Is it Spring Yet?

Olivia Paxson| April 10th 2013 Now that we’re starting to see the sun shine in Chicago, it’s time we pack away those boots and parkas and turn to the runways to help us decide on this Springs hottest trends. The runways were full of different creations from checkered patterns at Louis Vuitton, the minimal black and white at Calvin Klein’s NY show, or the…

Look for Less: Alexa Chung

Jodie Lyons| April 9th 2013 I think we can all agree that at one point or another, we have all wanted to be Alexa Chung. From her gorgeous hair and bone structure to her fabulous career, she’s definitely an inspiration of mine. While I can’t help you magically transform yourself into this lovely Brit, I can help you imitate her expensive style for a…

Spring Shoe Round Up

Willy Subach| DePaul University Spring has arrived and as the weather changes, so does the fashion. One of the most important and obvious differences in the fashion between winter and spring is shoe choice. Gone are the boots and fur-lined shoes of winter. The coming of spring brings a variety of fun trends and patterns for both women and men, and this spring is…

Fashion…and Food, with Jena Gambaccini

Joseph and I sat down with someone we really admire a few weeks ago, Jena of ChiCity Fashion. Not only did she give us valuable advice about the real world…but now we know what restaurants to check out in Chicago. Success. ALEX: So what did you study in school?  JENA: Marketing. I just knew that I wanted to do some kind of fashion marketing…

StreetStyleChi Presents The For The Sake of Fashion Show

This past Saturday night, I had the pleasure of hosting a fashion show with Joseph and the entire StreetStyleChi team. I cannot express how much this show meant to me, and the fact that I consider it one of my greatest accomplishments thus far. Since December, Joseph and I spent numerous nights planning this show, sending frantic emails at 3a.m., and running all over…

Oscars Red Carpet Review: Brian Weighs In

Like most people, I find watching award ceremonies painfully boring. I only really want to know who won the major awards: Best Actor/ Actress, Best Motion Picture, etc. Also, like everyone else I take the most pleasure in watching the red carpet to see who has the best stylist and who needs to fire their stylist. This year at the Oscars there were so…

NYFW Favorites with Brian

The designers created, the men walked, and now, I somehow managed to choose my three favorite Fall/Winter 2013 Menswear looks. My top picks for menswear this season were Louis Vuitton Look 36, Salvatore Ferragamo Look 20, and Dolce & Gabbana Look 7.  This Louis Vuitton look caught my eye because of its beautiful deep crimson color and eye popping feral and floral embroidery. The…

Blowtique Internship

Looking for a cool new internship? Then this could be for you! PREPARE TO BE BLOWN AWAY BY BLOWTIQUE’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM! Who We Are: Blowtique is Chicago’s premier blow-out only salon. We have two levels of our flagship salon in the Gold Coast with the lower level being a dedicated private event space for blow-out parties. We are really passionate about what we do…

DePaul’s Hottest 22 Under 22: Georgia Makely

I sat down with Georgia Makely, fashion plate and girl with tons of experience in the industry, at Shop 857. While she is now one of my closest friends, I can honestly say that if you are looking to go into fashion, this interview is for you.When: January 22nd 2013Where: Shop 857,  on Armitage  ALEX: So how did you get your start in fashion?…

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