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Taking Care of His Block

The group My Block, My Hood, My City is organizing volunteers to help reopen damaged retailers in Chicago.

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Riots, Looting Amid Protests Upend National Return to Normalcy

As brands and retailers across the U.S. started to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown, chaotic protesting has forced closures and led to a great deal of damage.

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Tie Bar Raises Digital Bar

The brand is unveiling a new web site and logo, as well as a line of polo and unlined shirts and ties.

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Human Resources

Skip Grisham, Chicago Fashion Show Producer, Dies

Grisham most recently served as artistic director of the Driehaus Design Initiative (DDI) annual fashion show competition.

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Victor Skrebneski in Chicago

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Victor Skrebneski in His Own Words

The legendary photographer, in one of his last public appearances last December, spoke about his work methods and his love for the Windy City.

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Atmosphere photo from a major Chicago street during the first week of containment for the CoronavirusCoronavirus Outbreak, Chicago, USA - 19 Mar 2020


Coronavirus Impact: Chicago Retailers Brace for Long Closures

As stores in the Windy City close temporarily, they are assessing the impact on their business.

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Designer Duro Olowu Sees Chicago Through Art

The designer curated “Seeing Chicago” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, which opens Saturday.

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Fashion Scoops

Gucci Opens Chicago Pop-up in Time for NBA All-Star Weekend

The West Loop pop-up is part of the brand’s themed “pin” pop-up stores, and represents the third pin since Gucci launched the concept last November.

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Nike Unveils All-Star Collection

The collection includes shoes by a variety of basketball stars, as well as designs by Virgil Abloh.

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Victor Skrebneski Talks About His Career

The legendary photographer was honored by Chicago FGI, which also honored the late Susan Glick, former fashion director of the Chicago Apparel Mart.

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The Experiential Bar at Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago is the only location outside of Milan to offer Nitrogen Gelato. 


Starbucks’ Latest Roastery Opens in Chicago

The 35,000-square-foot store is the sixth Roastery the company has opened.

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The interior of Neapolitan Collection.


Chicago Specialty Stores Find Going Gets Tougher

As the holidays approach, Chicago retailers are having to come up with new strategies to generate sales.

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Hebru Brantley in the newsstand at Nevermore Park.


Hebru Brantley’s FlyBoy and Lil Mama on Display at Nevermore Park

The exhibition at Nevermore Park will remain open until Dec. 1.

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Neapolitan Collection Launches Makeup Line

The store outside of Chicago has added a full makeup collection developed in-house.

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Watch Brands Hit Chicago’s Gold Coast

IWC Schaffhausen, Panerai and A. Lange & Söhne are opening their first Chicago outposts.

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