Dynamic Duo: Diane von Furstenberg and Ken Downing Take Chicago!

Diane von Furstenberg visited Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue for a rare appearance and runway presentation and (double bonus) Ken Downing curated the show! I had the opportunity to go backstage prior to the presentation and chat with Ken as he meticulously styled the models in Diane von Furstenberg’s fall collection with fun sunglasses, blingy jewelry …

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Monograms and Whiskey Sips at The Frye Company

On Thursday, we stopped by The Frye Company’s Chicago store at 1007 N. Rush Street in the Gold Coast. In partnership with ShoeDrop, shoemaker Brandi Devers provided complimentary custom monogramming on any leather good purchased that evening. Koval Whiskey provided a tasting while everyone tried on gorgeous shoes for spring. All the distillery’s finest, sophisticated …

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WORTH Exhibit at Palette & Chisel: Now Through 2-28

  This past weekend, we stopped by the WORTH Exhibit Opening Reception at the gorgeous Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts. The exhibit, where art and fashion perfectly complement each other, aims to empower women through the freedom of expression. Featured artists include Joni Arredia, Brandi Devers, Jamie Lange, T.G. Novy and Linda Sullivan. …

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Skin Health Expert Advice from Kate Somerville

Hollywood skincare guru Kate Somerville visited the Nordstrom in Oak Brook near Chicago for the Nordstrom Beauty Event last Saturday. She held two Q&A sessions for fans (and new converts!) of her eponymous skin care collection. Kate made for an extraordinary skin educator because she not only reviewed her products but also offered excellent skincare advice …

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