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Plastic Surgery

The Psychology of Plastic Surgery

Looking in the mirror can be a positive or negative experience; it may also influence one’s success, vitality, confidence, and performance. Cosmetic procedures can actually be life altering.

Miami Beach

Art Basel 2014- A Miami Beach Extravaganza

Since its modest beginnings in 2002 as an extension of the art fair in Basel, Switzerland, Art Basel in Miami Beach has flourished to become “as much about the parties as it is about the art.”

The Peninsula New York

Inside the hustle and bustle of New York City lies an oasis that may be all too familiar for travelers seeking a luxury hotel stay. This oasis is in fact the Peninsula.

San Diego

The Four Seasons Aviara

As the cold weather dawns upon us and we start to reminisce of the bad memories of last year’s polar vortex, we can’t help but wish we were somewhere in paradise, somewhere like Southern California, somewhere like San Diego.

Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum’s Costume Council’s Fascinating History

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.

PAWS Chicago Fur Ball 2014

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.

Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections Yield Best Possible Results for Both Parties

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.

Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford Accepts New Role as Charity Challenge Ambassador

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.

Oscar De la Renta

Looking Back at the Life and Designs of Oscar de la Renta

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.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project: Jubalee… Tap Into the Night

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.