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Chicago fashion designer Rakan Shams Eldeen shares what inspires him and what pieces he thinks women should invest in for the fall. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

Chicago designer Chelli Look tells Chicago Woman what inspired her new collection, the local designer she admires and all about her experience working in the Chicago fashion scene. more

Oct 13, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

Lagi Nadeau shares her new collection inspired by Japanese artist Kiyoshi Saito's elegant woodblock prints, and describes what she thinks designers can do to help build and improve the Chicago fashion scene. more

Oct 10, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

From Marwen student to Deputy Director, Akilah Halley is helping create opportunities for young artists today. more

Oct 9, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

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Karen Ami, Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Mosaic School, shares her perspective on what it's like to balance work, family and art. more

Oct 8, 2017 11:00 AM Profiles

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Handbags are truly a girl's best friend and we are loving this season's trends. From oversized clutches to fur details and the ever popular backpack trend we have you covered. more

Oct 7, 2017 10:00 AM Style

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From food truck & and walk festivals, watching a beneficiary 12-hour performance, to crafting cognac, we have you lined up for things to do this weekend! more

Oct 6, 2017 12:00 PM Things To Do

Anna Brown's inspiration often starts with three elements that define her collections. She shares the inspiration for her Fall/Winter '17 collection, as well as her favorite fall fashion investment. more

Oct 6, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

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Length in lashes is always the perfect final touch to any makeup application, but with so many options out there how do you choose? We have rounded up our favorite products to obtain that perfect gorgeous lash look! more

Oct 4, 2017 2:00 PM Beauty

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In honor of National Taco Day, we've complied a list of four tacos from local spots that are sure to put you in the mood to celebrate. more

Oct 3, 2017 12:00 PM Restaurants

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Fall is among us, and it's that time of year to get outside and see the gorgeous hues of crimson and bronze. We've scouted out the best places to see Fall colors in The Windy City. more

Oct 2, 2017 4:24 PM Things To Do

Considering that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetimes, it is important that everyone is informed. The experts at Susan G. Komen share some facts that you should know. more

Oct 2, 2017 1:00 PM Health

Chicago History Museum's Curator of Costume talks about how history, art and fashion help tell Chicago's stories. more

Oct 2, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

Designer Anadil Johnson admires Midwestern craftsmanship and work ethic, which makes Chicago the perfect place to manufacture her collection. The future of fashion in Chicago is made to last. more

Sep 29, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

What needs to change in Chicago for it to secure its place as a fashion center? Designer Idrine Bishweka weighs in. more

Sep 29, 2017 9:00 AM Style Makers

Celebrate National Key Lime Pie Day with a Key Lime Pie Martini at Mastro's Steakhouse. more

Sep 28, 2017 1:00 PM Drinks

Shernett Swaby is a Chicago designer to watch, with ideas about how make Chicago one of the great fashion capitals of the world. She shares her new, playful collection inspired by her childhood, as well as the Chicago designers she admires. more

Sep 27, 2017 3:00 PM Style Makers

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Chicago fashion designer Elena Bobysheva brings Russian elegance to Chicago with her Fall 2017 collection, as well as her advice on making one's way in the Chicago fashion scene. more

Sep 26, 2017 2:00 PM Style Makers

Tania Castroverde Moskalenko the CEO of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, explains how the theatre blends together history, art, and culture. more

Sep 25, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

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From glamorous rooftop decks to chic speakeasy lounges, these Chicago restaurants are brand new spots to eat, relax and enjoy a drink. The new restaurants include Somerset, Devereaux, Porter Kitchen & Deck and Ooh La La. more

Sep 24, 2017 12:00 PM Restaurants

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski In Awe dress $3140 at Chalk • Flower swim cap $16 at swimoutlet.com

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Maticevski Personify skirt $700 at Chalk • Monarc 1 bomber jacket $895 at Robin Richman • Bubble swim cap w/chin strap $7 at swimoutlet.com • Jean-Francois Mimilla chain bracelet $625 at Robin Richman

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    Photography by Kirsten Miccoli. Styled by Brandon Frein and Arlene Matthews.

    Uma Wang open back dress $1450 at Robin Richman • Acne Studios Adisa sandals $480 at Steven Alan • Chloe Faye mini bracelet bag $890 at Chalk • Chloe crepe tie shoulder dress $1795 at Chalk • Marni jeweled sandals $610 at Chalk

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