Premiere Issue

FW: Chicago is the premier magazine reaching women who live, work and play in the city. Each issue brings you original features from our editors, insightful articles on everything from professional advice to style trends, inspiring profiles and ideas from Chicago women and more. We are hyper local and tap into what local women what to know about. Our publication is distributed freely throughout the city. It is available in digital format and online as well. Keep an eye out for our preview issue, June 2015! 

The CEO and Co-Founder of Real Food Blends is proof that necessity really is the “mother” of all invention. Julie Bombacino was inspired to start her business because of her son's special needs. more


Approaching Valentine’s Day, Bela Gandhi shares her secret to finding happy love. First step, replacing self-sabotaging behaviors with successful strategies. Here are some “stop” and “start” behaviors that you might want to think about. more

Love + Friendship

Michael Del Piero, a 2016 DreamHome Designer and the creative force behind Michael Del Piero Good Design, has shared six easy ways to incorporate those souvenirs and impulse purchases from your travels into your home. more


FW: Chicago editor, Rebecca Taras-Lee, updates you on what you can expect in 2016 from the magazine and Chicago women. more

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Managing editor Rebecca Taras talks about honoring tradition during the holidays, and how FW: Chicago plans to create new traditions in the year ahead. more

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Jennifer Smith Tapp

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Editor Jennifer Smith Tapp highlights FW: Chicago's special double cover issue for November/December. more

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Kendra Chaplin

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Publisher Kendra Chaplin shares her thoughts on the importance of having gratitude during the holiday season. more

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Tell us all about your personal and professional accomplishments and send us your fashion and beauty questions so we can feature them in an upcoming print issue! more

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For Jessica Dolan, the family business is one that is focused on public service through non-profit organizations. FW: taps into her years of experience as a board member to learn more about why non-profits need more women in leadership posts. more

Taste Makers

Did you hear the news? FW:Chicago just released its first preview mini-magazine! more

Style + Trends

We came, we drank, we talked up a storm. Ahead, party pics from the FW:Chicago meet-and-greet at Public Hotel. more

Social Scene