are sporting the luscious red locks. Jessica Chastain   Jessica Chastain seems to have emerged out of …

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The Little Black Dress

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The essential wardrobe pice, the little black dress! If you are like me, your first initial thought is wow–I have so many black dresses I really do not need another. However, recently I went through the wardrobe and found that I only had 2 left, and they were both outdated and never worn. Therefore, I recently went on the prowl …

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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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The Powerful Pantsuit

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  This past fall many designers dressed models in perfectly trimmed pantsuits, making a statement of empowered women. For this coming spring, the pant suit is back! Nothing says chic and prestige quite like the woman pantsuit, so check out the styles below for some inspiration. Prada, the Italian fashion label that all women die for, made the pantsuit cool …

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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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Men In Skirts

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Every so often, we see a daring and unconventional fashion statement from men! In the 1990’s Kurt Cobain would wear dresses on stage, and more recently big names such as Marc Jacobs and Kanye West have been seen spotting a rather feminine outfit. Remember women took the tuxedo jacket, boyfriend jeans, and blazers from the male sex and turned it …

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