Tag Archives: Chicago


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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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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Second-Hand Style: Heels

Second-Hand Style: Heels

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You can’t beat the styles of some vintage heels. Sometimes you really have to search, since each style doesn’t come in every size, but the pay-off can be well worth the hunt. I’ve been searching a long time for classic pink, kitten heels just like these, but… in my size. I guess the search goes on. These black heels have …

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