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Posts published by “April Barkley”

My name is April Barkley and I hail from Columbia College Chicago for journalism/concentration in magazine writing.
I work as the assistant of human resources for a printing company part time, written for Consumers Digest, and freelance.

Elda De La Rosa: Chicago Designer Knows Couture

Elda De La Rosa, a Chicago fashion designer, is known for her formal handmade creations. Her tailored-ruffled cocktail, form-fitting evening, elegant bridal and commitment ceremony…

Garbs: The Chic North Shore Boutique

The leaves are changing and the temperature is dropping as the sweaters, cardigans, scarves and boots hit the shelves. Bannockburn, one of Chicago’s North Shore…

Fashion Goes Green with Eco-Friendly Designs

There is a new movement in the fashion world and it’s all about eco-chic. Designers are taking an interest in environmental issues and creating eco-friendly…

Macy’s Spring Flower Show a Hit

For two weeks as spring was in the air, Macy’s department store was transformed into a stunning garden for its Annual Spring Flower Show. Macy’s…