Showcasing over 50,000 exquisite pieces in their costume collection, the Chicago History Museum has carried on an impressive tradition which has been proudly supported over the last four decades with the establishment of the Costume Council.
Thirteen wasn’t an unlucky number for PAWS, and more homeless animals will have a reason to be thankful this turkey season. The 13th Annual Fur Ball raised a record-breaking $1.6 million for the PAWS mission to rescue homeless animals from the threat of euthanasia and place them with loving families.
The midterm elections on November 4th proved to be an unexpected blowout for the Democratic Party. In the House of Representatives the Democrats gave further ground, leaving the Republicans with their largest majority since 1946. In the Senate, the Republicans have secured a solid majority after eight years in opposition.
When one of the nation’s foremost supermodel icons has something to say about style, the rest of us don’t hesitate to listen. For the past decade, Cindy Crawford’s expertise on beauty and fashion has been channeled into the creation of a stylish furniture line, Cindy Crawford Home, while both her authority on design and a prudent partnership with Art Van Furniture over the last seven years has ensured commercial success. Now the Midwest’s largest furniture retailer is making big news by furthering its philanthropic mission, a goal for which Cindy is excited to collaborate.
De la Renta was an artist. Not in the way that commercial designers are “artists.” The Dominican native was an actual artist. A painter, an illustrator… a designer.
The Pritzker Stage at Millennium Park came alive recently as the Chicago Human Rhythm Project (C.H.R.P.) celebrated their 25th year silver anniversary.
On September 27, during this past Paris Fashion Week, Jean-Paul Gaultier showcased his last prêt-à-porter collection for Spring/Summer 2015 at Le Grand Rex. Being a legendary fashion designer, he plans to stay in the fashion industry but focus on haute couture and his perfume business. Hundreds of people in Paris …
Denise Rich’s annual Angel Ball for cancer research harkened back to its early days the other night when stars were aplenty. Now called Gabrielle’s Angel Ball, for Rich’s deceased daughter, the event was a raucous, fun affair at Cipriani Wall Street.
This year’s Oktoberfest may have ended in Germany, but the celebration continues in the Windy City. Read on for a brief history of the world’s largest festival, and learn where you can celebrate in Chicago.