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Oscar de la Renta: A fashion force until the end

Oscar de la Renta: A fashion force until the end

Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at age 82, was a gentleman designer who over the last five decades defined American...

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Kristin Cavallari dishes about her shoe collection, her sons and Bears QB hubby

Kristin Cavallari on her shoe collection, sons and more

Cavallari visited Nordstrom for the launch of her shoe collection with Chinese Laundry.

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Review: Chicago's Haunted Houses of 2014

Review: Chicago's Haunted Houses of 2014

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Haunted Chicago: Places you didn't know were spooked

Haunted Chicago: Places you didn't know were spooked

Bet you didn't know these 8 Chicago places were haunted.

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Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction

Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction

What comes after marriage for the LGBTQ rights movement?

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Book review: Cary Elwes relives 'The Princess Bride' in 'As You Wish'

Book review: Cary Elwes relives 'The Princess Bride' in 'As You Wish'

So much fun storming the castle with Cary Elwes.

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Book review: "The Princess Bride" was a book? A glance at William Goldman's classic

Book review: "The Princess Bride" was a book? A glance at William Goldman's classic

A look back at the cult classic that spurred all the movie quotes you won't stop referencing.

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Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage...

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Fashion Focus 2014 event highlights

Chicago Fashion Week events

Our event picks for Fashion Focus Chicago 2014.

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Jordan-brand-only Flight 23 store coming to Chicago

Jordan-brand-only Flight 23 store coming to Chicago

Flight 23 is a partnership between Nike-owned Jordan Brand and Foot Locker-owned Footaction that sells exclusively...

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Chasing places

Chicago locations are Kate Levinson's business

As a location scout, West Town resident knows area's most particular places.

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But can you walk the (dog) walk?

Hey, your dog needs a walk

When it comes to dogs' mental and physical health, the backyard won't cut it.

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Now or later: 5 key pieces to transition through fall

Transition through fall with 5 key pieces

How to wear your leather jacket, puffy vest and more now and into the winter.

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Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

Suit up in orange, olive and cobalt blue for fall.

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5 baseball hats to get your head in the game for fall

Out-of-the-ordinary baseball caps

Get your head in the game with these funky twists on the classic baseball hat.

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5 must-have backpacks to carry this fall

Trending: Backpacks are back!

The schoolday classic is back and better than ever.

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8 pencil skirts to rock this fall

How to rock a printed pencil skirt

Upgrade your basic pencil skirt with fun patterns and textures.

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Now trending: Chokers

Now trending: Chokers

This '90s necklace is back in a big way. See how all the celebs are wearing them.

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QUIZ: Are you ready for a furry friend?

Quiz: Are you ready for a furry friend?

A baby's a long way off and a goldfish just isn't cutting it. But are you up to the pet-owning task?

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Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art

Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art

"We're redefining skill sets by flipping what may have been a destructive behavior."

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Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat

Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is an old hat

Review: Once the new-car smell wears off, the game is just average.

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Royally excited

How well do you know the royal family?

Take our quiz to find out, now that Prince George is getting a new sibling.

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Indie video games are on the menu at Bit Bash

Indie games are on the menu at Bit Bash

Threadless HQ will play host to the alternative fest on Saturday.

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Take it to the pole: Chicago's male pole dancers

Take it to the pole: Chicago's male pole dancers

Gyrating, undulating, unleashing that inner sexy—men can pole dance too.

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How beer from two Chicago-based companies flows from one brewery

Startup life: How beer from two Chicago companies flows from one brewery

The shared brewery is helping competing craft beer companies get their start.

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13 care package items to give your homesick Chicagoan

13 care package items to give your homesick Chicagoan

If you're going to leave Chicago, you MUST have these supplies.

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Lost Girls pedals vintage threads on wheels

Lost Girls pedals vintage threads on wheels

Two fashionistas have taken put their vintage clothing business on wheels.

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Curating curiosity

Tristan Hummel transforms alleyways into art

To most Chicagoans, alleys don't have a great reputation—they reek of trash, attract unwanted attention and aren't...

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Dog beach afternoon

Taking care of your pup at the dog beach

What to know before you and your pooch fetch some sun at the city's dog-friendly beaches.

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