Gallery Aesthete Opens In Wicker Park. Take a Peek Inside!

Gallery Aesthete will open its new Wicker Park showroom doors on Friday, August 19th, making a move from the (somewhat secret) Oak Street location to a more accessible street level gallery. Gallery Aesthete successfully achieves its mission to illuminate the relationship between fashion, art and object. Whether it’s apparel, artwork, fragrance, jewelry or accessories, each …

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Style For The Next Generation: Modern Heirlooms

We’ve all heard of the concept and perhaps some of us are lucky enough to own some heirloom pieces – usually jewelry, sometimes a fur, maybe a designer handbag or scarf. However, these items tend to be fairly traditional or even dated – classic doesn’t always mean it will last forever. That said, personal style will continue to be your hallmark, so consider whether or not something can become a “modern heirloom” before you invest in a noteworthy piece. Here are some tips when looking for modern heirlooms.

Designers Visit Chicago for Barneys New York Shopping Event In Support of UNICEF

This past Wednesday Barneys New York, Martha Metz, Wendy Serrino, Susie Silich, and Tina Trott hosted An Afternoon of Shopping to Benefit the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Designers (pictured above from left to right) Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock of Brock Collection, Esteban Cortazar, Poppy King of Lipstick Queen, and Sharon Khazzam were in Chicago to …

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Go For the Gold (Rimmed Sunglasses)

Lately I have been finding myself reaching for my gold rimmed sunglasses. Why? Well they look hot! Seriously, the color compliments pretty much any skin tone and they have a bit of a 70’s vibe which by now we all know is in right now. Thin gold frames look like jewelry and the thicker ones are just funky! Besides, is there any better way to dress up an outfit than with a touch of gold? So go for it! You can always go for classic Ray Ban Aviators and never go wrong, but here are some additional styles I found and some are even under $25!