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Lollapalooza 2013: What To Wear

Lollapalooza – my favorite summer fashion show – hits Grant Park this weekend. For the past two years, we’ve brought you the top summer trends to rock during Chicago’s biggest music fest, and this year is no different. Follow the guidelines below and there’s a good chance you’ll make the Best Dressed list of a fashion blog or two 😉

1. Bathing suits are fair game. 

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Swimsuit: Stampd LA; shorts: Levis; sunglasses: thrift store; purse: Steve Madden

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Video of the Week: Diane Von Furstenberg’s Spring Collection through Google’s Project Glass

Diane Von Furstenberg made a splash at New York Fashion Week when each of her models walked down the runway in Google Glasses. The designer wore the glasses herself as well, and the footage captured before and during her runway show was made into a movie titled “DVF: Through Glass.” What are Google Glasses? They are glasses with insane functionality including a built in camera and voice command system. Basically, they may one day replace the need for cell phones and computers. Check out the “DVF [Through Glass]” video below and let us know if you agree that the video not only shows off Diane Von Furstenberg’s gorgeous Spring 2013 collection, but also shows how cool the melding of fashion and technology can be.

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Express Sidewalk Runway Show

Friday afternoon EXPRESS held an outdoor fashion show in front of “The Bean” in Millennium Park in Chicago featuring their Fall 2012 collection. EXPRESS has staged similar runway events in New York, Las Vegas, Miami and Dallas, and with the beautiful Chicago skyline in the background, the event was a major success.

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An Interview with Sir & Madame (photos photos photos!)

A little while ago, Michael and I visited Sir & Madame, a boutique in Ukranian Village featuring fresh fashion and accessories reminiscent of Chicago style.

Owned by young couple Autumn and Brian, Sir & Madame can be described as a juxtaposition of sorts- the look of the store is old- antique dressers dot the walls and rich red drapes line the windows, yet the energy in the store is young. Sleek clothes in vibrant fabrics and edgy yet practical accessories are displayed throughout the room.

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Lollapalooza 2011: What to Wear

Fashion magazines are already buzzing about the must-have looks for fall, but I’m not willing to give up the fact that there is still over a month of summer left, and there is no better place to whip out the season’s hottest trends than for my favorite weekend of summertime Chi- Lollapalooza.

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