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Friday, May 30, 2014

CAKE THIS WEEKEND!


Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, a total must-go! I'm dying to get prints by Brett Manning for only 5 bucks... More info here.

Alanna Picks #14: Copernicus




Copernicus Brown was shot by Alanna Zaritz

Chicago Looks is lucky to count on the sharp eye of Drawn and Coutured's Alanna Zaritz for a very special collab. Here she gets to share all the mad style she comes across while hanging out at the coolest places - such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, where she currently works. 

Street View 194: Louis


Louis shows how to run a quick late night errand on my Reader post here.

Street View 193: Ashley


This girl RULES! Shop her WRATH accessory collection here and see it here on the blog - with fab shots by FOTO BY MATEO. Check out Ashley's incredible look on my Reader post here

Designer Ashley Scott was hanging at LVL3 gallery.

Ace





Ace da Vinci was hanging at LVL3 gallery during the opening of There is a screen.

Ace designed his own necklace, a line called SmartMouf. He also just dropped a video to his song "Star Trek", check it out:


Definitely no time for him to rest! ; )) By the way, here's an event he's promoting next weekend:

Anna and Vincent



Anna Mort and Vincent Uribe run one the coolest galleries in town, LVL3. They were shot during the opening of their latest exhibit, There is a screen. More info here.

Street View 192: Kiersten


How's that for a super cute Friday post? See Kiersten in all her adorableness on my Reader post here.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Street View 191: Minnie


Fringes galore on this Reader post, check out Minnie's whole fab look here.

Chicago Looks street exhibit on Damen










Now on the street: Chicago Looks exhibit on Damen just north of Wabansia, close to the Damen blue line.

Jo



Abby





I love this flower! Such a talented girl! A rare case of being great in both sides of the camera. Check out her photos here and all over the blog, really...

Abby Nierman was shot in the first Chicago Looks + Elastic Arts Spring Swap - see more pictures here.

Nakea



Nakea was shot in the first Chicago Looks + Elastic Arts Spring Swap - see more pictures here. By the way, I've been bugging her to start a personal style blog, and she promised me once she has over 50 followers on Instagram she'll do it. If you like fashion I'd encourage you to follow her, see why below:







When I'm right I'm right... ; )) Follow Nakea @nakealavee

Marcela





Marcela was shot in the first Chicago Looks + Elastic Arts Spring Swap - see more pictures here.

Samantha




Samantha was shot in the first Chicago Looks + Elastic Arts Spring Swap - see more pictures here.

Tiffany



Tiffany was shot in the first Chicago Looks + Elastic Arts Spring Swap - see more pictures here.

Spring Swap '14 shots!

































YES IT WAS MAJOR!!! If you missed it, don't be bummed: we'll have one every year! Special thanks to everyone who came out (what an awesome crowd!) and this top crew:

- Jewelry and housewares designer Leah Ball
- Vintage boutique Kokorokoko
- Stylists Sasha Hodges and Drawn and Coutured's Alanna Zaritz
- Artist Brett Manning (stay tuned for our fab collab line of T-shirts, canvas bags and buttons, COMING SOON!)
- Scottie McNiece of Uncanned Music (DREAMY TUNES!)
- Angel's Envy Bourbon (DREAMY BOOZE!)
- Elastic Arts Foundation for providing that great space
- Ben Remsen who organized a parallel record swap, and Natalia Smirnov and Kaitlin who provided a cool template for our event, plus a bunch of leftovers from their own swap
- Kyra Termini, whose swap I missed motivated me to do this

THANKS Y'ALL! Save more for next year!