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Moving from cold weather to a warmer season in Chicago can be quite the challenge, so how do you join seasonal wardrobe forces? We have 6 ways to slowly work pieces into your spring wardrobe. more

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With a seemingly endless winter putting a strain on styling options, we offer five super simple and ultra chic ways to perk up your winter wardrobe... more

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Visual clutter and not finding anything to wear can bring stress and anxiety. Check out five easy ways to manage your closet chaos... more

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You don't have to sacrifice style for durability when buying winter footwear this season. We show you some of the chiccest and coziest boots available... more

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Brielle Buchberg and Lindsay Segal of Chicago-based designer consignment brand Luxury Garage Sale share their thoughts on all-things style, start-ups and shopping... more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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For Shruti Kiriti, the most inspiring thing about her collection is the woman who wears it. A grad of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Shruti has a unique insight into the Chicago fashion scene. more

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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The Chicago Fashion Incubator, an established 501(c), supports the Chicago fashion industry through programs and workshops. Tonya Gross, CFI Executive Director, and CFI designers Kate Kiernan, Lauren Markt and Adilah Muhammad share their style. more

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A lighter shade of pink trending during the Fall season? Yep, it's called "Millennial Pink" and we love the sweet and feminine tone to take us into the colder weather. Check out a few ways to wear this trend! more

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The Museum of Contemporary Art's curator shares her perspective on how art and culture can move in tandem. more

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Fall is just around the corner and that means it's shopping time! So what are the must-have shoe styles to covet this year? Here are a few of our favorites to inspire you! more

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ELOQUII started as an online plus size fashion shop selling sizes 14-28, and now shoppers are able to make purchases in person. The retail company has opened their second pop-up shop in Chicago, complete with an interactive shopping experience. more

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

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

    Uma Wang open back dress $1450 at Robin Richman • Chloe crepe tie shoulder dress $1795 at Chalk • Jean-Francois Mimilla necklace in white $625 at Robin Richman

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

    Stella McCartney lace cut out dress $2260 at Neiman Marcus • Cynthia Rowley cropped tank with embroidery $120 at Cynthia Rowley • Bubble swim caps with chin strap $7 each at swimoutlet.com

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

    Carven sequin dress $540 at Chalk • Jean-Francois Mimilla wood bead bracelet $580 at Robin Richman • Marni jeweled sandals $610 at Chalk • Face à Face Punkit 1 sunglasses $820 at Luxury Eyesight • Cynthia Rowley patchwork jacquard skirt and flounce camisole $275 and $265 at Cynthia Rowley • Merrit Weinstock necklace $540 at Robin Richman • Steven Alan Marlow sunglasses $175 at Steven Alan

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