Style Spotlight: Marc

Marc has been one of my long time friends at DePaul, and this is not his first appearance on StreetStyleChi. Luckily, when we met up and braved the cold to shop in Wicker Park, I had my camera with me. Marc’s classic style with an urban edge gets me every time. The classic pea coat layered with a heavy sweater is a nice alternative…

Chicago Spotlight: Ali 6

December 2013 Photos: Frankie de Guzman Over the summer, Frankie and I started noticing raccoons in fresh sneakers popping up in random parts of the city. We got curious, and of course started trying to track down who was behind the racoons, and trying to find out what they were up to. This eventually led us to the ali6chicago Instagram, and thus to the…

The Mid

December 2013 Midi skirts have become a fabulous, alternative bottom in the last few months, and have been seen in everyones collections from Tibi to Oscar de la Renta. While browsing in Topshop last week, my eyes were hooked on a luxe, dark green, version that I had to go touch, stare at, and imagine all the ways it could be worn. Soon there…

Vividbraille Holiday ’13 Lookbook

December 2013   Chicago native designer Vividbraille just dropped their Holiday ’13 lookbook. The line up for this season features draped hoodies, lamb skin, detachable sleeved crewnecks, not to mention the button ups with a twist. Shot at the Horween Factory in Chicago, the photos have a dark edge to them that serves as a killer backdrop for the flawless designs. Peep the full…

Chicago Spotlight: Von Vuai

Videographer: Georgia Makely Location: Roosevelt Art Museum

Style Spotlight

December 2013 My good friend Georgia has some of the best style I know. I mean…who else can make a fur coat look effortless? Exactly. G ran around with me to pull looks for her up and coming web series, The Front Row, and I had to grab some shots. Lately I’ve gone back to toting my camera around in my bag and will…

To Do:

This Friday, Fourth is King will be having a pop-up shop at The Silver Room. Fourth is King offers comfortable, stylish clothes online, and it’s now coming to you in stores. Make sure you stop by from 5-9pm and check it out. Hop over to Reggie’s Thursday night to see Chuck English, Boldy James, Show You Suck, and Clark Airlines. All of these guys…

April Francis: The Conversation

November 2013 Photos: Frankie de Guzman Dose Market was founded to bring small businesses, entrepreneurs, artists, designers, and everything in between, together for a highly curated market located in Wicker Park. More recently, you can get Dosed every Sunday. I attended for the first time last week, and not only found some cool items to take home, but also met a lot of awesome…

DePaul’s 22 Under 22: Casey Clemmons

July 15th 2013 This past June, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Casey Clemmons, former Vice President of Student Government. When Casey and I last chatted, he was running for President of SGA. Not surprisingly, he won. Casey is one of the nicest guys around, has made many strides improving our school, and not to mention, looks great in a button up….

StreetStyleChi does Nike Yoga, Alex Gets a Wall. Wut?

April 23rd 2013 Last week, I was lucky enough to decorate the Nike stylist wall at NTC Lincoln Park on Armitage. I had a great time pulling pieces with Nike stylist, Sarah. Nike has a lot of great transitional pieces coming out soon that I am very excited about. So, with this being said, go pop by my stylist wall and let me know…