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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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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is making a long stop in Chicago during their 18-city tour this month. With an amazing opening this last friday at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, the show will run from March 6-15 with tickets $32-97. Robrt Battle has lead the company in an exceptional direction, after accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom on …

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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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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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Man-Up Monday: Stylish Cuts

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Going to Gabby’s Barbershop is like traveling back in time for an hour—Big band jazz classics, pistachio green walls, beards long overdue and too much testosterone. This neighbourhood men’s salon has been in business since the mid-eighties in Belmont, one of Chicago’s hippest areas. You go in, write your name in the chalkboard and wait for your name to be …

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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.



Alice + Olivia-1st store in Mag Mile, Chicago

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Want to take a fun little trip to Down Town Chicago? Then the place to be is in the Magnificent Mile. Stacey Bendet, founder of the women’s brand Alice + Olivia, opened a new shop on Michigan Ave, which is her first store in the Windy City. Alice + Olivia (919 N. Michigan Ave, 312.273.1254) opened their doors on Friday …

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