Hatitude Only

With warm temperatures finally approaching and summer on the horizon, hats should take centerstage as one of your go to accessory for fashion rather than function this season. Hats, whether bucket, oversized floppy, brimmed or even straw fedoras

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Best Dressed On The Scene In Chicago

Who fashionably made the scene this week? As most black tie gala goes, the gentlemen are decked out in tuxedos while the ladies opt for long ball gowns. Since this event was for the Joffrey ballet, some of the guests whose outfits caught our eye went a bit against the grain and we loved it!

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Kerfuffle Student Art

ChiArts’ 4th Annual Kerfuffle Fundraiser

In 2004, a group of leaders were congregated to discuss the issue of diversity in mid to large sized arts organization in our city. Two years later, an idea was proposed that a public arts high school that will provide comprehensive learning and superior training, be established


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Art Institute of Chicago Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design Gala

While some St. Patrick’s day revelers were throwing back green beer and jameson shots on March 14, another kind of green celebration was taking place at the Art Institute of Chicago, as 600 attended the opening gala of the highly anticipated  Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design exhibit. Chicago’s major philanthropic and corporate leaders including Christopher Reyes


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Stars and Their Cars

Stars and Their Cars. In light of the upcoming Auto Show at McCormick Place we decided to check out some of our favorite celebrities and their rides. We all might not be able to afford an $845,000 Porsche Spyder like Jerry Seinfeld, Derrick Rose’s Bentley, J-Lo’s Rolls Royce, or Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti but it doesn’t hurt to look.



Reset & Refresh Your Home

Without having to change address or do a full on renovation, you can still reset and refresh your home.
We’ve picked a few products that you can use now to get that fresh and new feeling without having to break the bank.

Social Diary


Social Diary February 22-28

What to do? where to make THE scene this week in Chicago? Shopping events, fundraisers, fashion trunk shows, art events and more. Here are our picks for some of the best Chicago events to add to your social calendar this week.


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Decoding The Dress Code: Menswear

Spring/Summer Gala and social event season is getting underway and as the invitations to attend this or that event begins to come in, you need to make the scene looking gala ready. Whether your event calls for business casual, cocktail attire, cocktail (festive), black tie, or otherwise it may often times be a daunting task to put a look together and thats why we asked stylist Jordan Grossman of Exclusive Artists for some guidance in decoding the dress code