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The Chicago History Museum is paying tribute to the city’s one-stop shop with a new exhibit entitled Chicago Styled: Fashioning the Magnificent Mile, starting November 15. The show will present more than 26 handpicked designer ensembles that are directly connected to the area and reflect the changing times of Mag Mile, from Blum’s Vogue in […]
In the past decade, the Chicago History Museum has celebrated the life and works of Christian Dior, Charles James, and American businesswoman and socialite Bertha Palmer, but its latest fashion exhibit, Chicago Styled: Fashioning the Magnificent Mile, hits closer to home. “Each piece featured tells a greater Chicago story,” says curator of costume Petra Slinkard. […]
From a James Galanos “New Look” black chiffon cocktail dress to a Christian Lacroix lace jumpsuit, Michigan Avenue will be the focus of an upcoming exhibit at the Chicago History Museum entitled “Chicago Styled: Fashioning the Magnificent Mile,” opening Nov. 15. Through a selected collection of 26 designer looks dating from the late Fifties to […]
Walt Disney is sticking around, jellyfish are going away while snow monkeys arrive, and David Bowie, as represented by his artifacts, is coming to town. The fall museum calendar is a busy one, unveiling new shows and new events as well as the reprise of old favorites. Big among them is the return of “Illumination,” […]