Chicago Style
by Ted Allen and Lisbeth Levine

From Issey Miyake and Donna Karan to leather pants and platform sneakers, this city is home to fashions both flashy and frugal – where people look fabulous wearing whatever they want to.

How Do We Look
by Lisbeth Levine
Issac Mizrahi, Cynthia Rowley, Chris Zorich, and other experts weigh in on the fashions that work in the city that works – but don’t expect them to agree.

In Their Fashion
by Ted Allen
Who are the best-dressed people in Chicago? You might be surprised. Our search yields nine people with distinctive personal style – and tackles the troubling question of sweatpants.

Edge City
by Tara Croft
At Hudson Club, they’re into martinis and Armani. At Truman’s Tavern the looks is hardware and hand-me-downs. Want to see what they on the outer edge? Here are eight spots that put the chic in Chicago.

Fashion: Architectural Details
photography by Oman
Sky-high stilettos and strong linear shapes – the perfect look for the city of Miles and Wright and Jahn.

The Other Side of Good
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
Marilyn and Lee Miglin had a storybook marriage and stellar careers. Then Andrew Cunanan, a gay gigolo, ended it all, brutally murdering Lee and leaving behind intense speculation about how victim and killer intersected.

The Wizard of Ahs
by Jonathan Black
Charlie Trotter’s Lincoln Park restaurant has been an acclaimed culinary hot spot for ten years, but Charlie is hungry for more.





Paging Laurie Anderson; playing doctor with ER stars; more

Power Lines
by Marc Spiegler
The mayoral Rush; row over Royko; plus, a Silver Shovel dining guide

Stage & Screen
by Penelope Mesic
Is human sacrifice worth it? Two ancient Greek plays answer the question.

Troubles Building
by Marc Spiegler
Two beleaguered luxury condo projects plague a local real estate legend.

Dining Out
by Dennis Ray Wheaton
Almost anything goes at two cool new spots in Bucktown – Wicker Park.

by Don Babwin
Former Northwestern football star Darnell Autry learns hard knocks in the NFL.

Sullivan’s Travels
by Terry Sullivan
Step aside, politicians: This rump-wiggling drill team leads the parade.