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Fashion editor of http://ChicagoTalks.org, with a hint of fierce and unintentional pinch of snark. I also tend to take the meaning of geek to extreme levels.
Mobile Tailoring and 3-D Body Scans, the Future of Men’s Fashion

Mobile Tailoring and 3-D Body Scans, the Future of Men’s Fashion

From the slim wool blazers that fit the Mad Men gentlemen like a glove, to the hem of Nate Reuss’ trousers being so high, it looks as though he’s always in immediate danger of a flash flood. It’s obvious that men are going to great lengths to express their style through the tailoring of their […]

Haute Tech Brings Science Fiction into Fashion

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Haute Tech Brings Science Fiction into Fashion

Is there any room for fashion in technology and can technology be fashionable? Thanks to movies such as “Revenge of the Nerds,” a certain stigma is attached to the word technology that instantly evokes an image of flooded trousers, pocket protectors and intense glasses frames. The  current “hipster” trend does a wonderful job recreating Robert […]

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Fashion Focus 2012: Anna Fong Runway Steals Hearts

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Fashion Focus 2012: Anna Fong Runway Steals Hearts

The cocktail hour may have lasted two hours, but Anna Fong’s runway show, “Queen of Hearts,” at the Radisson Blu hotel, Sunday, Oct. 21, was the sweetest 30-minute ending to Fashion Focus Chicago. Sure, the show seemed a little skimpy, because of an enjoyable – and, very uncommon to most of Chicago’s fashion week – […]

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Next Fashion Goes to the Dogs

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Next Fashion Goes to the Dogs

Fashion went to the dogs, or at least benefitted dogs and pets in general  at this show. The choruses of  barking and cooing from attendees, a few of them dogs — or should I say models — erupting at Tuesday’s Next Fashion Chicago show wasn’t the only thing that added a touch of crudeness to […]

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Talk about Chicago fashion

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Talk about Chicago fashion

Fashion Focus Chicago is upon us once again for its eighth year, and Chicagotalks will be bringing you an inside look of the fiercest forerunners in Chicago fashion. With runways and galleries scattered throughout the city, this week-long event (Oct. 15 – Oct. 21) will feature designers, trunk shows and boutiques that are staples in […]

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