Museum Looks at “Chicago Style” — Women’s Wear Daily

Museum Looks at “Chicago Style” — Women’s Wear Daily

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 early Nineties, the exhibit will study the rise of the Avenue, known as the Magnificent Mile or “Mag Mile,” as a world-class shopping destination via key fashion designers and retailers that impacted its history.

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